Civil Appeals: The Year in Review 2021


Tuesday, December 7, 2021 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)

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  • The Honourable Justice Kathryn Feldman
    Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Shantona Chaudhury
    Pape Chaudhury LLP
  • Alison WarnerRegistrar
    Ontario Judicial Council and Justices of the Peace Review Council

Each year, you need to take an account of the many appellate court decisions that have been released and this year — more than ever — you want to be up to date. Our presenters give you the in-depth analysis of seminal cases for 2021. They explain the complexities so that you can focus on how the new case law affects your litigation practice and your client’s interests. Finish off the year with a comprehensive round-up so you can be fully prepared for next year’s new challenges.

  • Learn about the SCC’s decision in Grant Thornton LLP v. New Brunswick and the new “plausible inference” test for discoverability in the context of limitation periods
  • Find out how C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger and Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District have changed the law of good faith in contractual performance
  • Hear from Court of Appeal judges on appellate best practices and their post-pandemic outlook



  • The Honourable Justice Kathryn FeldmanCourt of Appeal for Ontario
  • Shantona ChaudhuryPape Chaudhury LLP
  • Alison WarnerRegistrarOntario Judicial Council and Justices of the Peace Review Council
  • Michael Eizenga, LSMBennett Jones LLP
  • Celeste PoltakKoskie Minsky LLP
  • Geoff HallMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Michael WatsonGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Paul PapePape Chaudhury LLP
  • Jeremy OpolskyTorys LLP
  • Alicja PuchtaTorys LLP
  • Sanam GoudarziSpecial Advisor and CounselDepartment of Justice
  • Denise CooneyPaliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
  • The Honourable George R. StrathyChief Justice of Ontario
  • The Honourable Justice Michael TullochCourt of Appeal for Ontario

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