Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 SCR 534

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeLamer, Antonio; Wilson, Bertha; La Forest, Gérard V.; L'Heureux-Dubé, Claire; Sopinka, John; Gonthier, Charles Doherty; Cory, Peter deCarteret; McLachlin, Beverley; Stevenson, William
Date21 November 1991
Citation[1991] 3 SCR 534,30 ACWS (3d) 199,3 WAC 1,131 NR 321,43 ETR 201,1991 CanLII 52 (SCC),85 DLR (4th) 129,[1992] 1 WWR 245,61 BCLR (2d) 1,[1991] CarswellBC 269,6 BCAC 1,35 CR (3d) 534,[1991] SCJ No 91 (QL),39 CPR (3d) 449,JE 92-271,9 CCLT (2d) 1
Docket Number21672
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
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    ...McInerney v. MacDonald, [1992] 2 S.C.R. 415; M. (K.) v. M. (H.), [1992] 3 S.C.R. 3; Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; Lac Minerals Ltd. v. International Corona Resources Ltd., [1989] 2 S.C.R. 574; Canadian Aero Services Ltd. v. O’Malley, [1974] S.C.R......
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    ...[1990] 2 S.C.R. 85; 110 N.R. 241; 67 Man.R.(2d) 81, refd to. [para. 99]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. Sylvan Lake Golf & Tennis Club Ltd. v. Performance Industries Ltd. and O'Co......
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    ...BP Chemicals Ltd. (1999), 6 R.P.C. 203 (Pat. Ct.), refd to. [para. 101]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. Cadbury Schweppes Inc. et al. v. FBI Foods Ltd. et al., [1999] 1 S.C.R. 142; 23......
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    ...[1990] 2 S.C.R. 85; 110 N.R. 241; 67 Man.R.(2d) 81, refd to. [para. 99]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. Sylvan Lake Golf & Tennis Club Ltd. v. Performance Industries Ltd. and O'Co......
  • Monsanto Canada Inc. et al. v. Schmeiser et al., (2004) 320 N.R. 201 (SCC)
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    ...BP Chemicals Ltd. (1999), 6 R.P.C. 203 (Pat. Ct.), refd to. [para. 101]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. Cadbury Schweppes Inc. et al. v. FBI Foods Ltd. et al., [1999] 1 S.C.R. 142; 23......
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    ...96 O.T.C. 279; 7 C.B.R.(4th) 293 (Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 275]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. Statutes Noticed: Pension Benefits Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P-8, sect. 57(4) [Appendix];......
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    ...& Co. (1987), 11 B.C.L.R.(2d) 361 (S.C.), refd to. [paras. 498, 501]. Canson Enterprises Ltd. et al. v. Boughton & Co. et al., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534; 131 N.R. 321; 6 B.C.A.C. 1; 13 W.A.C. 1; 85 D.L.R.(4th) 129; [1992] 1 W.W.R. 245; 61 B.C.L.R.(2d) 1, refd to. [paras. 498, Ontario (Att......
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    ...District School Board, 2012 SCC 51, Hunt v. T.D. Securities Inc., 66 O.R. (3d) 481, Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534, R. v. Samaniego, 2022 SCC 9, Katz v. Zentner, 2022 BCCA 371, R. v. Wesaquate, 2022 SKCA 101, Ker v. Sidhu, 2023 BCCA 158, Deep v. Wood (1983), ......
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    ...6. 13 Ibid, at para. 17. 14 Ibid, at para. 18. See generally Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., 1991 CanLII 52 (SCC), [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534 at pp. 585-586 (where La Forest J. stated that the "maxims of equity can be flexibly adapted to serve the ends of justice…"). 15 Zurich v. ......
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    ...Target Holdings is based in large part on the minority judgment of Justice McLachlin in Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 SCR 534. That judgement, although a minority concurrence, is regularly followed in Canada and the principles set out in AIB will likely be followed......
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    ...Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2016 SCTC 14. See also: Southwind at paras 258-277. 4 Canson Enterprises Ltd v Boughton & Co, [1991] 3 SCR 534, 1991 CanLII 5 Whitefish Lake Band of Indians v Canada (Attorney General), 2007 ONCA 744. See: Southwind at paras 250-257, 460-467. The co......
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  • Table of cases
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    • Irwin Books The Law of Torts. Sixth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...[2001] 1 SCR 647, 2001 SCC 23 ...................................................38, 58, 59, 61 Canson Enterprises Ltd v Boughton & Co, [1991] 3 SCR 534, 85 DLR (4th) 129 ......................................................................................... 457 Car & General Insurance Co......
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    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Torts. Third Edition
    • September 2, 2007
    ...York Finch General Hospital), [2001] 1 S.C.R. 647 ...................................... 38 Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534, 85 D.L.R. (4th) 129, [1992] 1 W.W.R. 245, 9 C.C.L.T. (2d) 1...................... 413 Car & General Insurance Corp. v. Seymour, [1956] ......
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    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Torts. Fifth Edition
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    ...38 Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534, 85 D.L.R. (4th) 129 ...................................................................................... 455 Car & General Insurance Corp. v. Seymour, [1956] S.C.R. 322, 2 D.L.R. (2d) 369 ........................................
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    ...Estate v. York Finch General Hospital), [2001] 1 S.C.R. 647, 2001 SCC 23 ............... 38 Canson Enterprises Ltd. v. Boughton & Co., [1991] 3 S.C.R. 534, 85 D.L.R. (4th) 129 ...................................................................................... 433 Car & General Insurance ......
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