Who's getting sued: May 3, 2021

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court.

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court. 

Defendant

The Guarantee Co. of North America

Plaintiff

PI Financial Corp.

Claim

$25 million owing on a financial institution bond after plaintiff made a “fidelity” claim related to fraudulent conduct by employees.

 

Defendants

Hazelgreen Holdings Ltd. and Ryan Leong

Plaintiff

Gurdeep Dhaliwal

Claim

$1.2 million for the return of a real estate deposit.

 

Defendant

Conifex Mackenzie Forest Products Inc.

Plaintiff

Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corp.

Claim

$968,452 for the return of overpayments.

 

Defendant

Her Majesty the Queen in right of British Columbia as represented by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

Plaintiffs

Vira Soekardiman and PT. BCI Niaga Indonesia

Claim

$532,597 for breach of contract for defendant’s failure to make payments under a trade and investment representative contract for plaintiffs’ work in Indonesia and Thailand.

 

Defendants

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and John Does and ABC Cos.

Plaintiff

Genuine Health Inc.

Claim

$384,224 for the return of funds transferred out of plaintiff’s account as part of an email fraud scheme.

 

Defendant

Pemberton Transport Co. Ltd.

Plaintiff

FortisBC Energy Inc.

Claim

$298,169 for fuelling services.

 

Defendants

Harvey Reehal and 866887 B.C. Ltd. and Harvey Reehal Consulting Inc. and Reehal Holdings Ltd.

Plaintiff

Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP

Claim

$230,354 for legal services.

 

Defendant

Her Majesty the Queen in right of British Columbia as represented by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

Plaintiffs

Kevin Tsui and Ho Hing Consultancy Inc.

Claim

$192,805 for breach of contract for defendant’s failure to make payments under a trade and investment representative contract for plaintiffs’ work in Beijing and Shanghai.

 

Defendants

2819881 Canada Inc. dba TMSI Telephony Managed Solutions and T.M.S.I. Telephony Managed Solutions Inc.

Plaintiff

Muskox Impact Investments Ltd. fka 6372996 Canada Inc.

Claim

$157,087 for debt.

 

Defendants

Yuchong Lu aka Yoye Lu and Li Hua Chen aka Ben Chen and Covalent Advisory Group Inc. nka Claridge Real Estate Advisors Inc.

Plaintiffs

Sz Shan Wu aka Teresa Wu and Merry Tsai

Claim

$95,375 for the return of a marketing fee paid out based on defendants’ misrepresentations.

 

Defendants

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. and Copper North Mining Corp.

Plaintiff

Miller Thomson LLP

Claim

$89,574 for legal services.

 

Defendants

Essential Motor Sports Inc. dba Essential Auto Lease and Lower Mainland Motor Co. Ltd.

Plaintiffs

Cox Automotive Canada Co. dba Manheim Vancouver and Manheim Auto Auctions

Claim

$84,341 for failure to deliver a recreational vehicle.

 

Defendants

Accumax Forest Service Ltd. and Matthew Barg

Plaintiff

Bank of Montreal

Claim

$82,854 for breach of equipment lease.

 

Defendant

Ecofab Maintenance Ltd. aka Ecofab Cover Systems Ltd.

Plaintiff

Caromar Sales Ltd.

Claim

$57,377 for breach of lease.

 

Defendant

337 Robson Property Inc.

Plaintiff

Ketza Construction Corp.

Claim

$54,817 for construction management services; a builder’s lien.

 

Defendant

Altventure Capital Inc.

Plaintiff

DS Lawyers Canada LLP

Claim

$46,778 for legal services.

 

Defendant

Uponor Ltd.

Plaintiffs

Terri McGillivray and Eric Wong and Keith Parks and Kate Popoff and Brandon Miller and Suzanna Nagy and Brian Kegler and Ann Winfield

Claim

Damages arising from a flood caused by defendant’s defective plumbing products.

 

Defendants

Charleen Smith and Panacea Disaster and Medical Management Inc. and Panacea Wildfire Inc.

Plaintiffs

Dean Iverson and Iverson Forest Management Inc.

Claim

Specific performance of a settlement agreement.

 

Defendants

Bonga Xploration Drilling Supplies Ltd. and Lloyd Francis Gale and Viccy Namuyomba

Plaintiffs

Thunderstruck Resources Ltd. and Bryce Bradley

Claim

Damages for breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and defamation arising from defendants’ failure to complete drilling work in Fiji and defaming plaintiffs online, falsely accusing them of treating workers “horribly.”

 

Defendants

Michael Katzalay and Taylor Veinotte Sullivan Barristers and McMillan LLP

Plaintiffs

Alan Kendall dba Al’s Contracting and Silver Creek Log Sort Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and negligence arising from defendants missing a deadline before a limitation period expired on a breach of contract action.

 

Defendant

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

Plaintiffs

7779615 Canada Inc. and Bridge Power Wind Developments Ltd. and Bridge Power Holdings Ltd. and Reconcept GmbH

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and misrepresentation arising from defendant wrongfully cancelling a “Standing Offer Program” for clean energy projects, including plaintiffs’ wind farm.

 

Defendants

Jared Cross and Cross & Co.

Plaintiffs

James Peter Halvorson and Dr. Jim Halvorson Medical Services Ltd. and Queens Cove Ventures Ltd.

Claim

Damages for professional negligence arising from defendants’ failure to properly prepare and file plaintiffs’ tax returns.

 

Defendants

Wave Marketing and Sara Zelmer

Plaintiff

Cruise Connections Canada

Claim

Damages for breach of contract for defendants’ failure to reimburse plaintiff for fee advances for incomplete cruise bookings.

 

Defendants

0808498 B.C. Ltd. and Canadian International Management Ltd. and Western International Holdings Ltd. and Oluf Peter Skov and The Estate of Ronald Rolly Skov and Does and ABC Cos.

Plaintiff

Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada as represented by National Home Warranty Group Inc.

Claim

Damages related to construction deficiencies and breach of home warranty.

 

Defendants

0775606 B.C. Ltd. and TMC Development Ltd. and Joso Lepur and Debbie Woods and ABC Co.

Plaintiffs

David Gingrich and Barbara Gingrich and Dave Kustra and Jeffrey Paterson and Marie Paterson and Peter Cishecki and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Co. of Canada as represented by WBI Home Warranty Ltd.

Claim

Damages for construction deficiencies and breach of home warranties.

 

Defendants

John Todd Bonner and Nithinan Booyawattanapisut and Cern One Ltd. and Red Anchor Trading Corp. and Axion Ventures Inc.

Plaintiff

Yuki Hirakawa

Claim

Specific performance of investment agreements worth US$9.3 million for defendants’ failure to deliver shares.

 

Defendants

John Todd Bonner and Nithinan Booyawattanapisut and Cern One Ltd. and Axion Ventures Inc.

Plaintiffs

Hajme Yamanaka and Hisayoshi Suzuki and Takashi Katagiri and Sukyasu Arimoto and Cyrptron Technologies K.K.

Claim

Declaratory relief that defendants hold shares in trust after defendants failed to transfer plaintiffs’ shares after making investment agreements worth US$780,000.

 

Defendants

Renocon Design Centre Inc. and Milan Samrdzic and Zami Teymouri

Plaintiff

Samira Hussain

Claim

Damages for breach of contract related to shoddy renovation work and construction deficiencies.

 

Defendants

Bhanghu Bros. Transportation Ltd. and Doe

Plaintiff

TX Logistics Services a div. of Transx Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract for cargo damage to plaintiff’s shipment of bulk tea that had to be destroyed due to potential risk of contamination.

 

Defendant

Grand Long Holdings Canada Ltd.

Plaintiffs

Majorca International Investments Ltd. and Elle Richmond Joint Venture comprised of Moneymaker Enterprises Ltd., ATS Enterprises Ltd. and Buswell Ventures Ltd.

Claim

Damages for nuisance related to concrete damage to plaintiffs’ building during pre-load work by defendant.

 

Defendants

Gurdeep Sahota and Kamaljit Sahota and Amaroo Estate (2017) Ltd. and Corporation of the Township of Langley and Ronald Zaruk and 0347015 B.C. Ltd. and Norm-Ron Construction (1988) Ltd.

Plaintiff

Jaswinder Garcha

Claim

Damages for breach of contract, misrepresentation, and negligence related to a deck collapse at defendants’ building during plaintiff’s daughter’s wedding party.

 

Defendants

Peace River Hydro Partners and British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

Plaintiff

Vezer Industrial Professional Canada Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and tortious interference arising from defendants’ failure to pay plaintiff for heavy construction equipment services supplied to the Site C dam project.

 

Defendant

Nexe Innovations Inc.

Plaintiff

John LaGourgue

Claim

Damages for breach of contract for defendant’s failure to grant plaintiff stock options as part of a settlement agreement after he was fired without cause or notice as company president for raising “significant concerns” about bullying and harassment by the company’s CEO.

 

Defendants

American Standard Brands and Lixil Canada Inc. and Home Depot of Canada Inc. and ABC Co.

Plaintiff

Valentine Frank McDonald and Joan Lorraine McFarland

Claim

Damages arising from a flood.

 

Defendants

Gurinderpal Singh Dhaliwal and Marquee S Amaya Estates Ltd. and Marquee S Capital Ltd. and Marquee S Capital LP and Marquee S Condos 140 Developments Ltd. and Marquee S Construction and Developments Ltd. and Marquee S Holdings Ltd. and Marquee S Homes Ltd. and Marquee S Leasing Corp. and Marquee S Lending GP Ltd. and Marquee S Management Ltd.

Plaintiff

Marquee Hotels Richmond Inc.

Claim

Damages for trademark infringement arising from defendants’ commercial use of plaintiff’s “Marquee” marks in association with residential and commercial real estate development services.

 

Defendant

Milani Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd.

Plaintiff

Lawn Genius Manufacturing (Canada) Ltd. dba Drain Master

Claim

Damages for trademark passing-off arising from defendant’s use of plaintiff’s “Drain Master” mark in key word online search advertising.

 

Defendants

Gurinderpal Singh Dhaliwal and Marquee S Amaya Estates Ltd. and Marquee S Capital Ltd. and Marquee S Capital LP and Marquee S Condos 140 Developments Ltd. and Marquee S Construction and Developments Ltd. and Marquee S Holdings Ltd. and Marquee S Homes Ltd. and Marquee S Leasing Corp. and Marquee S Lending GP Ltd. and Marquee S Management Ltd.

Plaintiff

Marquee Hotels Richmond Inc.

Claim

Damages for trademark infringement arising from defendants’ use of plaintiff’s “Marquee” marks in association with real estate development services.

 

Defendant

Ocean Pacific Hotels Ltd.

Plaintiffs

Tonia Lee and Melissa Kramer and Jerome Bansagon

Claim

Class action for damages for misrepresentation arising from defendant inducing class members into changing their employment status from regular to casual, falsely claiming their health benefits would continue indefinitely.

 

Defendants

DHL Express (Canada) Ltd. dba DHL Canada and DHL Express (USA) Inc.

Plaintiff

Gayle Vallance

Claim

Class action for damages for misrepresentation arising from defendants charging hidden processing and brokerage fees they falsely hold out as import or duty taxes.