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Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at cases.slaw.ca.

This week’s summaries concern: Armed Forces – Civil Rights – Criminal Law – Administrative Law – Constitutional Law – Courts – Indians, Inuit and Métis – Crown – Equity – Statutes – Arbitration – Education – Evidence – Labour Law – Practice – Family Law – Wills

R. v. Gagnon (J.G.A.) 2016 CMAC 2
Armed Forces –  . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

COMPAGNIES : La juge de première instance a erré, un tribunal ne devant pas, sauf circonstances exceptionnelles, permettre à l’actionnaire majoritaire d’acquérir sans contrepartie les actions de l’actionnaire minoritaire.

Intitulé : Li c. Wang, 2016 QCCA 641
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Montréal, 500-09-024834-145
Décision de : Juges Julie Dutil, . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On 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 and leaves to appeal granted, so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with (March 11, 2016 – April 13, 2016 inclusive).

Appeals

Administrative Law/Labour Law in Québec: Standard of Review
Commission scolaire de Laval v. Syndicat de l’enseignement de la région de Laval, 2016 SCC 8 (35898)

The principle that the . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Aucun droit d’appel n’est prévu au Code criminel en ce qui a trait à une décision rendue en vertu de l’article 734.7 C.Cr, lequel prévoit la possibilité d’un emprisonnement sans délai pour défaut de paiement d’une suramende compensatoire

Intitulé : Chaussé c. R., 2016 QCCA 568
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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : L’accusé est acquitté sous tous les chefs d’accusation liés à la possession de différents appareils de radio et d’un balayeur d’ondes; en outre, la poursuite n’a pas démontré qu’il avait contrevenu à l’article 191 C.Cr., qui fait référence à l’interception clandestine de communications privées.

Intitulé : R. . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PROPRIÉTÉ INTELLECTUELLE : Point Zero doit notamment restituer les profits illicites réalisés grâce à la violation de la marque de commerce de Diesel, soit 52 080 $.

Intitulé : Diesel, s.p.a. c. Benisti Import-Export inc., 2016 QCCS 1085
Juridiction : Cour supérieure (C.S.), Montréal, 500-17-060891-101
Décision de : Juge Florence . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Le délai de 48 heures prévu à l’article 108 de la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents permettant au directeur provincial de renvoyer le cas d’un adolescent arrêté pour examen est un délai de rigueur.

Intitulé : LSJPA — 1560, 2015 QCCQ 14868 . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Les trois accusés, un guide spirituel et ses deux assistants, reconnus coupables de négligence criminelle ayant causé des lésions corporelles à une victime et la mort d’une autre à la suite d’une séance de sudation tenue dans le contexte d’un séminaire de croissance personnelle, devront purger respectivement . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

CONSTITUTIONNEL (DROIT) : La Loi de 2013 sur la succession au trône adoptée par le Parlement fédéral en 2013 est constitutionnelle.

Intitulé : Motard c. Canada (Procureure générale), 2016 QCCS 588
Juridiction : Cour supérieure (C.S.), Québec, 200-17-018455-139
Décision de : Juge Claude Bouchard
Date : 16 février 2016

CONSTITUTIONNEL . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On 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 and leaves to appeal granted, so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with (February 17 – March 11, 2016 inclusive).

Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Arbitrary Detention; Exclusion of Evidence

R. v. Gagnon, 2016 SCC 6 (36581) Judgment rendered Feb. 24, 2016

Justice Cromwell: “This is an appeal as . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) :L’ancienne lieutenante-gouverneure du Québec Lise Thibault devra purger la peine de 18 mois de détention qui lui a été imposée en première instance après qu’elle eut plaidé coupable sous des accusations de fraude et d’abus de confiance.

Intitulé : Thibault c. R., 2016 QCCA 335
Juridiction : Cour . . . [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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : L’article 551.3 (1) d) C.Cr. confère au juge le pouvoir nécessaire de limiter la durée d’un procès; il est ordonné que soit établi un calendrier final et détaillé prévoyant une limite de jours consacrés à la présentation de requêtes.

Intitulé :R. c. Bordo, 2016 QCCS 477 . . . [more]

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