Quebec chips away at government transparency

January 4, 2017

Quebec, once a pioneer that lead the movement towards greater government transparency, is now among the least transparent provinces in Canada after successive provincial governments introduced more than 150 legislative exemptions that undermined the province’s […]

Report urges overhaul of Quebec megatrials

December 21, 2016

A cultural change that emphasizes collaboration between all players of Quebec’s criminal justice system is the only way to ensure that costly and unwieldly megatrials do not end up in fiascos, according to a well-received […]

Federal privacy watchdog examines consent model

September 16, 2016

The consent model, the cornerstone behind the federal legislation that governs how private sector organizations may collect, use or disclose personal information in the course of commercial activities, is under the microscope after the Office […]

Young Quebec lawyers face bleak prospects

July 12, 2016

Quebec law students are having a harder time finding articling positions, getting paid less for them, and receiving fewer job offers after articling, reveals a troubling report by the Young Bar of Montreal that urges […]

Quebec Ombudsman slams detention conditions in the North

March 30, 2016

Nearly three years after the president of the Quebec legal society warned the provincial government that prison conditions faced by Inuit inmates in northern Quebec were appalling and deplorable, the Quebec Ombudsman upbraided the government […]

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