News & Events
December 20, 2018
Koskie Minsky LLP commenced a class proceeding on behalf of the representative plaintiff, David Weremy against the Province on Manitoba in respect to the Manitoba Development Centre (“MDC”). “The boys were eating out of the garbage can, out of the toilet bowls”. To view this report published by CBC News Manitoba please visit: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1402396227728/ For
December 19, 2018
David Rosenfeld was quoted in the December 19, 2018 CBC News article “People simply, at no point in time, at any point in the years past, should ever be living in these circumstances. Period,”. To read the article, please click here.
November 13, 2018
Mireille Giroux was quoted in the November 5, 2018 Law Times news article stating: “I don’t know if, even with financial aid, I would be able to attend the Faculty of Law now. I find it extremely regrettable. It just goes against many of the inclusiveness and recruitment initiatives I know the faculty does […]” To
November 2, 2018
Koskie Minsky initiated a class proceeding against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of all individuals whose applications to the Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program were rejected. “A legal challenge against the Canadian government by alleged thalidomide survivors can proceed as a class action, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday”. To read the
September 24, 2018
We are pleased to announce that once again Koskie Minsky has been recognized as a top-ranked (Band 1) law firm by Chambers Canada in the areas of: Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) Pensions & Benefits Congratulations to all of our ranked lawyers!
August 21, 2018
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce that 9 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Additionally, Michael Mazzuca has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2019 Employee Benefits Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Toronto. Below is a complete list of KM
June 20, 2018
We are pleased to congratulate Celeste Poltak, a Partner in our Class Action Group, who has been named a winner of a 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award. This prestigious award recognizes Celeste’s Mid-Career Excellence in the Legal Profession; Practice Area of Class Actions. The awards will be presented at the Lexpert Zenith Awards Gala Event, scheduled
May 10, 2018
David Rosenfeld was quoted in the May 9, 2018 CBC News article “Federal court rulings could mean re-assessment of thousands of Qalipu Mi’kmaq applications.” To read the article, please click here. For more information about the class action and updates as they occur, please click here.
May 1, 2018
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to congratulate Andrea Bowker on her acceptance of the position of Solicitor at the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Andrea has been a valued member of the Firm’s Labour Law group since 2012 and will bring 22 years of labour law experience, both in private practice and as in-house counsel, to
April 26, 2018
David Rosenfeld was quoted in the April 25, 2018 CBC News article “Canada signed private agreement with Qalipu Mi’kmaq days before contentious changes to application process.” To read the article, please click here. For more information about the class action and updates as they occur, please click here.