December 18, 2020
The Defendant, the Government of Ontario, through its counsel, advised that it will object to and seek an order preventing any class member from telling the story of the harms they suffered at CPRI during the common issues trial. The Government of Ontario’s position is troubling and should be deeply concerning for those seeking to right, on a group-basis, systemic injustices that led to childhood physical and sexual violence being unreasonably committed against them.
In addition, the Government of Ontario has yet to agree that incidents described incident reports authored by their own employees actually occurred. Another troubling position by the Government of Ontario.