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.

By Order in Council of the Government of Quebec bearing number 1288-2019, the following constitutional question is submitted to the Court of Appeal...

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On January 17, 2020, Justice Claude C. Gagnon will retire from the Court of Appeal of Quebec. Justice Gagnon was appointed a judge of the Superior...

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Certain judicial fees and court fees have been indexed as of January 1, 2020. The new fees are: ...

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Spieser v. PG Canada

Liability - government - private enterprises - residents of a municipality - contaminant - moral and punitive damages - class action

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Julien v. R.

Criminal law – criminal negligence causing death – passenger of seaplane – student pilot – qualifications and experience – marked and substantial...

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Estate of Gold

Succession – family patrimony – prescription – international law – conflict of laws –jointly owned property in foreign country

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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