Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment Class Action
Geoffrey Greenwood and Todd Gray v
His Majesty the King
Federal Court File No.: T-1201-18
Welcome to the Notice Administration website for Greenwood v His Majesty the King class action (RCMP Bullying, Intimidation and Harassment Class Action). Trilogy Class Action Services are the Court appointed notice administrators in this action.
This class action seeks damages and other relief as a result of the alleged failure by the RCMP to take reasonable measures in the operation or management of the Force to provide the Class (as defined below) with a work environment free from bullying, intimidation and harassment. The plaintiffs claim that the defendant, His Majesty the King, is vicariously liable.
The scope of this claim includes the RCMP’s alleged failure to provide a workplace free from sexual harassment of individuals of any gender, as well as general harassment, and harassment based on any grounds (including but not limited to racial, ethnic, and religious) except for gender-based harassment and discrimination matters covered under Merlo Davidson, Federal Court Action No. T-1685-16 and Ross, Federal Court Action No. T-370-17. It also excludes claims covered under Gaétan Delisle et al c Sa Majesté Le Roi, Québec Superior Court No. 500-06-000820-163.
For more information on this class action, and to understand your options, please contact class counsel, Kim Spencer McPhee Barristers P.C., at http://www.complexlaw.ca/index.html#FL-RCMP_General_Harrassment or email them directly at .
By Order dated September 20, 2022, the Federal Court certified this action as a class action and appointed Geoffrey Greenwood of Red Deer, Alberta and Todd Gray of Airdrie, Alberta as the representative plaintiffs. The Court also appointed Kim Spencer McPhee Barristers P.C. as Class Counsel. To view a copy of the Certification Order, please visit the “Documents” tab.
Notice of Certification was published Saturday, September 24, 2022. To view copies of the Notice, in both English and French, please visit the “Notice” tab.
If you are a Class Member, as defined below, you will automatically be included in this class action and are not required to take any further steps at this stage. If you wish to exclude yourself from this class action (“Opt Out”) please visit the “Opt-Out” tab.
If you have an ongoing lawsuit with respect to bullying, intimidation or harassment in the RCMP, and you wish to participate in this class action, you must discontinue your lawsuit before 5:00 p.m. EST on November 23, 2022. If you do not, you will be deemed by s. 334.21(2) of the Federal Court Rules, SOR/98-106 to have opted out of this class action. Please contact your lawyer to discuss your options.
The class action was certified on behalf of the following individuals:
All current or former RCMP Members (ie. Regular, Civilian, and Special Constable Members) and Reservists who worked for the RCMP between January 1, 1995 and the date a collective agreement becomes or became applicable to a bargaining unit to which they belong.
This Class Proceeding excludes claims that are covered under Merlo Davidson, Federal Court Action No. T-1685-16, Ross, Federal Court Action No. T-370-17 and Gaétan Delisle et al c Sa Majesté Le Roi, Québec Superior Court No. 500-06-000820-163.