Ontario’s Attorney General has proposed a bevy of changes to the provincial justice system in Bill 161, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2019. Changes are being proposed to 20 statutes, amongst them the Class Proceedings Act, 1992, the statute that governs class actions in Ontario. Move It Along A new section is being added to the Act dealing with carriage motions between different groups of plaintiff lawyers. If there are multiple proceedings involving the same or similar subject matter and some or all of the same class members, the court is now empowered to permit one action to proceed ... [more] Full article
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