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29 février 2024

Organisation mondiale sikhe du Canada v. Procureur général du Québec

The Act respecting the laicity of the State does not derogate from section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Right and Freedoms and does not infringe the educational language rights that provision guarantees to Canadian citizens belonging to Quebec's English li...
24 janvier 2024

Nguyen v. Directrice des poursuites criminelles et pénales

A stay of proceedings for unreasonable delay does not prevent the Crown from seeking forfeiture of offence-related property.

23 janvier 2024

Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (Samson-Thibault) v. Ville de Québec

The Ville de Québec interfered with the complainant's right to full and equal recognition without discrimination by refusing to hire him as a firefighter because of his colour-blindness.

22 janvier 2024

Gagnon v. R.

The necessary degree of bilingualism of jurors in a bilingual trial is greater than the rudimentary knowledge of both languages required by the trial judge; the convictions against the appellants on several charges related to the...
19 janvier 2024

R. v. Larouche

The Cour imposes a total of 8 years' imprisonment on an accused who created more than 86,000 child pornography files using deepfake technology.

18 janvier 2024

Beaulieu v. Facebook inc.

The appellant is authorized to institute a class action against the respondents, who run the Facebook digital platform, alleging certain discriminatory advertising policies and practices related to employment and housing; the trial judge erred in law by diverging from the Su...
12 janvier 2024

Autorité des marchés financiers v. Coinex Global Limited

The Tribunal imposes an administrative penalty of $2 million jointly and severally on the respondent companies, who facilitate crypto asset transactions through a website that is accessible from Quebec and the rest of Canada, as well as an administrative penalty of 300 000 $...
11 janvier 2024

Abel v. R.

The Court of Appeal sets out the factors that courts must consider when reviewing the terms of access to evidence involving child pornography and the terms of their disclosure to the defence.

10 janvier 2024

9302-5773 Québec inc v. West Coast Aircraft Sales and Leasing Ltd.

In the context of a claim for latent defects, the appellant asked the Court to amend the legal framework governing the notion of « professional seller » without citing any commentary or case law establishing the need to do so; the appeal is dismissed. ...
9 janvier 2024

Plamondon v. Procureur général du Québec

The trial judge did not err in dismissing the action in damages of a man who felt he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice, because he failed to establish that the prosecution had intentionally withheld information from him during a murder trial that took place in 1986....
21 décembre 2023

Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales v. Dafinei

Nothing in the text of section 329 of the Highway Safety Code, the overall regulatory arrangement established by the National Assembly, the subject matter of the legislation, or the nature and significance of the penalty indicates an intention to displace the pre...

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