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Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies approach to assessing public correction in secondary market misrepresentation claims

Canada - March 15 2021 The secondary market liability provisions prescribed by the various provincial securities acts set out a framework for recovery of market losses…

Swetha Popuri.

A new chapter for novel claims in class proceedings

Canada - January 21 2021 Last year, the Supreme Court of Canada signalled an important shift in how courts should approach motions to strike pleadings based on novel causes…

Stephen Armstrong.

Ontario and Québec courts hold joint hearing in multijurisdiction class actions

Canada - January 14 2021 In Brazeau v Canada (Attorney General), the Ontario and Québec courts heard identical motions for a distribution protocol and individual issues…

Waleed Malik.

Franchisees cannot beef with manufacturer over contaminated meat

Canada - November 11 2020 In a 5:4 split decision released on November 5, 2020, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada held in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc…

Amanda Arella, Jennifer Dolman, Lindsay Rauccio.

New dimensions of preferable procedure: “jurisdictional preferability” and multijurisdictional class proceedings

Canada - October 28 2020 In order to be certified, a proposed class proceeding must be deemed the “preferable procedure” for resolving the plaintiff’s claims…

Carla Breadon.