Docket

37809

Pioneer Corporation, et al. v. Neil Godfrey

(British Columbia) (Civil) (By Leave)

Judgments on applications for leave to appeal are rendered by the Court, but are not necessarily unanimous.

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2019-09-23 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2019-09-23 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2019-09-20 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Ga Côt Br Row Mar, The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA43711, 2017 BCCA 302, dated August 18, 2017, heard on December 11, 2018, is dismissed with costs. Côté J. dissents in part.
Dismissed, with costs
2018-12-27 Transcript received, Joint with 37810; 121 pages
2018-12-11 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), 14 copies submitted in courtroom Consumers Council of Canada
2018-12-11 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), 14 copies submitted in courtroom Neil Godfrey
2018-12-11 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), 14 copies submitted in courtroom Pioneer Corporation
2018-12-11 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2018-12-11 Hearing of the appeal, 2018-12-11, CJ Abe Mo Ka Ga Côt Br Row Mar
Judgment reserved
2018-12-04 Notice of appearance, Maxime Nasr and Violette Leblanc will be appearing. Mr. Nasr will present oral argument.
Option consommateurs
2018-12-04 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Respondent's reply factum, Completed on: 2018-12-04 Neil Godfrey
2018-12-04 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), Reply, Completed on: 2018-12-04 Pioneer Corporation
2018-12-04 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-12-04 Pioneer Corporation
2018-12-03 Notice of appearance, Reidar M. Mogerman, Linda J. Visser, David G.A. Jones, Charles M. Wright, Katie I. Duke, Bridget M.R. Moran will be appearing. Mr. Mogerman and Ms. Visser will present oral argument. Neil Godfrey
2018-12-03 Notice of appearance, Jean-Marc Leclerc and Mohsen Seddigh will be appearing. Mr. Leclerc will present the oral arguments. Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-12-03 Notice of appearance, Jonathan J. Foreman and Jean-Marc Metrailler will be appearing. Mr. Foreman will present the oral arguments.
Consumers Council of Canada
2018-11-28 Notice of appearance, Sandra A. Forbes and Adam Fanaki will be appearing. Ms. Forbes will present oral argument. Canadian Chamber of Commerce
2018-11-27 Notice of appearance, W. Michael G. Osborne, Brigeeta Richdale and Jessica Lewis will be appearing. Mr. Osborne will present oral argument. Pioneer Corporation
2018-11-27 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-11-27 Option consommateurs
2018-11-27 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-11-27 Option consommateurs
2018-11-27 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-11-27 Consumers Council of Canada
2018-11-27 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-11-27 Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-11-26 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-11-26 Canadian Chamber of Commerce
2018-10-23 Appeal perfected for hearing
2018-10-23 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), Single book of authorities for appeals in file 37809 and 37810., Completed on: 2018-10-23 Neil Godfrey
2018-10-23 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-23 Neil Godfrey
2018-10-16 Order on motion to extend time, (by CÔTÉ J.)
2018-10-16 Decision on motion to extend time, Côt,
See order on motions for leave to intervene.
Granted
2018-10-16 Submission of motion to extend time, Côt
2018-10-16 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (by CÔTÉ J.)
2018-10-16 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Côt, UPON APPLICATIONS by Option consommateurs, the Consumers Council of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Consumers’ Association of Canada for leave to intervene in the above appeals;
AND UPON APPLICATION by the Consumers’ Association of Canada for an extension of time to serve and file a motion for leave to intervene;
AND UPON REQUEST by the appellants Pioneer Corporation, et al. in file number 37809 to file a factum in reply to the interventions;
AND UPON REQUEST by the appellants Toshiba Corporation, et al., in file number 37810 to file a factum in reply to the interventions;
AND UPON REQUEST by the respondent to file a factum in reply to the interventions;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The Consumers’ Association of Canada’s motion for an extension of time to serve and file a motion for leave to intervene is granted.
The motions for leave to intervene are granted and each of the said four (4) interveners shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not exceeding ten (10) pages in these appeals on or before November 27, 2018.
The said four (4) interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeals.
The appellants Pioneer Corporation, et al. in file number 37809 are granted permission to serve and file a single reply factum to the interventions not exceeding five (5) pages on or before December 4, 2018.
The appellants Toshiba Corporation et al. in file number 37810 are also granted permission to serve and file a single reply factum to the interventions not exceeding five (5) pages on or before December 4, 2018.
The respondent is also granted permission to serve and file a single reply factum to the interventions not exceeding five (5) pages on or before December 4, 2018.
The interveners are not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners shall pay to the appellants and respondent any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
Granted
2018-10-16 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Côt
2018-10-05 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-10-05 Neil Godfrey
2018-10-03 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), amended response filed on Oct.5 - adding that the appellants do no oppose the motion filed by the proposed intervener - Consumers' Association of Canada., Completed on: 2018-10-03 Pioneer Corporation
2018-10-02 Motion to extend time, (Book Form), to serve and file the motion for leave to intervene., Completed on: 2018-10-02 Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-09-27 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-09-27 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-09-27 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), motion to ext. time missing - rec'd Oct.2/2018., Completed on: 2018-10-02 Consumers' Association of Canada
2018-09-25 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian Chamber of Commerce
2018-09-25 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), (joint with 37810), Completed on: 2018-09-25 Canadian Chamber of Commerce
2018-09-25 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Consumers Council of Canada
2018-09-25 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), service to come - rec'd Sept.26/2018.

(joint with 37810) , Completed on: 2018-09-25
Consumers Council of Canada
2018-09-21 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (joint with 37810) Option consommateurs
2018-09-21 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), (joint with 37810), Completed on: 2018-09-21 Option consommateurs
2018-08-29 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2018-08-28 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), Joint with 37810 Pioneer Corporation
2018-08-28 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), (2 volumes), Joint with 37810, Completed on: 2018-08-28 Pioneer Corporation
2018-08-28 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (5 volumes), Joint with 37810, Completed on: 2018-08-28 Pioneer Corporation
2018-08-28 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-08-28 Pioneer Corporation
2018-08-20 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2018-12-11, (previous tentative date was November 16, 2018)
Judgment reserved
2018-07-05 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-07-05 Pioneer Corporation
2018-06-21 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted), NEW TENTATIVE HEARING DATE OF DECEMBER 11, 2018.
2018-06-15 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2018-06-14 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Counsel for the Respondent, re: abridged filing deadlines as agreed upon by all the parties as follows:

Notice of Appeal: July 6, 2018
Appellants' factum: August 28, 2018
Respondent's factum: October 23, 2018
Neil Godfrey
2018-06-08 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2018-06-08 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2018-06-07 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal,
The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA43711, 2017 BCCA 302, dated August 18, 2017, is granted with costs in the cause. The appeal will be heard with Sony Corporation, et al. v. Neil Godfrey (37810).
Granted, with costs in the cause
2018-04-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Marie-France Major. Change of adress. Pioneer Corporation
2018-04-09 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, Mo Ka Côt, for consideration by the Court
2017-12-07 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Letter Form), Correspondence : Adopts submissions by Panasonic Corporation in file 37810, Completed on: 2017-12-07 Pioneer Corporation
2017-11-27 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-11-27 Neil Godfrey
2017-11-27 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Neil Godfrey
2017-10-26 Letter acknowledging receipt of an incomplete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2017-10-26
2017-10-17 Correspondence received from, Applicant: Request for joint hearing Pioneer Corporation
2017-10-17 Notice of name Pioneer Corporation
2017-10-17 Certificate (on limitations to public access), 23-A Pioneer Corporation
2017-10-17 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Missing BCSC (filed with joint application 37810) and BCCA Orders (rec'd 2017-12-20), Completed on: 2018-01-02 Pioneer Corporation