In one of the first Covid-19 related lawsuits to surface, a Quebec court held that a commercial landlord was not entitled to collect rent from its tenant because a Quebec government decree that suspended non-essential business activities for three months to stem the flow of the Covid-19 pandemic constitutes force majeure.
Here are the latest legal developments affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Forced to navigate the daunting challenges wreaked by the precipitous outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Canadian businesses are beginning to consider whether to invoke force majeure clauses.
Employers should take steps to deal with the main legal issues and risk management measures that will inevitably surface as the world comes to grip with Covid-19.
The Quebec law society has launched a free telephone call-in legal clinic to help citizens with questions they may have regarding their rights and responsibilities in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Quebec justice system is on pause.