Court Awards

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This statement provides, by ministry and by department and agencies, details for all Court awards paid in the current fiscal year. Where the situation warrants non‑disclosure, the recipient's name may be withheld from publication.

Table Summary

The table presents, by ministry, details for all Court awards paid in the current fiscal year. The first column presents particulars and payee of amounts paid by Departments and Agencies by ministry. Where the situation warrants non‑disclosure, the recipient's name is withheld and identified as such in the table. The second column presents the amount awarded by a Court. There is a subtotal row for each Department and Agency and a total for each Ministry. There is a total at the end of the table.

Description and payee Amount
($)
Canada Revenue Agency  
Authority — Court of Appeal of Alberta  
1301‑0238‑AC  
Award for legal costs —  
Harms D L in trust for  
McCullough S et al 7,943
Authority — Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta  
0701‑07439  
Award for legal costs —  
Olser Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for  
Rakos J et al 500
1403‑11290  
Award for legal costs —  
Allan Garber Professional Corporation in trust for  
Prue S 1,315
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
A‑106‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Deloitte Tax Law LLP in trust for  
Lordco Parts Ltd 5,467
A‑350‑00  
Tax related award —  
Laflamme et Associés in trust for  
Gagné C 1,908
A‑363‑11  
Tax related award —  
Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP in trust for  
SRI Homes Inc 10,806
A‑368‑13  
Tax related award —  
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP in trust for  
Vachon N 7,202
A‑370‑10  
Tax related award —  
CIBC World Markets Inc 2,000
Judgment number withheld  
Tax related award —  
Name withheld 15,338
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1045‑14  
Tax related award —  
Sood J K 2,100
T‑1154‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Summers S 2,901
T‑1239‑12  
Tax related award —  
Sickel G A 620
T‑1240‑12  
Tax related award —  
Sickel G A 380
T‑1697‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP in trust for  
Lussier M 3,000
T‑1812‑13  
Tax related award —  
Chamandy G 19,095
T‑2279‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Haire D et al 2,500
T‑248‑11  
Award for legal costs —  
Deloitte Tax Law LLP in trust for  
Lordco Parts Ltd 1,809
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
10‑49310  
Tax related award —  
Tataryn S in trust for  
Brogan Family Trust et al 61,402
CV‑13‑10004‑00CL  
Tax related award —  
McCarthy Tetrault LLP in trust for  
Fairmont Hotel Inc et al 25,000
CV‑13‑490446  
Tax related award —  
Kaleidescape Canada Inc et al 50,000
Authority — Superior Court of Québec  
235‑17‑000045‑126  
Award for legal costs —  
Les Avocats Chabot et Associés Inc in trust for  
Bolduc A, Lachance C 50
Authority — Supreme Court of British Colombia  
S‑129117  
Tax related award —  
Dentons Canada LLP in trust for  
Confessions Productions Inc 12,036
Authority — Tax Court of Canada  
2002‑4824(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Teplitsky C in trust for  
Sackman J 2,211
2007‑3926(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
CIBC World Markets Inc 13,000
2007‑4061(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP in trust for  
SRI Homes Inc 23,736
2007‑4601(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
E J Mockler Professional Corporation in trust for  
McDavid D W 10,203
2009‑2703(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Bolton Steel Tube Co Ltd 9,111
2009‑3121(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP in trust for  
Spruce Credit Union 395,193
2009‑3334(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
McKenzie L 4,651
Nicholson Smith & Partners LLP in trust for  
McKenzie L 10,199
2010‑1608(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
Felesky Flynn LLP in trust for  
Quinco Financial Inc 12,193
2010‑619(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
McCarthy Tetrault LLP in trust for  
Ontario College of Teachers 31,234
2010‑832(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
TransAlta Corporation 9,757
2011‑137(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Felesky Flynn LLP in trust for  
D&D Livestock Ltd 4,538
2011‑1810(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in trust for  
Henco Industries Ltd 576,673
2011‑2054(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Gervais J in trust for  
Les abeilles service de conditionnement Inc 25,838
2011‑3234(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Legacy Tax & Trust Lawyers in trust for  
O'Dwyer T 35,019
2011‑3870(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
TTH Law Firm in trust for  
Perreault Arts Inc 3,309
2011‑3969(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Tataryn S G in trust for  
Dubé M 2,092
2011‑4089(GST)G  
Tax related award —  
Leigh Somerville Taylor Professional Corporation in trust for  
Nashmi J 9,500
2011‑749(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Kiperchuk P 1,899
2012‑1845(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for  
Rogers E S 11,298
2012‑2058(GST)I, 2012‑2061(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Francis & Associates et al 951
2012‑2062(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Francis & Associates et al 951
2012‑2093(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Galachiuk R P 753
2012‑3904(GST)  
Tax related award —  
Dentons Canada LLP in trust for  
Surrey City Centre Mall Ltd 23,202
2012‑438(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Felesky Flynn LLP in trust for  
Ottenson R et al 14,715
2012‑4971(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Sandiford S 250
2013‑1614(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Jottey R 200
2013‑2196(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Cook Roberts LLP in trust for  
Geck D M 2,065
2013‑4444(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Loo N 241
2013‑4707(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Davila C 250
2013‑4768(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Olney M T 200
2013‑600(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in trust for  
Muncy D 9,000
2014‑1223(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Sundaralingam K 100
2014‑1578(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
The Estate of Wickham F 200
2014‑1875(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Baker & McKenzie LLP in trust for  
Lancan Investments Inc 8,000
2014‑2454(IT)G  
Tax related award —  
Davis Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in trust for  
Simard J G G 32,086
2014‑597(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Gibson J 100
2014‑60(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for  
Szymczyk R 1,000
98‑9399(IT)I  
Tax related award —  
Laflamme et Associés in trust for  
Gagné C 751
Judgment numbers withheld (8)  
Tax related award —  
Names withheld (8) 1,885,789
Total 3,405,830
Citizenship and Immigration  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
IMM‑1492‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Lowe & Company Lawyers in trust for  
Araki I 780
IMM‑1856‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Refugee Law Office, Legal Aid Ontario in trust for  
Nagalingam P 1,500
IMM‑2225‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Jordan Battista in trust for  
Smiraglia R P 550
IMM‑2673‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Bautista A 2,000
IMM‑3525‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Mamann, Sandaluk & Kingwell LLP in trust for  
Buzko S 2,500
IMM‑3863‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Timothy Wichert in trust for  
Melake M 1,500
IMM‑4806‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Rocco Galati in trust for  
Chaogui C 500
IMM‑5885‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Lorne Waldman in trust for  
Almrei H 3,420
T‑1092‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Allen A A 400
T‑1151‑11  
Award for legal costs —  
Maynard Kischer Stojicevic in trust for  
Thiara J S 13,000
T‑1421‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Gurpreet Badh in trust for  
Bains G 7,490
T‑1825‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Cambridge LLP in trust for  
Fonseca C R 2,000
T‑1967‑10  
Award for general damages and legal costs —  
Nkunzimana D 187,890
T‑346‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Joseph Daoura in trust for  
El‑Husseini M 800
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
A‑117‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Rocco Galati in trust for  
Kearney D M 500
A‑155‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Me Alain Vallières in trust for  
Dufour B J 5,523
A‑263‑11  
Award for legal costs —  
Anthony Moustacalis in trust for  
Khokhar K 4,284
Subtotal 234,637
Immigration and Refugee Board  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑229‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Murray N 3,500
Total 238,137
Employment and Social Development  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1696‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells in trust for  
Durand S and Rahman T, as directors of Centre Montréal Jet (2008) Inc 3,537
T‑24‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Elliott J 550
T‑26‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Gerald P Conrad in trust for  
Work First Inc 2,800
Total 6,887
Environment  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑177‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Ecojustice Canada for  
Western Canada Wilderness Committee, David Suzuki Foundation, Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club of British Columbia Foundation, Wildsight 11,250
Fisheries and Oceans  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1078‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Ratcliff & Company LLP in trust for  
The Squamish Indian Band 24,486
Authority — Supreme Court of Canada  
34387  
Award for legal costs —  
Ratcliff & Company LLP in trust for  
The Ahousaht Indian Band 1,133,605
Authority — Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador  
01‑H‑0004  
Award for legal costs —  
Lewis Sinnott Shortall in trust for  
Andrews G, Burton I, Kean R, Thomas Rose R 8,268
Total 1,166,359
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development  
Department  
Authority — Canadian International Trade Tribunal  
PR‑2013‑013  
Award for legal costs —  
Dentons Canada LLP in trust for  
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology 2,400
Health  
Department  
Authority — Canadian International Trade Tribunal  
PR‑2013‑014  
Award for lost business opportunity —  
Knowledge Circle Learning Services Inc 120,100
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1332‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in trust for  
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd 25,000
T‑942‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Apotex Inc 42,500
Authority — Superior Court of Justice‑Ontario  
08‑CV‑362242  
Award for legal costs —  
Starkman Barrister in trust for  
BIE Health Products 15,000
Total 202,600
Indian Affairs and Northern Development  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
T‑1542‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Peter Grant and Associates in trust for  
Gottfriedson S 6,830
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
04‑CV‑263007 CP  
Award for damages for personal injury, property damage and loss of community —  
Kim Orr Barristers P C in trust for  
Kakegabon N 118,918
Derek Ground in trust for  
Kakegabon N 8,553
95‑CU‑93574  
Award for legal costs —  
Maurice Law in trust for  
Missanabie Cree First Nation 30,276
Authority — Supreme Court of British Columbia  
S033335  
Award for legal costs —  
Ratcliff & Company LLP in trust for  
The Ahousaht Indian Band and al 1,133,605
Authority — Supreme Court of Canada  
33880  
Award for legal costs —  
Manitoba Metis Federation Inc 4,233,221
35379  
Award for legal costs —  
First People Law Corporation in trust for  
Wabauskang First Nation 52,250
James Freeman Kyle Law Corporation in trust for  
Grassy Narrows First Nation 86,087
Total 5,669,740
Industry  
Department  
Authority — Competition Tribunal  
CT‑2011‑003  
Award for solicitor and client costs —  
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP in trust for  
Toronto Real Estate Board 2,500
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑240‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Me Daniel Séguin in trust for  
Caisse Desjardins de Saint‑Hubert 3,428
Total 5,928
Justice  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
IMM‑3163‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Levinson & Associates in trust for  
Cekaj N 2,500
T‑1657‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Rocco Galati Law Firm in trust for  
Galati R and Constitutional Rights Centre Inc 5,000
T‑1790‑10  
Award for legal costs —  
Lockyer Campbell Posner in trust for  
Ross D 19,868
Subtotal 27,368
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada  
Authority — Court of Quebec ‑ Small Claims Division  
400‑32‑012758‑145  
Award for rental fees, interest and legal costs —  
9206‑0870 Québec Inc 306
Canadian Human Rights Commission  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑364‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Rae and Company in trust for  
Saddle Lake Cree Nation Chief and Council 5,000
Courts Administration Service  
Authority — Canadian International Trade Tribunal  
PR‑2013‑046  
Award for legal costs —  
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in trust for  
Stenotran Services Inc and Atchison & Denman Court Reporting Services Ltd 2,750
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑429‑00  
Pension benefit —  
Corbett MC 62,370
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions  
Authority — Central East Region Superior Court of Justice  
CR‑12‑4751  
Award for cost for bringing motion —  
Fenton Smith Barristers 12,893
Total 110,687
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness  
Canada Border Services Agency  
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
A‑64‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon in trust for  
Marmen Énergie Inc, Mament Inc 3,395
Authority — Federal Court  
IMM‑5138‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Doyon & Associates in trust for  
Williams A 1,500
A‑369‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon in trust for  
Euro‑Line Appliances Inc 1,899
A‑65‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon in trust for  
Igloo Vikski Inc 3,153
T‑518‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Raven Cameron Ballantyne and Yazbeck in trust for  
Argue C, Bastaracile J, Black C, Burns C, Clarke L, Conclaves F, Cuzzetto R, De Riggi A, Dunk J, Durston G, Fortin LC, Frechette J, Guay N, Harvey C, Hastie M, Hayes M, Ho F, Huntley A, Jang RA, Jesso J, Johns A, Johnson A, Jung C, Kapiczowski M, Kelly K, Ledoux B, Lohnes R, Main D, Mckenna G, McKinnon S, McMahon K, Mcphalen M, Mcrae I, Miller M, Moore MS, Nault R, Northcote F, Peters H, Robertson L, Schoenig R, Scott P, Stamp D, Stefaniuk R, Tisdale D, Watkins K, Wilkinson M, Wuigk H 6,000
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
CV‑13‑495198  
Award for legal costs —  
East Toronto Community 181
CV‑14‑0046367  
Award for legal costs —  
Huang FQ 181
Subtotal 16,309
Correctional Service of Canada  
Authority — Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta  
1301‑04680  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 3,463
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
A‑442‑11  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 8,000
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1140‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 250
T‑1185‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 1,700
T‑1849‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 2,000
T‑2121‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 395
T‑2629‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 500
T‑883‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 50
T‑915‑13  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 350
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
93/12  
Award for general damages and legal costs —  
Offender 4,604
CR‑13‑504‑MO  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 188
CR‑14‑401‑MO  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 1,500
CV‑13‑250‑00  
Award for legal costs —  
Offender 4,191
Subtotal 27,191
Parole Board of Canada  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑370‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
John L Dillon in trust for  
Joly D 3,000
Royal Canadian Mounted Police  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1711‑12  
Award for reimbursement of costs —  
Gall Legge Grant & Munroe LLP in trust for  
Macleod J 4,354
T‑2245‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Sebastien Anderson Law Corporation in trust for  
Daley L 1,500
T‑409‑12  
Award for reimbursement of costs —  
Berberi D 303
T‑871‑14  
Award for reimbursement of costs —  
Morel Smith LLP in trust for  
D'Angelo A 4,000
Authority — Provincial Court of Nova Scotia  
2687490  
Award for reimbursement of costs —  
Minister of Finance for Nova Scotia in trust for  
MacArthur J 3,746
Authority — Supreme Court of British Columbia  
2‑139272  
Award for reimbursement of costs —  
Neil Chantler Law Corporation in trust for  
Bakhtiari K 11,213
M7687  
Award for loss of earning capacity, non pecuniary damages, legal and other costs —  
Tees Kiddle Spencer in trust for  
Watkins E 1,043,980
Authority — United States District Court for the District of Columbia  
08‑2054  
Awarded for breach of contract —  
Strauch Green & Mistretta P C in trust for  
Cruise Connections Charter Management 1 LP 19,989,320
Subtotal 21,058,416
Total 21,104,916
Public Works and Government Services  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court of Appeal  
A‑227‑14  
Award for legal costs —  
Conway Baxter Wilson LLP in trust for  
Tritech Group Ltd 4,000
Authority — Ontario Court of Justice  
10‑30397  
Fine for violation of Canada Labour Code —  
Ontario Ministry of Finance 300,000
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
12‑56042  
Award for legal costs —  
CazaSaikaley LLP for  
Estate trustee of Tessa Spiteri 49,162
Total 353,162
Transport  
Department  
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
12‑54674‑A2  
Award for legal costs —  
Paterson MacDougall LLP in trust for  
Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company 23,714
Treasury Board  
Secretariat  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑1028‑13  
Award for legal costs and interest —  
McInnes Cooper in trust for  
Brauer M 26,634
T‑136‑12  
Award for legal costs —  
Philion Leblanc Beaudry, avocats s a in trust for  
Association of Justice Counsel 4,334
Authority — Supreme Court of Canada  
34948  
Award for legal costs and interest —  
Laura Young, Barrister & Solicitor in trust for  
Mounted Police Association of Ontario 443,388
Total 474,356
Veterans Affairs  
Department  
Authority — Federal Court  
T‑700‑14  
Settlement of legal costs —  
Champ & Associates in trust for  
Hutton A 1,000
Authority — Ontario Superior Court of Justice  
09‑15899  
Settlement for general damages, pre‑judgement interest and legal costs —  
Beckett Personal Injury Lawyers in trust for  
Name withheld 25,000
Total 26,000
Grand Total 32,801,966

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