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News/1 February 2019

Federal Court Approves Settlement in EI Sickness Class Action

On January 29, 2019, the Federal Court approved the settlement the Firm reached with the Government of Canada resolving the EI sickness class action o... Read More
News/11 January 2019

Supreme Court of Canada Restores Voting Rights to Canadians Overseas

In Frank v. Canada (Attorney General), the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that certain provisions of the Canada Elections Act unconstitutionally ... Read More
News/13 December 2018

Bill 76, which amends the Canada Elections Act, Passes Senate; Full Voting Rights for Expats Granted December 13

On December 11, 2018, the Senate passed Bill 76, which received  Royal Assent on December 13, 2018. Importantly, the legislation restores vo... Read More
News/31 January 2017

Tentative Settlement Reached in Manulife Class Action

On January 31, 2017, we announced that this matter has been settled for $69 million CAD.  Please see our press release here  or here&nb... Read More
News/5 January 2017

EI Class Action in the News

The Toronto Star has reported on the Government of Canada's promise to "immediately end" the EI class action.  To read the article, please click ... Read More
News/14 April 2016

Supreme Court Grants Leave to Appeal Voting Decision

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear the appeal of the Ontario Court of Appeal's determination that citizens who reside abroad for more than... Read More
News/13 October 2015

Main Opposition Parties Promise to Resolve E.I. Moms Class Action if Elected

On October 9, 2015, 10 days before the federal election, the two main opposition parties, the Liberals and NDP, promised to resolve the EI Moms Class ... Read More
News/21 July 2015

Court of Appeal Rules that Canadians who live Abroad for more than 5 Years Lose Voting Rights

In a split decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the Superior Court ruling that the rule prohibiting Canadians who have lived abroad fo... Read More
News/20 May 2015

EI Moms Class Action Certified

In a ground-breaking decision, the Federal Court has certified the employment insurance (EI) Moms on Maternity class action.  A copy of the decis... Read More
News/29 October 2009

Cavalluzzo appointed to represent Canwest retirees

On October 27, 2009 Justice Pepall of the Ontario Superior court issued an order appointing Cavalluzzo as representative counsel for retirees formerly... Read More
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