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Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 10:36 AM  

Appeal by SS and MS from a decision in which the court held that the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) was not liable to indemnify its member, Dr. KAA, for a judgment debt in the appellants' favour. SS was a patient of Dr. KAA, a psychiatrist. The appellants commenced an action against Dr. KAA in 2000, claiming that he put SS on a debilitating course of medication, gave professional advice that undermined their marriage, and engaged in oral and sexual intercourse with SS. Subsequently, SS experienced...