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Recent News

October 13, 2017:

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Montréal (City) v. Dorval, 2017 SCC 48,  regarding whether solatium doloris claimed by indirect victim for loss of loved one who was direct victim of wrongful breach of physical integrity constitutes “moral injury”, and whether members of victim’s family may avail themselves of three‑year general law prescriptive period provided for in Code civil du Québec, arts. 2925, 2930. The SCC dismissed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondents.

October 12, 2017:

The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Dale v. Frank, 2017 ONCA 32. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicants.

October 6, 2017:

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. Fontaine, 2017 SCC 47, regarding a settlement agreement resolved class actions by Aboriginal persons who attended residential schools. And whether supervising judge’s order that records must be destroyed following 15-year retention period was appropriate. The SCC dismissed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for one of the Respondents and one of the Interveners.