In recent decisions, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia Courts have closely considered the issue of the appropriate timing of pre-certification motions.
These courts have rejected a categorical bar to pre-certification preliminary… Read More
A narrow majority of the Supreme Court of Canada recently struck and dismissed a proposed class action claiming the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (“ALC”) should disgorge their profits from video lottery… Read More
This post updates our previous blogs on parallel multi-jurisdictional proceedings in Saskatchewan.
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Those blogs discussed the ability for plaintiffs from other jurisdictions in parallel class… Read More
Authors: Jason Mohrbutter, Adryan Toth
The Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench has reaffirmed that judges play an important gatekeeper role in ensuring that only properly qualified experts be permitted to provide… Read More
Authors: Joanne Colledge-Miller, Jason Mohrbutter
Can a plaintiff’s tactical choice to not pursue a class action result in it being dismissed for want of prosecution?
Recently the British Columbia Supreme Court, in… Read More
Author: Robert Leurer, Q.C.
In 2015, the Saskatchewan legislature amended the province’s Class Actions Act (CAA) to allow for the award of costs in class proceedings. Prior to then, applicants for… Read More