October 6, 2021
The Court has approved notices to be distributed to Class members regarding certification of this class action, including Class Member rights and options at this stage. You can review the Long Form Notice here. You can review the Short Form Notice here.
This class action is certified to proceed on behalf of the following Class Members: “all persons who resided at MDC between July 1, 1951 and May 29, 2020, and were alive as of October 31, 2016.”
If you are a Class Member, and you wish to keep your rights to sue the Government of Manitoba, you must remove yourself from the Class by the deadline of January 12, 2022. If you remove yourself, you cannot get any money or benefits from this lawsuit if any are awarded. To ask to be removed, you must complete the Opt Out Form available here.
The parties are currently completing productions and reviewing a large number of documentary productions.