Class Action Against the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth


The Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth has entered another phase in the ongoing class action suit filed against the diocese in August of 2018.  In recent weeks, legal counsel on both sides of the suit have agreed to a proposed terms of settlement. They now await the settlement approval hearing scheduled for November 14, 2022.  What follows now is a period of notification, where the public is made aware of the hearing and has the opportunity to object to the proposed settlement. The official notification period begins September 14 and concludes on November 1, 2022.

Recently we were informed of action we need to take regarding the class action suit against the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth.  In short, the Archdiocese and its parishes are required to post notification of the hearing on their websites and in their bulletins.

Click here for the Short Form Notice of the settlement approval hearing.

Click here to view the Long Form Notice.