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 appellate clerks wish to remind counsel and unrepresented parties of the importance of choosing an appropriate presentation date for the hearing...

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On April 27, 2023, the Clerk of Appeals in Quebec City, Mtre Pierre-Olivier Lacroix, and the Clerk of Appeals in Montreal, Mtre Bertrand Gervais, sent...

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On April 26, 2023, Justice France Thibault will retire from the Court of Appeal of Quebec, where she has sat since December 1, 1998. After her...

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Civil procedure – production of documents – third party records – interpretation of article 251 C.C.P. – relevance – usefulness

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Petit c. Gagnon

Professions – constitutionality - legislative provisions - disciplinary council - Barreau du Québec - guarantees of independence and impartiality

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Constitutional - judicial review - stay - notice of selection of candidates for the office of judge - bilingualism - serious issue

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Online hearings

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