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On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited about an appeal from a dismissal of a class action trial against General Motors of Canada by a group of its terminated franchisees/dealers. In the trial, the judge dismissed the class action against GM on the basis that the terminated dealers signed releases in favour of GM as part of an overall termination agreement, and that those releases were legally valid.
By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently rejected a proposed settlement in a Quiznos franchise class action settlement approval hearing.