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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 appels interjetés à l’encontre des déclarations de culpabilité de Robert Poirier, ancien maire de Boisbriand, et de France Michaud, une dirigeante de la firme d’ingénierie Roche, sous divers chefs d’accusation de fraude et de corruption afférents à l’adjudication de contrats par la Ville de Boisbriand pendant . . . [more] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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 Cour d’appel maintient le jugement de première instance ayant condamné l’intimé à une peine de 12 mois de détention et ayant déclaré les peines minimales obligatoires de 3 ans de détention prévues aux articles 99 (2) a) et 103 (2) a) C.Cr. inopérantes à son endroit. . . . [more] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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 : eBay Canada n’a pas commis de faute en retirant l’annonce placée par les appelants concernant la vente aux enchères d’une paire de chaussures alors que la plus haute mise était de 98 000 $.

Intitulé : eBay Canada Ltd. c. Mofo Moko, 2018 QCCA 1735
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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 21 – October 24, 2018 inclusive).

Oral Judgment

Criminal Law: Impaired
R. v. Cyr-Langlois, 2017 QCCA 1033 ; 2018 SCC (37760)

The Chief Justice: “A majority of the judges of the Court would allow . . . [more] “Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy”

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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 : Alors que certaines dispositions du Code de procédure civile viennent conférer aux notaires le pouvoir d’accomplir des actes autrefois réservés aux avocats, le demandeur n’a pas démontré qu’il est du ressort exclusif de l’avocat de rédiger la demande conjointe sur projet d’accord réglant les conséquences de la séparation . . . [more] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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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] “Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ”

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