Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario,

JurisdictionOntario
JudgeVERMETTE
Citation2023 ONSC 2316
Docket NumberCV-19-00631627-0000
CourtSuperior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
Date14 April 2023
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  • La Rose v. Canada,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 13, 2023
    ...The need for caution in characterizing remedies as non-justiciable is reflected in Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316, 480 D.L.R. (4th) 444 [Mathur 2023]. There, the Court found that what constitutes a science-based GHG reduction target and a stable climate s......
  • Mathur et al: Youth climate litigation against Ontario government found to be justiciable but dismissed for failing to establish charter violations
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 4, 2023
    ...and builds upon the precedents established to continue pushing for adequate government responses to the climate crisis. Footnotes 1. 2023 ONSC 2316 [Mathur et al], at para. 2. Ibid, at para. 2. 3. 2020 ONSC 6918. Leave to appeal was also denied by the Ontario Divisional Court, see 2021 ONSC......
  • Ontario Superior Court Dismisses Climate-Related Charter Application
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 9, 2023
    ...14, 2023, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316, a landmark climate litigation decision. The applicants, seven Ontarians between the ages of 15 and 27, sought declarations of constitutional invalidity in relation to......
  • The Heat Is On: The Justiciability Of Climate Claims
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 3, 2023
    ...(3) climate change actions against the government will be difficult to prove and a successful action may be many years away. Footnotes 1. 2023 ONSC 2316 2. Ecojustice, "Statement: Ontario youth undeterred in legal fight to hold Ontario government accountable for climate action" (18 April 20......
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  • La Rose v. Canada,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 13, 2023
    ...The need for caution in characterizing remedies as non-justiciable is reflected in Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316, 480 D.L.R. (4th) 444 [Mathur 2023]. There, the Court found that what constitutes a science-based GHG reduction target and a stable climate s......
6 firm's commentaries
  • Mathur et al: Youth climate litigation against Ontario government found to be justiciable but dismissed for failing to establish charter violations
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 4, 2023
    ...and builds upon the precedents established to continue pushing for adequate government responses to the climate crisis. Footnotes 1. 2023 ONSC 2316 [Mathur et al], at para. 2. Ibid, at para. 2. 3. 2020 ONSC 6918. Leave to appeal was also denied by the Ontario Divisional Court, see 2021 ONSC......
  • Ontario Superior Court Dismisses Climate-Related Charter Application
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • May 9, 2023
    ...14, 2023, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316, a landmark climate litigation decision. The applicants, seven Ontarians between the ages of 15 and 27, sought declarations of constitutional invalidity in relation to......
  • The Heat Is On: The Justiciability Of Climate Claims
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 3, 2023
    ...(3) climate change actions against the government will be difficult to prove and a successful action may be many years away. Footnotes 1. 2023 ONSC 2316 2. Ecojustice, "Statement: Ontario youth undeterred in legal fight to hold Ontario government accountable for climate action" (18 April 20......
  • Ontario's Top Court Defines "Material Change" In Securities Litigation
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 8, 2023
    ...14, 2023, Justice Vermette released her reasons in Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316 (Mathur), the first Charter challenge in Ontario against a government actor for actions taken related to climate change to reach a full hearing on its merits in any Canadian......
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