Manitoba Privacy Breach Class Action, December 14, 2022
December 14, 2022
The parties have reached a Settlement Agreement in this class action. The Settlement provides compensation and benefits to Class Members valued at approximately $1.2 million, paid by the Government of Manitoba, which includes: compensation for distress, compensation for additional information being disclosed, and compensation for enrolment in a credit monitoring program protecting against identity theft and fraud, as well as administration costs. Please see the Notice to the Class for more information.
The Settlement must be approved by the Court in order to be enforceable. A hearing will take place on March 3, 2023, where the Court will decide whether to approve this Settlement, as well as class counsel fees. If you wish to object (disagree) with the Settlement Agreement or class counsel fees, you must file an Objection Form by February 1, 2023.
More details about the Settlement Agreement and your rights at this stage are described in the Court-approved Notice to the Class, which you can find here. The complete Settlement Agreement is available in the Documents section below.