Ontario’s Attorney General has recently proposed a bevy of changes to the provincial justice system in Bill 161, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2019, including important changes to the Class Proceedings Act, 1992 that, among other things, expedite carriage motions and require plaintiffs’ counsel to move a case forward to certification quickly or risk dismissal. 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 ... [more] Full article
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