Can a summary judgment motion be used to obtain summary judgment in a civil case?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from CAS v. K.W. and H.G., 2018 ONSC 3704 (CanLII):

A summary judgment motion can also be an opportunity to make findings of fact not in dispute, narrow the issues to be heard at trial and give directions to assist in organizing the trial pursuant to subrule 16(9) of the Rules. See: Children’s Aid Society of Toronto v. S.A., [2013] O.J. No. 3183 (OCJ).

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