The Barristers Group is pleased to announce that Mr Elmardy was awarded $80,000 in damages, increased from the original decision of $27,000 in 2015. The appeal was presented to a panel of Divisional Court judges who increased the total damages police must pay.
Andrew MacDonald represents innocent man stopped by the Toronto police who successfully claims Charter infringements and is awarded punitive damages and damages for Charter breaches.
The decision document can be found here:
Elmardy v. TPSB and Pak
An interviewed with Matt Galloway on CBC radio regarding the case may be found here