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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 : Lorsque l’employeur lui-même est l’auteur de harcèlement psychologique, de connivence avec un tiers, il contrevient gravement à la loi et mérite d’être sanctionné au moyen de dommages punitifs.

Intitulé : Prado Paredes et Entreprise de placement Les Progrès inc., 2019 QCTAT 4593
Juridiction : Tribunal administratif du travail, . . . [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.

Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine v. Medical Services Commission, 2019 BCCA 315

AREAS OF LAW:  Constitutional; Public; Human Rights

~The Medical Services Commission decision to deny a private medical clinic approval as a diagnostic facility was reasonable and the clinic provided an insufficient evidentiary foundation to establish its claim that the denial breached rights under s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms for the clinic’s . . . [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) : L’argument des appelants au soutien de leur demande de déclaration d’inconstitutionnalité de la Loi de 2013 sur la succession au trône, voulant que cette loi modifie la charge de la Reine et qu’elle n’ait pas été adoptée suivant la bonne procédure, est rejeté.

Intitulé : Motard . . . [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 nouvelles dispositions relatives au processus de sélection du jury ne s’appliquent pas rétrospectivement aux actes criminels commis avant le 19 septembre 2019.

Intitulé : R. c. Lindor, 2019 QCCS 4232
Juridiction : Cour supérieure (C.S.), Montréal
Décision de : Juge Éric Downs
Date : 9 octobre . . . [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 personne accusée avant le 19 septembre 2019 d’un acte criminel passible d’un emprisonnement de moins de 14 ans et qui n’avait pas choisi son mode de procès n’a pas le droit de demander la tenue d’une enquête préliminaire en raison de l’effet rétroactif des modifications législatives . . . [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 (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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