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U.S. Class Action Filed For Canadians Who Receive U.S. Retirement Benefits
Persons who have lived and worked for extended periods of time in both Canada and the United States can often be eligible to receive benefits under both Canadian and U.S. government pension programs.
Canada
14 Mar 2019
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Will The Recent Uber Appeal Decision Disrupt Arbitration Clause Certainty In Direct Selling Companies' Agreements With Canadian Independent Salespeople?
The issue of whether Uber drivers are employees is an issue for determination in the class action itself.
Canada
6 Mar 2019
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Agricultural Law Netletter - Thursday, February 7, 2019 - Issue 412
A Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has struck out a proposed class action commenced by an Ontario corn farmer against Syngenta Canada Inc. and Syngenta AG for damages
Canada
21 Feb 2019
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Saskatchewan's The Informal Public Appeals Act: The Humboldt Broncos Case Study
The Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench has ordered money to be distributed from the Humboldt Broncos Memorial Fund Inc. to the victims and families impacted by the shocking bus crash in which 16 members of the team were killed and 13 were injured.
Canada
28 Sep 2018
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Consider The Addition Of Arbitration Clauses To Employment Agreements
In our June 6, 2018 blog post we discussed the case of Lewis v. Westjet Airlines Ltd. and concerns around workplace harassment and discrimination claims being advanced through class action litigation.
Canada
13 Sep 2018
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Culture of Harassment – Should Employers be Concerned About Potential Class Actions?
WestJet has appealed the December 2017 decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Lewis v. WestJet Airlines Ltd. in which the Court refused to strike a proposed class action...
Canada
14 Jun 2018
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CASL Reprieve – Private Right Of Action No Longer Imminent
By an Order in Council released June 7, 2017, the federal government has suspended the private right of action under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (or "CASL").
Canada
19 Jun 2017
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CASL, July 1, 2017 And Why You May Need To Purge Your Electronic Mailing List
You are likely getting a flurry of emails asking you to provide the sender CASL (Canada's anti-spam legislation) consent.
Canada
6 Jun 2017
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Quebec Consumer Protection Act Opens The Door Again To Possible Class Action: Titans Of Industry Targeted For Their Promotional Practices
On July 4th, 2016, Ms. Stephanie Benabu, a Montreal resident, filed an application with the Quebec Superior Court to authorize a class action.
Canada
25 Jul 2016
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Traffic Nuisance: Certification For Class Action Dismissed By Superior Court Of Quebec
The Superior Court of Quebec dismissed a motion to certify a class action based on allegations of nuisance and abnormal neighbourhood annoyances caused by increased traffic...
Canada
25 Jan 2016
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The Supreme Court Of Canada Releases The CIBC v Green Decision
The three cases arose from separate chambers motions brought before the Ontario Superior Court for leave to commence those actions under the OSA.
Canada
22 Dec 2015
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A New Era for Privacy Class Actions - Hopkins v. Kay and Implications for the Health Industry
In its highly anticipated decision released October 29, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a hospital's application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal decision of Hopkins v. Kay ("Hopkins").
Canada
18 Nov 2015
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The Last Word: When Can A Party File Further Affidavit Evidence After Cross-Examination
The decision of Perell J in Shah v. LG Chem, 2015 ONSC 776, addresses the topic of when a party should be granted leave of the court, under Rule 39.02(2), to deliver further affidavit evidence after cross-examination.
Canada
11 Jun 2015
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BC Court Of Appeal Rules In Favour Of The Provincial Government On Regulating Class Sizes And Composition
On April 30, 2015, the BC Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the BC provincial government in a longstanding dispute regarding BC teachers' right to bargain collective agreement terms over class sizes and composition.
Canada
12 May 2015
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PHIPA Does Not Protect Health Information Custodians From Lawsuits
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has held that a hospital can be sued (in a proposed class action) for a privacy breach.
Canada
19 Feb 2015
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Summary Judgment - A Potential Tool In Defending Contaminated Land Litigation
In Windsor v. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., 2014 ABCA 108 ("Windsor"), the Alberta Court of Appeal summarily dismissed certain claims in an environmental class action.
Canada
11 Apr 2014
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Summary Judgment In Contaminated Land Litigation
In Windsor v. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., the Alberta Court of Appeal summarily dismissed certain claims in an environmental class action.
Canada
11 Apr 2014
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