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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’intimé n’a pas enfreint l’ordonnance d’interdiction de se trouver dans un centre communautaire, rendue en vertu de l’article 161 (1) a) C.Cr., en se présentant à une bibliothèque municipale.

Intitulé : R. c. Boissonneault, 2019 QCCA 1074
Juridiction : Cour d’appel (C.A.), Montréal, 500-10-006476-178
Décision de :  . . . [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.

Janus v. The Central Park Citizen Society, 2019 BCCA 173

AREAS OF LAW:  Landlord and tenant; Limitation periods; Res judicata; Personal injury; Negligence

~The test for postponement of the limitation period in a personal injury claim should not be interpreted to mean that a party is not in a position to start a claim until he is fully aware of the extent of his injuries and 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) : La période pendant laquelle un adolescent est confié aux soins d’une personne à la suite d’une ordonnance, conformément à l’article 31 (1) de la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents, et les conditions d’un tel placement sont des circonstances qui doivent être . . . [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 (May 11 – June 20, 2019 inclusive).

Oral Judgments

Corporate Law: Fraud; Knowing Participation/Assistance
Christine DeJong Medicine Professional Corp. v. DBDC Spadina Ltd., 2018 ONCA 60; 2019 SCC 30 (38051)

Brown J.: “… 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) : Michel Cadotte, déclaré coupable par un jury de l’homicide involontaire de sa conjointe, atteinte de la maladie d’Alzheimer, est condamné à une peine d’emprisonnement de 2 ans et 204 jours, réduite à 2 ans moins 1 jour afin de tenir compte du temps passé en détention préventive, . . . [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.

FAMILLE : L’avocat désigné à l’enfant dans le cadre d’un litige portant sur la garde ou les droits d’accès joue un rôle particulier, de nature à favoriser la mission des tribunaux de concilier les parties en vue du règlement des litiges.

Intitulé : Droit de la famille — 19925, 2019 . . . [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.

COMMERCIAL (DROIT) : Les paragraphes 1 et 12 de l’article 2 de la Loi concernant la lutte contre le tabagisme sont inopérants, dans la mesure où ils interdisent la démonstration et l’utilisation des produits de vapotage à l’intérieur des boutiques spécialisées et des cliniques de cessation tabagique; sont également inopérants . . . [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 : Le directeur général de la Ville de Chambly a collaboré à une enquête portant sur un acte répréhensible au sens de la Loi concernant la lutte contre la corruption et bénéficie de la présomption selon laquelle il a été congédié en raison de ce geste; un tel congédiement . . . [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.

Kirk v. Executive Flight Centre Fuel Services Ltd., 2019 BCCA 111

AREAS OF LAW: Torts; Class actions; Certification; Negligence, Nuisance; Fuel spill

~Individual questions of specific causation may not be certified as common issues in a class action proceeding.~

BACKGROUND

The Appellant, Danny LaSante, was the driver of a truck which fell down an embankment and spilled approximately 35,000 litres of helicopter fuel into Lemon Creek. 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.

TRAVAIL : Homme de confiance du président de la demanderesse, le défendeur s’est placé en situation de conflit d’intérêts en incorporant sa société dans le même domaine, en sollicitant des employés de cette dernière et en s’appropriant des renseignements confidentiels, dont des secrets commerciaux, afin de lui faire une concurrence . . . [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 : Le fabricant pharmaceutique s’est déchargé de son obligation d’information en mettant en garde adéquatement les intermédiaires compétents, c’est-à-dire les pharmaciens et les médecins, des risques d’effets secondaires de nature neuropsychiatrique en lien avec la prise du médicament Biaxin.

Intitulé : Brousseau c. Laboratoires Abbott limitée, 2019 QCCA 801 . . . [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 (April 20 to May 10, 2019 inclusive).

Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Delay; Mootness

R. v. Thanabalasingham, 2018 QCCA 197; 2019 SCC 21 (37984)

The Chief Justice: “The test to be applied in this case . . . [more]

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