NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT APPROVAL
NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT APPROVAL
Read this notice carefully as it may affect your legal rights.
WHICH CLASS MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR COMPENSATION?
This notice is intended for persons who filed an application with the Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity, and Inclusion for a Quebec Selection Certificate (“CSQ”) in the Regular Skilled Worker program and who fulfill the following conditions:
b) Group 2: Individuals whose application for a CSQ was filed before February 1st, 2012 or between June 1st, 2013 and July 7th, 2013; and whose CSQ application was refused subsequently to the entry into force of the selection grid on August 1st, 2013.
c) Group 3: Individuals whose application for a CSQ was filed between July 8th, 2013 and March 8th, 2017; and whose CSQ application was refused subsequently to the entry into force of the selection grid on March 8th, 2017.
PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE:
On February 19, 2018, the Superior Court of Quebec (the “Court”) authorized a class action against the Minister of Immigration, Diversity, and Inclusion (the “Minister”) and the Government of Québec (collectively, the “Defendants”).
A Settlement Agreement has been reached between the Plaintiffs and the Defendants. The Settlement Agreement is not an admission of liability on the part of the Defendants.
Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, each Eligible Class Member (defined above) is entitled to receive compensation as follows:
b) Group 2: 25% of the fees paid by a member of group 2 to submit his or her CSQ Application; and
c) Group 3: 25% of the fees paid by a member of group 3 to submit his or her CSQ Application.
On June 19, 2019, the Superior Court of Quebec rendered a judgment approving the Settlement Agreement (the “Judgment”).
SUBMITTING A CLAIM
If you are a Class Member, you are bound by the terms of the Settlement Agreement. Only Eligible Class Members will receive compensation pursuant to the Settlement Agreement
In order to receive compensation, you have until October 17, 2019, to fill out the form Individual claim form pertaining to class action settlement 500-06-000669-193 which is available at the following website:
You can also send the form by mail to :
Direction de l’enregistrement et de l’évaluation comparative
Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion
285, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, 4e étage
Montréal (Québec) H2Y 1T8
If you choose to submit your claim by regular mail, it must be postmarked by October 17, 2019, in order to be processed.
If you do not submit the form through the website or by regular mail by this deadline, you will not receive any compensation from the MIDI.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS
The complete versions of the Settlement Agreement and the Applications for Approval can be found at www.imk.ca.
For any questions concerning the Settlement Agreement and the Applications for Approval, please communicate with the Plaintiffs’ counsel:
Me Olga Redko
Place Alexis Nihon | Tower 2
3500 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Suite 1400
Montréal, Québec H3Z 3C1
Tel: 514 934-7742
Fax: 514 935-2999
Please be advised that the present notice only contains a summary of the Applications for Approval. In case of conflict between this notice and the applications, the Applications for Approval will govern.
THIS NOTICE WAS AUTHORIZED BY THE HONOURABLE PEPITA G. CAPRIOLO, J.C.S.