Colonnade Development Inc. v. National Capital Commission et al., [2004] O.T.C. 905 (SC)

Judge:Power, J.
Court:Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Case Date:October 21, 2004
Jurisdiction:Ontario
Citations:[2004] O.T.C. 905 (SC)
 
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Colonnade Dev. v. Nat. Capital Comm., [2004] O.T.C. 905 (SC)

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Temp. Cite: [2004] O.T.C. TBEd. OC.068

Colonnade Development Incorporated (plaintiff) v. National Capital Commission and 1384274 Ontario Inc. (defendants) and Ashcroft Homes Inc. (third party)

(Court File No. 02-CV-19503A)

Indexed As: Colonnade Development Inc. v. National Capital Commission et al.

Court of Ontario

Superior Court of Justice

Power, J.

October 21, 2004.

Summary:

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Contracts - Topic 1269

Formation of contract - Tender calls - Invitation to tender - Effect of - See paragraphs 130 to 138.

Libel and Slander - Topic 8203

Slander of title - General - What constitutes - See paragraphs 1 to 144.

Sale of Land - Topic 7651

Remedies of vendor - Specific performance and payment of purchase price - When available - See paragraphs 145 to 165.

Torts - Topic 5210

Interference with economic relations - Contracts - Interference with contractual rights - See paragraphs 1 to 144.

Cases Noticed:

Shibamoto & Co. et al. v. Western Fish Producers Inc. (Bankrupt) et al., [1991] 3 F.C. 214; 43 F.T.R. 1 (T.D.), refd to. [para. 123].

Ron Engineering & Construction (Eastern) Ltd. v. Ontario and Water Resources Commission, [1981] 1 S.C.R. 111; 35 N.R. 40, refd to. [para. 130].

Martel Building Ltd. v. Canada, [2000] 2 S.C.R. 860; 262 N.R. 285, refd to. [para. 130].

M.J.B. Enterprises Ltd. v. Defence Construction (1951) Co. et al., [1999] 1 S.C.R. 619; 237 N.R. 334; 232 A.R. 360; 195 W.A.C. 360, refd to. [para. 131].

Rogers Cablesystems Ltd. v. Look Communications Inc. et al. (1999), 89 O.T.C. 374 (Sup. Ct.), affd. (2000), 129 O.A.C. 324 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 142].

Semelhago v. Paramadevan, [1996] 2 S.C.R. 415; 197 N.R. 379; 91 O.A.C. 379, refd to. [para. 146].

Hunter's Square Developments Inc. v. 351658 Ontario Ltd. et al., [2002] O.T.C. 508; 60 O.R.(3d) 264 (Sup. Ct.), affd. [2002] O.A.C. Uned. 315 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 146].

Domowicz et al. v. Orsa Investments Ltd. (1993), 15 O.R.(3d) 661 (Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 146].

1174538 Ontario Ltd. v. Barzel Windsor (1984) Inc. et al., [1999] O.T.C. Uned. C01 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 146].

Dodge (John E.) Holdings Ltd. v. 805062 Ontario Ltd. (2003), 168 O.A.C. 252; 63 O.R.(3d) 304 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 146].

Moon v. Metropolitan Toronto Association for Community Living, [1989] O.J. No. 1050 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 152].

Sherway Contracting (Windsor) Ltd. v. Kingsville (Town) et al., [2002] O.T.C. 1000 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 154].

Wasauksing First Nation et al. v. Wasausink Lands Inc. et al. (2004), 184 O.A.C. 84 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 160].

Pan (Peter) Drive-In Ltd. v. Flambro Realty Ltd. (1978), 22 O.R.(2d) 291 (H.C.), refd to. [para. 161].

Counsel:

Michael S. Hebert, for the plaintiff;

Kevin P. Nearing and D. Logan, for the defendant, National Capital Commission;

Paul M. Webber and M. Lapointe, for the defendant, 1384274 Ontario Inc.;

Paull N. Leamen, for the third party.

This case was heard on March 29-31 and April 1, 5-8, 13 and 14, 2004, before Power, J., of the Ontario Superior Court, who released the following decision on October 21, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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