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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 : Deux ambulanciers qui ont éprouvé une peur intense en raison d’une alarme annonçant le départ du train alors qu’ils tentaient de dégager un cadavre des rails du métro de Montréal reçoivent respectivement 624 069 $ et 645 500 $ de la Société de transport de Montréal en raison . . . [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.

ADMINISTRATIF (DROIT) : Des propriétaires, chauffeurs et intermédiaires du domaine du taxi au Québec échouent à obtenir l’annulation de l’entente de principe et du projet pilote mis en place à l’automne 2016 par le ministre des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports en faveur de la . . . [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.

Edmonton Police Association v Edmonton (City), 2017 ABCA 355

AREAS OF LAW:   Labour law; Grievance; Employment restrictions; Testamentary risk

~ Where an employee has been investigated for misconduct, but the allegations have been withdrawn, it is not open to the employer to leave employment restrictions in place as a guard against testamentary risk. ~

BACKGROUND:

An officer employed by the Appellant City of Edmonton – Edmonton Police Service was . . . [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.

FISCALITÉ : Une entreprise et son administrateur unique, qui ont fait des déclarations fausses ou trompeuses en vue d’aider l’Hôpital général juif à réclamer des crédits et des remboursements de taxe sur les intrants, reçoivent des amendes totalisant 270 814 $, soit 200 % des montants de droits éludés; des . . . [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) : À la lumière de R. c. Jordan (C.S. Can., 2016-07-08), 2016 CSC 27, SOQUIJ AZ-51302609, 2016EXP-2173, J.E. 2016-1212, [2016] 1 R.C.S. 631, un arrêt des procédures est ordonné dans une affaire où les accusés ont été déclarés coupables d’avoir contrevenu à la Loi sur la production de . . . [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 as well as leaves to appeal granted so you will know what the SCC will soon be dealing with (October 14 to November 23, 2017 inclusive).

Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Freedom of Religion
Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (36664)

The claim here (approval of a ski . . . [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 Loi sur l’immatriculation des armes à feu québécoise n’est pas invalide constitutionnellement, car son caractère véritable est la sécurité publique et elle se rattache aux compétences provinciales en matière de propriété et du droit civil ainsi que de l’administration de la justice.

Intitulé : Association canadienne . . . [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 notamment d’agressions sexuelles, l’accusé échoue à démontrer que le juge de première instance a erré en droit en déclarant admissible en preuve le témoignage de l’une des plaignantes rendu à l’enquête préliminaire au lieu de son témoignage au procès.

Intitulé : Lafrance c. R., 2017 . . . [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 : Il y a lieu d’appliquer à la réclamation de l’intimée le principe de la «suspension des intérêts» («interest stops rule») même si celui-ci est issu de la Loi sur la faillite et l’insolvabilité (Nortel Networks Corporation et al. (Re), 2014 ONSC 5274) et s’il . . . [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) : Ismaël Habib, le premier adulte à être condamné en vertu de l’article 83.181 C.Cr., devra purger une peine globale d’un peu plus de six ans et demi de pénitencier.

Intitulé : R. c. Habib, 2017 QCCQ 11427
Juridiction : Cour du Québec, Chambre criminelle et pénale (C.Q.), . . . [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 : Les fiducies présumées créées aux termes de la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite, de la Loi de 1985 sur les normes de prestation de pension et de la Pension Benefits Act de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador ne sont pas applicables à une restructuration effectuée aux termes . . . [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.

VENTE : La somme à laquelle les acheteurs de pièces de navire ont droit en raison d’un bris prématuré causé par un vice caché est limitée à 78 900 $; en outre, c’est le régime de la responsabilité délictuelle de la common law qui s’applique au contrat visant la fourniture . . . [more]

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