class action

Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board continue court action against the federal government

Dec 10, 2020 | 10:14am

  The group Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board have received the green light from the Manitoba Court of Appeal to pursue a legal claim against the federal government. The chair of the group, Stewart Wells of Swift Current, says the court action follows the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board by the Harper government. […]

$900-million deal reached in class actions on sexual misconduct in military

Jul 19, 2019 | 7:42am

(Photo supplied by the Canadian Press) OTTAWA — The federal government promised $900 million in compensation Thursday to settle multiple class-action lawsuits lodged on behalf of survivors of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and sexual assault in the military. The settlement provides $800 million for members of the Canadian Armed Forces and $100 million in compensation for another class of employees […]