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The Supreme Court of Canada in favour of national classes when establishing the criteria for recognizing foreign judgments
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 14 2009

On Friday, April 3, 2009, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered an important decision in the matter of Canada Post Corp. v. Lépine, which establishes the criteria for recognizing a foreign judgment (Ontario Superior Court of Justice) in Québec approving a settlement in connection with a national class action judgment.



CBSA inspection of mail, searches at the border and computer searches
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 3 2009

Persons importing goods into Canada via mail or bringing goods into Canada via ports of entry, should be aware of the rights of Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") officers to inspect and search persons and goods, and computer hard drives.


Will developers be required to subsidize Canada post’s financial losses?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 30 2012

Canada Post recently provided notice via Mayors’ offices across Canada that, in addition to the current requirement for the developer to build either a condominium mailroom or provide super mail box pads, developers will now be charged a one-time fee of $200 per address to install and activate these community mailboxes for new developments.


Dana M. Peebles
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP


Goinggoinggone? Hocking v. Haziza and the fate of national class actions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2008

Are multi-jurisdictional class actions still possible?


Lépine v. Canada Post Corporation and what it says about class action notice
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2009

Class action notices must be precise, unambiguous and accessible to satisfy the requirements of procedural fairness.


Lifting the stay is the "doomed to fail" argument doomed to fail?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2012

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently reviewed the considerations to be applied on an application by a secured creditor to lift a stay of proceedings granted in an initial order under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (the "CCAA").


Federal Court Limits Definition of Workplace Under Part II of the Canada Labour Code to Workplaces Controlled by Employer
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2016

Federally-regulated employers now have clear guidance from the Federal Court regarding what constitutes a "workplace" for the purposes of health and