EMDC 3 – May 18, 2017 to November 10, 2021

This class action includes all persons incarcerated at EMDC between May 18, 2017 to November 10, 2021, and includes those held at the facility pending trial or Court Appearance.

The action seeks a declaration that the conditions and practices of the government in the care and custody of inmates violates Sections 7 and 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and seeks damages for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, assault and battery

  • To view the most recent version of the Statement of Claim, click here.
  • To learn more about what a class action is please click here.

  • If you believe you are a member of the proposed class please complete a Class Member Request Form.

    In order for us to access your incarceration records held by the Ministry, we will need you to complete the Authorization for Release of Personal Information.

    The completed forms should be sent to us in one of the following three ways:

    By Mail:

    Attention: EMDC Class Proceeding
    McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP
    Suite 1800 – 140 Fullarton St.
    London Ontario  N6A 5P2

    By Fax: 519-672-2674 – Attention: EMDC Class Proceeding

    By E-mail to: emdc@mckenzielake.com

    For further information please contact:

    Kevin Egan or Matthew Baer at 1-844-672-5666.