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Speeding Up Certification By Extending Filing Deadlines?
On July 17, 2019, the Law Commission of Ontario ("LCO") released its final report, Class Actions: Objectives, Experience and Reforms.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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Hughes v. Liquor Control Board Of Ontario: Ontario Court Of Appeal Provides Guidance On Breadth Of The Regulated Conduct Defence
On April 17, 2019 the Court of Appeal of Ontario released its decision in Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, 2019 ONCA 305 [Hughes].
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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How Do The Mass Termination Provisions Of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000, Work?
In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA"), provides for certain rules when an employer terminates at least 50 or more employees in one of its establishments within a 4 week timeframe.
Canada
29 May 2019
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Mandatory Arbitration Provisions In The Class Action Context
On April 4, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada issued reasons in TELUS Communications Inc. v. Wellman. The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision provides important guidance on the applicability
Canada
6 May 2019
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Update On Environmental Class Action Lawsuits
On February 23, 2016, environmental lawyer Paula Boutis spoke at the Commons Institute's annual environmental law seminar on the topic of Class Actions in Environmental Law. Her major conclusion?
Canada
11 Mar 2016
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Enbridge Kalamazoo Oil Spill: State Consent Order
How are major oil spill claims handled in the US? For a fascinating glimpse across the border, Enbridge-consent-judgment is a copy of the multimillion dollar consent order between the State of Michigan and Enbridge over the billion dollar, three-million-litre oil spill into wetlands and the Kalamazoo River in 2010.
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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Sydney Tar Ponds Environmental Class Action Is Over
As we wrote earlier, the Court of Appeal decertified the environmental class action, in an important decision on environmental torts for historic contamination.
Canada
2 Feb 2015
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Class Action For Harming Bees With Neonicotinoids
Ontario beekeepers filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court (Windsor) for over $400 million dollars in losses allegedly caused by neonicotinoid pesticides.
Canada
23 Sep 2014
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Sunrise Propane Explosion – Landlords Added To Class Action
An update on the Sunrise Propane explosion in Downsview, Ontario, and the gradual progress of the class action by the aggrieved neighbours.
Canada
20 Mar 2013
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Quebec Is Still The Place To Be For Environmental Class Actions
A discussion on a number of environmental class actions in Quebec than anywhere else in the country.
Canada
4 Feb 2013
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Inco Awarded $1,766,000 In Costs For Contamination Class Action
Justice J. R. Henderson of the Ontario Superior Court has awarded Inco $1,766,000 in legal costs arising from the Smith v. Inco nickel contamination class action in Port Colborne, Ontario.
Canada
26 Sep 2012
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Upset, Concern And Worry Aren’t Enough
The Ontario Court of Appeal has agreed: upset, concern and worry aren’t enough to warrant compensation.
Canada
15 Mar 2011
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Tar Ponds Class Action Close to Certification?
Neighbours of the notorious Sydney tar ponds expect their class action to be certified this month.
Canada
15 Sep 2010
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Inco to Pay $36 Million in Port Colborne Class Action
Inco has been ordered to pay $36 million to past and present property owners in Port Colborne, for lost property value due to historic nickel contamination.
Canada
14 Jul 2010
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