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Quebec judge dismisses $2.5M Dollarama class action settlement

A Quebec judge has dismissed a $2.5-million class action settlement on behalf of Dollarama customers who purchased products subject to an eco fee.

The proposed settlement was reached on Feb. 21 and was subject to court approval. The judge dismissed the settlement on April 17, according to a website dedicated to the class action.

Law firm LPC Avocats informed class members of the decision in a letter on Friday.

That means members of the class won’t receive gift cards or any other compensation that they would’ve been entitled to under the settlement, the website said.

Class counsel Joey Zukran confirmed in an email to CBC News that the case would proceed as if no settlement had been reached.

In the letter to class members, Zukran wrote that “at this stage, the parties can either proceed to litigate the matter, or renegotiate a new settlement,” in which case a new class action…

Read more at www.cbc.ca

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