Jan. 22, 2020 - In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019,1 the Québec Superior Court stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing within a public body. Confidentiality can be lifted only when there are...
Davies is Representing Four Victims of Bertrand Charest
Davies is representing four women who were among the victims of former ski coach Bertrand Charest, who was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison for charges related to the sexual assault of athletes, including our clients. Davies is representing these courageous women on a pro bono basis.
On behalf of our clients, we are asking that the associations that were entrusted with their protection take responsibility for having failed them and other young athletes, and implement measures and safeguards to ensure that the abuse endured by our clients and others is never repeated.
We are pleased to participate in this important initiative led by B2ten, an organization dedicated to support amateur athletes in Canada.
Jan. 14, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently rendered its much-awaited decisions in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov and companion appeals. Upon granting leave to appeal, the SCC had announced that these appeals would “provide an opportunity to consider the nature...