Ongoing Class Action Cases

Below is a list of our active class action cases.

Kugler Kandestin helps Inuit youth in Nunavik bring class action against governments of Canada and Quebec over discriminatory underfunding

Kugler Kandestin, Sotos LLP and Coupal Chauvelot, S.A. have filed an application for authorization to institute a class action in the Superior Court of Québec on behalf of Inuit youth who have suffered from the federal and provincial governments’ discriminatory underfunding of Inuit child and family services. The class action seeks damages for Inuit youth…

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Agreement in Principle reached with the Federal Government for $20 billion to compensate First Nations youth and their families.

Kugler Kandestin is very pleased to announce that a $20 billion agreement in principle has been reached regarding the Millenium Scoop and Jordan’s Principle class actions. This agreement in principle promises compensation to First Nations youth who, as a result of a systemically underfunded First Nations child welfare system, were removed from their homes on…

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The Court of Appeal of Quebec refuses to grant leave to appeal the judgment authorizing Kugler Kandestin to file a class action against L’Unique Assurances Générales Inc. for failing to indemnify dental clinics for their business interruption losses due to COVID-19

July 15, 2022 During the month of July 2022, Notices informing Class members of the authorization of the Class Action will be mailed directly to Class members. These notices contain important information regarding the authorization of the Class Action and the upcoming steps. To review a copy of this Notice, click here. As indicated in…

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Class action authorized against Les Soeurs de la Charité and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale

Victims of sexual, physical and psychological abuse suffered at Mont d’Youville Important development We are pleased to announce that, on August 6, 2020, the Honourable Étienne Parent, J.S.C., rendered a Judgment authorizing our application for authorization to institute a class action for the benefit of the following class (hereinafter, “Class”): « All persons or successions of…

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December 17, 2021: the Superior Court approves the partial settlement of class action against Québec City for failure to have detainees appear in court within 24 hours of their arrest

We are pleased to announce that on December 13, 2021, the Honourable Justice Chantal Corriveau of the Superior Court of Québec rendered a judgment approving a partial settlement of $412,750 with Québec City in the class action regarding the right of detainees across the province to appear within 24 hours of an arrest. The partial…

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Court authorizes Class Action Against Federal Express Canada Corporation

By judgment dated December 20, 2018, the Superior Court of Quebec authorized the institution of a class action against Federal Express Canada Corporation (“FedEx”) on behalf of Quebec consumers and legal persons who, from September 21, 2017, until December 20, 2018, were charged and paid customs duties and/or processing fees collected by FedEx in respect of the…

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Authorization of class action against the Attorney General of Quebec for violations of detainees’ Charter right to the presumption of innocence and reasonable bail

We are very pleased to announce that the Superior Court of Quebec has rendered a judgment authorizing this class action brought against the Attorney General of Québec for the systematic violation of the right of detainees in Québec to have their detention reviewed by a judge in accordance with the Criminal Code. Kugler Kandestin is…

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Court authorizes class action for defective Norton products

We are pleased to announce that Judge François P. Duprat of the Superior Court of Quebec granted the Re-amended motion for authorization to file a class action that we are handling on behalf of all Quebec consumers who purchased and/or licensed certain Norton products.

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Court of Appeal of Quebec confirms $14 billion damages award against Canadian tobacco industry giants

Kugler Kandestin, who is handling, in collaboration with two other law firms, two Class Actions filed in 1998 against Canada’s three largest tobacco manufacturers, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd (“ITL”), Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc. (“RBH”), and JTI-McDonald Corp. (“JTI”), is pleased to announce that on March 1, 2019, 5 judges of the Court of Appeal of Quebec rendered a landmark…

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Victims of sexual abuse committed by Brothers of Sacred Heart across Quebec

SEPTEMBER 3, 2021: SUPERIOR COURT APPROVES $60 MILLION SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTIONS AGAINST THE BROTHERS OF SACRED-HEART Kugler Kandestin has the immense pleasure to announce that on September 2, 2021, the Superior Court rendered a Judgment approving a settlement of $60 million in the Class actions against the Brothers of Sacred-Heart. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A CLAIM: In order to…

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Court authorizes Class Action Against Sirius XM Canada Inc.

Kugler Kandestin is pleased to announce that the Quebec superior Court (the Honourable Stéphane Sansfaçon, jsc) has authorized the institution of a class action against Sirius XM Canada inc. (“Sirius XM”), on behalf of Quebec consumers of the satellite radio and/or internet service provider.

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Baggage handlers’ illegal airport strike: Lory-Ann Trépanier Bouchard v. l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA.

Kugler Kandestin files a Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action against l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA. By Judgment dated July 5, 2013, the Superior Court of Québec granted the Motion for Authorization. The group consists of the following persons…

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