Nelson (City) v. Marchi,

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas
Neutral Citation2021 SCC 41
Citation2021 SCC 41
Date21 October 2021
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Docket Number39108
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33 practice notes
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (May 1 ' 5, 2023)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 19, 2023
    ...441, Darmar Farms Inc. v. Syngenta Canada Inc., 2019 ONCA 789, leave to appeal refused, [2019] S.C.C.A. No. 409, Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41, Just v. British Columbia, [1989] 2 S.C.R. 1228, Brown v. British Columbia (Minister of Transportation and Highways), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 420, Fr......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Emond Casebooks Class Actions in Canada: Cases, Notes, and Materials, 3rd Edition
    • May 8, 2024
    ...366, 367 Neila Catherine MacQueen v Attorney General of Canada , 2015 CanLII 1219 ............... 398 Nelson (City) v Marchi , 2021 SCC 41 ............................................... 358, 365 Nicholson v John Deere Ltd , 1986 CanLII 2502, 34 DLR (4th) 542 (Ont H Ct J) , aff’d 1989 CanLI......
  • Notes
    • Canada
    • Understanding Canada Political Law in Canada
    • August 22, 2023
    ...24 Nancy McCormack, he Dictionary of Canadian Law , 5th ed (Toronto: homson Reuters, 2020) at 806. 25 Broadcasting Act , SC 1991, c 11. 26 2021 SCC 41. 27 Ibid at para 51. 164 Chapter Three | The Necessary New Study: Political Law 28 Canadian Wildlife Federation Inc v Canada (Minister of th......
  • Claims Against the Crown
    • Canada
    • Emond Casebooks Class Actions in Canada: Cases, Notes, and Materials, 3rd Edition
    • May 8, 2024
    ...characterizing it as one of policy, not operation pursuant to the Supreme Court of Canada test enumerated in Nelson (City) v Marchi , 2021 SCC 41 . Secondly, the court rejected any finding of proximity, as is required by the Anns test, holding that neither the pertinent statutory schemes no......
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23 cases
  • Bigeagle v. Canada, 2023 FCA 128
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • June 6, 2023
    ...SCC 79 at paras. 30-31). [52] This two-part test provides a framework to determine when a duty of care arises. In Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41, the Supreme Court of Canada described the framework in novel duty of care cases as [17] In novel duty of care cases, the full two-stage Ann......
  • Woodbridge Homes Inc. v Palmer,
    • Canada
    • Court of King's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • November 17, 2023
    ...a development agreement is a policy decision for which a municipality is immune from liability in negligence: Nelson (City of) v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41; Kamloops (City of) v Nielsen, [1984] 2 SCR 2; RVB Management Ltd v Rocky Mountain House (Town of), 2014 ABQB 51 at para 183ff, aff'd on ......
  • 2023 BCSC 160,
    • Canada
    • January 1, 2023
    ...not too remote to warrant recovery: Hussack v. Chilliwack School District No. 33, 2011 BCCA 258 at paras. 54, 67; Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at paras. 96–97, citing Mustapha at para. 11; MacEachern v. Rennie, 2010 BCSC 625 at para. 18 Absent contributory negligence, where t......
  • 2023 BCSC 319,
    • Canada
    • January 1, 2023
    ...loss. Second, the breach must be the legal cause of the loss, meaning that the harm must not be too remote. See Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at paras. 38 The test for factual causation is often described using the “but for” standard. Namely, the plaintiff must show on ......
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4 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (May 1 ' 5, 2023)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 19, 2023
    ...441, Darmar Farms Inc. v. Syngenta Canada Inc., 2019 ONCA 789, leave to appeal refused, [2019] S.C.C.A. No. 409, Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41, Just v. British Columbia, [1989] 2 S.C.R. 1228, Brown v. British Columbia (Minister of Transportation and Highways), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 420, Fr......
  • Core Values: Ontario Court Of Appeal Rejects Core Policy Immunity Defence And Permits Certification Of Class Action Against Crown
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 18, 2023
    ...Ontario, 2020 ONSC 1994. 6 Leroux v Ontario, 2021 ONSC 2269 7 R. v Imperial Tobacco Ltd,2011 SCC 42, paras. 84-90; Nelson (City) v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at paras 8 Nelson (City) v Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at paras 62-65. 9 Leroux v Ontario, 2023 ONCA 314 at para 62. About Norton Rose Fulbright Can......
  • No Damages Caused By Listing Agent's Failure To Recommend Legal Advice
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • September 11, 2023
    ...on a balance of probabilities that the harm would not have occurred but for the defendant's negligent act: Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at para. 96; Clements v. Clements, 2012 SCC 32 at para. Second, a plaintiff must also establish that the defendant's breach was the legal cause of ......
  • No Damages Caused By Listing Agent's Failure To Recommend Legal Advice (Stanley v. Grech)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • September 12, 2023
    ...on a balance of probabilities that the harm would not have occurred but for the defendant's negligent act: Nelson (City) v. Marchi, 2021 SCC 41 at para. 96; Clements v. Clements, 2012 SCC 32 at para. Second, a plaintiff must also establish that the defendant's breach was the legal cause of ......
1 books & journal articles
  • Notes
    • Canada
    • Understanding Canada Political Law in Canada
    • August 22, 2023
    ...24 Nancy McCormack, he Dictionary of Canadian Law , 5th ed (Toronto: homson Reuters, 2020) at 806. 25 Broadcasting Act , SC 1991, c 11. 26 2021 SCC 41. 27 Ibid at para 51. 164 Chapter Three | The Necessary New Study: Political Law 28 Canadian Wildlife Federation Inc v Canada (Minister of th......

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