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Neighbours of Lafarge Cement Plant Launch Class Action

Neighbours of the Lafarge Canada cement plant in Exshaw, near Canmore, have recently filed a legal class action against the facility, claiming that they are being bombarded with carcinogenic dust and noise. According to the plaintiffs from the surrounding areas, the plant has been a source of annoyance for several years, but problems have intensified […]

Calgary Herald Reports on Napoli Shkolnik Lafarge Lawsuit

Neighbours of Lafarge Canada’s Exshaw cement plant have launched a legal class action, contending the facility bombards them with carcinogenic dust and noise. The plaintiffs from in and around the hamlets of Exshaw and Lac des Arcs claim the plant east of Canmore that operates round-the-clock has been a source of annoyance for local residents […]

Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Lafarge

A class-action lawsuit against Lafarge Canada and its cement plant in Exshaw for allegedly creating environmental hazards has been launched by an Alberta resident. Napoli Shkolnik Canada, a class-action litigator based in Calgary and Hamilton, filed the suit on Dec. 6 at the Calgary Court of King’s Bench on behalf of Sandra Furlonger. The 10-page […]

CBC Quotes Joan Jack and Casey R. Churko on Proposed Class-Action Lawsuit by Indigenous Civil Servants

Indigenous civil servants are seeking Federal Court certification for a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging systemic racism and chronic toxicity at the Canadian government’s on-reserve oil and gas agency. The plaintiffs filed a batch of affidavits last month, detailing allegations of pervasive bullying, discrimination, harassment and intimidation at Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC), located in Tsuut’ina Nation […]

First Nations Sue Canada for Breach of Treaty and Dishonourable Deal with Purdue

PRINCE ALBERT, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – Lac La Ronge Indian Band and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, have launched a class action lawsuit on behalf of Treaty 6 First Nations against the Government of Canada, asserting breaches of Treaty 6 and the honour of the Crown. The class action centres on two pivotal provisions within Treaty 6 […]