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By Monique Jilesen, Paul-Erik Veel
As has now been widely reported, the Law Commission of Ontario has released its final report on class actions which makes recommendations to improve the system of class actions in Ontario.
By Brian Kolenda, Derek Knoke
The July 17, 2019 final report of the Law Commission of Ontario into class actions has the potential to impact significantly
By Cynthia Tape, Sana Halwani
The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board ("Board") regulates the prices of patented medicines in Canada when a patent is found to "pertain" to a medicine. Since 1996
By Andrew Parley, Paul-Erik Veel
Class actions are common in the financial services sector. The relatively low bar for certification of such claims as class proceedings means that many such claims are certified.
By Rebecca Jones, Derek Knoke
In 2018, Parliament passed the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Act").
By Shara N. Roy, Nilou Nezhat
In Third Eye v Dianor, the Court of Appeal for Ontario revitalized the law of vesting orders, confirming that a motion judge of the Superior Court of Justice has jurisdiction to extinguish interests in land...
By Kelly Hayden
One of the seemingly foundational principles of tort law is that the plaintiff must prove they have suffered loss in order to establish a defendant's liability
By Paul-Erik Veel
Certification is a vital step in every class action. In order for a class action to be certified, the proposed representative plaintiff must show "some basis in fact" to believe that the certification requirements are met.
By Paul-Erik Veel
The question of whether and when arbitration clauses will preclude a class proceeding is seemingly continually litigated.
By Paul-Erik Veel
March 2019 has been a busy month for the Competition Bureau. On March 7, the Bureau released its updated Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Guidelines. Then, on March 13
By Andrew Parley
In Bisquip Leasing Corporation v Coco Paving Inc, Bisquip Leasing Corporation ["Bishop"] brought a motion for summary judgment against Coco Paving Inc.
By Brian Kolenda
Parties to class action settlements often settle, at least in part, to avoid the ordinary uncertainty of litigation.
By Anne Posno
In R v Jarvis, the Supreme Court of Canada ("Court") convicted a high school teacher of voyeurism under section 162(1)(c) of the Criminal Code.
By Chris Kinnear Hunter
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice affirms the preference of Ontario courts for enforcing arbitration provisions between parties to commercial agreements.
By Scott Rollwagen, Matthew B. Lerner
The Supreme Court of Canada today released its long-awaited decision in Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Ltd.
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