Quebec judge greenlights class action against Air Canada over fuel surcharges

A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action lawsuit against Air Canada after the company allegedly used a surcharge to bill passengers for the cost of fuel and then some. The lawsuit, approved to proceed as a class…

Ontario woman files class action against Capital One following data breach

A prominent Ontario personal injury law firm has filed a class action on behalf of Canadians affected by the massive Capital One data breach that disclosed on July 30. Diamond & Diamond’s suit seeks compensation for Canadians who applied for…

Desjardins data breach affecting 2.9 million members leads to class-action lawsuit

Desjardins Group is facing a legal backlash after a class-action lawsuit has been initiated in connection with a data breach affecting nearly three million members. The proposed class action, filed in Quebec Superior Court on Friday, alleges the co-operative financial…

Supreme Court of Canada allows suit against St. Joseph’s Oratory over abuse allegations

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a bid by Montreal’s Saint Joseph’s Oratory to be excluded from a sexual assault class action suit. The high court today upheld a Quebec Court of Appeal ruling allowing the suit to proceed…

Nurse denies allegations in labour-inducing drug case at N.B hospital

An obstetrics nurse accused of giving women a labour-inducing drug without a physician’s permission has denied all allegations made against her in a class-action lawsuit at the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick on Tuesday. The nurse, identified as…

Class-action lawsuit against Atco over 2016 Fort McMurray blast going ahead

A class-action lawsuit is going ahead against a natural gas company in connection with an explosion that damaged several homes after the 2016 wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta. READ MORE: Lawsuit filed against Atco in connection to explosion in Fort…

Class-action lawsuit filed against Quebec school boards over fees for specialized school programs

A new class-action lawsuit alleges that parents have been illegally charged by several Quebec school boards for specialized school programs. Lawyer Joey Zukran with the firm LPC submitted an application to authorize the lawsuit on Monday. “It’s a class action…