Abuse at Vancouver College and St. Thomas More Collegiate
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has recently certified a class action for former students of Vancouver College and St. Thomas More Collegiate. However, class members have the right to opt out of the class action if they so choose. If you are impacted by this case, it is important to carefully weigh your options and decide whether you would like to remain a member of the class. To learn more about the options that may be available to you, click here.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver
A reckoning is underway as the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver investigates many cases of historic physical and sexual abuse allegedly committed by members of its clergy. If you were abused by a clergy member or lay person affiliated with the Vancouver Archdiocese, you may be entitled to compensation. To learn more about Preszler Injury Lawyers’ commitment to helping survivors of abuse, click here.
Systemic Anti-Indigenous Racism in the RCMP
Both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the current Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have acknowledged that systemic racism exists in Canada’s national police service. Steeped in colonialist practices dating back to the agency’s creation, this unchecked system has led to disproportionately high instances of violence and fatal uses of force against Indigenous peoples by RCMP officers across the country. If you were abused by RCMP officers in a racially motivated assault, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Click here to read more.