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Torkin Manes LLP
In a recent class action proceeding which affected 31,000 CIBC customer service employees across Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that overtime premiums must be paid whenever overtime hours are required.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Ontario's Attorney General has now announced that the amendments to the Class Proceedings Act, 1992 (the "CPA"), as found in Bill 161, the Smarter and Stronger ...
Torys LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic volatility and uncertainty it has created, has heightened the attention placed by class action counsel and regulators on the relationship between...
Fasken
A class action was filed for unpaid overtime on behalf of approximately 31,000 customer service employees across Canada who worked for a bank over sixteen years.
Fasken
Certification of a proposed class action will be denied when a plaintiff fails to present evidence that he or she has incurred any compensable loss.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The filing of concurrent multi-jurisdictional class actions applications based on the same facts has long been a thorn in the side of judicial federalism.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Evidence of compensable loss is a fundamental prerequisite for a class action. An Ontario court recently applied that principle to deny certification ...
Siskinds LLP
Budgeting, spending and saving are top of mind for many people and businesses this year. In these uncertain times we are all looking for ways to economize.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Honorable Lise Bergeron, j.s.c. concluded that the plaintiffs' conduct had created an impasse that prevented the case from progressing to trial.
Torys LLP
Leaves are on the ground, the kids are back in school (for now) and the 100 packs of mini Kit Kats are on the shelves.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In R.G. v. The Hospital for Sick Children, the Court of Appeal for Ontario found that limitation periods remain suspended for all individual claimants for an indefinite period of...
Siskinds LLP
In Stenzler v TD Asset Management Inc., the Ontario Divisional Court recently denied an appeal by TD Asset Management Inc. from a decision certifying the Plaintiff's action to recover trailing commissions ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Eisenberg et al v City of Toronto, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) dismissed a certification motion brought by taxicab plate owners ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Les actions collectives multi-juridictionnelles sont de plus en plus courantes, lesquelles soulèvent souvent de délicates questions quant à ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
As multijurisdictional class actions become increasingly common, they raise difficult questions about the conduct of the same or similar actions in different courts...
Siskinds LLP
On July 24, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada brought clarity over a longstanding question in Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v. Babstock,...
McMillan LLP
On October 1, 2020, key changes to Ontario's class action legislation came into force. The Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 (Bill 161) received royal assent on July 8, 2020.
Torys LLP
Product liability litigation remains a challenging, business-critical risk for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Rivers v. Waterloo Regional Police Services Board has upheld the Superior Court of Justice's determination that it was without jurisdiction to hear a proposed class...
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 1, 2020, recent amendments to Ontario's Class Proceedings Act, 1992 (CPA), come into force.
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