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May 2012

The author comments on a decision in which the Superior Court had to review and approve a proposed settlement in the context of a class action. It also had to determine if one of the signing parties to the agreement was entitled to contest the motion to approve the said settlement. Finally, the Court had to decide whether to approve the portion of the settlement which provided for the payment of an indemnity of $ 5000 to the Petitioner (representing the group).

Note: The article is written in French.


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April 2012

The author comments on a decision in which the Superior Court, following its prior judgment authorizing the class action “The Whole with Costs”, must review and approve the proposed notice to class members to be published in newspapers. The Court also determines which party will bear the costs related to the publication of said notice.

Note: Article is written in French.


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May 2011

The author comments on a decision in which the Superior Court had to decide whether to suspend (stay) the motion to authorize the bringing of a class action on the grounds of lis pendens or abuse of procedure, similar class action claims having been filed in six other Canadian provinces.

Note: The article is written in French.