Floodings in the Rosemont District

Class action description

Class action against the City of Montreal because of the floodings caused by its negligence to install or to maintain an adequate sewer system; which occured in July 11, 2009 or July 26, 2009 or July 18, 2011 or August 21, 2011.

An out-of-court settlement agreement was reached in the class action suit initiated by the Comité des citoyens inondés de Rosemont. This agreement was approved by the court on March 27, 2023.

The claim period ended on July 4, 2023.

Group description

All owners and residents situated in the quadrangle formed by the streets: De Bordeaux, 1st Avenue, St. Zotique and Belanger on July 11th or 26th, 2009 or July 18th or August 21th, 2011.


– August 2009: Motion for authorization to institute a class action
– February 2011: Judgment granting the authorization
– November 2011: Motion to institute a class action
– July 2013: Defence
– April 2015: Amendment to the motion to institute a class action
– June 2018: Amended Defence
– February 2019: Amended Motion to Institute Proceedings
– May 2019: Amended Defence
– October 1, 2019: Judgment on the Amended Application for Directives and for Rejection of Exhibits
– December 10, 2019: Judgment on the Application for leave to appeal
– May 1, 2020: Hearing at the Court of Appeal
– May 28, 2020: Judgment authorizing the appeal
– December 12, 2022: Settlement agreement
– December 20, 2022: Judgment on approval of a notice to members
– January 19, 2023: Application for approval of a settlement agreement.
– January 23, 2023: Hearing for approval of settlement agreement and fees
– March 27, 2023:Judgment on approval of a settlement agreement and approval of fees

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