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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Third party procedure - Striking out or setting aside - Appeals

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 7:57 AM  

Appeal by the defendant Crown from the dismissal of its third party claim against non-governmental organizations (third parties) for indemnity. The plaintiff commenced a proposed class action for damages suffered as a result of the treatment of young offenders in youth detention centers. The plaintiff alleged that in the operation, oversight, or management of the youth detention centres, the Crown was negligent, breached its fiduciary duties, and breached the class members' Charter rights in the use of solitary confinement. Some of the detention centres were operated...