Rennie v. Workers' Compensation Board (Nunavut), [2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 22

JudgeJohnson, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateJune 25, 2007
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations[2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 22;2007 NUCJ 22

Rennie v. WCB, [2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 22

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Temp. Cite: [2007] Nunavut Cases TBEd. OC.317

Roche Rennie (applicant) v. Workers' Compensation Board of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (respondent)

(03-05-0416 CVC; 2007 NUCJ 22)

Indexed As: Rennie v. Workers' Compensation Board (Nunavut)

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Johnson, J.

October 9, 2007.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Practice - Topic 7109.1

Costs - Party and party costs - Special orders - Increased costs (based on solicitor and client or special costs) - See paragraphs 1 to 62.

Practice - Topic 7110.1

Costs - Party and party costs - Special orders - Increase in scale of costs - Conduct of opposite party - See paragraphs 1 to 62.

Workers' Compensation - Topic 7019

Practice - Appeals - Review of board's decision by an appeal board or by the courts - Costs - See paragraphs 1 to 62.

Counsel:

Austin F. Marshall, for the applicant;

Adrian C. Wright, for the respondent.

This action was heard by written submissions on June 25, 2007, by Johnson, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who released the following judgment on October 9, 2007.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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