Flaherty v. C.N.R., [1952] 2 SCR 392

JudgeRand, Ivan Cleveland; Kellock, Roy Lindsay; Estey, James Wilfred; Locke, Charles Holland; Cartwright, John Robert
CourtSupreme Court of Canada
Case DateJune 30, 1952
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations[1952] 2 SCR 392;[1952] 3 DLR 705;15 CR 1;103 CCC 193;[1952] 3 DLR 848;[1952] ILR 338;[1952] 2 SCR 433;1952 CanLII 55 (SCC);1952 CanLII 40 (SCC);[1952] 2 SCR 264;[1952] 2 SCR 481;[1952] 4 DLR 11;1952 CanLII 7 (SCC);1952 CanLII 323 (SCC);[1952] 2 SCR 359;1952 CanLII 8 (SCC);[1952] 2 SCR 344;1952 CanLII 37 (SCC);[1952] 3 DLR 577;1952 CanLII 46 (SCC);
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  • Mee Hoi Bros. Company Ltd. v. Borving Investments (Canada) Ltd., 2020 BCSC 1999
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia
    • December 16, 2020
    ...the trial and on this application, the plaintiffs cited Kloepfer Wholesale Hardware & Automotive Co. v. Roy, [1952] 2 S.C.R. 465, [1952] 3 D.L.R. 705 and Norfolk v. Aikens (1989), 64 D.L.R. (4th) 1, 41 B.C.L.R. (2d) 145 (C.A.) in support of their entitlement to seek a remedy for anticip......
  • 956126 Alberta Ltd v JMS Alberta Co Ltd, 2020 ABQB 718
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
    • November 19, 2020
    ...repudiating party as though the anticipatory repudiation had been an actual breach: Kloepfer Wholesale Hardware v Roy, [1952] 2 SCR 465, [1952] 3 DLR 705; Schitthelm at para 40. [112]       A party may initially treat the contract as still alive and later accept the repudiation, but the acc......
  • Thursday Thinkpiece: When Canadian Courts Cite the Major Philosophers–Who Cites Whom in Canadian Caselaw
    • Canada
    • Slaw Canada’s Online Legal Magazine
    • February 21, 2019
    ...[1949] SCR 1, [1949] 1 DLR 433, and John Stuart Mill in Canadian Pacific Railway v. Saskatchewan (Attorney General), [1952] 2 SCR 231; [1952] 4 DLR 11 and Atlantic Smoke Shops Ltd. v. Conlon, [1941] SCR 670, [1941] 4 DLR 80 Citing Grotius in Powers of Ottawa & Rockcliffe Park to Levy Ra......
  • Reference Re Securities Act, (2011) 424 N.R. 1 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • December 22, 2011
    ...General) et al., [1987] 2 S.C.R. 2; 77 N.R. 321; 23 O.A.C. 161, refd to. [para. 57]. Potato Marketing Board (P.E.I.) v. Willis, [1952] 2 S.C.R. 392, refd to. [para. Lord's Day Alliance of Canada v. Attorney General of British Columbia, [1959] S.C.R. 497, refd to. [para. 57]. Coughlin v. Ont......
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  • Mee Hoi Bros. Company Ltd. v. Borving Investments (Canada) Ltd., 2020 BCSC 1999
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia
    • December 16, 2020
    ...the trial and on this application, the plaintiffs cited Kloepfer Wholesale Hardware & Automotive Co. v. Roy, [1952] 2 S.C.R. 465, [1952] 3 D.L.R. 705 and Norfolk v. Aikens (1989), 64 D.L.R. (4th) 1, 41 B.C.L.R. (2d) 145 (C.A.) in support of their entitlement to seek a remedy for anticip......
  • 956126 Alberta Ltd v JMS Alberta Co Ltd, 2020 ABQB 718
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
    • November 19, 2020
    ...repudiating party as though the anticipatory repudiation had been an actual breach: Kloepfer Wholesale Hardware v Roy, [1952] 2 SCR 465, [1952] 3 DLR 705; Schitthelm at para 40. [112]       A party may initially treat the contract as still alive and later accept the repudiation, but the acc......
  • Reference Re Securities Act, (2011) 424 N.R. 1 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • December 22, 2011
    ...General) et al., [1987] 2 S.C.R. 2; 77 N.R. 321; 23 O.A.C. 161, refd to. [para. 57]. Potato Marketing Board (P.E.I.) v. Willis, [1952] 2 S.C.R. 392, refd to. [para. Lord's Day Alliance of Canada v. Attorney General of British Columbia, [1959] S.C.R. 497, refd to. [para. 57]. Coughlin v. Ont......
  • R. v. Hauser, [1979] 5 WWR 1
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • May 1, 1979
    ...Revenue, Customs, Fisheries, and Bankruptcy statutes and regulations. The case of P.E.I. Potato Marketing Board v. H. B. Willis, Inc., [1952] 2 S.C.R. 392, is a good example of the administration of a non-criminal federal enactment. Administration provisions were upheld as a valid exercise ......
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