Lacroix v. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
In 2017, Ari Kaplan mediated a class action settlement ending 18 years of litigation over a share of $150 million in pension surplus:
"Justice Charbonneau’s decision followed a report from mediator Ari Kaplan of Kaplan Law in Toronto": read Benefits Canada article HERE.
Superior Court of Justice Decision: 2018 ONSC 532
Telecommunications Employees Association of Manitoba Inc. et al. v. Manitoba Telecom Services
In 2014, Ari Kaplan facilitated negotiations that produced a $140 million workplace settlement between MTS Allstream, three trade unions and a pensioner group. The settlement benefited more than 9,000 people and ended 12 years of litigation to the Supreme Court of Canada.
The Supreme Court answered a question of law and returned the case to the parties to implement its ruling. Ari was retained to facilitate the remaining issues and identify the parameters within which to negotiate a resolution. The settlement was put before the Court of Queen's Bench, which approved it and the judge stated: