What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.
For decades, Canadian mining operations have wreaked havoc in developing countries. Villages have been razed, water supplies poisoned and allegations of rape – even murder – have emerged. But finally there is hope for a way out. Could a new avenue for justice lead to a brighter future for all of our mines?
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Margaret Waddell will be a panelist at a Panel Discussion and Mentoring Roundtable sponsored by the OBA Class Action discussing making a career practicing class action law.
Margaret Waddell will be a guest lecturer in a course on class actions at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on the topic of multijurisdictional class actions.
Cory Wanless will deliver a guest lecture in a course on international human rights at Queen’s University Faculty of Law on corporate accountability and international human rights.
Cory Wanless will speak to high school students as part of the innovative and award winning program “Law in Action Within Schools”, a partnership between Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the Toronto District School Board designed to support, guide and motivate high school students.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has granted leave to intervene to the Family Lawyers Association (“FLA”) in the case of Hunt v. Worrod. The Ontario Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear the appeal on May 16, 2019. The appeal is concerning the unprecedented decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to order costs against Legal Aid Ontario because of its role in providing legal aid funding in a family law matter. The FLA is represented by Cory Wanless, John Phillips, and Prashanth Chandrapal of Waddell Phillips.
Kenneth Jackson of Aboriginal Peoples Television Network reports on Clayton Boucher’s wrongful conviction and imprisoment as a result of RCMP “tunnel vision”.
Three former whistleblowers in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program have commenced an action against various parties associated with the Program who allegedly disclosed their personal information in an effort to discredit or silence them. The subject matter of this action was recently covered in a W5 report on CTV. Also see Michael Tutton’s story on CTV News.