What is the test for a plaintiff to proceed in a criminal interest action?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Parsons v. Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, 2006 BCSC 552 (CanLII):

The plaintiff also relies heavily upon a recent decision of Madam Justice Brown of our court in Bodnar v. The Cash Store Inc. This was also a criminal interest case. There a class proceeding was acknowledged to be the practical and efficient means for resolution of the claims of the members. The plaintiff suggests that to proceed in any manner other than a class proceeding would create greater difficulties than those likely to be experienced through a class proceeding action. Representative Plaintiff

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