On May 24, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision to dismiss the class action certification motion in the matter of Sherry Good v. Toronto Police Services Board and Attorney General of Canada, Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario, and Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board.

In a detailed decision, the Court found that the claim could not proceed as a class action. The proposed claim failed to meet the criteria for certification. Many of the pleaded causes of action were flawed and the commonality of issues required for certification was not established.

BLG acted as counsel for the Toronto Police Services Board and the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board.

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