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Canadian Class Action Defence Blog

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Saskatchewan Court of Appeal confirms that “General Causation” need not be certified as a common issue in failure to warn class actions

Canada - August 14 2019 In Bayer Inc v Tluchak Estate, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench certified a class action involving the prescription anticoagulant rivaroxaban…

Five legal trends driving FinTech success

Canada - August 14 2019 “FinTech” is shorthand for a wide variety of technologies and companies designed to increase efficiency in the financial sector. Many FinTech…

Court highlights value of first-settling defendant co-operation in “ice breaker” settlements

Canada - August 12 2019 In a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Di Filippo and Caron v. Bank of Nova Scotia et al, 2019 ONSC 3282 (Di Filippo)…

Dry eye patent held invalid when viewed through proper lens

Canada - August 9 2019 The claims of a Canadian patent are the numbered paragraphs at the end that define the scope of the legal exclusivity conferred by the patent. When…

National Energy Board refuses to assert jurisdiction over the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

Canada - July 31 2019 The National Energy Board (NEB) has refused to assert jurisdiction over the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project (the CGL Pipeline), providing important…

“Controversial” changes to Ontario class actions law recommended by Commission

Canada - July 17 2019 After two years of review, the Law Commission of Ontario (“LCO”) has recommended wide-ranging changes to Ontario’s class actions regime. In its…

Court of Appeal holds that class members similar to regular parties, cannot hide identity

Canada - July 5 2019 In Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Essex County v Windsor (City), the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the deemed undertaking rule…

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in beer price class action citing regulated conduct defence

Canada - May 28 2019 On April 17, 2019, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in Hughes v Liquor Control Board of Ontario, 2019 ONCA 305, dismissing the…

Supreme Court to hear arguments about enforceability of arbitration clauses

Canada - May 24 2019 On May 23, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in Uber Technologies Inc., et al. V. David Heller (the Uber Class Action). At…

BC Court of Appeal sets aside certification of common issues in environmental class action

Canada - April 24 2019 In Kirk v Executive Flight Centre Fuel Services Ltd., the B.C. Supreme Court certified a class action by local residents who were impacted by a truck…