Nov 21, 2014

SCC's ruling important reform of contract law

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling in which the court aimed to clarify Canadian common law around good faith contractual performance is groundbreaking, says Toronto civil and commercial litigator Patrick Summers.

In the top court’s unanimous decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 (CanLII), Justice Thomas Cromwell writes, In my view, it is time to take two incremental steps in order to make the common law less unsettled and piecemeal, more coherent and more just.

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