Société des Casinos du Québec: Charging a Higher Price than that Advertised on its Menus – Quebec Consumer Class Action

Case name

Montreal Casino Alcoholic Beverages Quebec Class Action;

Quebec Superior Court file #

500-06-000805-164;

Violations

Plaintiff alleges that the Société des Casinos du Québec violate paragraph c of section 224 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act, by charging consumers a higher price than advertised for the drinks sold at the Casinos’ bars. Defendants advertised lower prices on Sundays; nonetheless Plaintiff and class members wound up being charged the more expensive Saturday price, even if they purchased their drinks on Sunday.

Proposed Class

Every consumer, pursuant to the terms of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (the “CPA”), who, since August 12th, 2013 (the “Class Period”), purchased any food or beverages from the Casino de Montréal, the Casino de Charlevoix, the Casino de Mont-Tremblant and/or of the Casino du Lac-Leamy, and who was charged a higher price than that advertised on the menu; or any other class to be determined by the Court. (hereinafter referred to as the “Class”);

Remedies sought for consumers

Compensatory and punitive damages in amounts to be determined. Injunctive relief ordering Defendants to cease charging the Saturday prices on Sundays;

Status

Pending Authorization hearing

Files –Mustapha Mahmoud v. Société des Casinos du Québec

pdf_iconApplication to Authorize – Loto Quebec – August 12, 2016 – FINAL

pdf_iconExhibits P-1 to P-5

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