Cowper‑Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm
Citation2017 SCC 61,[2017] 2 SCR 754
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date14 December 2017
Docket Number37120
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96 practice notes
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 18 de novembro de 2021
    ...v. Scalera, 2000 SCC 24, [2000] 1 S.C.R. 551; Nichols v. American Home Assurance Co., [1990] 1 S.C.R. 801; Cowper‑Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 754; Hughes v. Metropolitan Railway Co. (1877), 2 App. Cas. 439; Conwest Exploration Co. v. Letain, [1964] S.C.R. 20; A......
  • Bessette v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 SCC 31
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 16 de maio de 2019
    ...(2004), 73 O.R. (3d) 758; MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2010 SCC 2, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 6; Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 754; Canadian Pacific Ltd. v. Matsqui Indian Band, [1995] 1 S.C.R. 3; Mazraani v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Se......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (April 25 - 29, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 2 de maio de 2022
    ...71, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36., Ivaco Inc. (Re) (2006), 83 O.R. (3d) 108 (C.A.), Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, Emms (Re), [2003] O.J. No. 4961, 484030 Ontario Ltd. (Re) (1992), 8 O.R. (3d) 243 (Gen. Div.), Century Services Inc. v. Canada (Attorney Gen......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (October 12-15, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 19 de outubro de 2021
    ...Wills and Estates, Unjust Enrichment, Proprietary Estoppel, Remedies, Vesting Orders, Civil Procedure, Costs, Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, Wall v. Shaw, 2019 ONCA 929 Bouchard v. Sgovio, 2021 ONCA 709 Keywords: Family Law, Custody and Access, Civil Procedure, Orders, Breach, Enforce......
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76 cases
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 18 de novembro de 2021
    ...v. Scalera, 2000 SCC 24, [2000] 1 S.C.R. 551; Nichols v. American Home Assurance Co., [1990] 1 S.C.R. 801; Cowper‑Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 754; Hughes v. Metropolitan Railway Co. (1877), 2 App. Cas. 439; Conwest Exploration Co. v. Letain, [1964] S.C.R. 20; A......
  • Bessette v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 SCC 31
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 16 de maio de 2019
    ...(2004), 73 O.R. (3d) 758; MiningWatch Canada v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2010 SCC 2, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 6; Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 754; Canadian Pacific Ltd. v. Matsqui Indian Band, [1995] 1 S.C.R. 3; Mazraani v. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Se......
  • Khela v. Clarke,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • 19 de março de 2021
    ...After Romfo was decided, the doctrine of proprietary estoppel was considered by the Supreme Court of Canada in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 [Cowper-Smith]. At paras. 15–22 of Cowper-Smith, Chief Justice McLachlin stated the law of proprietary estoppel in Canada as follows: [15] An eq......
  • Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation v. Town of South Bruce Peninsula et al.,
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • 3 de abril de 2023
    ...[170] Ontario’s Written Closing Submissions, at para. 578. [171] Ontario’s Written Closing Submissions, at para. 492. [172] 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 754, at para. [173] See Cowper-Smith, at paras. 15 and 17.  [174] Ma v. Abdullah, 2019 ONSC 6781, at para. 73.  [1......
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13 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (April 25 - 29, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 2 de maio de 2022
    ...71, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36., Ivaco Inc. (Re) (2006), 83 O.R. (3d) 108 (C.A.), Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, Emms (Re), [2003] O.J. No. 4961, 484030 Ontario Ltd. (Re) (1992), 8 O.R. (3d) 243 (Gen. Div.), Century Services Inc. v. Canada (Attorney Gen......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (October 12-15, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 19 de outubro de 2021
    ...Wills and Estates, Unjust Enrichment, Proprietary Estoppel, Remedies, Vesting Orders, Civil Procedure, Costs, Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, Wall v. Shaw, 2019 ONCA 929 Bouchard v. Sgovio, 2021 ONCA 709 Keywords: Family Law, Custody and Access, Civil Procedure, Orders, Breach, Enforce......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (October 12-15, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 19 de outubro de 2021
    ...Wills and Estates, Unjust Enrichment, Proprietary Estoppel, Remedies, Vesting Orders, Civil Procedure, Costs, Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, Wall v. Shaw, 2019 ONCA 929 Bouchard v. Sgovio, 2021 ONCA 709 Keywords: Family Law, Custody and Access, Civil Procedure, Orders, Breach, Enforce......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 31 ' August 4)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 de agosto de 2023
    ...ONSC 7466, Alberta v. Elder Advocates of Alberta Society, 2011 SCC 24, Combe v. Combe, [1951] 2 KB 215 (E.W.C.A.), Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 More v. 1362279 Ontario Ltd. (Seiko Homes), 2023 ONCA 527 Keywords: Contracts, Anticipatory Breach, Real Property, Agreements of Purchase an......
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3 books & journal articles
  • Sources of Rights
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Property
    • 5 de agosto de 2021
    ...230. 183 Lensen , above note 178 at paras 26–27; rev’d [1987] 2 SCR 672, 44 DLR (4th) 1. 184 See, for example, Cowper-Smith v Morgan , 2017 SCC 61 [ Cowper-Smith ]. Sources of Rights 217 A contract respecting land or a disposition of land is not enforceable unless (a) there is, in a writing......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Property
    • 5 de agosto de 2021
    ...110 Cowan v Scargill, [1985] Ch 270 .......................................................................... 76 Cowper-Smith v Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 ...............................................216, 227, 228 Crabb v Arun District Council, [1975] EWCA Civ 7, [1976] Ch 179 ........ 155, 225......
  • Waiver and Promissory Estoppel
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Enforceability
    • 4 de agosto de 2020
    ...yet to be acquired by the promisor. The dispute concerned an interest in a family home. The parents had 49 See Cowper-Smith v Morgan , 2017 SCC 61, [2017] 2 SCR 754 at para 1. 50 Ibid . 51 Ibid at para 15, relying on a similar formulation of the doctrine articulated by Lord Walker in Thorne......

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