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In the Bag: Court Certifies Class Action for Westjet Baggage Fees

Canada - January 30 2021 The B.C. Supreme Court recently granted certification of a class proceeding against the defendants WestJet Airlines Ltd. and WestJet Encore Ltd…

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The Perils of Imprecision - British Columbia Supreme Court Rebukes Plaintiff for Failing to Stick to the Relevant Facts

Canada - April 23 2020 In Ossudallah v. Swiss Consulting Management Ltd., 2020 BCSC 567 [Ossudallah], the British Columbia Supreme Court highlighted the importance of…

PLEASE READ: Waivers of Liability Must be Clearly Identified to be Effective

Canada - March 18 2020 Operators of riskier recreational activities such as big-game hunting, parachuting, skiing, white-water rafting, bungee jumping and scuba diving, to…

Old Consideration Is No Consideration for Changes to Employee Contract

Canada - February 6 2020 Consideration (or something of value exchanged for something else of value) is a fundamental principle of contract law, with fresh consideration…

Party Cannot Negotiate Certification Defeat from the Jaws of Contested Victory

Canada - June 25 2019 The British Columbia Supreme Court (“Court”) recently dismissed a party's second application attempt to certify their class action in Leonard v The…