Recently we took on two Small Claims Court actions for good clients. In both cases we acted for the plaintiff.
Anyone who has commenced a Small Claims Court proceeding knows that the Small Claims Court Rules provide that the plaintiff is generally required to commence the action in the jurisdiction where the defendant lives or carries on business. In both cases our client operated from Toronto. In both cases, we had to commence the action in L’Orignal, Ontario as a result of that being where the defendant carried on business.
For those of you who don’t know, L’Orignal is about . . . [more]