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Hiram Walker Class Action


This action arises out of issues caused by the ethanol emissions from the Hiram Walker facility located in Lakeshore as a result of the activities carried out there.

About the Hiram Walker Class Action

Residents in the area surrounding the Hiram Walker facility in Lakeshore have complained that a black, mold-like substance, has been accumulating in, on, and around their homes, properties, and possessions, resulting in a dirty and unsightly appearance, resulting in cleaning costs to these residents to clean and remove the accumulated substance. 

This black, mold-like substance is believed to be Baudoinia compniacensis, which is fungus that consumes ethanol as a food source, whose growth is accelerated by ethanol vapours, and is commonly known as the “whiskey fungus”.

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Updates Related to Class Action

September 2022:

We are in the process of completing our certification materials, which are due to be delivered to opposing counsel by September 30, 2022. We will be attending a case conference before the Honourable Justice Akbarali on October 14, 2022 for further direction.


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Details of the Hiram Walker Class Action

The claim alleges that the release of ethanol from the Hiram Walker facility in Lakeshore  is primarily responsible for the black, mold-like substance that has been accumulating in, on, and around the homes, properties, and possessions of residents living in the area surrounding the facility, and that this has been known to the Defendant for several years.

If you or a loved one reside in the Municipality of Lakeshore and have affected by the existence of a black, mold-like substance on your property you may be able to secure compensation.

Contact a qualified lawyer at Diamond and Diamond Lawyers to get help with your claim. Call 1-800-567-4878 or fill out the quick contact form below when you are ready to get started on your case

Frequently Asked Questions


A class action is a lawsuit which provides a method for a large group of people with common claims to come together to advance one claim on behalf of the group. Class actions are more efficient and cost-effective and allow for groups of people with common claims to gain access to the legal system and seek justice on their behalf.

A certification motion is where the court determines whether an action can be pursued as a class action. The court considers factors such as whether the claims of the class members raise common legal and/or factual issues and whether a class action is the preferable method of pursuing the claims (as opposed to individual actions).

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