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DECEPTIVE MARKETING - Legislation - Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act

Friday, November 03, 2017 @ 8:32 AM  

Appeal by the defendant, Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, from certification of a class proceeding brought by the plaintiff, Finkel. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant levied undisclosed foreign exchange rate surcharges on foreign currency withdrawals made by members through automated teller machines outside of Canada. The plaintiff alleged that the surcharges were not disclosed in the defendant's standard form account agreement. The plaintiff sought restitution, compensatory and punitive damages, and interest and costs. The defendant submitted the claim was based on a misapprehension of the...