On February 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal the decision of the Manitoba Court of Appeal in Meeking v Cash Store Inc, 2013 MBCA 81. Michael Robb
and Emilie Maxwell
explore the history of this action to understand two key questions central to the viability of national class actions.
Siskinds’ Medical Malpractice Team’s recent successful trial decision was featured in the National Post and CTV News. This trial decision awarded significant damages to the plaintiff for an emergency room physician’s failure
Join us on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Sunningdale Golf & Country Club for a day of fun while raising funds for Children's Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre.
In a landmark decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled today that investors who bring class actions for misrepresentation under the Ontario Securities Act meet the legislation's time limits if they file their claims within three years of the date a misrepresentation is made.
Class actions are a constantly evolving field in Canadian law. In late 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in AIC Limited v Fischer
. This decision provides guidance on the preferable procedure for certification. In this article, Anthony O’Brien analyzes the decision and suggest ways that it will impact ongoing securities class actions.
There are many misunderstandings about who is a "common law spouse" in Ontario, and what exactly this means. In this article, Siskinds Associate Nadine Russell
looks at some of the most critical differences between marriage and common law partnership and how these difference could impact you.