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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 (September 27 – October 11, 2019 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal Law: Arrest
Fleming v. Ontario2019 SCC 45 (38087)

Where the exercise of a police power restricts lawful activities of individuals, courts must apply the test . . . [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.

ASSURANCE : La compagnie d’assurances intimée, qui a indemnisé son assurée, ne peut bénéficier d’une répartition de la perte entre elle et la compagnie d’assurances appelante puisque les 2 assurances en cause, bien qu’elles couvrent la même perte, ne sont pas de même niveau.

Intitulé : Compagnie d’assurances générales Co-Operators . . . [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.

ENVIRONNEMENT : IMTT-Québec inc. n’a aucune autorisation à demander aux autorités provinciales en vertu des articles 22, 31.1 et 31.1.1 de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement pour construire ses réservoirs et ses quais de chargement dans le port de Québec ainsi qu’y mener ses activités, tant que celles-ci . . . [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 (August 8 to September 26, 2019 inclusive).

Appeals

Class Actions: Certification; Limitation Periods; Discoverability; “Plain and Obvious”
Pioneer Corp. v. Godfrey, 2019 SCC 42 (37809)(37810)

Is it plain and obvious that the claim under s. 36(1)  . . . [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.

TRAVAIL : La Loi assurant la continuité de la prestation des services juridiques au sein du gouvernement et permettant la poursuite de la négociation ainsi que le renouvellement de la convention collective des salariés assurant la prestation de ces services juridiques porte atteinte à la liberté d’association des juristes 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 Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

CONSTITUTIONNEL (DROIT) : La disposition législative exigeant que la mort naturelle soit raisonnablement prévisible (art. 241.2 (2) d) C.Cr.) porte atteinte aux droits à la vie, à la liberté et à la sécurité des demandeurs (des personnes atteintes de maladies dégénératives incurables s’étant vu refuser l’aide médicale à mourir), tandis . . . [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.

CONTRAT DE SERVICES :La théorie du manquement à une obligation essentielle est toujours valable en droit québécois; elle permet d’écarter l’application d’une clause de limitation de responsabilité qui vise une telle obligation.

Intitulé : 6362222 Canada inc. c. Prelco inc., 2019 QCCA 1457
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Québec, 200-09-009366-169 . . . [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) : La Cour d’appel confirme la culpabilité de Bertrand Charest sous 16 des 37 chefs d’accusation de nature sexuelle portés contre lui pour des crimes commis à l’endroit de jeunes filles membres de l’équipe de ski dont il était l’entraîneur et lui impose une peine réduite à 10  . . . [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.

FAMILLE : La filiation par procréation assistée en faveur de deux mères, selon les termes de l’article 539.1 C.C.Q., permet au père biologique de s’engager dans la vie de l’enfant même s’il n’est pas le père au sens de la loi, tout en laissant intact le projet parental des conjointes; . . . [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.

TRAVAIL : Les questions posées à l’entrevue de sélection d’une candidate, lesquelles portaient sur son âge, le nombre d’enfants qu’elle avait et sa grossesse, sont discriminatoires; toutefois, le refus de l’embaucher ne l’est pas puisque la décision de l’employeur n’a aucun lien avec les réponses données.

Intitulé : Commission des . . . [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.

CONTRAT D’ENTREPRISE : La juge de première instance était fondée à rejeter l’ensemble des réclamations de l’appelante, qui demandait notamment une compensation pour des retards en vertu d’une clause prévoyant des dommages-intérêts liquidés.

Intitulé : Enerkem Alberta Biofuels c. Papillon et Fils ltée, 2019 QCCA 1334
Juridiction : Cour d’appel . . . [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 (July 12 – August 8, 2019 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal/Military Law: Trial by Jury
R. v. Stillman, 2019 SCC 40 (37701)(38308)

S. 130(1) (a) of the NDA is not inconsistent with s. 11 (f) of the . . . [more]

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