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Court approves $2.5 million class action settlement agreement involving hockey coach

A $2.5 million class action settlement agreement reached between the victims of a former hockey coach and his employer, the City of Westmount, was approved by a Superior Court judge.

John Garland, a former Superintendent of the Westmount’s Parks and Recreation Department between 1953 and 1987, is believed to have sexually abused children and teenagers in his care.