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Docket for March/April 2017

NOTE: Cases will be added below as soon as they are set down for hearing.
Additional details will be added as they become available.

CASE DECISION BEING
APPEALED
DATE, TIME
AND COURTROOM
COUNSEL

CA 454611

Tasty Budds Compassion Club Inc.
v.
Attorney General of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, and Halifax Regional Municipality

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Oland, J.A.,
Fichaud, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

NSUARB
(2016-07-16)

2016 NSUARB 128

 

The Appellant challenges the Respondent Board's decision to uphold the Respondent Municipality's decision to deny the Appellant a business occupancy permit. The permit was denied because the proposed business (providing marijuana) is illegal.

 

Tuesday
March 14, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Alexander MacKillop for the Appellant

E. Roxanne MacLaurin for the Respondent

 

CA 453214

Glenn Evan Johnson
v.
Marla Jean Barker

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Family Court
(2016-06-06)

 

The Appellant challenges the decision of a Family Court Judge to award spousal support based on imputed income.

 

Thursday
March 16, 2017

2:00pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Kenzie MacKinnon, Q.C. for the Appellant

Debbi Bowes for the Respondent

 

CA 457002

Youhanna Mouchayleh
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-10-31)

 

The Appellant claims that his right to trial within a reasonable time was denied.

 

Tuesday
March 21, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Stanley W. MacDonald, Q.C. for the Appellant

Mark Donahue for the Respondent

 

CA 453768

Jeffrey Baker
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, the Attorney General for the Province of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Justice - Correctional Services
and
Office of the Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2016-06-20)

WCAT
2015-416-PAD

 

The Applicant seeks leave to challenge a decision by WCAT that an employer is entitled to full access to a worker's claim file.

 

Tuesday
March 21, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Kenneth LeBlanc and David McCluskey for the Appellant

Alexander W.C. MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for the WCB

Sarah M. Bradfield for Department of Justice NS

Bradley D.J. Proctor for the Office of the Employer Advisor (intervenor)

 

CAC 457321

Office of the Ombudsman of Nova Scotia
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-01-18)

2016 NSSC 273

 

The Office of the Ombudsman challenges a Production Order requiring it to disclose information to the police.

 

Friday
March 24, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roderick H. Rogers, Q.C. for the Appellant

Jennifer MacLellan for the Respondent

 

CAC 457828

Richard Edward Hatt
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-10-26)

 

The Appellant appeals from his sentence of nine months arguing that the trial judge failed to give him proper credit for remand time.

 

Friday
March 24, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

 

CA 455485

John Edward MacDonald
v.
Melissa Elizabeth MacDonald

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-08-15)

2016 NSSC 124

 

The Appellant challenges the trial judge's decision to award spousal support.

 

Tuesday
March 28, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roseanne M. Skoke for the Appellant

Ann Levangie for the Respondent

 

CA 460500

Minister of Community Services, M.A.C. and M.C.O.
v,
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-02-02)

2017 NSSC 27

 

The Minister of Community Services, M.A.C. and M.C.O. appeal the decision of Supreme Court to state Constitutional Questions with respect to notice to a biological father on an adoption application.

 

Confidentiality Order

Publication Ban:
s. 94(1) - Children and Family Services Act - Ban covers name and identity of children and any information that could identify them.

 

Tuesday
March 30, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Peter C. McVey, Q.C. for the Appellant Minister

Judith A. Schoen for M.A.C. and M.C.O.

Debbie Brown for the Respondent

 

CAC 455475

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Jacqueline Christine Garnet

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-08-15)

 

The Crown appeals the conditional sentence imposed on the Respondent for money laundering.

 

Friday
April 7, 2017

10:00 am

 

Suhanya Edwards for the Appellant

Luke A. Craggs for the Respondent

 

CA 450760

David Moore and Sand, Surf & Sea Limited, a body corporate
v.
Michelle Darlington

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-04-01)

2016 NSCA 68

2016 NSSC 84

2015 NSSC 124

 

The Appellant husband challenges the trial judge's asset distribution and spousal support award.

 

Monday
April 10, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Richard A. Bureau for the Appellant

Peter D. Crowther for the Respondent

 

CA 457148

Hatch Ltd., a body corporate formerly known as SGE Acres Limited
v.
Atlantic Sub-Sea Construction and Consulting Incorporated, Beaver Marine Limited, a body corporate, Bermingham Construction Limited, Dywidag Systems International, Canada Ltd., a body corporate, Factory Mutual Insurance Company, and Martin Marietta Materials Canada Limited, a body corporate

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.
Farrar, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-10-04)

2016 NSSC 226

 

This appeal challenges the summary judgment dismissal of third party claims against sub-contractors.

 

Tuesday
April 11, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Geoffrey A. Saunders for the Appellant

Murray J. Ritch, Q.C. for Atlantic Sub-Sea

Harvey Morrison, Q.C. for Beaver Marine

Daniel M. Campbell, Q.C. for Bermingham Construction

Robert Purdy, Q.C. for Dywidag Systems

Stuart Kugler for Factory Mutual Insurance

David Cameron for Martin Marietta

CAC 443143

Victoria Lea Henneberry
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Beveridge, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2015-04-29)

2015 NSSC 134

 

The Appellant seeks to set aside her guilty plea to second degree murder. She wishes to offer fresh evidence to support the contention that her mental state was impaired when she pleaded guilty.

 

 

 

Wednesday
April 12, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

and

Thursday
April 13, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Two Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

V.L.H., Appellant in Person

Mark Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent

Stacey Gerrard for LIANS
(J. Patrick Atherton)

 

CAC 427183

L.E.B.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Saunders, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2014-06-20)

2014 NSSC 244

 

Appeal of sexual assault/confinement convictions following trial by jury and subsequent dangerous offender designation.

 

Publication Ban
s. 486.4 CC - Ban covers the name of the victims and any information that could identify them.

 

Tuesday
April 18, 2017;

1:00 pm

and

Wednesday
April 19, 2017

1:00 pm

Two Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

L.E.B., Appellant in Person

Mark Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 457871

Aerial Scott Gray
v.
Douglas Garrison, as the Executor of the Estate of Lila Gray

 

Panel Members:

Bourgeois, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-12-09)

 

The Appellant seeks to appeal an interlocutory injunction.

 

Wednesday
April 19, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Igor Yushchenko for the Appellant

Judith Schoen for the Respondent

 

CAC 456111

C.S.D.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-10-04)

2016-NSSC 89

 

The Appellant appeals his sexual assault conviction.

 

Publication Ban
s. 486.4 CC - Ban covers the name of the victims and any information that could identify them.

 

Thursday
April 20, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Brian H. Greenspan for the Appellant

Mark Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent