Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 SCR 834

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeLaskin, Bora; Martland, Ronald; Ritchie, Roland Almon; Dickson, Robert George Brian; Beetz, Jean; Estey, Willard Zebedee; McIntyre, William Rogers; Chouinard, Julien; Lamer, Antonio
Date18 December 1980
Citation[1980] 2 SCR 834,34 NR 384,117 DLR (3d) 257,6 ACWS (2d) 263,[1980] SCJ No 103 (QL),1980 CanLII 22 (SCC),1980 CanLII 42 (SCC),19 RFL (2d) 165,[1980] CarswellOnt 299,[1980] 2 SCR 450,8 ETR 143
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
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1275 practice notes
  • Miron and Valliere v. Trudel et al., (1995) 81 O.A.C. 253 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court (Canada)
    • May 25, 1995
    ...321 , refd to. [para. 18]. Boronovsky v. Chief Rabbis of Israel, P.D. Ch [25] (1), 7, 35, refd to. [para. 28]. Becker v. Pettkus, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; 34 N.R. 384 ; 117 D.L.R.(3d) 257 ; 19 R.F.L.(2d) 165 ; 8 E.T.R. 143 , refd to. [para. Peter v. Beblow, [1993] 1 S.C.R. 980 ; 150 N.R. ......
  • Mancinelli v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2020 ONSC 1646
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • April 14, 2020
    ...SCC 10; Garland v. Consumers' Gas Co., 2004 SCC 25; Peel (Regional Municipality) v. Canada, [1992] 3 S.C.R. 762; Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834. [52] [2006] O.J. No. 2421 (Div. [53] 2013 SCC 57. [54] 2013 SCC 58. [55] 2013 SCC 59. [56] 2019 SCC 42. [57] (1843) 2 Hare 461. [58] Hunte......
  • Pro‑Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Microsoft Corporation, 2013 SCC 57
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 31, 2013
    ...v; Garland v. Consumers’ Gas Co., 2004 SCC 25, [2004] 1 S.C.R. 629; Rathwell v. Rathwell, [1978] 2 S.C.R. 436; Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; Peel (Regional Municipality) v. Canada, [1992] 3 S.C.R. 762; Kerr v. Baranow, 2011 SCC 10, [2011] 1 S.C.R. 269; United Australia, Ltd. v. Ba......
  • Nova Scotia (Attorney General) v. Walsh, [2002] 4 SCR 325
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 19, 2002
    ...M. v. H., [1999] 2 S.C.R. 3 ; Clarke v. Clarke, [1990] 2 S.C.R. 795 ; Vriend v. Alberta, [1998] 1 S.C.R. 493 ; Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; Peter v. Beblow, [1993] 1 S.C.R. 980 ; Rathwell v. Rathwell, [1978] 2 S.C.R. 436 ; Sorochan v. Sorochan, [1986] 2 S.C.R. 38 ; R. v. Bi......
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1182 cases
  • Miron and Valliere v. Trudel et al., (1995) 81 O.A.C. 253 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court of Canada
    • May 25, 1995
    ...321 , refd to. [para. 18]. Boronovsky v. Chief Rabbis of Israel, P.D. Ch [25] (1), 7, 35, refd to. [para. 28]. Becker v. Pettkus, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; 34 N.R. 384 ; 117 D.L.R.(3d) 257 ; 19 R.F.L.(2d) 165 ; 8 E.T.R. 143 , refd to. [para. Peter v. Beblow, [1993] 1 S.C.R. 980 ; 150 N.R. ......
  • Mancinelli v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2020 ONSC 1646
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • April 14, 2020
    ...SCC 10; Garland v. Consumers' Gas Co., 2004 SCC 25; Peel (Regional Municipality) v. Canada, [1992] 3 S.C.R. 762; Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834. [52] [2006] O.J. No. 2421 (Div. [53] 2013 SCC 57. [54] 2013 SCC 58. [55] 2013 SCC 59. [56] 2019 SCC 42. [57] (1843) 2 Hare 461. [58] Hunte......
  • Nuttall v. Rea, 2005 ABQB 151
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • November 8, 2004
    ...Alexander v. Alexander (1988), 15 R.F.L.(3d) 363; 1988 CarswellBC 590 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 23, footnote 27]. Becker v. Pettkus, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; 34 N.R. 384; 19 R.F.L.(2d) 165; 117 D.L.R.(3d) 257; 8 E.T.R. 143; 1980 CarswellOnt 299, refd to. [para. 67, footnote 31]. P.M.M. v. R.W.M.,......
  • Garland v. Consumers' Gas Co., (2001) 152 O.A.C. 244 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Ontario Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • December 3, 2001
    ...al. (2001), 272 N.R. 135 ; 286 A.R. 201 ; 253 W.A.C. 201 ; 201 D.L.R.(4th) 385 (S.C.C.), refd to. [para. 102]. Becker v. Pettkus, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834; 34 N.R. 384 ; 19 R.F.L.(2d) 165 ; 8 E.T.R. 237 ; 117 D.L.R.(3d) 257 , refd to. [para. Sorochan v. Sorochan, [1986] 2 S.C.R. 38 ; ......
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7 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (September 23-27)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • October 11, 2019
    ...Trust, Joint Family Venture, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Family Law Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3, s. 29, Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834, Kerr v. Baranow, 2011 SCC 10 Paterson Veterinary Professional Corporation v. Stilton Corp. Ltd., 2019 ONCA 746 Keywords: Contracts, Specific Perf......
  • Agricultural Law Netletter - January 21, 2017 - Issue 364
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • January 31, 2017
    ...reviewed the law with respect to unjust enrichment at para. 96 to 99. At para. 169 to 170 she concluded, relying on Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834 (SCC), that the Hendersons were obliged to repay the amounts Ficocelli had paid on their At para. 171, however, she concluded that Ficoc......
  • Agricultural Law Netletter Aug 14th 2017
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • August 21, 2017
    ...deprivation of the plaintiff; and (3) an absence of juristic reason for the enrichment (Pettkus v. Becker, 1980 CanLII 22 (SCC), [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834, at p. 848; Peel (Regional Municipality) v. Canada, 1992 CanLII 21 (SCC), [1992] 3 S.C.R. 762, at p. He observed [at para. 65] that all partie......
  • Haigh V. Kent: Unjust Enrichment And The Constructive Trust In The Context Of A Joint Venture
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 16, 2014
    ...Trust Remedy Both the Supreme Court of B.C. and the B.C. Court of Appeal relied on Justice Cromwell's statement in Becker v. Pettkus, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834, that the existence of a joint venture, and the benefits it would create, was a rationale for granting a proprietary remedy in circumstan......
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127 books & journal articles
  • An Old Snail in a New Bottle? Waiver of Tort as An Independent Cause of Action
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 6-1, April 2010
    • April 1, 2010
    ...factors: (1) an enrichment; (2) a corresponding deprivation; and (3) an absence of a juristic reason for retaining the benefit.3 2 3 [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834 [Pettkus]. Courts have sometimes implied further requirements for recovery in such cases. For example, the absence of a “special relations......
  • Speaking the Class Action, Thinking the Class Action: A Discussion of Changing Trends in Quebec's Class Action Lexicon
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 6-1, April 2010
    • April 1, 2010
    ...factors: (1) an enrichment; (2) a corresponding deprivation; and (3) an absence of a juristic reason for retaining the benefit.3 2 3 [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834 [Pettkus]. Courts have sometimes implied further requirements for recovery in such cases. For example, the absence of a “special relations......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Telecommunications Law
    • September 6, 2011
    ...1 W.W.R. 638, 148 Sask. R. 248, [1996] S.J. No. 761 (C.A.) ................... 189 TeleCommuniCaTions law 330 Pettkus v. Becker, [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834, 117 D.L.R. (3d) 257, [1980] S.C.J. No. 103 ........................................................................................... 67 Pha......
  • Strategies to Avoid Or Mitigate Class Action Litigation
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 6-1, April 2010
    • April 1, 2010
    ...factors: (1) an enrichment; (2) a corresponding deprivation; and (3) an absence of a juristic reason for retaining the benefit.3 2 3 [1980] 2 S.C.R. 834 [Pettkus]. Courts have sometimes implied further requirements for recovery in such cases. For example, the absence of a “special relations......
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