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Alberta Lawyer Interviews
September 26, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Clint Docken: One of Canada's Original Class Action Litigators ]
Calgary, AB Canadians have been a little more laissez-faire, shall we say, than their American neighbors when it comes to diving into class action lawsuits but they are starting to get the hang of it. Over the last 5 years, a virtual blizzard of class actions has been blowing through Canadian courts and the major reason is change to Canadian law. "We haven't had the legislation or legal tools in the past, but we have been essentially enabled; we're up and running and very active," says Calgary attorney Clinton Docken.