Houston Thomas Engio v. Neilas (799 College St) Inc., et al.

(Ontario) (Civil) (By Leave)


Civil procedure - Civil Procedure — Motion to enforce settlement agreement granted — Whether Court of Appeal’s reasons for decision were insufficient — Whether action was marred by bad faith abuse of process by the respondents and by breach of duty of loyalty, confidentiality and privilege by the applicant’s former solicitor.


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Houston Thomas Engio is a licensed engineer, and the sole director of Houston Engineering and VN Engineers. The respondents are the owner of a condominium property, and the construction management company retained for construction services. The respondents brought a motion to enforce a settlement agreement between them. The motion judge granted the motion. The Court of Appeal dismissed the motion to adduce fresh evidence, and the appeal.