1. Subject to the trial judge’s discretion, the determination of the costs in this action will be the subject of a separate hearing following the determination of the merits of the action, on the basis of the evidence led at trial, the Court’s record, and such further evidence as the Court may permit in order to resolve issues arising from the advance cost order.
2. The Plaintiff shall serve and file, as pre-trial conference materials, the affidavits he intends to introduce at trial by April 30, 2015.
3. The Defendant shall serve and file, as pre-trial conference materials, the affidavits it intends to introduce at trial by June 4, 2015.
4. The parties shall, by June 18, 2015, advise each other and the Court as to whether they contemplate cross-examining on the other party’s affidavits at the trial and as to their intentions to rely on answers to discovery questions.
5. The parties are to consult with each other, between June 18 and the resumption of the pre-trial conference, to resolve any issue that arises from the affidavits or discovery read-ins and/or to discuss means to shorten or streamline cross-examinations or any issue in the trial.
6. The pre-trial conference shall continue, in person, in Ottawa, on June 30, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. for a duration of 90 minutes.
7. The Plaintiff shall, no later than 7 weeks prior to the start of trial, serve and file a memorandum of fact and law.
8. The Defendant shall, no later than 6 weeks prior to the start of trial, serve and file a memorandum of fact and law.
9. The parties shall, no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of trial, file a joint book of authorities.