Ontario civil decisions

Characterization of order depended on its legal nature, not its practical effect

Civil Practice and Procedure - Judgments and Orders – Final or interlocutory

Quashing, not transfer of appeal, was proper remedy

Civil Practice and Procedure - Practice on Appeal – Powers and duties of appellate court

So- called "admission" was not clear one, when answer was read in context

Conflict of laws – Contracts – Choice of law

Municipality had subjective belief that bylaw had been breached

Torts – Malicious prosecution and false imprisonment – Practice and procedure

Insurer’s representative didn’t arrange to have effective decision-maker ready to be contacted

Civil Practice and Procedure – Costs – Costs of particular proceedings

No order of costs payable from funds paid into court as other parties might have claim

Civil Practice and Procedure – Costs – Particular orders as to costs