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Former Supreme Court judge to head Hockey Canada review

August 8, 2022 The Canadian Press

Former Supreme Court of Canada judge Thomas Cromwell will lead an independent review of Hockey Canada’s governance amid calls for a change of leadership of the governing body for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault against players. Hockey

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Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

July 27, 2022 The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – Hockey Canada says it has paid out $7.6 million in nine settlements related to sexual assault and sexual abuse claims since 1989, with $6.8 million of that related to serial abuser Graham James. The hockey governing body has

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Quebec court approves $200.9M settlement against Desjardins over data breach

June 20, 2022 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – The Superior Court of Quebec has approved a nearly $200.9-million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Desjardins over a data breach – the largest to date in the Canadian financial services sector. Siskinds Desmeules and Kugler Kandestin say

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Personal information about more than 100 military sex misconduct claimants leaked

June 15, 2022 Lee Berthiaume - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The company overseeing the federal government’s $900-million settlement deal with military members who experienced sexual misconduct in uniform is admitting to more privacy breaches, despite repeated promises to have fixed the problem. Epiq Class Action Services Canada confirmed

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Manitoba grand chief says $85.5M settlement for flood damage is fair

January 18, 2022 The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – The grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says the latest court settlement for property owners affected by devastating flooding more than a decade ago is fair. The Manitoba government diverted water from the Assiniboine River to

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Desjardins settles 2019 data breach class action lawsuit for up to nearly $201M

December 17, 2021 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Financial services firm Desjardins Group will pay up to nearly $201 million to settle a class-action lawsuit related to a data breach in 2019 that affected nearly 9.7 million Canadians. The agreement, which is subject to approval by

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No charges in case of Montreal area private care home where dozens died of COVID-19  

August 26, 2021 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Quebec’s Crown prosecutor’s office says the owners of a Montreal-area long-term care home where dozens died during the first wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic will not face criminal charges.   The office said today in a statement that

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Families reach $5.5 million settlement in lawsuit against Quebec long-term care home

April 1, 2021 Sidhartha Banerjee - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – Lawyers for residents and families suing a Montreal-area long-term care home ravaged by the pandemic’s first wave said Wednesday they had reached a $5.5-million settlement with the facility’s owners. The private Residence Herron was among the hardest hit

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Settlement reached over patent dispute between snowmobile rivals

November 3, 2020 The Canadian Press

VALCOURT, Que. – Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and Arctic Cat say they have reached a global settlement to ongoing intellectual property disputes between the two makers of snowmachines. Under terms of the confidential settlement agreement, two active court cases in

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Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

March 11, 2020 Colin Perkel - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – A group of women won final court approval on Tuesday for their multimillion-dollar class action against the RCMP over gender-based abuse and discrimination. The open-ended settlement will allow each plaintiff to claim between $10,000 and $220,000 – depending

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Why this vehicle accident defendant tried to quash $850,000 settlement

June 14, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Adjusters handling auto liability claims shouldn’t be too quick to settle and take what the plaintiff’s lawyer is saying with a grain of salt. These are among the takeaways from Thursday’s Supreme Court of Canada decision in Fleury v. Paulus.

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After a seven-year, $33K insurance settlement, claimant disputes his $5K legal bill

August 9, 2018 by David Gambrill

A seven-year lawsuit against a B.C. insurance brokerage that settled for $33,000 ultimately led to a legal dispute between the claimant and his lawyer over a $5,124 legal bill. The claimant, Larry Jones, sued his insurance brokerage, RHC Insurance Agency