Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517

JurisdictionOntario
JudgeLaskin, MacPherson and Fairburn JJ.A.
Citation2018 ONCA 517
Docket NumberC64026
CourtCourt of Appeal (Ontario)
Date11 June 2018
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  • Mosten Investments LP v The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife Financial),, 2021 SKCA 36
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • March 10, 2021
    ...Homes at para 69); (d) failed to give effect to important words in the contract (Thunder Bay (City) v Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517 at paras 46 and 60, 424 DLR (4th) 588, leave to appeal to SCC refused, 2019 CanLII 23877 [Thunder Bay (City)]; Jesan Real Estate Ltd. v Doyl......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (April 25 - 29, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 2, 2022
    ...Pacific Ltd. (1978), 95 D.L.R. (3d) 242, (B.C.C.A.), aff'd, [1979] 2 S.C.R. 668, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Co., 2018 ONCA 517, Geoff R. Hall, Canadian Contractual Interpretation Law, 4th ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2020) Martin v. 11037315 Canada Inc., 2022 ONCA 322 Keyw......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 26-30)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • August 2, 2021
    ...Gaming Corporation (Fort Erie Race Track), 2010 ONCA 101, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Co., 2017 ONSC 3560, rev'd 2018 ONCA 517, Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53, [2014] 2 S.C.R. 633, M.J.B. Enterprises Ltd. v. Defence Construction (1951) Ltd., [199......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (May 3-7, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 10, 2021
    ...(1997), 143 DLR (4th) 647 (Ont CA), Amberber v. IBM Canada Ltd., 2018 ONCA 571, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517, G.M. Pace Enterprises Inc. v. Tsai, 2003 BCSC 1336, Lurcott v. Wakely, [1911] 1 KB 905 (CA (Eng)), Ravenseft Properties Ltd. v. Davstone (H......
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12 cases
  • Mosten Investments LP v The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife Financial),,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • March 10, 2021
    ...Homes at para 69); (d) failed to give effect to important words in the contract (Thunder Bay (City) v Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517 at paras 46 and 60, 424 DLR (4th) 588, leave to appeal to SCC refused, 2019 CanLII 23877 [Thunder Bay (City)]; Jesan Real Estate Ltd. v Doyl......
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company v. Canada,
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • September 29, 2021
    ...matters because words rarely have meaning apart from their context” (Thunder Bay (City) v Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517 at para 30, leave to appeal to SCC ref’d, 2019 CarswellOnt 4696 (WL Can) [Thunder Bay]). The surrounding circumstances cannot, however, ov......
  • Peternel v. Custom Granite & Marble Ltd., 2019 ONSC 5064
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • August 29, 2019
    ...51 and 53.  Recently, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed this approach in Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517, 293 A.C.W.S. (3d) 184, when it stated, at para. 27: 27 The question of the proper interpretation of a contract is a question of mixed fact......
  • Prism Resources Inc. v. Detour Gold Corporation,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • April 27, 2022
    ...guide to parties’ intent at the time they entered into an agreement”: Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Co., 2018 ONCA 517, 424 D.L.R. (4th) 588, at para. 63. Parties’ conduct may change over time, the evidence itself may be ambiguous, and parties may deli......
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6 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (April 25 - 29, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 2, 2022
    ...Pacific Ltd. (1978), 95 D.L.R. (3d) 242, (B.C.C.A.), aff'd, [1979] 2 S.C.R. 668, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Co., 2018 ONCA 517, Geoff R. Hall, Canadian Contractual Interpretation Law, 4th ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2020) Martin v. 11037315 Canada Inc., 2022 ONCA 322 Keyw......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 26-30)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • August 2, 2021
    ...Gaming Corporation (Fort Erie Race Track), 2010 ONCA 101, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Co., 2017 ONSC 3560, rev'd 2018 ONCA 517, Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53, [2014] 2 S.C.R. 633, M.J.B. Enterprises Ltd. v. Defence Construction (1951) Ltd., [199......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (May 3-7, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 10, 2021
    ...(1997), 143 DLR (4th) 647 (Ont CA), Amberber v. IBM Canada Ltd., 2018 ONCA 571, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517, G.M. Pace Enterprises Inc. v. Tsai, 2003 BCSC 1336, Lurcott v. Wakely, [1911] 1 KB 905 (CA (Eng)), Ravenseft Properties Ltd. v. Davstone (H......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (November 9 ' November 13, 2020)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 17, 2020
    ...v. Sattva Capital Corp., 2014 SCC 53, Fuller v. Aphria Inc., 2020 ONCA 403, Thunder Bay (City) v. Canadian National Railway Company, 2018 ONCA 517, leave to appeal to S.C.C. refused, 38247, Ju v. Tahmasebi, 2020 ONCA 383, Azzarello v. Shawqi, 2019 ONCA 820, Stockloser v. Johnson, [1954] 1 Q......
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