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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) Un employeur déclaré coupable de l’homicide involontaire de son employé, décédé à la suite de l’effondrement d’une tranchée dans laquelle il travaillait à réparer un égout, se voit imposer une peine de 18 mois de détention assortie d’une probation de 3 ans.

Intitulé : R. c. Fournier, 2018 . . . [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.

PROCÉDURE CIVILE : Le jugement de la Cour supérieure ayant déclaré irrecevables les paragraphes des avis aux procureures générales intimées portant sur les moyens de contestation constitutionnelle des dispositions législatives encadrant l’aide médicale à mourir fondés sur les articles 7 et 15 de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés . . . [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) : a requête en exclusion de la preuve de l’accusée est accueillie notamment parce que les tests exécutés par les agents évaluateurs en reconnaissance de drogues (AERD) sont prévus au Code criminel depuis 2008 et que, 8 ans plus tard, le déploiement des AERD mis en place par . . . [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 11 – September 21, 2018 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal Law: Confidential Informer Information
R. v. Brassington, 2018 SCC 37 (37476)

Jurisprudence prevents piercing informer privilege unless the accused can show his or her innocence is at . . . [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 : L’Agence du revenu du Canada ayant commis diverses fautes dans sa vérification fiscale de St. Lawrence Trading Inc., elle doit verser 4 844 658 $ à titre de perte d’intérêts et d’honoraires professionnels ainsi que pour l’atteinte à la réputation d’Irving Ludmer et d’Arnold Steinberg de même que . . . [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.

PROFESSIONS : Le Barreau du Québec et la Chambre des notaires du Québec échouent en appel du jugement de la Cour supérieure ayant rejeté leur requête en jugement déclaratoire et en injonction permanente dans laquelle ils prétendaient que les centres de traitement de prêts hypothécaires des sociétés d’assurances titres intimées . . . [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 : Puisque la preuve qu’a retenue la juge de première instance n’établit pas que l’appelant, un courtier en assurance de dommages, a contrevenu à l’obligation de non-sollicitation prévue à son contrat de travail, elle ne pouvait le condamner à des dommages-intérêts sous ce chef.

Intitulé : Lemieux c. Aon . . . [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.

The Owners, Strata Plan VR2122 v. Bradbury, 2018 BCCA 280

AREAS OF LAW: Strata corporations; Winding up; Strata Property Act; Liquidators

~In the winding up of a strata corporation, a judge cannot appoint a liquidator, vest property in him, and make orders ancillary to his role when the liquidator has not applied for that relief under the Strata Property Act.~

BACKGROUND:

The Respondents, 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.

CONTRAT DE SERVICES : Les courtiers immobiliers collaborateurs ont fait des déclarations trompeuses et ils ont omis de divulguer des faits importants quant à la conduite frauduleuse et à la solvabilité de leur client; in solidum avec ce dernier, ils doivent payer 22 300 $ aux courtiers inscripteurs ainsi qu’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.

PERSONNES : Les demandeurs sont autorisés, pour une durée de 60 jours, à soigner contre son gré une jeune femme de 20 ans qui souffre d’anorexie extrême ainsi que d’un trouble de la personnalité limite, qui refuse catégoriquement de s’alimenter et qui est à risque de décès; le plan 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.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : La juge de première instance a commis une erreur de droit en évaluant la crédibilité de l’appelant sur la base de préjugés et de stéréotypes; un nouveau procès est ordonné, cette erreur ayant irrémédiablement compromis l’équité du procès.

Intitulé : Robbins c. R., 2018 QCCA 1181
Juridiction . . . [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 14 – August 10, 2018 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal Law: Confidential Informer Information
R. v. Brassington, 2018 SCC 37 (37476)

Jurisprudence prevents piercing informer privilege unless the accused can show that his or her innocence . . . [more]

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