Photographer faces $185M lawsuit over photos of underage ballet dancers

The following article appeared in the Toronto Sun on August 18, 2017. Visit the original article.  They were aspiring ballet dancers who travelled from Toronto and cities across Canada to realize their dreams at the renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. But in a proposed $185 million class action lawsuit filed by Sarah Doucet of Toronto […]

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Times Group Corporation Trademark Infringement Upheld on Appeal

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a decision expunging the trademark of a competitor of Times Group Corporation (Times Group) and granting a permanent injunction restraining the competitor from using the word “Time” from marketing real estate to Toronto’s Chinese-Canadian community. The Court confirmed the distinctiveness of Times Group’s source trademark and the likelihood […]

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Amnesty International Applauds Compensation and Apology for Omar Khadr

The following statement was released by Amnesty International on July 7, 2017. Visit the original article. Amnesty International welcomed the official announcement today from Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould that settlement has been reached with respect to Omar Khadr’s lawsuit. Mr. Khadr has received compensation and an apology from the […]

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Waddell Phillips in The Canadian Press: Class Action Launched Over Heart Defibrillators

The following article appeared in the The Canadian Press on May 11, 2017. Visit the original article. TORONTO — Two Toronto law firms have launched a Canada-wide class-action lawsuit against the manufacturers of implantable defibrillators that can fail with little or no warning because of potentially defective batteries. About 8,000 Canadians were implanted with the cardiac defibrillators with the brand names Fortify, Fortify […]

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John Phillips’ Win on CBC.ca: “Judge Calls RCMP Treatment of Sergeant ‘Outrageous’ in Bullying Case”

The following article appeared on CBC.ca on March 1, 2017. Visit the original article. The judge in a lawsuit against the RCMP has called the national police force’s treatment of plaintiff Sgt. Peter Merrifield “outrageous” and has chastised the force for its lack of credibility and forthrightness in defending the case. “The defendants had a reckless disregard of […]

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