Henderson was hired at $200/month and was due to manage the new mill when it opened. The new contract was to be $2500 per annum but he was dismissed without notice. The courts awarded him $600 which was upheld at the Vancouver appeal.
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Husband A filed for divorce on grounds of wife’s infidelity. They had separated over disagreements about the raising of their son and during the separation, the wife had had an affair with a lodger in her mother’s house.
Stoppes had applied for membership at Just Ladies Fitness, Metrotown and was denied based on his sex. The courts ruled against Stoppes as he was not adversely affected and no dignity had been lost.
An employee at Viterra had been dismissed for failing to attend work on numerous occasions. The employee had had an operation resulting in an absence and was having to deal with numerous problems with his son
Edith Brien had entered the men’s portion of the bar to sell socks. The proprietor had asked her to leave and had “handled” her in a way which was not proven but which may have led to her falling outside the door. Edith was looking for damages, the court ruled in favor of the Astoria.
Bacon and Scott were charged with conspiring with each other and with others to traffic cocaine. They were found guilty and Bacon was later sentenced to 12 years
Rogers had been denied a beer at the hotel as he was a negro. He sued for damages and won but the ruling was now being appealed and the appeal was allowed on the basis that the owner had the right to serve who he wanted.
Based on the advertised weights, Canadian Bakeries was accused of selling under weight bread. Evidence included a sample which was advertised as 32 ouces but was only 30 ounces.
Hughes had been convicted of selling alcohol to an Indian and was appealing the conviction as the person in question was a “quarter-breed”
Robert Pickton was tried and convicted for the murders of 6 women, he was charged in the deaths of 20 and confessed to the deaths of 49. He received life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Sherman had been arrested and convicted of possessing Morphine. During a raid a police officer had seen him throw something, which was later discovered to be the drug, at a closed window.
Mihalchan was appealing his conviction for possessing house breaking tools after he was discovered outside a garage, at night with his car running.
The Russia cement company bought Le Page which was a registered trade mark in the United States and England. A former employee of the original company created
Hamilton had been away and had instructed Forbes and Franklin to take offers on his Kitsilano property which they did, and they made a promise to sell at $1400
Mclean’s husband, who was covered by an insurance policy against accidental death, had died in a plane crash while flying with Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Mills was detained as another tenant at the Miller Block was suspected of having small pox. The next day they diagnosed measles
Stobie Forlong Assets was entering bankruptcy and took action against a client for whom they had bought stocks.