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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.

IMMIGRATION ET CITOYENNETÉ : Les demanderesses, l’une canadienne et l’autre d’origine étrangère, forment un couple de même sexe et ont eu leur fils à l’étranger par procréation assistée, la mère d’origine étrangère étant celle qui a porté l’enfant; l’interprétation de l’article 3 (1) b) de la Loi sur la citoyenneté . . . [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) : Il n’est pas incompatible avec les arrêts Snooks c. Procureur général du Canada (C.A., 2020-04-24), 2020 QCCA 586, SOQUIJ AZ-51684237, 2020EXP-1076, et Paul c. Lalande (Archambault Establishment), (C.A., 2020-05-08), 2020 QCCA 632, SOQUIJ AZ-51686241, 2020EXP-1242, que la Chambre criminelle de la Cour supérieure continue d’entendre les . . . [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 15 – September 11, 2020 inclusive).

Appeals

Civil Procedure: Anti-SLAPP Legislation
1704604 Ontario Ltd. v. Pointes Protection Association2020 SCC 22 (38374)

The legislation here presents a two-part analysis: burden on the moving party . . . [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.

RESPONSABILITÉ : Même si les fautes commises par les policiers ont entraîné l’acquittement de la principale suspecte du meurtre de leur père, les appelants ne peuvent réclamer de dommages-intérêts compensatoires et punitifs au procureur général du Québec, car il n’y a pas de lien de causalité entre ces fautes 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) : Le droit de l’avocat de déposer une plainte criminelle à l’endroit de l’avocat de l’autre partie et l’intérêt de la société à la conduite d’une enquête criminelle l’emportent sur le droit de cette partie d’assurer la confidentialité des discussions dans le but de conclure un règlement.

Intitulé . . . [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 : L’arbitre saisi d’un grief contestant la destitution d’un policier, lequel est relatif à l’application de l’article 119 de la Loi sur la police, n’est pas lié par la décision qu’a rendue le Comité de déontologie policière.

Intitulé : Fraternité des policiers et policières de Gatineau c. Moro, . . . [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) : Une opération d’infiltration visant un avocat et son client nécessite une autorisation judiciaire sous la forme d’un mandat général délivré selon les exigences prévues à l’article 487.01 C.Cr.

Intitulé : R. c. Bebawi, 2019 QCCS 5902
Juridiction : Cour supérieure (C.S.), Montréal
Décision de : Juge Guy . . . [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 11 – August 14, 2020 inclusive).

Appeals

Class Actions: Certification; Gaming
Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v. Babstock2020 SCC 19 (38521)

“Waiver of tort” is confusing, and should be abandoned. Disgorgement for breach of . . . [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.

FAILLITE ET INSOLVABILITÉ : La Cour supérieure peut procéder à la nomination d’un séquestre conformément à l’article 243 (1) de la Loi sur la faillite et l’insolvabilité à la demande d’un créancier hypothécaire afin de vendre l’entreprise d’un débiteur insolvable en continuité d’affaires; cependant, les préavis et les délais afférents . . . [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 du procès pouvait raisonnablement inférer que la plaignante éprouvait une véritable peur et une atteinte à son bien-être psychologique en raison des communications harcelantes de l’intimé; l’appel du jugement de la Cour supérieure ayant acquitté celui-ci sous le chef de harcèlement criminel au motif que . . . [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.

Bergler v. Odenthal, 2020 BCCA 175

KEYWORDS:   Secret trusts; intestate heirs;

~A secret trust may be established where, in addition to the usual requirement for the three certainties for creating a trust, two elements are made out on the usual civil standard of proof: a communication by the deceased to their devisee, legatee, or intestate heir, and acceptance by that person of the request that they will hold 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.

PROTECTION DU CONSOMMATEUR : L’article 214.8 de la Loi sur la protection du consommateur est constitutionnellement valide et applicable à l’égard de Bell Canada, tandis que les articles 11.2, 11.3, 13 et 214.2 ainsi que l’alinéa 2 de l’article 214.7 le sont à l’égard de Telus Communications inc.

Intitulé :  . . . [more]

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