With the collaboration of Sarah E. ReidThe purpose of this book is to shed greater light on class actions in Quebec. What are they? Where did they come from? Where are they going? By examining these questions in relation to 1) the existing procedural rules, 2) the history of class actions, 3) modern class action case law and 4) the unique questions and problems to which class actions give rise, readers will become better acquainted with the key strategic and procedural issues that they or their lawyers may be required to address. Class actions are changing the world. It is crucial that businesses and their boards, executives and counsel do not underestimate the transformative power of class action litigation.