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Court of Appeal approves 26 months' notice for contractors
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

Last week, Ontario's highest appellate court dismissed an appeal by Canac Kitchens of a decision awarding two of its contractors each 26 months'


Time After Time: The Limitations Period in Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2016

The issue of applicable limitation periods vexes many litigants. In the fall of 2015, the Ontario Superior Court provided helpful commentary on the


Making Common Cause: Plaintiff’s Claims Fail to ‘Mesh’ in Ontario Court’s Denial of Boston Scientific Class Action Certification
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2016

At the end of 2015, the certification decision came out in Vester v. Boston Scientific Ltd.Those of us in the products field were keeping an eye on


Blue Label, Not Mislabelled: Door Left Ajar in Pre-Certification Dismissal of Loblaw Food Labelling Class Action
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2016

A recent decision from the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench demonstrates a unique circumstance in which the Court granted summary judgment


Tragically Hip: Biomet Class Action Certification Decision Suggests Defence’s Merits-Based Evidence is “Irrelevant”
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2016

In a class action certification decision released on December 18, 2015, Justice Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice addressed what he


Employer Fails to Pay $328,000 Bonus, Employee Sues, Everyone Loses
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 21 2016

What do you think one of your employees might say if you decided not to pay over $300,000 in owed compensation? Well, the Ontario Superior Court of


Court of Appeal dismisses Pet Valu class action and puts a leash on the duty of good faith and fair dealing
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 15 2016

The unanimous decision marks the end of over six years of litigation and results in an across-the-board victory by Pet Valu in defence of all of the


Metron Project Manager Receives 3.5 Year Jail Sentence
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 15 2016

On January 11, 2016, Justice Ian MacDonnell sentenced a Project Manager of Metron Construction to 3.5 years in prison as a result of his conviction


Top 10 Employment & Labour Law Cases & Trends in 2015
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2015

Issues arising from employment relationships continued to make the news in 2015, as both the Ontario legislature and our Courts weighed in on the


The Supreme Court of Canada Releases Decision in Securities Class Actions: Provides Clarity on Leave Threshold
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in Green v CIBC 2015 SCC 60, a case considering a trio of related securities class