June 7, 2010
In reasons released today, the Honourable Justice Robert A. Fowler of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division) held that the actions met all requirements for a class action under the Newfoundland Class Actions Act. The Honourable Justice Fowler certified all five actions to proceed as class actions.
A press release entitled “Newfoundland Court Gives Go Ahead to Five Class Actions Related to Residential Schools in Newfoundland and Labrador” was released to all media on June 7, 2010. The release can be accessed through the “News Releases and Reports” link to the right of this page.