Court of Appeal of Quebec

The Highest Court in Quebec

The Court of Appeal has been in continuous existence since 1849 and is the highest court in Quebec. In the vast majority of cases, the Court of Appeal is the final arbiter of the matters brought before it. Through its commitment to judicial independence and impartiality, and its efforts to ensure access to justice, it stands today as one of the primary bastions of the rule of law in Quebec.

The Court of Appeal is pleased to announce that as of February 1, 2022, it will be possible to e-file pleadings initiating an appeal in penal matters...

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Certain judicial fees and court fees have been indexed as of January 1, 2022. To see the new fees : ...

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Given the current state of the pandemic and in order to comply with current government recommendations, as of January 10, 2022, the hearing of appeals...

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Labour – judicial review – grievance arbitral award – pressure tactic – wearing of uniforms – rights and freedoms – standard of review

Read the summary on Corporation d'Urgences-Santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain c. Syndicat du préhospitalier-CSN

Lafrenière c. R.

Criminal - not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder - finding of high-risk accused - brutality - risk of grave harm


Read the summary on Lafrenière c. R.

Sale - divided co-ownership - construction defect - extinctive prescription - starting point for calculating the time period - syndicate of co-owners ...

Read the summary on 9104-2523 Québec inc. c. Syndicat des copropriétaires du 5701 de Normanville

Virtual courtrooms

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COVID-19 Pandemic - Update

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Pilots projects currently underway

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MOTIONS CALENDAR - Availability of panels of three judges or a judge in chambers


Consult the calendar to determine
the hearing dates currently available
for presenting motions