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.

Court awards
(in dollars)

Description and payee Amount
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Authority—Federal Court
T-975-14
Award for legal costs
Price RT 500
Environment and Climate Change
Parks Canada Agency
Authority—Canadian International Trade Tribunal
PR-2015-012
Award for legal costs
Space2place Design Inc 2,750
Families, Children and Social Development
Employment and Social Development
Authority—Federal Court
IMM-3644-14
Award for legal costs
Mary Lam Barrister & Solicitor in trust for
Euro Railings Ltd 2,500
T-1151-13
Award for legal costs
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, LLP in trust for
Campbell DW, Despars P, Duval S, as directors of Exeltech Aérospatial Inc 5,511
T-1420-14
Award for legal costs
Carroll C 1,500
T-15-15
Award for legal costs
Nathan M Ross Professional Corporation in trust for
Mette P 2,800
T-1726-13
Award for relocation expenses, general damages, legal costs and interest
Hicks L 70,357
Total 82,668
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans
Authority—Court of Appeal of British Columbia
CA041961
Award of legal costs
Shields Harney in trust for
Carhoun and Sons Enterprises Ltd 13,000
Authority—Federal Court
T-404-14
Award of legal costs
Ratcliff & Company LLP in trust for
Ahousaht First Nation 5,615
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-119-14
Award of legal costs
Ratcliff & Company LLP in trust for
Ahousaht First Nation 4,674
Total 23,289
Health
Health
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
CV-08-362242
Award for legal costs
Starkman Barristers in trust for
BIE Health Products 13,000
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Citizenship and Immigration
Authority—Federal Court
IMM-2786-14
Award for legal costs
Karen Kwan Anderson in trust for
Patel D C 3,000
IMM-2894-15
Award for legal costs
David Davis in trust for
Adokpaye O 500
IMM-3618-15
Award for legal costs
Des Friedland in trust for
Le T T T 1,000
IMM-3699-15
Award for legal costs
Meghan Wilson in trust for
Selvaratnam S 1,500
IMM-383-15
Award for legal costs
Mario Bellissimo in trust for
Yaqoob F 500
IMM-6791-12
Award for legal costs
Leigh Salsberg in trust for
Buwu A 6,763
IMM-7722-14
Award for legal costs
Jared Will in trust for
Bibi A, Bibi A, Bibi H, Bibi R, Bibi S, Bibi S, Bibi S, Mehmood A, Shamim A 3,000
T-1092-13
Award for legal costs
Jared Will in trust for
Allen A A 3,000
T-1344-12
Award for legal costs
Hamza Kisaka in trust for
Dias J S 2,670
T-1446-14
Award for legal costs
John Rokakis in trust for
Gaffaz R K 500
T-1553-14
Award for legal costs
Love S 250
T-2359-14
Award for legal costs
Downtown Legal Services in trust for
Selah R 750
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-102-14
Award for legal costs
Hamza Kisaka in trust for
Dias J S 2,150
Total 25,583
Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Authority—Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
T1340/7008
Award for damages
Cindy Blackstock for
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada 20,000
Authority—Court of Appeal of Alberta
1203–0170-AC
Award for legal costs
Beaver Lake Cree Nation 2,684
Authority—Court of Appeal of Ontario
M44539
Award for legal costs
Wilson Christen LLP in trust for
Brown M, Commanda R 1,510
Authority—Court of Appeal of Québec
200-09-008935-154
Award for legal costs
Roy Larochelle Avocats inc for
Blanchette S, Hubert L et al 1,437
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba
CI 12-01-78354
Award for legal costs
Fillmore Riley LLP in trust for
Genivar Inc 2,500
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation 3,722
Shirkey & Company in trust for
Cochrane Group Inc 2,285
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-158-13
Award for legal costs
Champ & Associates in trust for
Beadle M, Pictou Landing Band Council 1,549
Authority—Federal Court
T-1032-99
Award for legal costs
Law Office of Mary Eberts for
Native Women's Association of Canada 158,068
T-1035-14
Award for legal costs
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in trust for
Foster S C 13,783
T-195-92
Award for legal costs
Hutchins Legal Inc in trust for
Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation et al 2,945
T-1999-13
Award for legal costs
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in trust for
Howse A 13,503
T-2492-14
Award for legal costs
Hladun & Company Barristers in trust for
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Onion Lake Cree Nation, Sawridge First Nation 9,116
Parlee McLaws LLP in trust for
Sawridge First Nation 32,877
T-699-09
Award for legal costs
Hutchins Legal Inc in trust for
Huron-Wendat Nation of Wendake 60,000
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
95-CU-93574
Award for legal costs
Maurice Law in trust for
Missanabie Cree First Nation 20,373
CV-09-372025-CP
Award for legal costs
Wilson Christen LLP in trust for
Brown M, Commanda R 171,813
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
35945
Award for legal costs
Palaire Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP in trust for
Congress of Aboriginal People, Daniels G, Daniels H, Gardner L, Joudrey T 206,000
Authority—Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
2007 01T4955 CP
Award for legal costs
Ches Crosbie Barristers in trust for
Anderson C et al 1,000
Newfoundland Exchequer for
Anderson C et al 2,500
Total 727,665
Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Industry
Authority—Competition Tribunal
CT-2010-002
Award for legal costs
The Canadian Real Estate Association 24,334
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
CV-15-10824-00CL
Award for legal costs
Lax O'Sullivan Scott Lisus LLP in trust for
Quadrangle Group LLC, QCP CW S A R L 45,579
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
SCC 35314
Award for legal costs
Torys LLP in trust for
Babkirk Land Services Inc, Complete Environmental Inc, Tervita Corporation 92,090
Total 162,003
Justice
Justice
Authority—Court of Appeal of Quebec
500-09-025747-155
Award for legal costs
Simon Lahaie in trust for
Saba PJ 55,284
Authority—Federal Court
T-2506-14
Award for legal costs
Alani A 1,500
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
35591
Award for legal costs
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP in trust for
Carter L 2,350,000
Subtotal 2,406,784
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs
Authority—Federal Court
T-429-00
Award for pension benefits
Corbett MC 62,370
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Authority—Court of Justice of Ontario
13-130801
Award for legal costs
Sharon G Sabourin in trust for
Vachon J 2,000
Total 2,471,154
National Defence
National Defence
Authority—Canadian International Trade Tribunal
PR-2014-025
Award for lost profit and costs
Kinetic Solutions 52,826
National Revenue
Canada Revenue Agency
Authority—Court of Appeal of British Columbia
CA 41693
Tax related award
Dentons Canada LLP in trust for
Pallen Trust 8,117
CA 41991
Tax related award
Lawson Lundell LLP in trust for
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation 7,520
Authority—Court of Appeal of Ontario
Judgment number withheld
Tax related award
Name withheld 20,000
Authority—Court of Appeal of Quebec
500-09-024124-133
Tax related award
Lafortune Group in trust for
Rice J L S et al 9,953
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
1201–07308
Tax related award
Hobbs F W 2,500
Judgment number withheld
Tax related award
Name withheld 41,490
Authority—Federal Court
T-1282-13
Award for legal costs
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
McNally R 29,187
T-1368-15
Tax related award
Shahnawazi M 250
T-1581-13
Tax related award
Pateras & Iezzoni Inc in trust for
Pavage St-Eustache Ltée 5,685
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-103-14
Tax related award
Misek P 1,000
A-155-14
Tax related award
Patterson Law in trust for
Connolly MC 1,630
A-199-15
Tax related award
Fournie Mickleborough LLP in trust for
2225680 Ontario Ltd 2,500
A-312-14
Tax related award
Di Mauro J 1,588
A-313-14
Tax related award
Do Couto D 1,588
A-319-15
Tax related award
Marciano Beckenstein LLP in trust for
1455257 Ontario Inc 675
A-381-14
Tax related award
Leigh Somerville Taylor Professional Corporation in trust for
Tallon T 19,424
A-484-12
Tax related award
BCF LLP in trust for
Lemire D 715
Judgment numbers withheld (2)
Tax related award
Names withheld (2) 53,304
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
CV-13-10004-00CL
Tax related award
Fairmont Hotels Inc 25,000
CV-14-10528-00CL
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
Telus Communications Inc 125,000
CV-14-518559
Tax related award
Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP in trust for
1171356 Alberta Ltd 20,000
CV-15-523742
Tax related award
Baker & McKenzie LLP in trust for
Aubrey D Family Trust 5,000
Judgment number withheld
Tax related award
Name withheld 47,500
Authority—Superior Court of Quebec
500-17-074406-128
Tax related award
Barsalou Lawson Rheault in trust for
Lemair G et al 452
Authority—Supreme Court of British Columbia
S-122679
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
Inwest Investments Ltd 29,267
S-132545
Tax related award
Dentons Canada LLP in trust for
Pallen Trust 13,472
Authority—Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
201201G6615
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
The Discovery Trust et al 37,332
Authority—Tax Court of Canada
2002–4824(IT)G
Tax related award
Robins Appleby LLP in trust for
Sackman J et al 1,912
2004–4534(GST)G
Tax related award
Aujla A 4,472
2004–4535(GST)G
Tax related award
Thorsteinssons LLP in trust for
Aujla H 4,472
2009–3012(GST)G
Tax related award
Felesky Flynn LLP in trust for
City of Edmonton 9,795
2010-131(IT)G
Tax related award
Brott Holdings Inc 1,799
2010-133(IT)G
Tax related award
Brott M 58
2010-146(IT)G
Tax related award
Dick E 990
2010-862(IT)G
Tax related award
BCF LLP in trust for
Lemire D 7,081
2011–2705(IT)G
Tax related award
Patterson Law in trust for
Connolly MC 5,273
2011–3726(IT)G
Tax related award
Sweibel Novek LLP in trust for
Belcourt Properties Inc 4,390
2011–4013(IT)G
Tax related award
Suncor Energy Inc 5,000
2012–1292(IT)G
Tax related award
Bennett Jones LLP in Trust for
Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd 60,000
2012–2593(IT)G
Tax related award
Gagné B 5,000
2012–2787(IT)G
Tax related award
David J Thompson In trust for
Halbouni O 4,442
2012–3634(IT)G
Tax related award
6379249 Canada Inc 12,100
2012-383(IT)G, 2011–3058(IT)G
Tax related award
Sylvestre & Associés S E N C R L in trust for
Lavoie L et al 5,153
2012–4212(IT) G
Tax related award
Joli-Coeur Lacasse in trust for
Mercier D 2,585
2012-758(IT)I
Tax related award
Latham J 1,500
2012-759(IT)I
Tax related award
Latham D 500
2013–1038(IT)G
Tax related award
Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall LLP in trust for
Staltari M 6,179
2013–1651(IT)G
Tax related award
Donne D D 3,085
2013–2193(IT)G
Tax related award
Sam B 3,000
2013–2648(IT)G
Tax related award
Browne Fitzgerald Morgan & Avis in trust for
Thistle W L 9,404
2013–2904(IT)I
Tax related award
Hatt J 500
2013–2920(IT)I
Tax related award
Pellerin Potvin Gagnon LLP in trust for
Pellerin M 1,935
2013-385(GST)G
Tax related award
Invesco Canada Inc 209,494
2013–4468(IT)G
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
SmartCentres Realty Inc 1,795
2013–4566(IT)G, 2013–4567(GST)I
Tax related award
Wilson Vukelich LLP in trust for
Napora J 3,580
2014–1356(IT)G
Tax related award
KPMG Law LLP in trust for
Marra N 8,569
2014–1802(GST)I
Tax related award
Javaid F 1,732
2014–2013(GST)I
Tax related award
Xu H 405
2014–2977(EI)
Tax related award
Akbari L 250
2014–3694(IT)I
Tax related award
Susan G Tataryn Professional Corporation in trust for
Jennings R 815
2014–4517(IT)G
Tax related award
Richard Yasny LLB in trust for
Kvas P 1,500
2014-797(IT)G
Tax related award
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in trust for
4508785 Canada Inc 4,547
2014-94(11)G
Tax related award
Aird & Berlis LLP in trust for
Presidential MSH Corporation 5,689
2015–1200(IT)I
Tax related award
Lilley A L 350
Judgment numbers withheld (10)
Tax related award
Names withheld (10) 607,638
Total 1,517,138
Natural Resources
Natural Resources
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Judgment number withheld
Award for damages
Name withheld 7,500,000
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Authority—Court of Appeal of Manitoba
AI-15-30-08353
Award for legal costs
Thliveris SJ in trust for
Nucci M 4,995
Authority—Federal Court
T-2132-13
Award for legal costs
Tosti NCJ 125
T-348-14
Award for legal costs
Norris J in trust for
Carrera R 1,250
Subtotal 6,370
Canada Border Services Agency
Authority—Federal Court
A-368-14
Award for legal costs
Lapointe Rosenstein in trust for
Eastern Division Henry Schein Ash Arcona Inc 2,903
IMM-3113-15
Award for legal costs
Chsherbinin Litigation Professional Corporation in trust for
Apakidze S 1,000
IMM-3295-15
Award for legal costs
Waldeman & Associates in trust for
Sivalogan M 10,000
T-2206-14
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 275
T-815-15
Award for legal costs
Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP in trust for
Wilkinson M et al 50
Subtotal 14,228
Correctional Service of Canada
Authority—Court of Appeal of Manitoba
Al-15-30-08353
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 4,663
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
150042901X1
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 500
1503 13467
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 3,766
1503–0116-AC
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 1,685
151131323X1
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 2,958
Authority—Federal Court
T-1215-07
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 602
T-2132-13
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 125
T-2225-14
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 355
T-348-14
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 1,250
T-492-12
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 150
T-819-15
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 100
Authority—Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
411-2010
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 5,400
56039
Award for general damages and legal costs
Name withheld 156,788
A 135/12
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 500
SC-15-00159
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 1,500
SC-15-00190
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 150
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
36081
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 22,315
Subtotal 202,807
Parole Board of Canada
Authority—Court of Appeal of Alberta
1503–0116-AC
Award for legal costs
Beresh Aloneissi O'Neil for
Gibson D 4,120
Authority—Federal Court
T-1211-15
Award for legal costs
Lagossy D 236
Subtotal 4,356
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Authority—Supreme Court of British Columbia
S22996
Award for personal injury
Howard Smith & Company in trust for
Picco T 292,789
Total 520,550
Public Services and Procurement
Public Service Commission
Authority—Federal Court
T-825-13
Award for legal costs
Agnaou Y 2,500
Shared Services Canada
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-136-15
Award for loss of business opportunity
Conlin Bedard LLP in trust for
4Plan Consulting Inc 108,339
Total 110,839
Transport
Canadian Transportation Agency
Authority—Federal Court
A-218-14
Award for administrative costs
Lukacs G 2,509
Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs
Authority—Federal Court
T-2395-14
Award for legal costs
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in trust for
Kravtsov V 651
T-891-15
Award for legal costs
Michel Drapeau Law Office in trust for
Degeer B 2,500
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-226-14
Award for legal costs
Fasken Martineau LLP in trust for
Cole A 8,873
Total 12,024
Total 13,224,498

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