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Ontario (Labour) v. Sudbury (City), 2019 ONCA 854
 Although the threshold for granting leave to appeal pursuant to s. 131 of the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33 (“POA”), is very high, I am satisfied that this case is one where the resolution of a question of law alone may have an impact on the jurisprudence in a way that is of interest to the public at large: Ontario (Labour) v. Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., 2011...
R. v. Williams, 2019 ONCA 846
 Before it convicted the appellant of second degree murder, the jury asked a question that made apparent it had been misled by Crown counsel’s incorrect description of the mens rea required for murder. The trial judge’s attempt to clarify the law was inadequate. Therefore, a new trial is necessary.
Lopes Limited v. The Guarantee Company of North America, 2019 ONCA 853
 This is an appeal from a decision granting the respondent summary judgment under a labour and materials payment bond issued by the appellant.
R. v. J.R.S., 2019 ONCA 852
 In fairness to the trial/sentencing judge, the issue of “serious bodily harm” was not litigated in front of him. That said, based on his own findings, including that “it is an understatement to say that the [sexual] assault has been life altering and the impact is profound”, his conclusion that the offence was not one where serious bodily harm was caused is a clear error. See, for...
- Wright v. Strauss, 2019 ONCA 844
R. v. Kupec, 2019 ONCA 851
 Even assuming the trial judge made the error alleged by referring to the impugned aggravating factor in our view it had no impact on the global sentence imposed.
- Fung v. Decca Homes Limited, 2019 ONCA 848
- Donovan v. Waterloo Regional Police Services Board, 2019 ONCA 845
- L.M. v. Peel Children's Aid Society, 2019 ONCA 841
- Esposito (Re), 2019 ONCA 847
- La Rose Bakery 2000 Inc. v. Intact Insurance Company, 2019 ONCA 850
MacLeod v. Marshall, 2019 ONCA 842
 This is an appeal by The Basilian Fathers of Toronto (“the Basilians”) of a jury verdict and an order for prejudgment interest. The Basilians claim the jury instruction on how to assess damages for past income loss was wrong, the punitive damages award was excessive, and prejudgment interest ought not to have been awarded at the rate of 5%.
- Benson v. Belair Insurance Company Inc., 2019 ONCA 840
- Goldsmith, Borgal & Company Ltd. v. Banerjee Goel Medicine Professional Corporation, 2019 ONCA 849
- Pichelli v. Adair Barristers LLP, 2019 ONCA 843
- R. v. McNeice, 2019 ONCA 836
- Oakville (Town) v. Clublink Corporation ULC, 2019 ONCA 826
- Clublink Corporation ULC v. Oakville (Town), 2019 ONCA 827
- Asghar v. Toronto Police Services Board, 2019 ONCA 837
- Arrocha v. Harrison, 2019 ONCA 838
- R. v. R.S., 2019 ONCA 832
- Karges v. Karges, 2019 ONCA 833
- Bernard Property Maintenance v. Taylor, 2019 ONCA 830
- R. v. R.V., 2019 ONCA 834
- McGregor (Re), 2019 ONCA 835
- R. v. Boyce, 2019 ONCA 828
- R. v. Cooper, 2019 ONCA 829
- Bancroft-Snell v. Visa Canada Corporation, 2019 ONCA 822
- Wright v. Urbanek, 2019 ONCA 823
- Lee v. Yeung, 2019 ONCA 825