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hardcover
2017-08-17
Carswell

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Watson & McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice 2018 + CD-ROM + ProView
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Watson & McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice is an essential reference on the rules of civil procedure for Ontario civil litigators.

Founding Authors: Garry D. Watson, Q.C. and Michael McGowan

Contributing Editors: Michael Foulds and Peter Henein

An essential reference on the rules of civil procedure for Ontario civil litigators, Watson & McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice 2018 features expert commentary on how the rules of civil procedure are interpreted and applied in specific situations. This reference set contains:

  • The indispensable Annual Survey of Recent Developments in Civil Litigation – an essential guide to the key case law developments, reform initiatives and rule amendments. It includes commentary on recent SCC jurisprudence which has led to a state of confusion over the law dealing with relitigation of issues already determined in another adjudicative proceeding.
  • Thousands of case annotations
  • All Ontario court forms as Word documents on CD-ROM
  • Full text of the Rules of Civil Procedure, the Courts of Justice Act and related legislation, practice directions, Case Management Rules and annotations in a bound hardcover
  • Civil Court forms and other materials in a bound softcover

New and Updated in this Edition

  • Recent amendments relating to the Rules of Civil Procedure (O. Regs. 281/16, 487/16 and 82/17); to the Family Law Rules (O. Reg. 235/16); and to Small Claims Court Rules (O. Reg. 488/16)
  • Updated forms for the Rules of Civil Procedure, the Family Law Rules and the Small Claims Court Rule
  • Amendments to Court of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.C.43 (as amended by S.O. 2017, c. 2, Sched. 2, ss. 1-19), to the Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal – Fees made under the Administration of Justice Act, O. Reg. 293/92 (as amended by O. Reg. 335/16) and to the Sheriffs – Fees made under the Administration of Justice Act, O. Reg. 294/92 (as amended by O. Reg. 333/16)
  • Addition of extensive annotations to the Evidence Act, including over 50 new case digests on topics such as corroboration of evidence, putting contradictory written statements to a witness, proof of convictions, discrediting one’s own witness, and admission of business records including clinical notes and records
  • The following Practice Directions, Guidelines, and Practice Advisories have been added or amended: Practice Direction Concerning Civil Appeals at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (effective March 1, 2017); Guidelines for Filing Electronic Documents at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (effective March 1, 2017); Reference Guide for Citation Practices at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (effective March 1, 2017); Court of Appeal for Ontario List of Frequently Cited Civil Authorities (effective March 1, 2017); Joint Request for Pre-Hearing Settlement Conference Form; Guidelines: Teleconference and Videoconference Appearances in the Court of Appeal for Ontario (May 1, 2017); Consolidated Practice Direction for Civil Actions, Applications, Motions and Procedural Matters in the Toronto Region (Effective May 1, 2017); Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction (January 1, 2017); Practice Direction Concerning Civil Proceedings in Central East Region (January 1, 2017); Consolidated Practice Direction for the Central West Region (January 1, 2017); Practice Advisory Concerning Family Long Motions in the Toronto Region (Effective September 15, 2016); Provincial Practice Direction Regarding Applications under s. 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Effective September 1, 2016); Practice Direction Regarding Family Cases in the Superior Court of Justice East Region (Effective August 1, 2016); Consolidated Practice Direction for the East Region; and Consolidated Practice Direction for the Southwest Region
  • Updates to the Annual Survey of Recent Developments in Civil Procedure
  • The authors reviewed and provided commentary on new case law and the rule amendments that have occurred since the last edition.  Case law developments include:
    • Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melancon LLP v. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (2016 S.C.C.) (Rules of Civil Procedure ,Rule 17.06 – Setting Aside Service Outside Ontario – Generally)
    • Minister of National Revenue v. Thompson (2016 S.C.C.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30.02 – Production of Documents – Lawyer-and-Client Privilege)
    • Canada (Attorney General) v. Chambre des notaries du Quebec (2016 S.C.C.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30.02 – Production of Documents – Lawyer-and-Client Privilege)
    • Lizotte v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada (2016 S.C.J.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30.02 – Privilege for Documents Prepared in Anticipation of Litigation)
    • Morasse v. Nadeau-Dubois (2016 S.C.C.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 60.11 – Contempt Orders – Generally)
    • Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang (2016 S.C.C.) (Rules of Civil Procedure , Rule 60.18 – Examination in Aid of Execution – Generally)
    • Simpson v. Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (2016 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 2.1.01 – Frivolous, Vexatious and Abusive Proceedings – Generally)
    • Obermuller v. Kenfinch Co-Operative Housing (2016 Ont. C.A.) .) (Rules of Civil Procedure , Rule 2.1.01 – Frivolous, Vexatious and Abusive Proceedings – Generally)
    • Nadeau v. Caparelli (2016 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 5.03 – Necessary Parties – Assignors)
    • Grain Farmers of Ontario v. Ontario (2016 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 14.05 – Applications re Interpretations of Documents, Statutes and Regulations – rule 14.05(3)(d))
    • Fancy Barristers, P.C. v. Morse Shannon, LLP (2017 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 15.03 – Lawyer’s Lien – Rule 15.03(4) and (5))
    • D’Onofrio v. Advantage Car & Truck Rentals Ltd. (2017 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 20.04 – Granting Summary Judgment)
    • Intact Insurance Co. v. Federated Insurance Co. of Canada (2017 Ont. C.A.) (Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 21.01 – Frivolous, Vexatious or Abusive Actions – Rule 21.01(3)(d))
    • Windsor (City) v. Canadian Transit Co. (2016 S.C.C.) (Courts of Justice Act, s. 11)
    • Endean v. British Columbia (2016 S.C.C.) (Class Proceedings Act – Multi-Jurisdictional Issues)

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About the Author

Derek McKay is a member of the Rules Secretariat of the Ontario Civil Rules Committee.  He is also Of Counsel at Roy O’Connor LLP, Barristers, where his work focuses on research and written advocacy, primarily in the areas of class proceedings, complex commercial litigation and appellate advocacy.

Michael McGowan is Counsel at Theall Group LLP where he focuses on Class Action Litigation. Michael has been editor-in-chief of Carswell Practice Cases since 1984. From 1992 to 1995 Michael served on the Class Proceedings Committee established under the Law Society Act, initially as Vice-Chair and subsequently as Chair.