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Former Student Launches $1 Million Dollar Court Action Against Carleton University

The court action refers to injuries Ahmadzai sustained to his left eye while studying at Carleton University in the year 2015. The attacks happened three times in the class which left Ahmadzai in fear and making him to drop out from school.


Kugler Kandestin, in collaboration with LPC Avocats Inc., files class action against the Desjardins Group in connection with massive data breach of close to 3 million members

The application for authorization to institute a class action alleges that the defendants failed to adequately protect class members’ personal data and seeks payment of substantial compensatory and punitive damages.


BC’s highest court affirms that Canada’s solitary confinement laws violate rights

Today, the BC Court of Appeal released its judgment in the challenge to Canada’s solitary confinement laws brought by the BC Civil Liberties Association and the John Howard Society of Canada.


Kugler Kandestin obtains a major victory at the Supreme Court of Canada in favour of victims of sexual abuse in Quebec

We are extremely pleased to report that the Supreme Court of Canada has rendered a landmark decision in favour of victims of sexual abuse.


CCF granted intervener status to defend Saskatchewan nurse’s free speech

The CCF was granted intervener status by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal on June 4, 2019 to intervene in an important freedom of speech case.


Civil liberties watchdog to argue for greater access to the courts for vulnerable groups

On Friday, May 31, 2019, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) will appear as an intervener at the BC Court of Appeal. The court will hear arguments in Canadian Council for Disabilities v. Attorney General of British Columbia regarding whether the Canadian Council for Disabilities should have access to the courts to bring their constitutional challenge to a BC law that permits physicians to force psychiatric treatment on people without their consent.


2019 Canadian Lexpert Directory Recognizes Kugler Kandestin Lawyers

Kugler Kandestin is proud to announce the recognition of its lawyers as leading practitioners.


Canadian Constitution Foundation intervening in Toronto municipal election case

Ontario’s top court will soon decide whether the Charter protects municipal elections. The Canadian Constitution Foundation is pleased to announce that it will take part in the case as an intervener.


STRIP SEARCHES: SEXUAL ASSAULT BY THE STATE

On May 10th, 2019, Elizabeth Fry Societies and partner organizations across Canada will bring together women with lived experience in a National Day of Action to raise awareness, amplify women’s voices and demand that the government #HearMeToo and #EndStripSearching in women’s prisons. 


Kugler Kandestin named Plaintiff Firm of the Year by Benchmark Canada

The firm is extremely proud of this recognition and that of five of its lawyers as “Litigation Stars”.


Federal Court hearing over injunction against People’s Party of Canada name going ahead

BC businessman aims to take back party name he has been using since 2015.



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.


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