Noteworthy decisions as selected by Lexpert in the September 2016 Issue

Significant business law decisions ordered by most frequently viewed in WestlawNext® Canada

1) Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District v. Wastech Services Ltd., 2016 CarswellBC 94 > British Columbia Supreme Court > Counsel for petitioner: Irwin Nathanson, QC, of Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP > Counsel for respondent: Howard Shapray, QC, and Stephen Fitterman of Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer LLP

Contracts — Performance or breach — General principles base — Obligation  to perform — Sufficiency of performance — Duty to perform in good faith 

Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick ruled on the judgment.

 

2) Seidel v. Telus Communications Inc., 2016 CarswellBC 163 > British Columbia Supreme Court > Counsel for plaintiff: Bruce Lemer of Lemer and Co. and Arthur Grant of Grant Kovacs Norell > Counsel for defendant: Robert Anderson, QC, and Nicholas Hooge of Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Civil practice and procedure — Class and representative proceedings — Representative or class proceedings under class proceedings legislation — Certification — Plaintiff’s class proceeding — Pleadings disclose cause of action  — Identifiable class — Common issue or interest — Preferable procedure 

Justice David Masuhara ruled on the judgment.