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Appellate Quarterly - May 2024


Québec City


May 15, 2024

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Join McCarthy Tétrault’s National Appellate Litigation Group as we discuss appeals of importance to the Canadian business community during the last quarter. Each session brings you up-to-date on recent appellate developments across Canada. Topics to be discussed this quarter include:

  • Ontario/Atlantic: Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses cancerphobia claim – developments in product liability and toxic torts
  • Quebec: The Court of Appeal reiterates its restricted approach on preliminary motions
  • Western Canada: BC Court of Appeal addresses defamation claims and anti-SLAPP law (strategic lawsuits against public participation)
  • Federal: Class action certification difficulties in the Federal Courts
  • Supreme Court of Canada: Judicial review is available alongside a limited right of appeal

Speakers include: Brandon KainJames S.S. HoltomKarine JoizilByron ShawAlexandra Cocks

Note: All instructions and information on how to access the webinar will be forwarded a few days before the event.

This program qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia and Ontario.

Barreau du Québec Continuing Education: This program contains up to 1.5 hours of content. For more information regarding the declaration and recognition of educational activities, please contact the Barreau du Québec.

For questions about this seminar, please contact [email protected].


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (ET)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (MT)
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (PT)

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