Representative Litigation Work

Representative Litigation Work

BMKP lawyers were counsel or co-counsel in the following non-exhaustive list of representative advocacy work. BMKP lawyers have represented clients in a host of disputes in commercial, superior and appellate courts, in arbitration hearings, and before administrative tribunals, as counsel, and where appropriate as co-counsel.

CIVIL LITIGATION 

U.S. Steel Canada Inc. (Re), 2016 ONSC 5215 (CanLII)

Ottawa Police Association v. Ottawa Police Services Board, Attorney General of Ontario et al., 2012 ONSC 936; 2014 ONSC 1584

Ottawa Police Association v. Ottawa Police Services Board, Attorney General of Ontario et al., 2011 ONSC 7214

Re Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co., 2010 ONSC 4269 (CanLII)

Canwest Global Communications Corp., 2010 ONSC 3530

Hydro One Inc. v. Ontario (Financial Services Commission), 2010 ONCA 6

Slater Steel Inc (Re), 2008 ONCA 196

Hydro One Inc. v. Ontario (Superintendent of Financial Institutions) (2008), 67 C.P.P.B. 86 (Ont. Div. Ct.)

Markle v. Toronto (City) (unreported decision of the Superior Court of Justice dated March 5, 2007, Crt. File No. 03-CV-253463CP)

Morneau Sobeco Limited Partnership v. Aon Consulting Inc. (2007), 59 C.C.P.B. 286 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Kranjcec v. Ontario (unreported decision of the Superior Court of Justice dated September 14, 2006, Crt. File No. 02-CV-238484CP) (Cullity J.)

Finnerty et al. v. Management Board Secretariat et al. (2005) (unreported decision of the Superior Court of Justice) Crt. File No. 04-CV-268851CP) (Macdonald J.)

Stairs v. Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (2004), 70 O.R. (3d) 61 (C.A.)

Markle v. Toronto (City) (2004) O.J. No. 3773

Kranjcec v. Ontario (2004), 69 O.R. (3d) 231 (Ont. S.C.J.)

John Miskiw and the Regional Municipality of York Police Association v. The Regional Municipality of York and the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board (unreported Order of the Superior Court of Justice dated June 14, 2004) (Shaughnessy J.)

Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology v. Ontario Public Service Employees Union, (2003) O.J. No. 4153

Peet v. Babcock and Wilcox Industries Ltd. (2001), 53 O.R. (3d) 321 (C.A.)

Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 185 v. Etobicoke (City) (1998), 17 C.C.P.B. 278 (Ont. Div. Ct.)

Re Canada Trust and Minns (1997) (unreported decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice General Division Crt. File No. 25384197)

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES TRIBUNAL

Bonner v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2017 ONFST 13 (October 6, 2017)

Olszewska v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2013 ONFST 6, FST Reconsideration No. P0500-2012-3 (July 22, 2013)

Olszewska v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2013 ONFST 6, FST No. P0500-2012-2 (June 26, 2013)

Olszewska (University of Toronto Pension Plan), FST No. P0500-2012-1c (December 21, 2012)

Marino v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2007 ONFST 13 (CanLII) (FST Decision No. P0257-2005-4, August 1, 2007)

Marino v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2007 ONFST 9 (CanLII) (FST Decision No. P0257-2005-3, August 1, 2007) 

City of Kitchener (FST No. P0172-2001, June 24, 2004) 

CBS Canada and Superintendent Financial Services and National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Union of Canada (CAW-Canada) and its Local 504, (FST No. P0164-2001, March 4, 2002, May 16, 2003) 

The Independent Order of Foresters and Superintendent of Financial Services and Irvin Granger, (FST No. P0155-2001, December 7, 2001, September 16, 2002) 

Pension Plan for Employees of the Corporation of the City of Etobicoke (1997), XDEC-36 (PCO BBS-November 4, 1997) (Pension Commission of Ontario) 

 

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS, ARBITRATIONS, LABOUR BOARD

Chmelnitsky-Moors v. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, HRTO File No. 2012-12358-1 (October 20, 2016) 

The Public Service Alliance of Canada v. Alliance Employees of Canada (unreported decision dated April 9, 2013)

O'Flanagan v. Ontario (Education), 2013 HRTO 121 (January 23, 2013)

Smith v. Ontario (Education), 2012 HRTO 762 (April 16, 2012) and 2012 HRTO 429 (March 1, 2012)

Arapis v. Ontario Teachers' Federation, 2011 HRTO 2181 (December 5, 2011)

Fraser Papers Inc. v. Superintendent of Pensions (PA-003-10) (unreported decision of the New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board dated January 7, 2011)

Disputed Claims of the Canadian and American Retirees of Fraser Papers Inc. (unreported decision of a Claims Officer in the Fraser Papers CCAA Proceedings dated January 3, 2011, Crt. File No. 09-8241-00CL)

Andrews v. Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board et al, 2011 HRTO 56

Clarke v. Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, 2010 HRTO 1123

University of Toronto v. University of Toronto Faculty Association (2009), 77 C.C.P.B. 151 (Teplisky)

Sugimoto v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2007 CHRT 5 (J. Sinclair)

Hydro One and The Society of Energy Professionals, unreported award dated 31 August 2006 (Devlin)

Hydro One and The Society of Energy Professionals, 2005 CanLII 51578 (ON LA) 24 October 2005 (Kaplan)

Ontario Power Generation and The Society of Energy Professionals, unreported award dated 18 May 2005 (Shime)

Toronto Transit Commission and Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 (unreported decision dated June 28, 2002) (Thome)

Inco Limited (Ontario Division) v. United Steelworkers of America, Local 6500 (unreported decision dated October 18, 2001) (Burkett)

United Steelworkers of America, Local 1005 v. Stelco Inc. (Hilton Works) (unreported decision dated July 13, 2001) (Ontario Labour Relations Board)

United Steelworkers of America, Local 1005 v. Stelco Inc. (Hilton Works) (unreported decision dated October 31, 2000) (Ontario Labour Relations Board)

United Steelworkers of America, Local 1005 v. Stelco Inc. (Hilton Works) (unreported decision dated January 29, 1998) (Ontario Labour Relations Board)

 

INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS

Stelco (2014 – 2017)

Fraser Papers (2009 – 2011)

AbitibiBowater (2010 – 2011)

Canwest (2010)

Canadian Press (2010)

Stelco (2004 – 2006)