A wealthy businessman was ordered to pay $2.4 million to his former common law-former partner as he left the relationship with a disproportionate share of the wealth accumulated by the parties’ joint efforts, held the Quebec Court of Appeal.
The Attorney General of Canada and two RCMP officers were ordered by the Quebec Court of Appeal to pay $400,000 in punitive damages after they published and disseminated false information about a Laval couple who were wrongly charged in Canada’s first human trafficking case.
Exclusive use clauses remain common in leases, but they can no longer be drafted in the form of servitude agreements in transactions.
A Montreal software company that was ordered to pay $125,000 in damages to a Quebec publisher for illicit and intentional copyright violations won a legal battle after the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned the lower court decision.
“The Quebec Court of Appeal in effect states that the principles behind Gladue and Ipeelee apply to groups other than Indigenous offenders,” noted Julie Blais-Quintal, a Montreal criminal lawyer
Errors and omissions by defence counsel, the Crown prosecutor and even the trial judge were not “determinative” after a man who sought to withdraw his guilty plea to sexual assault.
Quebec appeal court reaffirms financial watchdog’s discretionary power.
A public transport agency did not infringe a Montrealer’s right to equal access to employment based on handicap without discrimination when it ended the process to hire him as a bus driver for health reasons, held the Quebec Court of Appeal.
More than 800 homeowners and 18 business owners of pyrrhotite-damaged buildings won a long-drawn out legal battle after the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that ordered a Canadian engineering giant, concrete owners, construction contractors, and a geologist to pay more than $200 million, including interest.
A proposed photo radar and red light camera class action, dismissed by the Quebec Court of Appeal, was doomed to fail because the class representative was convicted of speeding when she chose to pay the fine for speeding, according to legal experts.
A Quebecer who was found guilty of criminal negligence causing the death of a passenger in a speed boat he was operating lost his bid to overturn his conviction.