PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc,

JudgeThe Honourable Madam Justice Marina Paperny,The Honourable Mr. Justice Jack Watson,The Honourable Mr. Justice Frans Slatter
Neutral Citation2021 ABCA 16
Citation2021 ABCA 16
Date25 January 2021
Docket Number1901-0255-AC; 1901-0262-AC; 2001-0174-AC
CourtCourt of Appeal (Alberta)
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15 practice notes
  • Oslanski v Oslanski, 2021 ABCA 68
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • February 19, 2021
    ...added), aff’d on this point, [1994] 8 W.W.R. 237, 249 (C.A.). Contra, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. v. Perpetual Energy Inc., 2021 ABCA 16, ¶ 179 (“There are some recognized situations when solicitor and client costs can be awarded, generally when there has been reprehensib......
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc,,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • March 25, 2022
    ...claims either dismissed or struck (2020 ABQB 6 [First Chambers Decision]), but these results were overturned by this Court on appeal (2021 ABCA 16 [First Appellate Decision]) respectively.                 &......
  • Armstrong v Gula,
    • Canada
    • Court of King's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • May 2, 2023
    ...However, pleadings are to be interpreted liberally and generously, not restrictively,: PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 at para 74; Tottrup v Lund, 2000 ABCA 121 at para 9. This interpretive approach applies in the context of summary resolution proceedings: Am......
  • Sunridge Nissan Inc v McRuer,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • April 24, 2023
    ...is plainly wrong: Hamilton v Open Window Bakery Ltd, 2004 SCC 9 [Hamilton] at para 27; PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 at para Failure to Award McRuer Solicitor-and-Client Costs [48]           A successful par......
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11 cases
  • Oslanski v Oslanski, 2021 ABCA 68
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • February 19, 2021
    ...added), aff’d on this point, [1994] 8 W.W.R. 237, 249 (C.A.). Contra, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. v. Perpetual Energy Inc., 2021 ABCA 16, ¶ 179 (“There are some recognized situations when solicitor and client costs can be awarded, generally when there has been reprehensib......
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc,,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • March 25, 2022
    ...claims either dismissed or struck (2020 ABQB 6 [First Chambers Decision]), but these results were overturned by this Court on appeal (2021 ABCA 16 [First Appellate Decision]) respectively.                 &......
  • Armstrong v Gula,
    • Canada
    • Court of King's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • May 2, 2023
    ...However, pleadings are to be interpreted liberally and generously, not restrictively,: PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 at para 74; Tottrup v Lund, 2000 ABCA 121 at para 9. This interpretive approach applies in the context of summary resolution proceedings: Am......
  • Sunridge Nissan Inc v McRuer,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • April 24, 2023
    ...is plainly wrong: Hamilton v Open Window Bakery Ltd, 2004 SCC 9 [Hamilton] at para 27; PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 at para Failure to Award McRuer Solicitor-and-Client Costs [48]           A successful par......
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5 firm's commentaries
  • Danger, Will Robinson! Court Creates Common Law Super-Priority For Environmental Obligations
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • March 29, 2023
    ...and the caselaw that has followed it (such as Manitok Energy Inc (Re), 2022 ABCA 117; PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 ; PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2022 ABCA 111; and Orphan Well Association v Trident Exploration Corp, 2022 ABKB 839). H......
  • New Liability Management Framework For Oil And Gas In Alberta
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 8, 2022
    ...interest participants also trigger aspects of the new liability framework. In both PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v. Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16 and 2022 ABCA 111 and, Manitok Energy Inc (Re), 2022 ABCA 117, the Alberta Court of Appeal confirmed that abandonment and reclamation obligatio......
  • Alberta Court Of Appeal Clarifies Application Of Redwater To Oil And Gas Assets
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • April 21, 2022
    ...gas companies. Footnotes 1 Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Ltd., 2019 SCC 5 2 PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc v Perpetual Energy Inc, 2021 ABCA 16, para About BLG The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought......
  • Alberta Court Of Appeal Vindicates Trustee In The Latest Perpetual Energy Decision
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 11, 2021
    ...recent decision in PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. v Perpetual Energy Inc., 2021 ABCA 16 (Perpetual Energy), the Alberta Court of Appeal has reversed the Honourable Justice D.B. Nixon's decision, striking out or summarily dismissing claims by PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in its capacity as trust......
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