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Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Motion by Levac for certification of her action against the Rothbart Centre for Pain Care Clinic and several of its staff, and for summary judgment against James. James, an anesthesiologist employed by the clinic, administered epidural injections. An infectious disease outbreak was discovered at the Clinic in November 2012. An investigation by Toronto Public Health ensued, revealing that nine patients of the 272 treated by James during the previous three months tested positive for staphylococcus aureus, six of them from a strain matching the strain that...