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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 juge de première instance s’est bien dirigé en fait et en droit en concluant que la ruse policière utilisée pour obtenir les aveux de l’appelant n’était pas répréhensible et choquante et, par conséquent, que ceux-ci étaient recevables en preuve; la déclaration de culpabilité de meurtre au . . . [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) : Reconnu coupable sous trois chefs de trafic d’influence, de fabrication de faux et de recyclage des produits de la criminalité à la suite de son implication dans le scandale des commandites, Jacques Corriveau est condamné à quatre ans de pénitencier et à une amende compensatoire de 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.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : La juge de première instance a erré dans l’application de l’article 39 (1) c) de la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents; elle aurait dû se rendre à la suggestion commune des parties et imposer à l’intimé une mise sous garde et . . . [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 accusés dans l’affaire communément appelée Faubourg Contrecoeur subiront leur procès sous des accusations de fraude, d’abus de confiance, de fraude envers le gouvernement et de complot; leurs requêtes en arrêt des procédures sont rejetées.

Intitulé : Catania c. R., 2016 QCCQ 15023
Juridiction : Cour du . . . [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 (January 1st — 27th, 2017 inclusive).

Appeals

Constitutional/Administrative Law: Charter Damages; Judicial Review
Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1 (36167)

The Charter damages claim is struck. Whether Charter damages could be an appropriate remedy concerns how

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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 tribunal se penche sur l’utilisation et la recevabilité en preuve de l’outil de navigation virtuelle Google Street View dans une affaire d’infraction au Code de la sécurité routière.

Intitulé : Granger c. Montcalm (Municipalité de), 2016 QCCS 6008
Juridiction : Cour supérieure (C.S.), Terrebonne (Saint-Jérôme), . . . [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 tenue d’un nouveau procès est ordonnée dans le cas de l’accusé, reconnu coupable de menaces de causer la mort ou des lésions corporelles aux journalistes syriens pro-el-Assad et d’avoir conseillé à autrui de commettre un meurtre — qui n’a pas été commis — en raison d’un . . . [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.

Burke v. Watson & Barnard (A Firm), 2016 BCCA 439

AREAS OF LAW: Negligence; Duty of care; Proximity; Cooper v. Hobart; No reasonable cause of action

~A small number of decisions in other Canadian courts of first instance are not enough to establish a category of cases in which a duty of care has previously been recognized, for the purposes of a Cooper v. Hobart analysis.~

BACKGROUND:

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) : Les dispositions de l’article 737 C.Cr. relativement à la suramende compensatoire, prévoyant une contribution obligatoire affectée à l’aide aux victimes d’actes criminels d’une somme de 30 % de l’amende infligée pour une infraction ou, si aucune amende n’est infligée, de 100 $ pour une infraction punissable sur . . . [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 (November 12 — December 21, 2016 inclusive).

Oral Judgment

Labour Law: Collective Bargaining
British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49 (36500)

The Chief Justice: “The majority of the Court would allow the appeal, substantially for . . . [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.

ACTION COLLECTIVE (RECOURS COLLECTIF) : La Cour d’appel établit le test applicable au droit de faire appel d’un jugement ayant autorisé l’exercice d’une action collective prévu à l’article 578 C.P.C.

Intitulé : Centrale des syndicats du Québec c. Allen, 2016 QCCA 1878
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Québec, 200-09-009238-160 et . . . [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) : Reconnu coupable sous 113 chefs d’infraction de nature sexuelle à l’égard de jeunes filles âgées de 8 à 14 ans, l’accusé, un professeur d’éducation physique au primaire qui leurrait ses victimes au moyen d’Internet et les menaçait ultérieurement de diffuser le matériel compromettant qu’elles lui faisaient parvenir, . . . [more]

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