Angela Bespflug, Janelle O’Connor and Caitlin Ohama-Darcus, along with lawyers from Cooper Regel, were successful in obtaining an order for certification in this class action against Canada on behalf of Indigenous persons who allege that, at any time between May 14, 1953 and the present, they were physically or sexually assaulted by members of the RCMP during arrest, detainment, or while being held in custody, and who were alive as of July 20, 2018.

Read the full reasons for judgment: Meguinis-Martin v. His Majesty the King, 2023 FC 771.

For more information about this class action please visit:  RCMP Indigenous Racism and Assault Class Action.

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