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Are First Nation Shared Decision-Making and Collaboration Agreements being used illegally?

Canada - August 10 2022 In recent years the province of British Columbia has increasingly focused on reaching “non-treaty agreements” with Indigenous groups. Unlike treaties…

Robin M. Junger

Couldn’t Scrape By: BC Court Rejects Certification of Class Action against Facebook

Canada - February 17 2022 On January 27, 2022, the BC Supreme Court dismissed an application to certify a class action against Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook") for allegedly…

Robbie Grant, Robert C. Piasentin

Privacy, Please: Firm that Breached Instagram’s Privacy Policies Loses Class Action Ruling

Canada - February 15 2022 The BC Supreme Court recently certified a class action proceeding against Hyp3R Inc. (" Hyp3R "), a US-based marketing firm that collected…

Mala Milanese

Excess Baggage: Round Two of the Westjet Baggage Fee Class Action

Canada - February 11 2022 Westjet's baggage fee woes are not over. We have previously reported on a decision of the B.C. Supreme Court to certify a class proceeding against the…

Carina Chiu

Check Out Time: Court Certifies Class Action for Dismissal of Hotel Employees due to the Pandemic

Canada - February 1 2022 Over the past two years, there have been many unexpected changes at the workplace because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many employers across various…

Juliana Ho