Jennett v. 1026079 B.C. Ltd., 2019 BCSC 1543

Tam Boyar and Samantha Arrandale represented Brenda Jennett in connection with an oppression claim brought pursuant to s. 227(2) of the Business Corporations Act. Ms. Jennett’s shares in the respondent company were seized by one of the directors of the company pursuant to the terms of a promissory note. The court found that the director’s actions following the seizure of the shares was abusive and unfairly disregarded Ms. Jennett’s rights as a shareholder. The court made an order requiring the director to purchase her shares and compensate her for any additional damages suffered as a result of the oppressive conduct.