Canadian Top Class Actions viewers have new opportunities in 2020 to collect cash from numerous class action settlements.
Every week, we are searching for class action rebates that directly impact our TCA audience in Canada.
Check out our expanding list of Canadian class action rebates and be sure to file claims for every settlement you qualify for!
Were you employed with Flight Centre between 2008 and Nov. 12, 2020? If so, you may be able to take part in this $7 million Flight Centre Canada settlement agreement.
Those employed with the company as a Travel Consultant, Future Team Leader, Travel Manager and/or Reservation Specialist in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and/or Newfoundland can file a claim.
All claims need to be in by March 12, 2021. See if you’re eligible to claim compensation!
Primary Response Inc. and Garda Canada Security Corp. has agreed to pay $2.9 million to settle unpaid wages class action lawsuit claims. However, this settlement is not an admission of wrongdoing, but rather a way to avoid the burden and expense of ongoing litigation.
If you worked as a Primary Response security guard in Ontario since Aug. 6, 2016, you may be entitled to compensation from the unpaid wages class action settlement. Click here to see if you can file a claim! The Claim Form itself is not yet available, but is expected to be posted on the settlement website soon. TCA will Update this article when the claim form is available. Click on the “Follow Article” at the top of the article to get the latest updates on this settlement by using your free Top Class Actions account.
Class Members have until April 14, 2021 to submit a claim.
Canadian Solar Inc. has reached a US$13 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that some of its current and former officers misrepresented the company’s financial situation, resulting in Canadian Solar’s securities trading at inflated prices.
Did you hold or purchase shares of Canadian Solar between May 26, 2009 and June 1, 2010? If so you may be entitled to payment. Click here to see if you’re eligible to claim compensation from the Canadian Solar class action settlement.
Class members have until May 31, 2021 to submit a claim.
Did you purchase PC versions of Microsoft products such as MS-DOS, Windows, Office, Word and/or Excel between 1998 and 2010? If so, you may be entitled to a cash rebate of more than $650 from the Canada Microsoft class action settlement.
Microsoft and Microsoft Canada agreed to pay up to $409,936,100 CAD to settle several class action lawsuits over allegations they were involved in a conspiracy to inflate the prices of certain Microsoft products.
Click here to see if you qualify to submit a claim in the Microsoft Settlement. The deadline to submit a claim is Sept. 23, 2021.
If you were arrested or detained during the G20 Summit Toronto protests in June 2010, you may be eligible to claim compensation up to $16,000 or more in this G20 mass arrests class action settlement.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the G20 mass arrests settlement in two class action lawsuits launched over the wrongful detention or arrest of protestors.
You must submit your claim form before Feb. 16, 2021 to receive compensation. Click here to see if you qualify!
Former foster children defrauded by B.C. social worker Robert Riley Saunders may be able to claim as much as $250,000 in a Indigenous foster children class action settlement.
You can benefit from the settlement agreement with the province include those who were placed in Saunders’ caseload for more than 90 days while under the age of 19 and a resident of British Columbia. Class Members must have been subject to a continuing custody order, a temporary custody order, an agreement with a youth, a voluntary care agreement, or a special needs agreement between April 1, 2001 and 2018.
Read more to see how to file for compensation in this Indigenous foster children class action settlement.
Current and former federal workers paid by the problematic Phoenix pay system can claim up to $2,500 in this new agreement finalized by The Government of Canada and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).
If you have been directly or indirectly impacted by financial losses or out of pocket expenses due to the Phoenix pay system, you may be eligible for compensation. For those who have been significantly affected, more compensation may be possible.
Those whose personal information may have been exposed in the DaimlerChrysler Financial lost data tape situation in 2008 may be entitled to reimbursement of their losses and payment for their time under the terms of a class action lawsuit settlement.
Those who can benefit from the class action settlement agreement include residents of Canada who had personal information stored on a DaimlerChrysler Financial data tape which was lost on March 12, 2008.
The amount each Class Member can claim varies. Class members can receive reimbursements for a variety of substantiated losses as well as reimbursement for their lost time at a rate of $20 per hour.
A $1.5 million settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging a cryogenic storage tank located at a ReproMed fertility clinic malfunctioned in May 2018 and damaged embryos, sperm and eggs that were stored in the tank.
If you lost viable embryos or eggs due to the ReproMed cryogenic storage tank malfunction, you may be eligible for compensation from the class action settlement.
The amount compensation Class Members can claim from the $1.5 million settlement varies. The amount each Class Member will receive depends on certain factors, including whether they signed a release with the ReproMed defendants.
Click here to see how much you can claim from this class action rebate!
A $21,500,000 settlement has been reached in the Canadian women transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit against manufacturers Boston Scientific Ltd. and Boston Scientific Corporation over reported injuries.
If you’re a Canadian woman who had a Boston Scientific Corporation transvaginal mesh implant to treat Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and/or Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) any time on or before Feb. 28, 2020 you may be elgible for compensation from this settlement.
The transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit is seeking a collective $21,500,000 (Canadian dollars) to split between the Class Members. It is undetermined how much compensation will be given to each individual.
Click here to see if you qualify for a compensation from the transvaginal mesh class action rebate.
Stars Group investors have reached a settlement with the company and some of the company’s former executives for $30 million in compensation.
If you acquired securities of The Stars Group Inc. (formerly Amaya) between March 31, 2014 and March 22, 2016, you may be entitled to compensation from the Stars Group class action lawsuit settlement. The Stars Group settlement provides that $30 million will be paid to Class Members on a pro rata basis.
To see if you qualify for payment from this class action rebates Canada, click here!
A $1.6 million settlement was reached in the sulphur trioxide chemical release class action lawsuit Canada, between Zinc électrolytique du Canada ltée and lead plaintiff Jean-Luc Génier.
If you were affected by the sulphur trioxide release that occurred on Aug. 9, 2004 in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, you may be eligible for compensation. “They gassed us,” Jean-Luc told reporters, “it isn’t true that big companies like that can just let a toxic leak go without warning anyone.”
Class Members of the Sulphur Trioxide chemical release settlement can receive up to $1,000 of compensation.
Livingston International recently agreed to pay $19 million to resolve claims that they failed to pay their Canadian workers the overtime they were legally owed.
If you are a current or former Canadian Livingston employee, and worked for the company between Aug. 15, 2007 to April 28, 2017 as an administrative, clerical, technical, or supervisory worker, a compensation cheque will be mailed to you on July 30.
The claims period was initially scheduled to close on Oct. 15, 2019, but was extended to provide for further notification of additional former employees, who are Class Members.
The amount of money each Class Member may be eligible for varies. Click here to see if you qualify for compensation.
Cogeco Connexion Inc. has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over an allegedly botched transition to a new customer management system in 2018 which reportedly led to billing errors and service problems to tens of thousands of people in Ontario and Quebec.
If you were a Cogeco customer who experienced billing issues and/or service disruptions between April 1, 2018 and Oct. 22, 2019, you may be entitled to compensation from the Cogeco class action settlement.
Class Members of the Cogeco class action settlement may be eligible for payments up to $30, based on the extent of any service interruptions they experienced. Class Members who experienced billing errors may be entitled to an additional $5 on top of the reimbursement for the amount of financial damage they experienced.
Claims are now being accepted for an $8.25 million class action settlement involving allegations the Wright Profemur Hip Implant System was defective.
If you are a Canadian resident who was implanted with the Wright Profemur Hip Implant System after February 2001 and you experienced a hip implant fracture that required revision surgery, you may be entitled to compensation from a Wright Profemur hip implant class action lawsuit settlement.
The amount each claimant is eligible to receive depends on their specific situation, including how many revision surgeries were required and any complications they suffered.
Ford Focus and Fiesta owners in Canada who say their cars suffered from a defective transmission that caused the vehicles to kick and jerk could get close to $3,000 in cash or $5,800 in vehicle discount certificates from a class action settlement.
Although the deadline to file a claim based on repairs done prior to June 26, 2019 already passed, claims based on future repairs, occurring after June 26, 2019, can still be submitted 180 days from the service visit date.
Class Members can claim up to $5,864 in Vehicle Discount Certificates or up to $2,932 in cash.
Courts in Ontario and Québec have approved a settlement of three class action lawsuits over allegations the timing chain system in certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles is defective.
If you are a current or former owner or lessee of certain model year 2008 to 2014 Volkswagen or Audi vehicles, you may be entitled to benefits from the timing chain defect class action settlement.
Class Members who submit claims may be eligible for reimbursement of past repairs and/or warranty extension.
A $900 million settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, Department of National Defence, and/or Staff of the Non-Public Funds Canadian Forces.
If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the CAF or while you were employed by the DND or SNPF, you may be entitled to compensation from the sexual misconduct class action settlement.
The amount of money Class members can claim varies. CAF Class Members will receive up to $800 million and DND/SNPF Class Members will receive up to $100 million from this sexual misconduct class action settlement.
Click here to find out what you may be able to claim!
The deadline to opt out of the sexual misconduct class action settlement passed on Feb. 24, 2020.
The claims period in the Stryker implants class action settlement opened on March 30, 2020 entitling those who were implanted with an allegedly defective hip implant system potentially thousands of dollars in awards.
If you or a family member was implanted with Stryker’s Rejuvenate Modular Hip System in Canada you could be eligible to claim compensation.
The amount each Class Member can receive varies. Class Members who had unilateral revision surgery can claim a base award of $110,000. Class Members who had bilateral revision surgery can claim a base award of $135,000. Click here to see if you’re eligible.
The deadline to opt out of or object to the Stryker implants class action settlement was Dec. 23, 2019.
Airbnb has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it violated Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act by advertising prices on its website and mobile app but adding charges at checkout.
If you made an Airbnb reservation while in Quebec, you may be entitled to benefits from the Airbnb class action settlement.
Eligible Class Members will have the opportunity to claim an Airbnb credit of up to $45. Click Here to see if you qualify.
The deadline to opt out of the Airbnb service fees class action settlement has been extended to June 30, 2020.
The RCMP has agreed to pay $100 million to end a class action lawsuit alleging decades of gender-based abuse and discrimination by the police force.
You can benefit from this settlement if you’re a woman who worked in non-policing jobs with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police between 1974 and 2019, and was subject to gender or sexual orientation based harassment while working for the RCMP.
Family members and spouses who were impacted in severe cases of gender based abuse may also be eligible.
Under the terms of the RCMP discrimination class action settlement, Class Members can claim between $10,000 and $220,000. The deadline to make a claim for cash in this class action settlement is Nov. 5, 2020.
A nearly $21 million dollar class action settlement has been approved in the AMS transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit alleging painful side effects caused by the medical devices.
You could claim cash in this class action settlement if you were implanted with any AMS women’s pelvic mesh devices in Canada in order to treat Stress Urinary Incontinence and/or Pelvic Organ Prolapse before May 28, 2015. You could also claim cash if you have personal relationships with those implanted with the mesh.
The estates of deceased Class Members may also file claims in the AMS transvaginal mesh class action settlement.
The amount each Class Member can receive varies. Compensation is based on a points system that takes into account the device implants, treatments and/or surgeries required, and the age of the person who received the AMS transvaginal mesh.
The deadline to file a claim to get cash from this class action settlement is July 27, 2020.
A $26 million settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging that Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads were prone to fracturing, potentially shocking patients, and requiring replacement.
If you or a family member suffered injuries after being implanted with a pacemaker with certain Sprint Fidelis leads, you could claim up to $25,000 under an Extraordinary Injury Fund established by the class action settlement.
The amount each Class Member receives depends on the injuries they suffered related to the Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads. These injuries include unintended shocks as well as minor or major injuries related to the removal or replacement of the lead.
If you’re eligible you must file a claim by September 28, 2020 to get money from this settlement.
If you bought or leased a new Honda, Acura, Nissan, Infiniti, Toyota, Lexus, Subaru and/or Pontiac Vibe between Jan. 1, 1999 and Nov. 30, 2014 you can get cash from a $25.6 million class action settlement.
According to the auto parts price-fixing class action lawsuit, manufacturers of automotive wire harness systems engaged in a price-fixing scheme that caused consumers to pay too much for the automotive wire harness systems and vehicles with the auto wire harness systems installed.
The amount each Class Member will receive depends on several factors, including the vehicle’s purchase price, when the vehicle was purchased and whether the Class Member is classified as an end user, dealer or national brand importer. Class Members whose claims are approved are expected to receive a payment of at least $25.
If you’re eligible you must file a claim by June 12, 2020 to get cash from this settlement.
Any person in Canada who purchased or leased a new vehicle containing certain auto parts, or who bought the auto parts separately can get paid from a $102.5 million class action settlement.
The Canadian auto parts price-fixing settlements cover about 45 class action lawsuits filed against a number of defendants over allegations that the companies conspired to inflate prices for a variety of consumers including car makers, dealers, and individual consumers. The parts with inflated prices were essential components of new vehicles.
Under the terms of the Canadian auto parts price-fixing class action settlement, all valid claims will be assigned a minimum of $25. Each Class Member’s award will depend on the purchase price of their vehicle(s) and the category they fall into.
The deadline to submit a claim to benefit from this settlement is June 12, 2020.
Canadians who attended Federal Indian Day Schools and were victims of physical, psychological, and/or sexual abuse can get cash from a $1.27 billion class action settlement.
According to a class action lawsuit filed in 2009, Aboriginal students were forced to attend these schools where their cultures and languages were intentionally belittled at the hands of teachers and staff.
The Federal Indian Day School class action rebates provides compensation based on the severity of the harm suffered by students. Class Members are expected to receive between $10,000 and $200,000 under the class action settlement.
Students must submit a Claim Form by July 13, 2022 to benefit from this settlement.
Canadian residents who took the diabetes medication Avandia for at least 30 days and then suffered various heart injuries could get cash from a $6.75 million class action settlement.
The Avandia class action was filed on behalf of all Canadians who took the medication and later experienced injuries including: heart attack, heart failure, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG surgery), or percutaneous coronary intervention with stent placement.
Under the terms of the settlement, Class Members can obtain compensation depending on the severity of the injury ranging between $3,333 and $18,333.
Avandia consumers must provide medical records along with their Claim Form to benefit from this settlement.
File a claim by July 15, 2020 to get cash from the Avandia class action settlement.
Canadian car owners can get reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses related to repairing Takata airbags included in their Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, Lexus, Saab, and Scion vehicles.
A class action lawsuit claimed Takata airbag inflators were defective, meaning they failed to explode on impact, causing shrapnel to exude into the car.
The Toyota, Mazda, Subaru class action settlement provides monetary benefits to car owners who can provide documentation for items such as towing charges, car rentals, childcare costs, etc.
File a claim by March 31, 2021 to get cash from this Canadian class action settlement.
If you had an auto policy through The Personal Insurance Company between January 2012 and May 2019, you could get $150 from a class action settlement.
A $2.25 million settlement resolves claims that The Personal Insurance Company failed to comply with contracts between policyholders and the company.
According to The Personal Insurance Company class action, the defendant collected credit scores from those who made an auto insurance claim as part of a “fraud prevention and detection” process. The plaintiffs claimed this practice was a breach of privacy.
The deadline to file a claim for The Personal Insurance Company class action settlement passed on Feb. 7, 2020.
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