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Court rejects class action settlement as substantively unfair

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

As we have commented previously, substantive fairness is key in class action settlements. Two recent decisions by Justice Perell highlight the

Yuan v. Transitional Council of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2014

The Applicants (individual practitioners and their Association) were unsuccessful in challenging the Respondent Council's registration regulation

Seeking contribution from third parties: the Tort-Feasors Act (Alberta) applies a strict test

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 21 2014

In Arcelormittal Tubular Products Roman S.A. V Fluor Canada Ltd. et. Al, 2013 ABCA 279 (leave to appeal to the SCC dismissed), Fluor made an

Ontario Court of Appeal refuses to take ‘quantum leap’ in expanding manufacturers’ tort liability

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 21 2014

On March 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s (OCA) decision in Arora v. Whirlpool Canada LP. As

AquaBounty seeks approval to sell GM fish in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 14 2014

The company that has developed a genetically modified (GM) salmon has reportedly filed an application with Health Canada seeking its approval to

Supreme Court of Canada declines to hear an appeal from Ontario that limits claims against manufacturers

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 13 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal of a decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario that limits claims in class actions against

Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to air dirty laundry in Whirlpool case

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 13 2014

This morning, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in Arora v. Whirlpool. The Court's denial of leave has important implications for

Budget 2014 includes new funding to strengthen Canada’s food safety system

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2014

The recently tabled Canadian federal budget includes approximately $390 million in funding over five years earmarked to strengthen Canada's food

The Food Report 2014

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2014

In 2013, the food, beverage and agribusiness sector benefited from modest improvements in global economic conditions and showed signs of recovery

Ontario Court shatters defendant's spoliation arguments in product(less) liability claim

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2014

When broken, defective, or dangerous consumer products are thrown out with the trash, potentially important evidence for future litigation is tossed