Pursuant to the Order of the Case Management Judge, the “4Stores” retailers (as they are being called), have submitted material on February 3, 2020 to substantiate their costs demands. Here is my summary of the bottom line of the amounts they are seeking:
Allarco adjournment etc. motion heard January 23, 2020 – costs sought by 4Stores: $74,123.70 Costs following discontinuance sought by 4Stores: $453,033.03 Total Costs sought by 4Stores in Federal Court as of February 3, 2020: $527,156.73
PS - May 14, 2020
Here's the Federal Court Docket entry from May 13, 2020.
Order dated 13-MAY-2020 rendered by Angela Furlanetto, Prothonotary Matter considered without personal appearance The Court's decision is with regard to Motion Doc. No. 19 Result: 1) Defendant Staples Canada awarded costs of $19,700.28; 2) defendant Best Buy Canada awarded costs of $19,978.50; 3)defendant Canada COmputers awarded costs of $2,066.93; 4) defendant London Drugs awarded costs of $17,671.16; 5) Costs shall be paid by plaintiff within 60 days of end of suspension period under 29-APR-2020 Practice Direction (re: Covid-19). Filed on 13-MAY-2020 copies sent to parties entered in J. & O. Book, volume 1453 page(s) 386 - 402 Interlocutory Decision
That's a total of $59,416.87 - much less than the total amount sought. I am trying to determine whether there's still more to come and to obtain any written reasons that the Court may have provided. This is not easy at this time due to COVID.
PPS - May 20, 2020
Here's the Court's Order of May 13, 2020 regarding costs.