Canadian Armed Forces / Forces Armées Canadiennes

Rogers v. The Attorney General of Canada

Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 457658

Wagners has collaborated with four law firms – Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto; Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP/s.r.l. in Ottawa; Quessy Henry St-Hilaire, avocats in Quebec City; and Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota in Victoria – to advance class actions against the Attorney General of Canada alleging systemic sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender based discrimination in the Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence and Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces.

Updates & Latest Developments

The settlement of the related class proceedings pursued in the Federal Court has been approved by the Federal Court. A copy of the Federal Court’s reasons are available hereA copy of the notice of approval and the opening of the claims process is available here.

A link to the settlement administrator’s website is available here.

Deadline to Opt Out

The deadline to opt out of the settlement is February 24, 2020.

You can obtain an Opt Out Form here.

Deadline to Submit a Claim

It’s not time to submit your claim yet. Claims will be accepted as of March 26, 2020. The deadline to file a Claim Form is September 24, 2021.

A proposed settlement has been reached. A hearing to approve the Settlement Agreement and Legal Fees occurred on September 19, 20 and October 3, 2019. The decision is currently in reserve.

Please visit the Documents tab and the following URL to obtain information about the settlement and claims process. The documents are available in both English and French.