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.

Court awards
(in dollars)

Description and payee Amount
Families, Children and Social Development
Department of Employment and Social Development
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-47-13
Award for legal costs
D'Errico MT 3,763
A-514-15
Award for legal costs
Cavaluzzo LLP in trust for
Zulkoskey T 4,250
Total 8,013
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Authority—Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal
S1-CA-1330
Award for legal costs
Paul JD Mullin QC Law Offices in trust for
Simpson Aqua Ventures Ltd 12,445
Authority—Federal Court
T-415-13
Award for legal costs
Dionne Schulze LLP in trust for
Ekuanitshit Innu Council and Ekuanitshit Innu Enterprise Corporation 5,500
T-73-15
Award for legal costs
White Raven Law Corporation in trust for
Haida Nation 10,135
T-789-13
Award for legal costs
Morton A 22,000
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-29-15
Award for legal costs
JFK Law Corporation in trust for
Mikisew Cree First Nation 10,118
Total 60,198
Global Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Authority—Federal Court
T-1317-15
Award for Legal Costs
Karn L 4,500
Health
Department of Health
Authority—Federal Court
T-1422-13
Award for legal costs
David Suzuki Foundation 11,781
Équiterre 11,781
T-1835-13 and T-806-14
Award for legal costs
Martin W J 1,000
T-2030-13
Award for legal costs
Conroy and Company in trust for
Allard N, Beemish T, Davey S, Hebert D 684,757
T-748-16
Award for legal costs
Kelly Santini LLP in trust for
Chickoski W 1,247
Authority—Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Quebec Superior Court, Supreme Court of British Columbia
98-CV-141369 and 98-CV-146405, 500-06-000016-960 and 500-06-000068-987, C965349
Award for legal costs
RBC Investor and Treasury Services in trust for
1986–1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Trust 45,078
Subtotal 755,644
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-543-15
Award for legal costs
Jean-Claude Beauchamp Avocat in trust for
Guillemette P, L Bilodeau & Fils Ltée 1,551
Total 757,195
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
Authority—Federal Court
IMM-572-16
Award for legal costs
Poulton Law Office Professional Corporation in trust for
Hosseini S H 1,000
T-1035-16
Award for legal costs
Wong M 2,000
T-288-16
Award for legal costs
Gerami Law PC in trust for
Thelwell J A 2,000
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-124-15
Award for legal costs
Waldman and Associates in trust for
Ishaq Z 12,036
Total 17,036
Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
0101–13608
Award for legal costs
Rae & Company in trust for
Stoney Tribal Council 6,648
0103–05288
Award for damages
Ackroyd LLP in trust for
Kehewin Cree Nation 7,595,939
Award for legal costs
Ackroyd LLP in trust for
Kehewin Cree Nation 7,416
Authority—Federal Court
T-418-16
Award for legal costs
Lawson Lundell LLP in trust for
Northern Cross Yukon Ltd 1,540
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-029-15
Award for legal costs
Janes Freedman Kyle Law Corporation in trust for
Mikisew Cree First Nation 10,119
Authority—Ontario Superior Court of Justice
02-CV-237453CM3
Award for damages
Two Row Law in trust for
Whitefish Lake Band of Indians 1,095,888
Award for legal costs
Two Row Law in trust for
Whitefish Lake Band of Indians 25,000
95-CU-93574
Award for legal costs
Maurice Law Barristers & Solicitors in trust for
Missanabie Cree Nation 163,259
CV-09-372025-CP
Award for legal costs
Wilson Christen Barristers LLP in trust for
16,000 aboriginal persons in Ontario 98,222
Brown M 950,000
Authority—Quebec Superior Court of Justice
500-17-048861-093
Award for legal costs
Schulze D for
Descheneaux S, Yantha S, Yantha T 23,903
Award for special fees
Schulze D for
Descheneaux S, Yantha S, Yantha T 54,000
Total 10,031,934
Justice
Department of Justice
Authority—Court of Appeal of Alberta
1601–0116-AC
Award for legal costs
Schnell Hardy Jones LLP in trust for
E F 6,275
Authority—Ontario Superior Court of Justice
CV-12-449594
Award for legal costs
Gregory Dimitriou in trust for
Dwyer K 4,500
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
35591
Award for legal costs
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP in trust for
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Carter L, Johnson H, Shoichet W, Taylor G 77,321
Subtotal 88,096
Courts Administration Service
Authority—Canadian International Trade Tribunal
PR-2015-043
Award for legal costs
Atchison & Denman Court Reporting Services Ltd, StenoTran Services Inc 2,750
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
11-04549 and 11-04550
Award for fees and disbursement costs
Friedman Law Professional Corporation in trust for
Fercan Developments Inc, FirstOntario Credit Union Ltd, GRVN Group Inc 901,749
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
1503–0029A
Award for legal costs
Gregory C Lazin, Barrister and Solicitor in trust for
Croft JC 6,745
Authority—Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories
S-1-CR-2013–000013
Award for legal costs
Ian D McKay, Professional Corporation in trust for
Hebik M 45,892
Subtotal 954,386
Total 1,107,602
National Defence
Department of National Defence
Authority—Federal Court
T-1565-16
Award for judicial review costs
Lillie B 50
Authority—Superior Court of Quebec
450-17-005512-141
Award for post living differential
Rouleau B 59,714
Total 59,764
National Revenue
Canada Revenue Agency
Authority—Court of Appeal of Ontario
C59790
Tax related award
Fred Tayar and Associates Professional Corporation in trust for
Schnier P 19,426
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
1501–14684
Award for legal costs
Bishop & McKenzie LLP in trust for
Campbell A, White D 750
Authority—Federal Court
T-2636-14
Tax related award
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in trust for
Gillespie B 4,802
T-366-16
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
Walsh P 200
T-369-16
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
SHS Property Holdings Ltd 200
T-370-16
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
Noremac Property Holdings Ltd 200
T-410-13
Award for legal costs
Robinson R J in trust for
Grenon J T 24,835
T-81-16
Tax related award
Stevens M A 200
T-90-15
Tax related award
Abou-Rached R G 2,000
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-113-14
Tax related award
Martin E 4,857
A-169-15
Tax related award
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in trust for
The TDL Group Corp 5,905
A-329-15
Award for damages related to loss of employment
Bahniuk S J 7,662
Authority—Supreme Court of Canada
35590
Award for legal costs
Thompson D C 11,287
Authority—Tax Court of Canada
2006–2031(GST)G
Tax related award
Lougheed W J 450
2009–1586(IT)G
Tax related award
Felesky Flynn LLP in trust for
Bar M Stock Ranch Ltd 11,778
2009-726(IT)G
Tax related award
Beaudoin T 5,000
2010-539(IT)G
Tax related award
Elbadawi H 750
2011–2705(IT)G
Tax related award
Connolly M 6,987
2011–3419(GST)G and 2011–3420(GST)G
Tax related award
Thorsteinssons LLP in trust for
Courtyard Terrace Assisted Living Residence Ltd 7,616
2012–1349(IT)G
Tax related award
MacIvor Harris LLP in trust for
C J McCarty Inc 6,738
2012-721(IT)G
Tax related award
Honborg K 600
2013-148(GST)G
Tax related award
Thorsteinssons LLP in trust for
Elim Housing Society 16,513
2013–4667(IT)I
Tax related award
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP in trust for
Nanica Holdings Ltd 886
2013–4696(IT)G
Tax related award
Joli-Coeur Lacasse in trust for
Gingras C 3,294
2013-691(IT)G
Tax related award
Anderson G 5,391
2014–1301(GST)G
Tax related award
KPMG Law LLP in trust for
Athabasca University 13,458
2014–2459(IT)G
Tax related award
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP in trust for
Estate of Evoy G K for Evoy D G 4,149
2014–4234(CPP)
Tax related award
Econo Shelters Ltd 150
2014-450(IT)G
Tax related award
Les Avocats Chabot & Associés inc in trust for
6340288 Canada Ltée 5,000
2014-79(GST)G
Tax related award
McInnes Cooper in trust for
GEM Health Care Group Ltd 6,437
2015–1101(IT)G
Tax related award
Bakorp Management Ltd 2,000
2015–2877(IT)G
Tax related award
Hanson P 600
2015–3279(IT)I
Tax related award
Moore J 1,000
2015–3908(IT)G
Tax related award
Law Chambers LLP in trust for
Mpamugo L 353
2015–4049(IT)G
Tax related award
MacDonald K A 250
2015–5164(GST)I
Tax related award
Rojas L 350
2015-533(IT)I
Tax related award
Paksad F 250
2015-794(IT)I
Tax related award
Savoia A 250
2016–2271(IT)G
Tax related award
Minder Gross LLP in trust for
Red Alder Ltd 1,250
2016–2888(IT)G
Tax related award
Miller Thomson LLP in trust for
Ronnie Fettback Holdings Ltd 3,275
Judgment numbers withheld (7)
Tax related award
Names withheld (7) 370,002
Total 557,101
Natural Resources
Department of Natural Resources
Authority—Federal Court
T-1988-15
Award for legal costs
Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP in trust for
Gupta M 3,250
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-29-15
Award for legal costs
JFK Law Corporation in trust for
Chief Courtoreille S, Mikisew Cree First Nation 9,335
Total 12,585
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Canada Border Services Agency
Authority—Federal Court
IMM-2418-16
Award for legal costs
Tameh M 4,000
IMM-3200-15
Award for legal costs
Waldman and Associates in trust for
Shen S 2,500
IMM-6259-12
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 27,000
T-373-15
Award for legal costs
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in trust for
Aéroports de Montréal 3,120
T-928-15
Award for legal costs
Raven, Cameron, Ballentyne & Yazbeck LLP in trust for
Wilkinson M 10,000
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-169-16
Award for legal costs
McMahon Morrison Watts in trust for
Grant K 3,600
A-534-15
Award for legal costs
Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP in trust for
Bri-Chem Supply Ltd 4,263
Subtotal 54,483
Correctional Service of Canada
Authority—Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
1503 06683
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 150
1603 09609
Award for legal costs
Engel Law Office in trust for
Name withheld 2,545
Authority—Federal Court
T-1627-15
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 300
T-2016-15
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 100
T-2299-1
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 50
T-740-16
Award for legal costs and back wages
Name withheld 834
Authority—Ontario Superior Court of Justice
15-63311
Award for legal costs
McNally Gervan LLP in trust for
Name withheld 2,569
CV-10-0182-00
Award for legal costs
Baldwin Law 5,800
SC-16-00000043–0000
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 8,012
Subtotal 20,360
Parole Board of Canada
Authority—Federal Court
T-1341-15
Award for legal costs
Fergus J O'Connor in trust for
Twins J L 250
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Authority—Court of Appeal of Alberta
1503–0111-AC
Award for legal costs
Runkle I 4,398
Authority—Provincial Court of British Columbia
80000
Award for reimbursement of costs
Lindsay Kenney LLP in trust for
Beare A, Beare Q, Beare T 201
Subtotal 4,599
Total 79,692
Public Services and Procurement
Department of Public Works and Government Services
Authority—Canadian International Trade Tribunal
PR-2016-026
Award for legal costs
Caduceon Enterprises Inc 1,150
Authority—Federal Court
T-1408-14
Award for legal costs
Droitravail Inc in trust for
Baribeau T 8,133
T-2005-14
Award for legal costs
Burke-Robertson LLP in trust for
Landriault M 10,000
T-415-13
Award for legal costs
Dionne Schulze LLP in trust for
Ekuanitshit Innu Council and Ekuanitshit Innu Enterprise Corporation 5,500
Judgment number withheld
Award for administrative costs
Name withheld 225,000
Subtotal 249,783
Public Service Commission
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
Judgment number withheld
Award for legal costs
Name withheld 14,644
Total 264,427
Transport
Department of Transport
Authority—Federal Court
T-2571-14
Award for legal costs
Worsoff Law Firm in trust for
Farah A M 2,000
T-2586-14
Award for legal costs
Gowling WLG in trust for
Rotor Maxx Support Ltd 3,500
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-538-15
Award for legal costs
Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP in trust for
Hughes C 3,000
Subtotal 8,500
Canadian Transportation Agency
Authority—Federal Court of Appeal
A-135-15
Award for legal costs
Lukacs G 1,170
Total 9,670
Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
Authority—Federal Court
T-1864-14
Award for legal costs
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in trust for
Malott S 6,426
T-2041-16
Award for legal costs
Jolicoeur S 481
T-2153-15
Award for legal costs
Michel Drapeau Law Office in trust for
Ouellet H 3,000
T-510-16
Award for legal costs
Michel Drapeau Law Office in trust for
Degeer B 4,000
Total 13,907
Total 12,983,624

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