Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Bastarache, Michel; LeBel, Louis; Deschamps, Marie; Fish, Morris J.; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Charron, Louise
Citation2006 SCC 52,[2006] 2 SCR 612,218 OAC 339,EYB 2006-111169 R,[2006] SCJ No 52 (QL),52 CPR (4th) 321,273 DLR (4th) 663,354 NR 201
Docket Number30529
Subject MatterINJUNCTIONS,PRACTICE,CONTEMPT,CONFLICT OF LAWS
Date17 November 2006
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155 practice notes
  • Lymer (Re), 2018 ABQB 859
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • October 22, 2018
    ...contempt. This is a kind of criminal sentencing process, what Deschamps J in Pro Swing Inc v Elta Golf Inc, 2006 SCC 52 at paras 34-36, [2006] 2 SCR 612 identified as a “quasi-criminal” proceeding. The potential of incarceration or other sanctions available for criminal offences moves civil......
  • Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • June 26, 2020
    ...689; 1196303 Ontario Inc. v. Glen Grove Suites Inc., 2015 ONCA 580, 337 O.A.C. 85; Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612; Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Transportation and Highways), 2010 SCC 4, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 69; In re Estate of Charles Millar, D......
  • Thibodeau v. Air Can., (2014) 463 N.R. 231 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court (Canada)
    • March 26, 2014
    ...3 S.C.R. 3; 312 N.R. 1; 218 N.S.R.(2d) 311; 687 A.P.R. 311; 2003 SCC 62, refd to. [para. 126]. Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612; 354 N.R. 201; 218 O.A.C. 339; 2006 SCC 52, refd to. [para. Ehrlich v. American Airlines Inc. (2004), 360 F.3d 366 (2nd Cir.), refd to. [para.......
  • Thibodeau v. Air Canada, 2014 SCC 67
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 28, 2014
    ...Doucet‑Boudreau v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Education), 2003 SCC 62, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 3; Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612. By Abella J. El Al Israel Airlines, Ltd. v. Tsui Yuan Tseng, 525 U.S. 155 (1999); Ehrlich v. American Airlines, Inc., 360 F.3d 366 (200......
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  • Lymer (Re), 2018 ABQB 859
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • October 22, 2018
    ...contempt. This is a kind of criminal sentencing process, what Deschamps J in Pro Swing Inc v Elta Golf Inc, 2006 SCC 52 at paras 34-36, [2006] 2 SCR 612 identified as a “quasi-criminal” proceeding. The potential of incarceration or other sanctions available for criminal offences moves civil......
  • Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • June 26, 2020
    ...689; 1196303 Ontario Inc. v. Glen Grove Suites Inc., 2015 ONCA 580, 337 O.A.C. 85; Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612; Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Transportation and Highways), 2010 SCC 4, [2010] 1 S.C.R. 69; In re Estate of Charles Millar, D......
  • Thibodeau v. Air Can., (2014) 463 N.R. 231 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court (Canada)
    • March 26, 2014
    ...3 S.C.R. 3; 312 N.R. 1; 218 N.S.R.(2d) 311; 687 A.P.R. 311; 2003 SCC 62, refd to. [para. 126]. Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612; 354 N.R. 201; 218 O.A.C. 339; 2006 SCC 52, refd to. [para. Ehrlich v. American Airlines Inc. (2004), 360 F.3d 366 (2nd Cir.), refd to. [para.......
  • Thibodeau v. Air Canada, 2014 SCC 67
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 28, 2014
    ...Doucet‑Boudreau v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Education), 2003 SCC 62, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 3; Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612. By Abella J. El Al Israel Airlines, Ltd. v. Tsui Yuan Tseng, 525 U.S. 155 (1999); Ehrlich v. American Airlines, Inc., 360 F.3d 366 (200......
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6 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (December 20-24, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 30, 2021
    ...refused, [2008] S.C.C.A. No. 506., Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership v. Torroni, 2009 ONCA 85, Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612, [2006] S.C.J. No. 52, Vidéotron Ltée v. Industries Microlec Produits Électroniques Inc., [1992] 2 S.C.R. 1065, [1992] S.C.J. No. 79, Chiang ......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (December 20-24, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 30, 2021
    ...refused, [2008] S.C.C.A. No. 506., Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership v. Torroni, 2009 ONCA 85, Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612, [2006] S.C.J. No. 52, Vidéotron Ltée v. Industries Microlec Produits Électroniques Inc., [1992] 2 S.C.R. 1065, [1992] S.C.J. No. 79, Chiang ......
  • Defenses To The Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments: Post-Pro Swing: A Fourth Defense?
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • October 26, 2011
    ...[Morguard]. Morguard, at 1098 Beals v. Saldanha, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 416, 234 D.L.R. (4th) 1. [Beals] Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612. Morguard at Beals at 489. See Morguard at 1103-10. Beals v. Saldanha [2003] 3 S.C.R. 416 at para. 37; Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2......
  • The Second Opinion: Specific Performance Art — The Ontario Court Of Appeal Enforces A Foreign Order To Deliver Up A Valuable Painting
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 22, 2013
    ...performance, etc.) could not be enforced. That law changed with the decision of the Supreme Court in Pro Swing Inc. v Elta Golf Inc, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612. Unfortunately, the Pro Swing ruling provided little concrete guidance to subsequent courts regarding the circumstances in which it would ......
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12 books & journal articles
  • Contempt of Court Proceedings
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • June 13, 2022
    ...“irst and foremost a declaration that a party has acted in deiance of a court order”: Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc. , 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612, at para. 35, cited in Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership v. Torroni , 2009 ONCA 85, 94 O.R. (3d) 614, at para. 20. [31] The common law h......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Intellectual Property Law. Second Edition
    • June 15, 2011
    ...43 (Ch.) ....................................................................... 216, 235, 238, 241 Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612, 2006 SCC 52, 52 C.P.R. (4th) 321...................................................................... 31, 32, 33, 153 Pro-C Ltd. v. Com......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Telecommunications Law
    • September 6, 2011
    ...C.P.R. (3d) 257, [1995] F.C.J. No. 1583 (T.D.) .................................. 247 Pro Swing Inc. v. Elta Golf Inc., 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612, 273 D.L.R. (4th) 663 ......................................... 181, 275, 284, 297–98, 303 Pro-C Ltd. v. Computer City Inc. (2000), 7 C.P.......
  • Private International Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Telecommunications Law
    • September 6, 2011
    ...1022 [ Tolofson ]. 5 Beals v. Saldanha , [2003] 3 S.C.R. 416, 2003 SCC 72 [ Beals ]. 6 Pro Swing Inc. v. ELTA Golf Inc. , 2006 SCC 52, [2006] 2 S.C.R. 612 [ Pro Swing ]. 7 Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. v. Lloyds Underwriters , [2009] 1 S.C.R. 321, 2009 SCC 11 [ Teck Cominco ]; and Canada Post Co......
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