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

Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 9:03 AM  

Application by the third party law firm Ahlstrom, Wright, Oliver & Cooper LLP (AWOC) to strike the third party notice. The 139 plaintiffs in the action were survivors of sexual abuse perpetrated on them by a teacher or social worker who were employees of the government of the Northwest Territories when they committed their crimes. Many years later, groups of survivors came together to sue the governments of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, seeking damages for the abuse they suffered. The plaintiffs retained the legal services...