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.

From December 7 to 19, 2022, the Palais des congrès de Montréal will host the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15). Due to obstructions...

Read more on COP15 – New arrangements for hearings in Montreal

On November 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., the Court of Appeal of Quebec will hear the appeals on the constitutionality of Bill 15 and...

Read more on Audio access to the hearing on the constitutional challenges of Bill 15 and Bill 24

On November 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., and on November 16, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., the Court of Appeal of Quebec will hear the appeals on the...

Read more on Audio access to the hearing of the constitutional challenges to Bill 21

Tshilumba c. R.

Criminal – jury trial – first-degree murder – mental disorder – post-offence conduct – judge's instructions to the jury

Read the summary on Tshilumba c. R.

Labour – hiring – medical questionnaire – misrepresentation – omission – handicap – discrimination – relationship of trust – police officer

Read the summary on Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (T.J.R.) c. Procureur général du Québec (Sûreté du Québec)

Poitras c. R.

Criminal – stay of proceedings – unreasonable delay – new charges – order to stand trial – guilty plea – withdrawal – computation of time

Read the summary on Poitras c. R.

Virtual courtrooms

Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic - Update


Read more

Pilots projects currently underway

Read more