Dugal v. Manulife Financial,

JurisdictionOntario
JudgeStrathy, J.
Neutral Citation2011 ONSC 1785
Subject MatterBARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS,CONTRACTS,PRACTICE
Citation[2011] O.T.C. Uned. 1785 (SC),[2011] O.T.C. Uned. 1785,2011 ONSC 1785,105 OR (3d) 364,[2011] OJ No 1239 (QL),[2011] O.J. No 1239 (QL),[2011] OTC Uned 1785 (SC),105 O.R. (3d) 364,[2011] OTC Uned 1785
Date21 March 2011
CourtSuperior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
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109 practice notes
  • Guest Editor’s Introduction: The Past, Present, and Future of Class Actions in Canada
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 10-1-2, January 2015
    • January 1, 2015
    ...Canada Inc, 2010 ONSC 6776 at para 5 [Singer]. 30 See Chapman & Stephens, above note 8. 31 See Dugal v Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785 at para 33 [Dugal], supplementary reasons 2011 ONSC 3147; The Trustees of the Labourers’ Pension Fund v Sino-Forest Corporation, 2012 ONSC 29......
  • Introduction
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 13-2, March 2018
    • March 1, 2018
    ...Bruineman is an industry figure. 29 Dugal v Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785 at para 28 [Dugal]. 30 Ontario Law Reform Commission,Report on Class Actions(Toronto: Ministry of the Attorney General, 1982). 31 Drew Hasselback, “The Billion-Dollar Judge: Class Action Lawsuits Abou......
  • Class Actions Twenty-five Years On
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 14-1, December 2018
    • December 1, 2018
    ...www.lco-cdo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Class-​ Action-Consultation-Paper.pdf. 15 2013 ONSC 4974 [Bayens]. 16 Ibid at para 35. 17 2011 ONSC 1785 [Dugal]. Both Dugal and Bayens, above note 15, are cited in LCO 2013, above note 9. 18 Dugal, above note 14 at para The C a nadia n Cl a ss A......
  • Shared Goals, Divided Jurisdiction: The Uneasy Relationship Between Class Actions and Administrative Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 16-1, December 2020
    • December 1, 2020
    ...commission (10 per cent) that would be payable to the only other available source, the Fund. 13 Dugal v Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785. 14 Ibid at para L a R ev ue C a nadienne des r ecour s collectifs | Volume 16 • No 1 85 (e) The commission cap ($5 million prior to pre-tri......
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18 cases
  • Klychak v. Samchuk, (2012) 532 A.R. 259 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • February 2, 2012
    ...et al. (2011), 509 A.R. 72; 2011 ABQB 42, refd to. [para. 8]. Dugal et al. v. Manulife Financial Corp. et al., [2011] O.T.C. Uned. 1785; 2011 ONSC 1785, refd to. [para. Do v. Sheffer (2010), 495 A.R. 107; 2010 ABQB 422, refd to. [para. 8]. Counsel: Chad C. Bowie (Snyder & Associates LLP......
  • Bayens et al. v. Kinross Gold Corp. et al., [2013] O.T.C. Uned. 4974
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • July 26, 2013
    ...a practical matter, a necessity in most every class proceeding. As Justice Strathy recognized in Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation 2011 ONSC 1785 at para. 28, no "rational" plaintiff in a class proceeding would risk an adverse cost award that would far exceed his or her potential reco......
  • Plimmer v. Google, Inc., [2013] B.C.T.C. Uned. 681
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • April 18, 2013
    ...an application because it may be affected by the third party funder's ability to pay costs: see Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation , 2011 ONSC 1785 [ Dugal ]; and Fehr v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada , 2012 ONSC 2715 [ Fehr ]. [10] A practically identical provision to the B.C. ......
  • Mancinelli et al. v. Barrick Gold Corp. et al., 2016 ONCA 571
    • Canada
    • Ontario Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • April 27, 2016
    ...Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada v. Sino-Forest Corporation , 2012 ONSC 2937; Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation , 2011 ONSC 1785, 105 O.R. (3d) 364; Rooney v. ArcelorMittal S.A ., 2013 ONSC 7768; Musicians' Pension Fund of Canada (Trustees of) v. Kinross Gold Corp ., 2013 ON......
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5 firm's commentaries
  • Third Party Funding: A Short-Term Fad Or A Long-Term Trend That Is Here To Stay?
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 9, 2018
    ...of a promise to give the maintainer a share in the proceeds or subject matter of the action". 5 Dugal v Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785; additional reasons 2011 ONSC 3147. Justice Strathy held the Agreement helped to promote the goal of providing access to justice and it was ......
  • Increase In Claims Against Directors And Officers A Major Challenge For Insurers
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 27, 2017
    ...in the market, and all signs are that they will continue to wait for some time yet. Footnote Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785 Increase In Claims Against Directors And Officers A Major Challenge For The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to ......
  • Ontario Court Approves Litigation Funding Agreement Prior To Certification In Proposed Class Action
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • April 8, 2011
    ...of engaging experienced and reputable counsel in this regard cannot be overstated. Footnotes Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785 Metzler Investment GMBH v. Gildan Activewear Inc., [2009] O.J. No. 3315 (S.C.J.) [Metzler] Dugal, supra note 1 at 17 Dugal, supra note 1 at 28......
  • Third-Party Litigation Funding In Canada
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 3, 2016
    ...and/or class counsel to an adverse cost award. Two years later, the court in Dugal et al. vs. Manulife Financial Corporation et al., 2011 ONSC 1785 (Dugal) went a step further by requiring the funder to insert a provision stating that litigation control remained with the representative Don'......
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84 books & journal articles
  • A Real and Substantial Look at Jurisdiction in the Civil and Class Action Settings
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 8-2, May 2013
    • May 1, 2013
    ...or if the class action is unsuccessful and the plaintiff is ordered to pay costs. And it is 24 Dugal v Manulife Financial Corporation, 2011 ONSC 1785 at paras 27–28, 105 OR (3d) 364 [Dugal]. 25 McCracken v Canadian National Railway Company, 2010 ONSC 6026 (Sup Ct J) CCAR 8-2.indb 253 4/......
  • Overview
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 14-1, December 2018
    • December 1, 2018
    ...www.lco-cdo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Class-​ Action-Consultation-Paper.pdf. 15 2013 ONSC 4974 [Bayens]. 16 Ibid at para 35. 17 2011 ONSC 1785 [Dugal]. Both Dugal and Bayens, above note 15, are cited in LCO 2013, above note 9. 18 Dugal, above note 14 at para The C a nadia n Cl a ss A......
  • The Early Campaign for Reform and the Olrc Report
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 14-1, December 2018
    • December 1, 2018
    ...www.lco-cdo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Class-​ Action-Consultation-Paper.pdf. 15 2013 ONSC 4974 [Bayens]. 16 Ibid at para 35. 17 2011 ONSC 1785 [Dugal]. Both Dugal and Bayens, above note 15, are cited in LCO 2013, above note 9. 18 Dugal, above note 14 at para The C a nadia n Cl a ss A......
  • The Report of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on Class Action Reform (1985-1993)
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 14-1, December 2018
    • December 1, 2018
    ...www.lco-cdo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Class-​ Action-Consultation-Paper.pdf. 15 2013 ONSC 4974 [Bayens]. 16 Ibid at para 35. 17 2011 ONSC 1785 [Dugal]. Both Dugal and Bayens, above note 15, are cited in LCO 2013, above note 9. 18 Dugal, above note 14 at para The C a nadia n Cl a ss A......
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