Judges need to be careful in class action certifications
Law Times, April 15, 2019
Eliminating causes of action is ‘substantive decision’… Read the article here.
Players’ lawyers fire back at OHL, Ontario government in $180M lawsuit fight
The London Free Press, November 9, 2018
Lawyers representing players in a class-action lawsuit against the world’s premier major-junior hockey league are speaking out after Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government threw its support behind the Ontario Hockey League’s push to re-affirm its players as amateur athletes. Read the article here.
Hockey’s Puppy Mill: A former junior player takes the CHL to court
By Nicholas Hune-Brown at The Walrus, December 2015
The article provides some background information and explains some of the key issues in the litigation. Read the article here.
Nova Scotia amends Labour Standards Code to block hockey class action lawsuit
By Professor David Doorey at The Law of Work
Nova Scotia recently legislated to exclude “athletes…engaged in their athletic endeavour” from the provincial Labour Standard Code, after being lobbied by the CHL. This article provides a legal perspective on why that was a mistake. Read the article here.
Lawsuits Target Canadian Junior Hockey League System
New York Times, December, 2014
This article provides interesting background to the class action lawsuit. Read the article here.
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