Current Cases2018-01-30T09:12:25-04:00

Quebec School Boards Class Action (Specialized Programs)

All persons who paid any amount for a specialized program (“Projets Pédagogiques Particuliers”), such as “sport-études”, “arts-études” (including arts plastiques, danse, musique, art dramatique), “projets de type Profil”, “projets de type Concentration”, or “éducation international”, up until the legislative amendment to article 3 of the Education Act provided for in Bill 12 comes into force.

May 13th, 2019|

Vehicle Lease Buyback Fees

All consumers who had a vehicle lease agreement with any of the Defendants and, since March 14, 2016, paid a fee to exercise their option to purchase their vehicle (“buyback”) at the end of their lease which was not disclosed in their lease.

March 15th, 2019|

Mortgage Prepayment Fees – Quebec Class Action

All persons, entities, partnerships or organizations resident or domiciled in Quebec, who, since May 31st, 2015, had a hypothecary loan and/or a collateral hypothec with any of the Defendants and who paid a mortgage prepayment charge in an amount that exceeds three months of interest as a result of paying off their mortgage early;

May 31st, 2018|

BMW Recall Class Action

Class: All natural persons, legal persons established for a private interest, partnerships and associations or other groups not endowed with juridical personality, resident in Canada (subsidiarily Quebec), who purchased and/or leased a BMW that was recalled by Transport Canada under Recall #2017-470 and Recall #2017-588, including the BMW 1 Series (2008 to 2011), BMW 3 Series (2006 to 2011), BMW 5 Series (2007 to 2011), BMW X3 (2007 to 2011), BMW X5 (2007 to 2010), BMW Z4 (2007 to 2011).

March 26th, 2018|

German Car Cartel Class Action

All persons, entities, partnerships or organizations resident in Canada who purchased and/or leased one or more of the Defendants’ Vehicles that were part of the German Car Cartel formed by Volkswagen, Daimler et BMW.

July 25th, 2017|

Credit Card Annual Fees: Quebec Class Action

Every consumer, pursuant to the terms of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”), who since July 4th, 2013 (the “Class Period”), was provided services or goods free of charge, for a fixed period (the “Fixed Period”), by any of the Defendants, and who, after the Fixed Period, was required to send a notice to any of the Defendants indicating that he/she does not wish to obtain the services or goods at the regular price (the “Regular Price”);

July 4th, 2017|

Group RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) Unlawful Enrollment Fees and Sales Charges – Quebec Consumer Class Action

All natural persons, who at any time since July 19th, 2013 (the “Class Period”), while residing in the province of Quebec, had a contract with any of the Defendants in which they were a subscriber and/or contributor (either primary or joint) for a Registered Education Savings Plan (“RESP”), and who were charged a fee (referred to as “Enrolment Fee”, “Sales Charge” and/or “Membership Fee”), including the commissions of the distributor and its salesmen, exceeding $200.00 per plan;

October 7th, 2016|

Free Trial Periods and Limited Time Discount Offers – Quebec Consumer Class Action

Every consumer, pursuant to the terms of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”), who since July 4th, 2013 (the “Class Period”), was provided services or goods at a reduced price (the “Reduced Price”), for a fixed period (the “Fixed Period”), by any of the Defendants, and who, after the Fixed Period, was required to send a notice to any of the Defendants indicating that he/she does not wish to obtain the services or goods at the regular price (the “Regular Price”);

October 7th, 2016|

IKEA Defective and Dangerous Chests of Drawers – Canada Consumer Class Action

All consumers within the meaning of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (hereinafter the “CPA”), who any time before June 28th, 2016 (the “Class Period”), purchased any of the Chest of Drawers recalled by IKEA Canada, including but not limited to the following models: ASKVOLL, BRIMNES, BRUSALI, BUSUNGE, HEMNES, HURDAL, IKEA PS 2012, KOPPANG, KULLEN, MALM, NORNÄS, STOCKHOLM, STUVA, SUNDVIK, TARVA, TROGEN, TRYSIL, TYSSEDAL, UNDREDAL, Alesund, Alleby, Alvesta, Aneboda, Angus, Ånes, Arup, Askedal, Aspelund, Balstar, Bankeryd, Bergsmo, Bialitt, Birkeland, Blimp, Boj, Brett, Boksta, BJÖRN, BÖRKVALLA, Diktad, Edland, Elis, Engan, Eksil, Fjell, Fjord, Flaten, Fridolin, Granås, Gute, Haddal, Hajdeby, Hensvik, Herrestad, Holleby, Hovdal, Hopen, Hosteland, Kabin, Kirkenes, Knot, Kusk, Kurs, Kviby, Leksvik, Lo, Lomen, Mac, Mast, Mammut, Mandal, Meråker, Midsund, Natura, Narvik, Nordli, Nordnes, Nyvoll, Ottenby, Rakke, Ramberg, Ranvik, Rodd, Robin, Rustik, Sala, Skarnes, Sandefjord, Stranda, Sveio, Stavanger, Tassa, Tovik, Trandum, Trondheim, Varde, Vajer, Vallvik, Vestby,Vinstra, Visdalen, Vollen (hereinafter the “Defective Chests”);

October 7th, 2016|

Bell Canada: False Representations about Bell Fibe™ connecting Fibre Optics to the Home – Quebec Class Action

All consumers within the meaning of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act, residing in Quebec, who subscribed to “FIBE TV” and/or “FIBE Internet” offered by Bell Canada between May 1st, 2012 and March 30th, 2017, and who were not connected to a 100% fibre optics network, or, who were not connected to a network entirely composed of fibre optics.

September 28th, 2016|