Top Court Denies Leave to Appeal Decision on Coverage for Historic Abuse Cases.
Aviva Insurance Company of Canada v Évêque Catholique Romain de Bathurst,  S.C.C.A. No. 525 (On appeal from New Brunswick, case 2018 NBCA 64)
This case arose in response to a series of individual claims brought by the victims of sexual abuse perpetrated by priests in the Diocese of Bathurst from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Claims were brought against the Diocese after the criminal conviction of two priests.
The Diocese's insurer,...