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A Critical Eye: Québec Court of Appeal Reinforces Screening of Class Actions at Authorization (Certification)

Canada - February 16 2023 A recent decision by the Québec Court of Appeal (“Court of Appeal”), Hazan c. Micron Technology Inc. (Hazan), is the latest of a recent string of…

Daphné Anastassiadis, Sheema Rezaei

The ‘Big Nickel’ Stays in Ontario: Court of Appeal Upholds Jurisdiction Challenge

Canada - December 15 2022 On December 9, 2022, the Court of Appeal issued a decision applying the Van Breda framework and confirming that the presumptive connecting factors…

Hannah Cinel, Christopher Hubbard, Alexa Jarvis, Atrisha S Lewis

Shutout for Hockey Class Action in Federal Court of Appeal

Canada - August 23 2022 On August 17, 2022, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed class counsel’s appeal of Chief Justice Crampton’s decision at the Federal Court of Canada…

Casey Halladay

Certification not just a speed bump: Federal Court scrutinizes speculative claims and wishful conspiracies

Canada - January 14 2022 This is the first part of a two-part series that will look at two recent developments to the competition class action landscape: certification and…

Madeleine Brown

When You Know, You Know: The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Degree of Knowledge Required for Discoverability

Canada - August 3 2021 In Grant Thornton LLP v. New Brunswick, the Supreme Court of Canada considered the standard for determining whether a plaintiff has the requisite…

Christine Wadsworth, Bonnie Greenaway