Docket

32647

BCE Inc., et al. v. A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,, et al.

(Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave)

(Sealing order)

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2009-02-25 Appeal closed
2009-02-23 Certificate of taxation issued to, (6796508 Canada), Dougald E. Brown
2009-02-23 Certificate of taxation issued to, (BCE), Eugene Meehan
2009-02-18 Decision on bill of costs, (6796508 Canada), in the amount of $10,482.04, DeRg
2009-02-18 Decision on bill of costs, (BCE), in the amount of $108,373.16, DeRg
2009-02-02 Submission of bill of costs, (6796508 Canada), DeRg
2009-02-02 Submission of bill of costs, (BCE), DeRg
2009-01-22 General proceeding, Ogivie Renault LLP is co-counsel for the Appellants BCE Inc. and Bell Canada BCE Inc.
2009-01-15 Response to bill of costs, Response to REPLY, Completed on: 2009-01-15 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2009-01-12 Reply to bill of costs, Completed on: 2009-01-12 BCE Inc.
2009-01-12 Reply to bill of costs, Completed on: 2009-01-12 6796508 Canada Inc.
2009-01-07 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, L.-M. O'Neill, re.: returning cheque
2008-12-23 Response to bill of costs, JOINT response to Bills of Costs, Completed on: 2008-12-23 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-12-22 Correspondence received from, Sally Gomery dated Dec. 22/08 re: Pierre Bienvenu and Steve Tenai of Ogilvie Renault as co-counsel (original rec'd Dec. 30/09) BCE Inc.
2008-12-19 Bill of costs, Completed on: 2009-01-07 BCE Inc.
2008-12-19 Written reasons rendered after oral judgment, BY THE COURT. Bastarache J. joined in the judgment of June 20, 2008, but took no part in these reasons for judgment., CJ Ba Bi LeB De Abe Cha, Allowed, with costs
2008-12-18 Bill of costs, Completed on: 2008-12-18 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-08-15 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Mr. Guillon dated Aug-15-08 re: Lock-Up will not be held
2008-08-14 Media lock-up request refused
2008-08-14 Media lock-up consent form received from, Mr. Koehnen dated Aug-13-08 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-08-13 Media lock-up consent form received from, Mr. Richter dated Aug-13-08 and consents to Mr. Koehnen's proposal 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-08-13 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Mr. Koehnen, c.c parties dated Aug-12-08 re: declining proposal
2008-08-12 Media lock-up consent form received from, Guy Du Pont dated Aug-12-08 BCE Inc.
2008-08-06 Media lock-up consent form received from, Me Tessier dated Aug-06-08 re: and consents to Mr. Koehnen's proposal Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-08-06 Correspondence received from, Mr. Koehnen dated Aug-06-08 re: lock up procedure A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-08-06 Media lock-up consent form received from, Mr. Fishman dated Aug-06-08 re: and consents to Mr. Koehnen's request A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-07-30 Media lock-up letter, consent form and undertaking sample sent to all parties
2008-07-10 Media lock-up requested
2008-06-23 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2008-06-23 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2008-06-20 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Ba Bi LeB De Abe Cha, The appeals from the judgments of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Montréal), Numbers 500-09-018525-089 and 500-09-018527-085, dated May 21, 2008, heard on June 17, 2008, are allowed with costs throughout. The decision of the Court of Appeal is set aside and the trial judge’s approval of the plan of arrangement is affirmed. The cross-appeals from the judgments of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Montréal), Numbers 500-09-018524-082 and 500-09-018526-087, dated May 21, 2008, heard on June 17, 2008, are dismissed with costs throughout. Reasons to follow., Allowed, with costs
2008-06-19 Transcription received, (76 pages)
2008-06-18 Notice of appearance, dated June 16/08 to add Julien Brazeau and Erin Cowlin as counsel at the hearing A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-17 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2008-06-17 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Catalyst Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-17 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Matthew Stewart
2008-06-17 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) A Group of 1996 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Insurance (Canada) Limited, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-17 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) (sealed) A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-17 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-17 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) (sealed) BCE Inc.
2008-06-17 General proceeding, CD of complete case-SEALED BCE Inc.
2008-06-17 Acknowledgement and consent for video taping of proceedings, From all parties
2008-06-17 Hearing of the appeal, 2008-06-17, CJ Ba Bi LeB De Abe Cha, Judgment reserved
2008-06-13 Correspondence received from, Gerald N. Apostolatos (by e-mail) dated June 13/08 re: corrections of typos in footnotes of intervener's factum and with missing pages in the Book of Authorities (copies rec'd June 16/08)(sent to the Court June 16/08) Matthew Stewart
2008-06-13 Correspondence received from, Robert Tessier dated June 10, 2008. Re: Will not file any documents and not appearing at the hearing CIBC Mellon Trust Company
2008-06-12 Supplemental document, Additional Book of Authorities, Completed on: 2008-06-12 BCE Inc.
2008-06-12 Respondent's factum - cross appeal, and Supplementary Record SEALED (A redacted version available for the public rec'd June 13/08), Completed on: 2008-06-12 BCE Inc.
2008-06-12 Respondent's factum - cross appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-12 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-12 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2008-06-12 Matthew Stewart
2008-06-11 Correspondence received from, Jessica Kimmel by e-mail dated June 11/08 re: extra seats at the hearing 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-11 Appeal perfected for hearing
2008-06-10 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2008-06-10 Catalyst Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2008-06-10 Catalyst Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Intervener's factum, (CD-Rom with the corrections rec'd June 23/08), Incomplete Matthew Stewart
2008-06-10 Supplemental document, ADD. RECORD Vol. VI to VIII (vol. VIII entitled "Additional Record and Book of Authorities" is sealed), Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Appellant's factum - cross appeal, joint with factum on appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Appellant's factum - cross appeal, joint with factum on appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-10 Respondent's factum, joint with factum on cross-appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Respondent's factum, (Computershare Trust), Completed on: 2008-06-10 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-10 Respondent's record, (Computershare Trust) Vol. I and II (vol. II is sealed), Completed on: 2008-06-10 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-10 Respondent's factum, joint with factum on cross-appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-10 Respondent's record, Vol. I to VI and public version of general index (Vol. III, Vol. VI entitled "Additional Documents of the Respondents" and Confidential General Index are sealed), Completed on: 2008-06-10 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-10 Notice of appearance, Christian Tacit will be present at the hearing. Catalyst Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-10 Notice of appearance, Raynold Langlois and Gerald Apostolatos will be present at the hearing. Matthew Stewart
2008-06-10 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), from Gerald N. Apostolatos by e-mail dated June 10/08 re: the Firm of Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins replaces McCarthy Tétrault as counsel of the record Matthew Stewart
2008-06-10 Correspondence received from, Robert Tessier (e-mail) dated June 10/08 with a copy of two letters from Davies and from Woods consenting to the production of a letter dated May 23/08 (this letter is included in vol. II of their record ) Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-10 Correspondence received from, Robert Tessier (e-mail) dated June 10/08 re: CIBC Mellon will not appear and will not file any material Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-09 Correspondence received from, Mr. Brazeau dated June-09-08 re: seat reservations for courtroom A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Notice of appearance, Markus Koehnen, Max Mendelsohn and Paul Macdonald will be present at the hearing. A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Notice of appearance, Robert Tessier and Ronald Auclair will be present at the hearing. Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-09 Respondent's book of authorities, Vol. I to IV, Completed on: 2008-06-09 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Respondent's record, Vol. I to V + one public version of General Index (Vol. III, Vol. V entitled "Additional documents of the Respondents' " and Confidential General Index are sealed), Completed on: 2008-06-09 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Correspondence received from, Christopher Rupar dated June 9/08 re: will not be participating in this appeal Director Appointed Pursuant to the CBCA
2008-06-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, from Paul G. Macdonald (e-mail) dated June 9/08 (by Matthew Stewart), Completed on: 2008-06-09 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Paul G. Macdonald (e-mail) dated June 9/08 (by Catalyst), Completed on: 2008-06-09 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Robert E. Houston, Q.C. (e-mail) dated June 9/08 (by Matthew Stewart), Completed on: 2008-06-09 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-09 Notice of appearance, John Finnigan, John Porter, Avram Fishman and Mark Meland will be present at the hearing. A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-09 Order on motion for leave to intervene
2008-06-09 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Cha, The motions for leave to intervene by Catalyst Asset Management Inc. and by Matthew Stewart are granted and the said interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed 15 pages in length on or before June 10, 2008. The interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding ten (10) minutes at the hearing of the appeal. The interveners shall not be entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties. Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada the interveners shall pay to the appellants and respondents any additional disbursements occasioned to the appellants and respondents by their intervention., Granted
2008-06-09 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Cha
2008-06-06 Correspondence received from, Guy Du Pont by e-mail dated June 6/08 re: status of Trustees (Computershare et al) BCE Inc.
2008-06-06 Supplemental document, Book of Authorities on Motion to Intervene, Completed on: 2008-06-06 Matthew Stewart
2008-06-06 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2008-06-06 Matthew Stewart
2008-06-06 Appellant's factum, Completed on: 2008-06-06 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-06 Appellant's factum, Completed on: 2008-06-06 BCE Inc.
2008-06-06 Notice of appearance, Benjamin Zarnett, Jessica Kimmel, James Wood and Christopher Richter will be present at the hearing. 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-06 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2008-06-06 Catalyst Asset Management Inc.
2008-06-06 Appellant's book of authorities, (JOINT) Vol. I to IV, Completed on: 2008-06-06 BCE Inc.
2008-06-06 Notice of appearance, Guy Du Pont, Kent Thomson, William Brock, James Doris, Louis-Martin O'Neill, Pierre Bienvenu and Steve Tenai will be present at the hearing. BCE Inc.
2008-06-05 Appellant's record, (JOINT) Vol. I to VIII + one public version of General Index (Vol. VII and VIII and General Index are sealed ), Completed on: 2008-06-05 BCE Inc.
2008-06-05 Correspondence received from, Nick Rodrigo (Davies) by e-mail dated June 5/08 re: nothing filed to date by BCE raises any confidentiallity concerns BCE Inc.
2008-06-05 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Natalie LeMay-Calcutt at CPAC, dated June 5, 2008 re: broadcasting
2008-06-05 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Mike Omelus, dated June 5, 2008 re: broadcasting
2008-06-05 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2008-06-05 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2008-06-04 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2008-06-04 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-03 Correspondence received from, Supreme Factum (for Miller Thomson Pouliot) by e-mail dated June 3/08 with corrected p. 4 of their response to the leave aplication Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-06-03 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey Beedell (Lang Michener) dated June 3/08 adding the Law Firm of Ogilvie Renault LLP as co-counsel for BCE Inc. and Bell Canada BCE Inc.
2008-06-03 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2008-06-17, Judgment reserved
2008-06-03 Notice of appeal, (with CD-Rom), Completed on: 2008-06-03 BCE Inc.
2008-06-03 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2008-06-03 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2008-06-02 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, CJ LeB Cha, The applications for leave to appeal and conditional applications for leave to cross-appeal from the judgments of the Quebec Court of Appeal (Montréal), Numbers 500-09-018525-089, 500-09-018527-085, 500-09-018523-084, 500-09-018522-086, 500-09-018524-082 and 500-09-018526-087, dated May 21, 2008, are granted with costs in any event of the cause. The motions to expedite the hearing are granted and the following time lines apply: 1) The appellants' factums, record and books of authorities shall be served and filed by June 6, 2008; 2) Any applications for leave to intervene shall be served and filed by June 6, 2008; 3) The respondents' factums on the appeal and cross-appeal, records and books of authorities shall be served and filed by June 10, 2008; 4) The interveners' factums shall be served and filed by June 10, 2008; 5) The appellants' factums on the cross-appeal shall be served and filed by June 12, 2008; 6) The appeal is to be heard on June 17, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. The appellants are to share 1 hour for oral argument and the respondents are to share 1 hour for oral argument. The Director appointed pursuant to the CBCA and any intervener permitted to make oral argument shall have 10 minutes for oral argument., Granted
2008-06-02 Affidavit, of Stephen A. Jarislowski sworn May 29/08 included in respondents' response filed May 30/08 (original copy) A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-06-02 Correspondence received from, Benjamin Zarnett (by e-mail and by fax) dated June 2/08 re: position on conditional motions for leave to cross-appeal 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-06-02 Correspondence received from, Guy Du Pont (by e-mail) dated June 2/08 re: position on conditional motions for leave to cross-appeal BCE Inc.
2008-06-02 Correspondence received from, Markus Koehnen (by e-mail) dated May 30/08 re: supports submissions filed by 76/96 Debentureholders A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-05-30 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ LeB Cha
2008-05-30 Submission of miscellaneous motion, CJ LeB Cha
2008-05-30 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (CIBC Mellon's response), Completed on: 2008-05-30 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-05-30 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Computershare's response), Completed on: 2008-05-30 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-05-30 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (sealed) Vol. I to VI) (redacted version requested), Completed on: 2008-05-30 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-05-30 Response to miscellaneous motion, (bookform), Completed on: 2008-05-30 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-05-30 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (sealed Vol. I to IV) (redacted version requested), Completed on: 2008-05-30 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-05-30 Correspondence received from, Markus Koehnen (by e-mail) dated May 29/08 in response to Ms. Kimmel's letter A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-05-30 Correspondence received from, Jessica Kimmel (by e-mail and by fax) dated May 28/08 (sic) re: 6796508 Canada Inc. (Purchaser) should be an applicant (original rec'd May 30/08) 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-05-28 Motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, (for administrative purpose), Completed on: 2008-05-28 BCE Inc.
2008-05-28 Application for leave to appeal, (service admitted by e-mail) (SECOND application), Completed on: 2008-05-28 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-05-28 Notice of miscellaneous motion, for expedited hearing order (bookform), Completed on: 2008-05-28 BCE Inc.
2008-05-28 Application for leave to appeal, Vol. I & II (FIRST application), Completed on: 2008-05-28 BCE Inc.
2008-05-27 Affidavit, (original copy bookform) of R. Gregory Ross included in response to motion file May 26/08 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-05-27 Correspondence received, from Mike Omelus of Business News Network (BNN) dated May 27/08 re: broadcasting
2008-05-26 Order on motion to directions, and expedited process (BY THE COURT)
2008-05-26 Decision on motion for directions, CJ Bi LeB De F Abe Cha, UPON APPLICATION by the applicants for an order for directions and expedited process; AND HAVING READ the material filed; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1) The motion to expedite the leave application is granted; 2) The application for leave to appeal and motion to expedite the hearing shall be served and filed by May 28, 2008; 3) Any responses to the application for leave and motion to expedite shall be served and filed by May 30, 2008; IN THE EVENT LEAVE TO APPEAL IS GRANTED AND THE MOTION TO EXPEDITE THE HEARING IS GRANTED, THE COURT SUGGESTS THAT THE FOLLOWING TIME LINES APPLY: 1) The appellants’ factums, record and book of authorities to be served and filed by June 6, 2008; 2) Any applications for leave to intervene to be served and filed by June 6, 2008; 3) The respondents’ factums, records and books of authorities to be served and filed by June 10, 2008; 4) The interveners’ factums to be served and filed by June 10, 2008. 5) The reply factum, if permitted by rules 29(3) and 35(4), to be served and filed by June 12, 2008. 6) The appeal to be heard on June 17, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. The appellants to share 1 hour for oral argument and the respondents to share 1 hour for oral argument. Any intervener permitted to make oral argument shall have 10 minutes to do so., Granted
2008-05-26 Submission of motion for directions, CJ Bi LeB De F Abe Cha
2008-05-26 Reply to motion for directions, (Letter Form), from Guy Du Pont by e-mail dated May 26/08, Completed on: 2008-05-26 BCE Inc.
2008-05-26 Response to motion for directions, from Robert Tessier by e-mail and by fax dated May 26/08 (re: CIBC Mellon), Completed on: 2008-05-26 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-05-26 Response to motion for directions, (Letter Form), from Robert Tessier by e-mail and by fax dated May 26/08 (re: Computershare), Completed on: 2008-05-26 Computershare Trust Company of Canada
2008-05-26 Correspondence received from, Markus Koehnen by e-mail dated May 26/08 re: his response to the motion contains confidential information A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-05-26 Response to motion for directions, (bookform not accessible to the public) (public version filed by e-mail available), Completed on: 2008-05-26 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-05-26 Response to motion for directions, (bookform), Completed on: 2008-05-26 A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-05-26 Response to motion for directions, (Letter Form), from James A. Woods and Benjamin Zarnett dated May 26/08 re: Purchaser supports the applicants (by fax and e-mail), Completed on: 2008-05-26 6796508 Canada Inc.
2008-05-23 Correspondence received from, Avram Fishman by e-mail dated May 23/08 re: will file a response to the motion A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-05-23 Affidavit, (original copy) of Michel Lalande included in the motion for directions filed May 22/08 BCE Inc.
2008-05-22 Correspondence received from, Guy Du Pont dated May 22/08 to the registrar re: urgency of the matter BCE Inc.
2008-05-22 Supplemental document, Materials in support of Motion Vol. I & II BCE Inc.
2008-05-22 Motion for directions, and expedited process (part of motion filed by e-mail one hour before paper copies), Completed on: 2008-05-22 BCE Inc.
2008-04-16 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties re: the Court will take no action until issuance of the decision of the Court of Appeal of Quebec
2008-04-16 Correspondence received from, Avram Fishman by e-mail dated Apr. 16/08 in response to Mr. Du Pont's letter of Apr. 15/08 (original rec'd Apr. 17/08) A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-04-15 Correspondence received from, Guy Du Pont by e-mail dated Apr. 15/08 in response to Mr. Fishman's letter of Apr. 14/08 and Mr. Koehnen's letter of Apr. 15/05 (original rec'd Apr. 16/08) BCE Inc.
2008-04-15 Correspondence received from, Markus Koehnen by e-mail dated Apr. 15/08 in response to Mr. Du Pont's letter of Apr. 11/08 A Group of 1997 Debentureholders composed of: Addenda Capital Management Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
2008-04-14 Correspondence received from, Avram Fishman by e-mail dated Apr. 14/08 in response to Mr. Du Pont's letter of Apr. 11/08 (original rec'd Apr. 15/08) A Group of 1976 Debentureholders composed of: Aegon Capital Management Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.,
2008-04-11 Correspondence received from, Guy Du Pont by e-mail dated Apr. 11/08 with attachments being a draft copy of the motion for Directions and Expedited Process and 5 judgments dated March 7, 2008 of the Superior Court of Quebec (original rec'd Apr. 14/08) BCE Inc.