Tag: judges

Quebec plans to quash bilingual prerequisite for provincial court judges

Quebec intends to legislate end to bilingual prerequisite for provincial court judges.

Quebec justice minister, judiciary locked in ‘power struggle’ over bilingualism requirements for judges

In a clear setback for the provincial justice Minister, Quebec Superior Court held that under a regulation introduced a decade ago the Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec can require bilingualism in the judicial appointment process even it runs against the wishes of the minister.

Expert group recommends salary hike for provincially appointed judges

A report recommending sizeable salary increases for the provincial judiciary lays the groundwork for further friction between the Quebec executive and the judiciary.

Another labour dispute strikes Quebec’s justice system

The list of actors in the Quebec justice system who have grievances against the Quebec government continues to flourish.

A Quebec judge reflecting on challenges they face

Quebec Court of Appeal Justice Allan Hilton reflected on judges and lawyers grappling with the challenges emanating from Quebec’s unique cultural and linguistic make-up.