In what circumstances will a class action be the preferable procedure for resolving common issues?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Johnson v. Workers' Compensation Board et al., 2007 BCSC 24 (CanLII):

In Hollick v. Toronto (City), [2001] 3 S.C.R. 158, 2001 SCC 68 ("Hollick"), McLachlin C.J.C. spoke of the requirement that a class action be the preferable procedure for 'the resolution of the common issues':

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