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Court authorizes class action concerning Expedia.ca, Hotels.com and Travelscape.ca websites

We are pleased to report that Justice Chantal Lamarche of the Superior Court of Quebec has granted the Application for authorization to institute a class action that we are advancing on behalf of all Quebec consumers who have made a hotel reservation via one of the Expedia.ca, Hotels.com or Travelscape.ca websites since January 10, 2015 and who have had to pay hotel fees in addition to the total hotel room reservation price.


Hyundai / Kia Canada class action

Merchant Law Group LLP has launched Canada-wide class action litigation before the Canadian Courts regarding various Hyundai / Kia model vehicles manufactured between 2011 to 2016.




NCCM Responds to Supreme Court Dismissal of Webber Academy Case on Religious Accommodation

Decision means complainants must re-litigate reasonable accommodation case 8 years on.



Lawsuit filed against Canadian Anti-Hate Network Chair Bernie Farber and Advisory Board Member Elizabeth Moore

Elisa Hategan files lawsuit against Canadian Anti-Hate Network Chair Bernie Farber and Advisory Board member Elizabeth Moore in Toronto this week.


New Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action on behalf of individuals who were sexually abused by religious members

Kugler Kandestin files a new Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action on behalf of individuals who were sexually abused by religious members of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart across Québec.



TydeCoyn.ca Dupes Would-be Investors with Education around Cryptocurrencies and Scams

Some people interested in investing New Brunswick’s coastline received more of an education than they were bargaining for when they clicked on a fake investment scheme that was designed to raise awareness about the risks of cryptocurrencies and frauds. As part of Investor Education Month in October, the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) created TydeCoyn.ca, a fake website hyping a too-good-to-be-true investment opportunity. Anyone who clicked on the “invest now” or “get more information” links were led to FCNB’s education and fraud awareness resources.


BCCLA to Intervene at Alberta Court of Appeal to Defend Freedom of Expression on Campus

Today the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is intervening at the Alberta Court of Appeal in UAlberta Pro-Life v. Governors of the University of Alberta, a case concerning the University of Alberta’s decision to impose an estimated $17,500 security costs fee on UAlberta Pro-Life, a student group, as a condition on the use of public space for a pro-life event on campus.


Unrelated woman attempts to seize parenting rights of baby from soldier

An Edmonton Family Court has granted generous visitation rights to a former girlfriend-turned-roommate of a biological mother, including overnights two out of every three weekends, and additional weeknights. This has been granted against the wishes of both the 11 month old baby's biological mother and the biological father, a former military officer. This press release contains details about the upcoming court date.


Rights Organizations Fight Against Federal Government Attempt to Overturn Solitary Confinement Victory

Today and tomorrow, the BCCLA will be at the BC Court of Appeal to defend its historic win striking down the cruel federal solitary confinement regime as unconstitutional.


New report details why women often choose not to report sexual assault through the criminal justice system – in their own words

Today, West Coast LEAF released a report about why women often do not report sexual assault through the criminal justice system – in women’s own voices.

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