CLASS ACTION AGAINST INTRAWEST ULC

On March 20, 2018, the bringing of a class action on behalf of Mr. Martin Robichaud against Intrawest ULC was authorised by the Superior Court of Quebec regarding an action to obtain a price reduction and compensatory and punitive damages in order to punish the respondent for its use of prohibited trade practices related to membership in Club Intrawest and a claim relative to costs, the amount of which was not specified in the contract.

 If you wish to consult the Judgment authorizing the class action, please click here.

 If you wish to consult the Notice to Members following the authorization of the class action against Intrawest ULC, please click here for the detailed version, and here for the abridged version.

Please note that if you fall within the definition of the Class as described in the Judgment authorizing the class action, you are automatically part of the class action, without having to register.

If you already instituted an application originating proceeding with the same object as the class action, you are deemed excluded from the Class if the application is not discontinued no later than March 30, 2019.

If you have not already instituted an application originating proceeding with the same object as the class action, you can be excluded from the Class by notifying the office of the Superior Court in the district of Montreal by registered or certified mail no later than March 30, 2019.

The Application alleges that Intrawest ULC failed to inform the Plaintiff and the Class, or made false or misleading representations, about the existence of annual resort fees, of its right of first refusal and of the minimum floor price payable on a possible sale of the points to a third party.

The Application claims the reimbursement of annual resort fees, the price reduction and punitive damages. If you wish to consult the Application, please click here.

If you acquired Club Intrawest points in Quebec and did not divest them prior to the introduction in 2007 of the resale floor price, or if you know someone who did, we would be pleased to discuss with you, on a confidential basis and free of charge, in order to inform you of the rights of consumers in the context of this file. You may reach Mtre. Maripier Ainey, the paralegal responsible for this file, by calling at 514-982-4545, or by sending an email at classactions@woods.qc.ca.

Woods LLP is a boutique law firm with significant experience in the field of class actions. We take all necessary precautions to maintain the anonymity of those who so desire, in the context of this class action.

The website will be updated as the file evolves.

 

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