The death of a spouse can be difficult, and people do mourn in different ways. Contesting the will of a wife who was in the process of divorcing your ass is an interesting one, to say the least.
That’s what local moneyed-man Stephen Lockyer is doing.
After three decades-plus of moulding young minds, how could a school board best thank one of its dedicated educators? If you’re the Halifax Regional School Board, you do it by going to court in a bid to block said veteran teacher’s Human Rights complaint about you.
If you’re going to try to take on the might of Ray Wagner, class action lawyer extraordinaire, you may not want to do it in his home turf.
That’s the lesson Ian David Perry learned when he tried to take Ray to task before the Nova Scotia Barristers Association for what he considered ethical breaches of bias and abuse of process, and instead made a regular alphabet soup of his case.
Judges sometimes enjoy a bit of editorializing in their rulings, and this doesn’t always go over well.
Judge Charles Vaillancourt’s recent musings on Mike Duffy’s character, for instance (Great guy! Total victim! Not much for the gym though.), rang a bit wrong in the ears of listeners across the country.
Eleanor McCain’s estranged husband Jeff Melanson clearly buys into the strategy that the best defence is a good offence.
In court papers filed in Ontario Superior Court on April 17, the former Toronto Symphony Orchestra CEO paints the frozen french fry heiress as, among other things, “a vengeful, angry person with extreme wealth and incredible amounts of rage.”
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