Canadian Cases in Business Law

Canadian Cases in Business Law

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This casebook has been designed to address instructors' need for cases that cover the full range of topics within an introductory business law course. Our casebook authors used Quicklaw to perform the majority of their research; however, they wrote student-centred case summaries and notes for each- providing added value for both student and professor.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 498.95g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • English
  • 0130931233
  • 9780130931238

Table of contents


1. Law and Society.

Case 1: Ramsden v. Corporation of the City of Peterborough. Summary 1: R. v. Sharpe. Case 2: Liebmann v. Canada (Minister of National Defence).

2. The Machinery of Justice.

Summary 2: Hollick v. Toronto (City).


3. The Law of Torts.

Case 3: Poirier v. Murphy. Case 4: Campbell Estate v. Pederson. Case 5: Chase v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Summary 3: Hollis v. Dow Corning Corp. Summary 4: Waldick v. Malcolm.

4. Professional Liability.

Case 6: Rangen Inc. v. Deloitte & Touche. Summary 5: Hercules Managements Ltd. V. Ernst & Young. Case 7: Coldunn Holding Ltd. v. Montreal Trust Co. of Canada.


5. Formation of a Contract.

Summary 6: Hodgkinson v. Simms. Case 8: Montane Ventures Ltd. v. Schroeder. Case 9: Alcon Electric ltd. v. Maksymchuk.

6. Consideration.

Case 10: Hongkong Bank of Canada v. New Age Graphic Design Inc. Case 11: Saskatchewan River Bungalows Ltd. v. Maritime Life Assurance Co.

7. Capacity and Legality.

Case 12: Collins (Re) (1991) B.C.J. No. 2914 (British Columbia Supreme Court). Case 13: Maksymetz v. Kostyk. Case 14: Rhino Freight Systems Ltd. v. McTaggart. Case 15: Imperial Oil Ltd. V. Westlake Fuel Ltd.

8. Mistake.

Case 16: Credit Foncier Trust Co. v. Glimjem Holdings Ltd. Summary 7: Performance Industries Ltd. v. Sylvan Lake Golf and Tennis Club Ltd.

9. Misrepresentation, Undue Influence and Duress.

Case 17: Collins v. Dodge City east Ltd. Case 18: Crozman v. Ruesch. Case 19: Buckwold Western ltd. v. Sager.

10. The Requirement of Writing.

Case 20: Smith v. Hasegawa.

11. Interpretation.

Case 21: Black Swan Gold Mines Ltd. v. Goldbelt Resources Ltd. Case 22: General Tire Canada Inc. v. Aylwards Ltd.

12. Privity and Assignment.

Case 23: Peacock v. Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Co. Summary 8: Fraser River Pile & Dredge Ltd. v. Can-Dive Services Ltd.

13. Discharge.

Case 24: Poole v. Shanks. Summary 9: Naylor Group v. Ellis-Don Construction.

14. Effect of Breach.

Case 25: Kinalea Development Corp. v. Ottawa West Developments Ltd. Case 26: Chrysler Credit Canada Ltd. v. Shipperbottom.

15. Remedies.

Case 27: Westcoast Transmission Co. v. Cullen and Kato. Case 28: Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises Limited Partnership v. Schneider.


16. Sale of Goods.

Case 29: Borek v. Hooper. Case 30: Porelle v. Eddie's Auto Sales Ltd. Case 31: Kovacs v. Holtom.

17. Bailment.

Case 32: Lakeside Commission Agency Ltd. v. Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.

18. Insurance.

Case 33: Rider v. North Waterloo Farmers Mutual Insurance Co.

19. Agency and Franchising.

Case 34: Douglas Symes & Brissenden v. C.M. Oliver & Co. Case 35: City Press Inc. v. Green. Case 36: Aspiotis v. Coffee Time Donuts Inc.

20. Contract of Employment.

Case 37: Wynja v. Kerr Surgical Ltd. 21 Negotiable Instruments. Case 38: 2203850 Nova Scotia Ltd. v. Sarkar. Case 39: Bank of Nova Scotia v. Rock Corp. of Canada Inc.


22. Intellectual Property.

Case 40: Seaward Kayaks Ltd. v. Ree. Case 41: Essentially Yours Industries Corp. v. Infinitec Marketing Group Inc. Case 42: Tele-Direct (Publications) Inc. v. Canadian Business Online Inc.

23. Interests in Land.

Case 43: Lockmac Holdings Ltd. v. Earle. 24 Landlord and Tenant. Case 44: Mac Investments and Consultants Ltd. v. Gittens/Casey Management Co.

25. Mortgages.

Case 45: Monarch Trust Co. v. Low.


Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships.

Case 46: Punjab Foods Centre Ltd. v. Bailie. Case 47: Lanz v. Lanz. Case 48: Foothills Dental laboratory Ltd. v. Naik.

27. Nature of a Corporation and its Formation.

Case 49: Universal Property Management Ltd. v. Westmount Windows and Doors Ltd.

28. Internal Affairs of a Corporation.

Case 50: Malcolm v. Transtec Holdings Ltd. Case 51: Grizzly Ropes Ltd. v. Hymax Engineering Ltd.


External Responsibilities of a Corporation. Case 52: Forbes v. Wellsley Investments Inc.


30. Secured Transactions.

Case 53: Bank of Montreal v. Polar Pandas Developments Ltd. Case 54: Willi v. Don Shearer Ltd.

31. Creditors Rights.

Case 55: Bowering (Re) (1995) B.C.J. No. 966 (B.C. Supreme Court). Case 56: Gates (Re) (1998) A.J. No. 374 (Alberta Court of Q.B.).


32. Government Regulation of Business.

Case 57: R. v. 279707 Alberta Ltd.

33. International Business Transactions.

Case 58: Eastern Power Ltd. v. Azienda Communale Energia and Ambiente. Case 59: Rudder v. Microsoft Corp. Case 60: Rozsa v. Barclays Bank.

34. Electronic Commerce.

Case 61: Peinet Inc. v. O'Brien. Case 62: Saskatoon Star Phoenix Group v. Noton. Summary 10: Braintech, Inc. v. Kostiuk.
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