News —

What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.


July 4, 2018 – Class action lawsuit moving ahead against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet —

The following article appeared on Global News on July 4, 2018. Visit the original article here

A class action lawsuit is moving ahead in the Ontario Superior Court against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet over photos taken by Bruce Monk.

Monk is alleged to have taken nude photos of teen students from the 1980s to 2013 while working at the RWB as an instructor and photographer.


July 4, 2018 – Class-action lawsuit over alleged intimate pictures OK’d against Royal Winnipeg Ballet, photographer —

The following article appeared on CBC on July 4, 2018. Visit the original article here.

A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit can proceed against the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and a photographer who is alleged to have taken intimate photos of students.

Lawyer Margaret Waddell says about 60 people have been identified so far as potential class-action members in the lawsuit against the ballet company and Bruce Monk, who worked as a photographer between 1984 and 2015.


March 26, 2018 – Margaret Waddell quoted in the Law Times —

Margaret Waddell discusses how “Novelty” applies in Class Action Costs Awards


March 12, 2018 – Margaret Waddell quoted in Lawyer’s Daily —

Margaret Waddell is quoted by the Lawyer’s Daily regarding a recent decision regarding the carriage battle over the Bread Price-Fixing class actions.


Assembly of First Nations Supports Ecuadorian Plaintiffs’ Enforcement Efforts against Chevron —

National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations and Jamie Vargas, the National Chief of CONAIE in Ecuador, signed a protocol confirming that the rights of the Ecuardorian indigenous Plaintiffs and the rights of Canada’s First Nations are inextricably linked. For more, see the Assembly of First Nations’ December 6, 2017 news release.


November 23, 2017 – Marg Waddell Listed as One of Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers —

Margaret Waddell is honoured to be listed as one of Canada’s leading  litigation lawyers in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers, and Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers.


CSIS Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuit in the Media —

Michelle Shepard of the Star reports on recent developments in the ongoing litigation of workplace discrimination and harassment at CSIS.

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