Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Civil procedure, Litigation
Jurisdiction: 
Ontario
Publication date: 
2022-08-10
Carswell

Watson and McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice, 2023, Print and ProView eBook

Availability: Partial Stock

Watson and McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice 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. It includes commentary on recent SCC jurisprudence
  • Thousands of case annotations
  • Ontario Court forms, fillable versions provided on ProView
  • 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


New and Updated in this Edition

  • Legislation is current to Ontario Gazette 155:23 (June 4, 2022)
  • Recent amendments to the
    • Rules of Civil Procedure (Updated to O Reg 435/22)
    • Family Law Rules(Updated to O Reg 320/22)
    • Small Claims Court Rules (Updated to O. Reg. 249/21)
    • Court of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.C.43 (Updated to SO 2021, c. 34)
  • Updated forms
  • New Annual Survey of Recent Developments in Civil Procedure
  • All commentary, case law, and Procedural Charts. Practice Directions and rule highlights have been updated.
  • Over 250 new case digests of decisions made since the last edition.


Court of Justice Act Cases include:

  • s. 11 – Superior court of Justice - Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Canada St. Mary Cathedral v. Aga, 2021 SCC 22 (S.C.C.) – Reviews jurisdiction to resolve a dispute about expelling members of the church.
  • s. 134 – Setting Aside Jury Verdicts – Cheung v. Samra, 2022 ONCA 195 (C.A.) – In reversing the decision of a trial judge that a jury’s answers were insufficient, the Court of Appeal held a jury’s answers are to be given a common sense interpretation even where there may be some ambiguity.
  • s. 137 – Sealing Orders – Examples where Sealing Order Refused - Sherman Estate v. Donovan, 2021 SCC 25 (S.C.C.) - The court refused to seal the files of the estates of two murder victims. While a sealing order could be granted to protect the physical safety of persons involved, in this case, there was no serious risk to physical safety.


Rules of Civil Procedure Cases include:

  • r. 17 – Service Outside Ontario – Re Judgment of Court Outside Ontario – H.M.B. Holdings Ltd. v. Antigua and Barbuda, 2021 SCC 44 (S.C.C.) - Reviews registration of default judgments under the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act.
  • r. 20 – Granting Summary Judgment – General Principles - Pichelli v. Kegalj, 2021 ONCA 445 (C.A.) – Reviewed framework for deciding summary judgment motions set out in Hryniak v. Maulding,
  • r. 30 — Disclosure of Agreements Changing Adversarial Positions - Tallman Truck Centre Limited v. K.S.P. Holdings Inc., 2022 ONCA 66 (C.A.) – the court stayed this action because the plaintiff entered into an agreement with one defendant changing the adversarial position of the parties and failed to disclose it to the other defendant for three weeks.
  • r. 52 – Exhibits - MediaQMI inc. v. Kamel, 2021 SCC 23 (S.C.C.) - After an exhibit is returned to its owner, it is no longer available for public inspection.
  • r. 53 — Evidence at Trial - Meade v. Hussein, 2021 ONSC 7850 (S.C.J.)/ St. Marthe v. O’Connor, 2021 ONCA 770 (C.A.) – These cases address the permissible scope of expert opinion
  • r. 57 – Award of Costs - Levant v. DeMelle, 2022 ONCA 79 (C.A.) - A costs award cannot include a foreign lawyer’s fees unless the foreign la
Carswell

Watson and McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice, 2023, Print and ProView eBook

Availability: Partial Stock

Description

Watson and McGowan's Ontario Civil Practice 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. It includes commentary on recent SCC jurisprudence
  • Thousands of case annotations
  • Ontario Court forms, fillable versions provided on ProView
  • 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


New and Updated in this Edition

  • Legislation is current to Ontario Gazette 155:23 (June 4, 2022)
  • Recent amendments to the
    • Rules of Civil Procedure (Updated to O Reg 435/22)
    • Family Law Rules(Updated to O Reg 320/22)
    • Small Claims Court Rules (Updated to O. Reg. 249/21)
    • Court of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.C.43 (Updated to SO 2021, c. 34)
  • Updated forms
  • New Annual Survey of Recent Developments in Civil Procedure
  • All commentary, case law, and Procedural Charts. Practice Directions and rule highlights have been updated.
  • Over 250 new case digests of decisions made since the last edition.


Court of Justice Act Cases include:

  • s. 11 – Superior court of Justice - Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Canada St. Mary Cathedral v. Aga, 2021 SCC 22 (S.C.C.) – Reviews jurisdiction to resolve a dispute about expelling members of the church.
  • s. 134 – Setting Aside Jury Verdicts – Cheung v. Samra, 2022 ONCA 195 (C.A.) – In reversing the decision of a trial judge that a jury’s answers were insufficient, the Court of Appeal held a jury’s answers are to be given a common sense interpretation even where there may be some ambiguity.
  • s. 137 – Sealing Orders – Examples where Sealing Order Refused - Sherman Estate v. Donovan, 2021 SCC 25 (S.C.C.) - The court refused to seal the files of the estates of two murder victims. While a sealing order could be granted to protect the physical safety of persons involved, in this case, there was no serious risk to physical safety.


Rules of Civil Procedure Cases include:

  • r. 17 – Service Outside Ontario – Re Judgment of Court Outside Ontario – H.M.B. Holdings Ltd. v. Antigua and Barbuda, 2021 SCC 44 (S.C.C.) - Reviews registration of default judgments under the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act.
  • r. 20 – Granting Summary Judgment – General Principles - Pichelli v. Kegalj, 2021 ONCA 445 (C.A.) – Reviewed framework for deciding summary judgment motions set out in Hryniak v. Maulding,
  • r. 30 — Disclosure of Agreements Changing Adversarial Positions - Tallman Truck Centre Limited v. K.S.P. Holdings Inc., 2022 ONCA 66 (C.A.) – the court stayed this action because the plaintiff entered into an agreement with one defendant changing the adversarial position of the parties and failed to disclose it to the other defendant for three weeks.
  • r. 52 – Exhibits - MediaQMI inc. v. Kamel, 2021 SCC 23 (S.C.C.) - After an exhibit is returned to its owner, it is no longer available for public inspection.
  • r. 53 — Evidence at Trial - Meade v. Hussein, 2021 ONSC 7850 (S.C.J.)/ St. Marthe v. O’Connor, 2021 ONCA 770 (C.A.) – These cases address the permissible scope of expert opinion
  • r. 57 – Award of Costs - Levant v. DeMelle, 2022 ONCA 79 (C.A.) - A costs award cannot include a foreign lawyer’s fees unless the foreign la