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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 : Le père ne peut, dans son propre dossier de divorce avec la mère, exiger l’intervention de l’intimé, qui a été marié à cette dernière et qui aurait agi in loco parentis auprès de l’enfant adopté par les parties, pour diminuer ou annuler sa propre obligation alimentaire envers son . . . [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 (June 9 – July 15, 2016 inclusive).

Appeals

Class Actions: Jurisdiction
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP v. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, 2016 SCC 30 (36087)

The fourth Van Breda factor promotes certainty by premising the determination of when

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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 reconnu coupable de fraude pour avoir encaissé un chèque émis par son employeur, une municipalité, afin de rembourser sa cotisation professionnelle qu’il n’a jamais payée à l’Ordre des urbanistes du Québec

Intitulé : R. c. Blackburn, 2016 QCCQ 4482
Juridiction : Cour du Québec, Chambre . . . [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.

MUNICIPAL (DROIT ) :L’article 2.1 du Règlement sur la prévention des troubles de la paix, de la sécurité et de l’ordre public, et sur l’utilisation du domaine public de la Ville de Montréal, qui impose la communication, au préalable de sa tenue, du lieu exact et de l’itinéraire, le cas . . . [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.

Jaguar Financial Corporation v. Alternative Earth Resources Inc., 2016 BCCA 193

AREAS OF LAW: Corporations; Oppression; Disclosable interest; Mineral exploration

~Shareholders are only entitled to relief for oppression if they can show they held a reasonable expectation with respect to the corporation’s conduct, and that said conduct oppressively disappointed that expectation. ~

BACKGROUND: The Respondent, Jaguar Financial Corporation, owned 18.55% of the Appellant, Alternative Earth Resources’, shares. The Appellant . . . [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 conclusion voulant qu’une inscription commerciale rédigée seulement en anglais ou en anglais et en français mais dont les lettres sont du même format constitue une violation importante de la Charte de la langue française, tant à l’égard du critère législatif de la «nette prédominance» qu’à . . . [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) Coupable d’agressions sexuelles commises à l’endroit de sa conjointe, l’accusé, qui a rejeté la faute de son comportement sur les préceptes enseignés par la secte dont il faisait partie — tout comme la victime — au moment des faits, devra purger huit ans de pénitencier.

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.

ACTION COLLECTIVE (RECOURS COLLECTIF) : L’action collective au nom des personnes qui auraient été privées du statut d’Indien en raison de dispositions discriminatoires énoncées à la Loi sur les Indiens entre 1985 et 2011 est autorisée.

Intitulé : Sarrazin c. Canada (Procureur général), 2016 QCCS 2458
Juridiction : Cour supérieure . . . [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 ((May 12 – June 8, 2016 inclusive).

Appeals

Professions: Professional Secrecy in Québec
Canada (Attorney General) v. Chambre des notaires du Québec, 2016 SCC 20 (35892)

Professional secrecy is a principle of fundamental justice within the meaning 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.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Reconnu coupable de fraude, de complot pour fraude et d’abus de confiance, l’ancien maire de Boisbriand Robert Poirier est condamné à une peine d’emprisonnement de 18 mois.

Intitulé : Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales du Québec c. Poirier,
2016 QCCQ 3775
Juridiction : Cour du Québec, . . . [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 : La seule délivrance de lentilles ophtalmiques au Québec par une entreprise de Vancouver, comme c’est le cas en l’espèce, ne peut constituer une contravention à l’article 16 et au premier alinéa de l’article 25 de la Loi sur l’optométrie ni un exercice illégal au Québec de l’optométrie.

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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.

FISCALITÉ : L’information contenue dans les demandes de mandat de perquisition était suffisante pour justifier l’autorisation de perquisitions chez Uber Canada et permettre ainsi la poursuite de l’enquête afin de déterminer si des infractions fiscales avaient été commises.

Intitulé : Uber Canada inc. c. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2016 . . . [more]

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