Rogers Communications Canada
Class action – Filing of the application instituting proceedings for the class action
DATE OF SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION FOR AUTHORIZATION
THIS CASE CONCERNS
Illegal and abusive late fees paid by consumers of Rogers Communications Canada Inc.
NAME OF PARTIES
Christopher Zakem c. Rogers Communications Canada Inc.
Description of the group bringing the action</a >
Principal group “All natural persons, legal persons governed by private law, companies or associations or other groups without legal personality (individually a “Principal Member” or collectively the “Principal Members”), residing or having resided in Quebec and who have paid, in any form whatsoever, late payment charges at the annual rate of 42.58% on the amount of at least one invoice issued by the Respondent during the period from March 1, 2019 until the date of final judgment on the merits inclusively (the “Aspect Period”)” or any other main class that may be described by the Court (the “Main Class”); Consumer group “All natural persons, except a merchant who has entered into a contract for the purposes of his trade, (individually a “Consumer Member” or collectively the “Consumer Members”), residing or having resided in Quebec and who have paid, in any form whatsoever, a late payment charge at the annual rate of 42.58% on the amount of at least one invoice issued by the Defendant during the Relevant Period” or any other consumer group that may be described by the Court (the “Consumer Group”); The Main Group and the Consumer Group are hereinafter sometimes referred to collectively as the “Group” and the Main Members and the Consumer Members are hereinafter sometimes referred to collectively as the “Members”. It is further understood that the Consumer Group is constituted for the purposes of the application of the Consumer Protection Act, CQLR, c. P-40.1 (the “L.p.c.”) and that the members of the Consumer Group are an integral part of the Principal Group.
Request to strike out allegations
Request for permission to modify the definition of the class and to modify the Request to institute proceedings for the class action
Application instituting proceedings
Notice to members – authorization of the class action
Judgment on the application for authorization to institute a class action (Authorized)
Request for declinatory exception
Application by the Defendant Rogers Communications Canada inc. for permission to present appropriate evidence
Application for authorization to institute a class action