Newfoundland Residential Schools – 6
April 21, 2014
The Plaintiffs’ motion for leave to appeal and the appeal itself of Justice Butler’s decision of February 4, 2014 will be heard on May 14 and 15, 2014. On February 4, 2014 Justice Butler granted leave to the Defendant to proceed with an application to try to strike the claims of class members for non-sexual misconduct before November 23, 1977 as being barred by operation of the Limitations Act.
Should the Plaintiff be unsuccessful on the appeal, the Defendant’s motion will be heard on September 11 and 12, 2014.
Trial of the common issues will begin November 17 to December 19, 2014. It will then resume on January 12, 2015 and is scheduled to run until February 13, 2015.