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Leave to the Supreme Court Denied: Latest on Pre-Certification Stays in Multijurisdictional Class Actions

Canada - May 25 2021 We previously discussed the Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in Ravvin v Canada Bread Company, Limited, 2020 ABCA 424, which arose out of an…

Ranjan K. Agarwal, Keely Cameron, Justin R. Lambert, Ashley L. Paterson

Are Gun Manufacturers Liable for Mass Shootings?

Canada - March 1 2021 An Ontario Superior Court judge has accepted, in a preliminary decision in Price v Smith & Wesson Corp, 2021 ONSC 1114, that gun manufacturers may…

Gannon G. Beaulne, Gita K. Keshava, Michael C. Smith

Other Notable Cases and Developments in 2020

Canada - February 3 2021 In 3113736 Canada Ltd. v Cozy Corner Bedding Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal provided an answer about whether a class member is bound by a class…

Looking Forward: Class Actions in 2021

Canada - January 25 2021 Instability and uncertainty were the two constants in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic uprooted social norms and challenged businesses. The long range…

Ranjan K. Agarwal, Gannon G. Beaulne, Joseph N. Blinick, Maya Bretgoltz, Nina Butz, Keely Cameron, Katrina E. Crocker, Douglas Fenton, Tim Heneghan, Rabita Sharfuddin, Cheryl M. Woodin, Adam Zur

Pre-Certification Stays in Multijurisdictional Class Actions: Ravvin v Canada Bread Company, Limited

Canada - December 4 2020 In the wake of COVID-19, which has strained already limited judicial resources, the Alberta Court of Appeal has issued a decision addressing the need…

Keely Cameron, Justin R. Lambert, Ashley L. Paterson