Re: Ontario Class Action Reform Response to Law Commission of Ontario consultation paper – Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms(March 2018)

Title: Re: Ontario Class Action Reform Response to Law Commission of Ontario consultation paper - Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms(March 2018) Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: 1192-OntarioClassActionReform # of Pages: 16 Date authored: May 31, 2018 Publication number:…

Toxic Torts Update: Ontario’s Class Action Law under Review

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on November 17, 2017 Since the 1970s, CELA has called for class action reform to enable individuals to bring civil claims on behalf of large groups of people whose health or property has been adversely affected…

30 in 30: Confessions of a CELA Lifer

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on February 2, 2016 Incredibly, 2016 marks my 30th year at CELA. Since it is customary to sit back and reflect upon such milestones, here are 30 memories (good, bad and ugly) over the past 30…

Dollars and Sense: Who Pays Costs in Public Interest Cases?

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on June 16, 2014 When an environmental class proceeding is unsuccessful, should the representative plaintiff be ordered to pay the defendant’s legal costs; if so, what is the appropriate amount of costs that should be payable?…

Environmental Litigation after Inco: Presentation for the OBA Six Minute Environmental Lawyer 2012 Program

Title: Environmental Litigation after Inco: Presentation for the OBA Six Minute Environmental Lawyer 2012 Program Resource Type: Presentation Content: 868SixMinuteEnviroLaw2012 # of Pages: 27 Date authored: October 17, 2012 Publication number: 868 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan Author Organization: CELA