What is the test for a class action under the Class Proceedings Act?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Player v. Janssen-Ortho Inc., 2014 BCSC 1122 (CanLII):

That is not the case in British Columbia. In MacKinnon v. Instaloans Financial Solutions Centres (Kelowna) Ltd., 2004 BCCA 472 at para. 33, our Court of Appeal said as follows: I think it is also clear that an action commenced under the Class Proceedings Act is, even before the certification application, more than just “any old action”: it is an action with ambition.

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