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Quebec Superior Court examines how class action members receive information

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 8:34 AM | By Daniel Urbas

Two motions in one class action presented the Quebec Superior Court with a choice between competing visions of when and how class members can receive information and the court’s role, if any, in supervising the content of that information. The two decisions on those motions demonstrate some limits of controlling that information and the court’s willingness to be part of that control.

In his motion presented before the authorization, representative plaintiff Louis Trottier applied to force the defendant, Canadian Malartic Mine GP (CMM), to communicate to...