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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

FAILLITE ET INSOLVABILITÉ : Vu l’état d’urgence sanitaire, il convient d’accueillir la demande d’ordonnance omnibus produite par la surintendante des faillites et visant à assurer une plus grande flexibilité dans tous les dossiers de faillite de la province de Québec.

Intitulé : Proposition de St-Pierre, 2020 QCCS 1374
Juridiction . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PROCÉDURE CIVILE : En raison de leur caractère général et impersonnel, les décrets et les arrêtés gouvernementaux adoptés dans le contexte de la pandémie de la COVID-19, qui sont contestés par le demandeur, constituent des actes normatifs à vocation générale visés par l’article 529 paragraphe 1 C.P.C. dont le . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

One Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all appeals as well as leaves to appeal granted so you will know what the SCC will soon be dealing with (April 16 – May 15, 2020 inclusive).

Appeals

Bankruptcy and Insolvency: Discretionary Authority of Supervising Judge; Litigation Funding
9354-9186 Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp., 2020 SCC 10 (38594)

The supervising judge here was appropriately . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

RESPONSABILITÉ : Les défendeurs ont exploité et maltraité une femme de 89 ans, laquelle a notamment dû, en raison de leurs comportements fautifs, s’enfuir en plein d’hiver d’une résidence pour personne âgée où elle était gardée contre son gré et entreprendre un recours afin de faire déclarer nul un . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Les demandes d’habeas corpus découlant d’une décision de transfèrement non sollicité de détenus sont assujetties à la procédure civile et non à la procédure criminelle.

Intitulé : Snooks c. Procureur général du Canada, 2020 QCCA 586
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Montréal
Décision de :  . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

ACTION COLLECTIVE (RECOURS COLLECTIF) : Une action collective invoquant l’omission de fournir un service fiable et ponctuel sur les lignes de trains de banlieue de Deux-Montagnes et de Mascouche est autorisée contre le Réseau de transport métropolitain et l’Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain au nom des personnes ayant payé . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal.

Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 v. Vancouver Foundation, 2019 BCSC 54

KEYWORDS:   Vancouver Foundation Act; Perpetuity Act; Charitable Purpose Trusts; Gifts;

~A gift, once perfected, cannot be retracted, and s. 11 of the Vancouver Foundation Act does not require the Vancouver Foundation to comply with a direction to return a donation after it has been made. ~

Overview

The Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 (the “DHRS”) is . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

CONTRAT D’ENTREPRISE : La Cour d’appel rend un jugement phare dans les nombreux dossiers portant sur la question de la pyrrhotite.

Intitulé : SNC-Lavalin inc. (Terratech inc. et SNC-Lavalin Environnement inc.) c. Deguise, 2020 QCCA 495
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Québec
Décision de : Juges François Pelletier, Lorne . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

FAMILLE : Malgré l’urgence sanitaire que représente la COVID-19, en l’absence de symptômes chez les personnes visées, il n’y a pas matière à modifier les modalités de garde et d’accès, de sorte que la demande du père, qui souhaitait que les droits d’accès de la mère s’exercent au moyen . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

One Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all appeals as well as leaves to appeal granted so you will know what the SCC will soon be dealing with (March 12 – April 16, 2020 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal Law: Delay; Verdict Deliberation Times
R. v. K.G.K., 2020 SCC 7(38532)

Section 11 (b) extends beyond the end of the evidence and argument at trial, . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : La tenue d’un nouveau procès est ordonnée sous des chefs d’homicide involontaire par acte illégal et de négligence criminelle causant la mort visant un policier de la Sûreté du Québec qui, alors qu’il était dans l’exercice de ses fonctions, a déchargé son arme sur le jeune . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Ju stice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Les appelants, déclarés coupables sous divers chefs d’accusation relatifs à des opérations frauduleuses dans le contexte de l’affaire Cinar, échouent dans leurs appels des verdicts de culpabilité les visant et des peines qui leur ont été imposées.

Intitulé : Xanthoudakis c. R., 2020 QCCA 446
Juridiction . . . [more]

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