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.

Given the renewal of the declaration of a state of health emergency and the governmental directives announced on March 22 and 23, 2020, the Court of...

Read more on Postponement of hearings for the weeks of April 6 to 9, April 14 to 17, April 20 to 24 and April 27 to May 1, 2020

By order in council 222-2020 dated March 20, 2020, the Government of Quebec extended the declaration of a state of health emergency for a further...

Read more on Update - COVID-19 Pandemic - March 24, 2020

Given the declaration of a state of health emergency and given order 2020-4251 issued by the Minister of Justice and the Chief Justice of Quebec...

Read more on COVID-19 / Postponement of hearings of the Court of Appeal in Montreal: weeks of March 16, 2020, March 23, 2020 and March 30, 2020

Publication of rights – right admissible for publication – Mareva order - interpretation of article 2939 C.C.Q.

Read the summary on Desjardins Assurances générales inc. v. Malo

Nadeau v. R.

Criminal - possession of firearms - search - sentencing - proportionality - conditional sentence - victim surcharge

Read the summary on Nadeau v. R.

Xanthoudakis v. R.

Criminal - fraudulent transaction - right to be tried within a reasonable time - Jordan – cases in the system - transitional period - stay of...

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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


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the hearing dates currently available
for presenting motions