Tag: judicial independence

Quebec Judicial Council and provincial government still at odds

The Quebec Judicial Council and the Quebec Justice Minister still do not see eye-to-eye.

Quebec municipal court reforms draw mixed reactions from legal community

A comprehensive legislative reform of the municipal court system recently introduced by the Quebec government has drawn mixed reactions, with the legal community applauding the initiative but equally concerned that it may undermine judicial and institutional independence of municipal courts.

Adjudicator awarded $426,000 in damages

A rental board adjudicator who was threatened to be fired by the Quebec government has been awarded $426,000 in damages after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that he was unjustly forced to resign.