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WhoaNot so FastEmerging Limits on the Certification of Privacy Class Actions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2016

Canadian courts have generally adopted a liberal and purposive approach to class action certification, and this approach has applied equally to the


Lépine v. Canada Post Corporation and what it says about class action notice
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2009

Class action notices must be precise, unambiguous and accessible to satisfy the requirements of procedural fairness.


Supreme Court of Canada cautious in approach to overlapping class actions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 11 2009

In this recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada addressed the question of multiple overlapping class proceedings.


The Supreme Court of Canada in favour of national classes when establishing the criteria for recognizing foreign judgments
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 14 2009

On Friday, April 3, 2009, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered an important decision in the matter of Canada Post Corp. v. Lépine, which establishes the criteria for recognizing a foreign judgment (Ontario Superior Court of Justice) in Québec approving a settlement in connection with a national class action judgment.


Canada Post Corporation v. Lépine the Supreme Court of Canada provides limited guidance on national class actions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Canada
  • April 3 2009

The Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment today in Canada Post Corporation v. Lépine a decision eagerly anticipated by Canada’s class actions bar.


Goinggoinggone? Hocking v. Haziza and the fate of national class actions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2008

Are multi-jurisdictional class actions still possible?


National class actions in Canada the Supreme Court grants leave to appeal in Canada Post Corporation v. Michel Lépine
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Canada
  • February 29 2008

On January 31, 2008 the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal from a decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal declining to enforce a national class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.




Dana M. Peebles
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP