Sexual assault convictions do not, in itself, justify the dismissal of an employee because of constitutional protections against discrimination based on criminal records, held two recent but separate decisions by the Quebec administrative labour tribunal.
“TD Bank’s litigation strategy seems to have been inspired by a treatise that advises banks not to explain their reasons for closing accounts because that give clients less to attack in court,” held a Quebec Superior Court Justice.
A troubled young Quebec City man who incited hate against Arabs by writing unapologetically “cruel and racist” rantings on social media hours after six people were shot dead and five wounded at a mosque in Quebec City in 2017 was sentenced to 60 days in prison.
The Quebec government took a gamble, and lost.
Under the guise of concern for the health and safety of Quebecers, the provincial government introduced controversial legislation that compelled Internet service providers to block unlicensed gambling websites.
It was a ruse, a move to protect their turf and increase revenues.
A Quebec judge who refused to hear a quarrel between neighbours and emphatically insisted that they negotiate a settlement before adjourning without cause a hearing over which he should have presided the same day has been sanctioned by the Quebec Court of Appeal.
A property owner who challenged a municipal zoning bylaw he considered to be a disguised expropriation waited too long before taking legal action but can nevertheless still ask to be compensated for the loss in property value, ruled the Supreme Court of Canada.
The noose is tightening around Dominic Lacroix, a Quebec City businessman believed by Quebec’s financial watchdog and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to be behind PlexCorps, a controversial cryptocurrency start-up accused of fraudulently selling millions of dollars’ worth of digital assets.
The Quebec Court of Appeal admonished a trial judge who acquitted a father accused of incest for holding biases and stereotypes over the way a sexual assault victim should behave.
An orthopaedic surgeon was ordered by a Quebec court to pay a Quebec City man $100,000 in non-pecuniary damages after he was found to be at fault for one of three back surgeries he performed on the patient.
A Quebec bill does not apply to Montreal police defined pension plan, rules Quebec Court of Appeal.
Rioters who damaged police cars after a Montreal hockey game can only be held liable for the specific damage they caused personally.