JSS Barristers files Proposed Class Action Against Astoria Hotel Jasper

On December 18, 2015, Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP filed a proposed Class Action against George Andrew & Sons Ltd., carrying on business as Astoria Hotel, George Andrew, Stephania Andrew and Pam Andrew (collectively, "the Defendants"). The Defendants are the owners and operators of the Astoria Hotel.

An Amended Statement of Claim was filed on February 3, 2016. The Amended Statement of Claim alleges that there were infestations of bed bugs at the Astoria Hotel in Jasper, Alberta. The Defendants are the owners and operators of the Astoria Hotel. The Amended Statement of Claim also alleges that the Defendants were negligent and conducted unfair trading practices by accepting reservations and housing guests at the hotel despite knowing that the hotel was infested.

The proposed Class includes all individuals who were guests at the Astoria Hotel between August 30, 2014 and October 27, 2015. ‘Guests' includes all registered guests and any other individual who accompanied registered guests and stayed at the Astoria Hotel during this period.


(March 31, 2023) - By order of the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta granted on November 10, 2022, and filed on December 21, 2022, the Court approved a settlement agreement between the Plaintiff and George Andrew & Sons Limited, George Andrew, Stephania Andrew and Pam Andrew, owners and operators of the Astoria Hotel in Jasper, Alberta, in respect of a 2015 bed bug infestation occurring at the hotel. The Court declared the settlement agreement to be fair, reasonable and in the best interests of the class members.

Only class members are permitted to participate in the settlement. To seek compensation from the settlement, class members must submit their Claim Form and required documentation postmarked (if applicable) no later than July 31, 2023, to the claims administrator, Epiq Global. The Claim Form can be found at the website of the claims administrator: https://www.jasperhotelclassaction.ca/

For more information about the Court approval of the Settlement Agreement, and for instructions on how to submit a Claim Form in order to participate in the settlement, please see the Notice of Court Approval of Settlement, linked below.

Speaking to a Lawyer

Any inquiries relating to the class action may be directed to:

Gavin Price
(403) 571-0747

Charlotte Stokes
(403) 571-4303