Ammaq et al. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 24

JudgeKilpatrick, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateDecember 19, 2006
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations[2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 24;2006 NUCJ 24

Ammaq v. Can. (A.G.), [2007] Nunavut Cases (CJ) 24

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Temp. Cite: [2007] Nunavut Cases TBEd. MR.242

Michelline Ammaq, Blandina Tulugarjuk and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (plaintiffs) v. Attorney General of Canada (defendant)

(08-05-401 CVC; 2006 NUCJ 24)

Indexed As: Ammaq et al. v. Canada (Attorney General)

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Kilpatrick, J.

December 19, 2006.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Practice - Topic 209.3

Persons who can sue and be sued - Individuals and corporations - Status or standing - Class or representative actions - Certification - Considerations (incl. when class action appropriate) - See paragraphs 4 to 15.

Practice - Topic 9862.1

Settlements - Court approval - Class actions (incl. fee approval) - See paragraphs 65 to 90.

Counsel:

Janice B. Payne and Lori A. O'Neill, for the plaintiffs;

Steven Foulds, for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.;

Michele Annich and Jaxine Oltean, for the defendant;

Steven Cooper, for the prospective plaintiffs;

Richard J. Finn, for the Assembly of First Nations;

Michel Thibault, for the Church Entities.

This application was heard on October 10 and 11, 2006, by Kilpatrick, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who released the following judgment on December 19, 2006.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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