Nouvelles https://courdappelduquebec.ca/ fr Court of Appeal of Quebec Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:56:38 +0000 Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:56:38 +0000 TYPO3 EXT:news news-3765 Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:08:00 +0000 Address by the Chief Justice at the Congress of the Société de criminologie du Québec / The Canadian Criminal Justice Association https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/allocution-de-la-juge-en-chef-a-loccasion-du-congres-de-la-societe-de-criminologie-du-quebec-las/cont/News/action/detail/ On November 6, 2019, Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Congress of the Société de criminologie du Québec and the Canadian Criminal Justice Association. By clicking on the following link, you can read the Chief Justice's address: “An update on the Appeal of a Criminal Jury Trial: Why does the Supreme Court of Canada still Tread Carefully Around Jurors’ Toes (And Appeal Courts should too!)” On November 6, 2019, Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Congress of the Société de criminologie du Québec and the Canadian Criminal Justice Association. By clicking on the following link, you can read the Chief Justice's address: “An update on the Appeal of a Criminal Jury Trial: Why does the Supreme Court of Canada still Tread Carefully Around Jurors’ Toes (And Appeal Courts should too!)”

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news-3755 Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:08:00 +0000 Ceremony to mark the last week of the Chief Justice in Quebec City https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/ceremonie-pour-souligner-la-derniere-semaine-de-la-juge-en-chef-a-quebec/cont/News/action/detail/ On October 31, a ceremony was held in Room 4.33 of the Quebec City Courthouse to mark the last week during which Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler was sitting in the Quebec City Appeal District. On this occasion, Justice Thibault highlighted the accomplishments of the Chief Justice during her tenure. The ceremony was held in the presence of all Quebec City Court judges, law clerks and Registry staff. On October 31, a ceremony was held in Room 4.33 of the Quebec City Courthouse to mark the last week during which Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler was sitting in the Quebec City Appeal District. On this occasion, Justice Thibault highlighted the accomplishments of the Chief Justice during her tenure. The ceremony was held in the presence of all Quebec City Court judges, law clerks and Registry staff.

 

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news-3751 Wed, 30 Oct 2019 13:08:00 +0000 Amendments to Practice Directions G-6 and G-7 https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/modifications-des-directives-du-greffier-g-6-et-g-7/cont/News/action/detail/ Practice Direction G-6 (Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication — Applications presentable before a judge sitting alone) and Practice Direction G-7 (Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication — Applications presentable before a panel of three judges) have been slightly modified to specify that all the documents of an application (application and schedules) must be stapled or bound together. In addition, the parties must now use tabs to separate each of the documents attached to their application. The new version of the practice directions in question can be found in the "Notices in Civil matters" section, in the "Practice Direction" subsection. Practice Direction G-6 (Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication — Applications presentable before a judge sitting alone) and Practice Direction G-7 (Documents attached to an application and necessary for its adjudication — Applications presentable before a panel of three judges) have been slightly modified to specify that all the documents of an application (application and schedules) must be stapled or bound together. In addition, the parties must now use tabs to separate each of the documents attached to their application. The new version of the practice directions in question can be found in the "Notices in Civil matters" section, in the "Practice Direction" subsection.

 

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news-3745 Fri, 25 Oct 2019 13:08:00 +0000 Tribute to the Chief Justice of Quebec https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/hommage-a-la-juge-en-chef-du-quebec/cont/News/action/detail/ On October 24, at the Fall Dinner of the ADDUM (Association des diplômés de l'Université de Montréal) held at the Intercontinental Hotel, more than a hundred participants heard its President, Martin Thibault, delivered a heartfelt tribute to the Honorable Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler who is due to retire in April 2020. He highlighted her remarkable career since graduating from the University of Montreal's Faculty of Law until to day as Chief Justice of Quebec. On October 24, at the Fall Dinner of the ADDUM (Association des diplômés de l'Université de Montréal) held at the Intercontinental Hotel, more than a hundred participants heard its President, Martin Thibault, delivered a heartfelt tribute to the Honorable Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler who is due to retire in April 2020. He highlighted her remarkable career since graduating from the University of Montreal's Faculty of Law until to day as Chief Justice of Quebec.

 

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news-3710 Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:08:00 +0000 Announcement of the publication of the judgment in PG Quebec c. Administration portuaire de Québec & als. https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/annonce-de-la-publication-de-larret-dans-le-dossier-procureure-generale-du-quebec-c-administration/cont/News/action/detail/ The Court of Appeal of Quebec announce that the official French version and an official English translation of the judgment in the case PG Quebec c. IMTT-Québec inc., Administration portuaire de Québec & al. (200-09-009369-163) will be rendered Thursday, September 26, 2019, in the morning. The Court of Appeal of Quebec announce that the official French version and an official English translation of the judgment in the case PG Quebec c. IMTT-Québec inc., Administration portuaire de Québec & al. (200-09-009369-163) will be rendered Thursday, September 26, 2019, in the morning.

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news-3681 Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:08:06 +0000 Announcement of the publication of the Court of Appeal of Quebec's opinion in the Reference pertaining to the constitutional validity of the provisions of article 35 of the C.C.P. https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/annonce-de-la-publication-de-lavis-de-la-cour-dappel-du-quebec-dans-le-renvoi-portant-sur-la-valid/cont/News/action/detail/ The Court of Appeal of Quebec announced that the official French version and an official English translation of its opinion in the "Reference to the Court of Appeal of Quebec pertaining to the constitutional validity of the provisions of article 35 of the Code of Civil Procedure which set at less than $85,000 the exclusive monetary jurisdiction of the Court of Quebec and to the appelate jurisdiction assigned to the Court of Quebec" (500-09-027083-179) will be rendered Thursday, September 12, 2019, in the morning. The Court of Appeal of Quebec announced that the official French version and an official English translation of its opinion in the "Reference to the Court of Appeal of Quebec pertaining to the constitutional validity of the provisions of article 35 of the Code of Civil Procedure which set at less than $85,000 the exclusive monetary jurisdiction of the Court of Quebec and to the appelate jurisdiction assigned to the Court of Quebec" (500-09-027083-179) will be rendered Thursday, September 12, 2019, in the morning.

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news-3654 Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:30:00 +0000 Reminder - Practice Direction G-8: List of judgments deemed to have been filed in a book of authorities https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/rappel-directive-g-8-listes-des-arrets-reputes-faire-partie-du-cahier-de-sources/cont/News/action/detail/ REMINDER. Parties are dispensed from including copies of the judgments listed in Practice Direction G-8 in their books of authorities in both civil and criminal matters. The Court is familiar with these judgments, which are frequently relied on before the Court. These judgments are therefore deemed to form part of a book of authorities and need not be included therein. For more details, please see Practice Direction G-8 REMINDER. Parties are dispensed from including copies of the judgments listed in Practice Direction G-8 in their books of authorities in both civil and criminal matters. The Court is familiar with these judgments, which are frequently relied on before the Court. These judgments are therefore deemed to form part of a book of authorities and need not be included therein. For more details, please see Practice Direction G-8

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news-3644 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:31:00 +0000 Prime Minister announces the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/le-premier-ministre-propose-la-nomination-de-lhonorable-nicholas-kasirer-a-la-cour-supreme-du-canad/cont/News/action/detail/ The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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news-3644 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:31:00 +0000 Prime Minister announces the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/le-premier-ministre-propose-la-nomination-de-lhonorable-nicholas-kasirer-a-la-cour-supreme-du-canad/cont/News/action/detail/ The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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news-3620 Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:52:00 +0000 Two appointments to the Court of Appeal https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/deux-nominations-a-la-cour-dappel/cont/News/action/detail/ The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, June 25, 2019, the appointment of Justice Lucie Fournier et Justice Benoit Moore to the Court of Appeal of Quebec. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, June 25, 2019, the appointment of Justice Lucie Fournier et Justice Benoit Moore to the Court of Appeal of Quebec.

 

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news-3616 Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:43:01 +0000 New Montreal summer schedule of hearing dates for motions presentable before a judge in chambers https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/nouvel-horaire-des-journees-de-requetes-presentees-devant-le-juge-unique-a-montreal-pour-la-periode/cont/News/action/detail/ As of the week of June 24, 2019, a new hearing schedule will apply in the District of Montreal for motions presentable before a judge in chambers. As of then, the judge in chambers will sit on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will be no change for the District of Quebec, where the judge in chambers will hear motions only on Thursdays. As always, before choosing a presentation date, applicants should consult the calendar of available hearing dates by clicking here to ensure the schedule is not full. As of the week of June 24, 2019, a new hearing schedule will apply in the District of Montreal for motions presentable before a judge in chambers. As of then, the judge in chambers will sit on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will be no change for the District of Quebec, where the judge in chambers will hear motions only on Thursdays. As always, before choosing a presentation date, applicants should consult the calendar of available hearing dates by clicking here to ensure the schedule is not full.

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news-3576 Mon, 13 May 2019 14:18:00 +0000 The Court of Appeal will sit at the Sherbrooke Courthouse on May 21, 2019 https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/la-cour-dappel-siegera-au-palais-de-justice-de-sherbrooke-le-21-mai-prochain/cont/News/action/detail/ The Court of Appeal of Quebec will sit in Sherbrooke on May 21, 2019. The purpose of the event is to demystify the role and mission of the Court of Appeal, forge closer links with the public and foster access to justice in the regions. For the occasion, the Chief Justice of Quebec, the Honourable Nicole Duval Hesler, as well as the Honourable Jacques Dufresne and the Honourable Jacques J. Levesque will hear two appeals at the Sherbrooke Courthouse. Members of the public and media representatives have been invited to attend the hearings. To consult the hearing roll for May 21, please see the section entitled "Rolls - Appeals on merits". The Court of Appeal of Quebec will sit in Sherbrooke on May 21, 2019. The purpose of the event is to demystify the role and mission of the Court of Appeal, forge closer links with the public and foster access to justice in the regions. For the occasion, the Chief Justice of Quebec, the Honourable Nicole Duval Hesler, as well as the Honourable Jacques Dufresne and the Honourable Jacques J. Levesque will hear two appeals at the Sherbrooke Courthouse. Members of the public and media representatives have been invited to attend the hearings. To consult the hearing roll for May 21, please see the section entitled "Rolls - Appeals on merits".

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news-3526 Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:37:36 +0000 New section for forms on the website https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/nouvelle-section-consacree-aux-formulaires-sur-le-site-internet/cont/News/action/detail/ A new section has been created on the Court of Appeal website where all forms used in the Court of Appeal, both in civil and criminal matters, have been consolidated. In addition, the forms are now available in dynamic PDF format. You can consult this new section as of now: [put a hyperlink]. Please also note that the form for requesting facilitation in a criminal matter was amended. A new section has been created on the Court of Appeal website where all forms used in the Court of Appeal, both in civil and criminal matters, have been consolidated. In addition, the forms are now available in dynamic PDF format. You can consult this new section as of now: [put a hyperlink]. Please also note that the form for requesting facilitation in a criminal matter was amended.

 

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news-3497 Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:03:44 +0000 Filing of the Judgment Richard Henry Bain v. Her Majesty the Queen https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/depot-de-larret-richard-henry-bain-c-sa-majeste-reine/cont/News/action/detail/ The Court of Appeal of Quebec has announced that judgment will be rendered on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m... The Court of Appeal of Quebec has announced that judgment will be rendered on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m...

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news-3491 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:55:00 +0000 Appointment to the Court of Appeal https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/nomination-a-la-cour-dappel-2/cont/News/action/detail/ The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, March 8, 2019, the appointment of Justice Michel Beaupré to the Court of Appeal of Quebec. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, March 8, 2019, the appointment of Justice Michel Beaupré to the Court of Appeal of Quebec.

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news-3365 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:15:00 +0000 Judgment on the class actions against cigarette manufacturers https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/depot-de-larret-sur-les-recours-collectifs-contre-les-fabricants-de-cigarettes/cont/News/action/detail/ The Court of Appeal of Quebec announces that judgment will be rendered on Friday March 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM in the following cases: ... The Court of Appeal of Quebec announces that judgment will be rendered on Friday March 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM in the following cases: ...

 

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news-3352 Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:54:55 +0000 REMINDER - Pilot project - Applications made to an appellate judge sitting alone: possibility for the respondent to submit a plan of argument not exceeding 2 pages https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/rappel-projet-pilote-requete-presentee-devant-juge-unique-possibilite-pour-la-partie-intimee-de/cont/News/action/detail/ REMINDER - In civil matters, in order to improve the efficiency of hearings held before an appellate judge sitting alone, a new method of operation was implemented on December 1st, 2018. For an application presented to an appellate judge, the applicant is now strongly encouraged to file the motion at least five (5) days before the date of its presentation (instead of the two (2) days delay specified in article 377 of the Code of Civil Procedure). REMINDER - In civil matters, in order to improve the efficiency of hearings held before an appellate judge sitting alone, a new method of operation was implemented on December 1st, 2018. For an application presented to an appellate judge, the applicant is now strongly encouraged to file the motion at least five (5) days before the date of its presentation (instead of the two (2) days delay specified in article 377 of the Code of Civil Procedure).

 

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news-3350 Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:56:00 +0000 Appointment to the Court of Appeal https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/nomination-a-la-cour-dappel-1/cont/News/action/detail/ The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, January 31, 2019, the appointment of Justice Stéphane Sansfaçon to the Court of Appeal of Quebec. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced today, January 31, 2019, the appointment of Justice Stéphane Sansfaçon to the Court of Appeal of Quebec.

 

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news-3328 Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:51:15 +0000 Indexation of Judicial Fees and Court Fees as of January 1, 2019 https://courdappelduquebec.ca/en/news/details/article/indexation-de-certains-frais-judiciaires-et-droits-de-greffe-a-partir-du-1er-janvier-2019/cont/News/action/detail/ Certain judicial fees and court fees have been indexed as of January 1, 2019. The new fees are: ... Certain judicial fees and court fees have been indexed as of January 1, 2019. The new fees are: ...

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