The Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed a proposed $130 million class action against operators of the beverage industry recycling system. The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Supreme Court. Leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada was denied.
Geoff Cowper, Q.C. and Tracey Cohen, Q.C. were counsel to Encorp Pacific (Canada), Dan-D Foods Ltd., Zellers Inc., Proctor and Gamble Inc., Ocean Spray International Inc., Great Western Brewing Company Ltd., McCain Foods (Canada), McCain Foods Ltd., Canada Pure Water Company Ltd., Canadian Springs Water Co., Tetley Canada Inc., and Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp.