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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ


Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec. PÉNAL (DROIT) : L’appelante, qui, au terme d’un procès devant jury, a été déclarée... more »

Court adjusting deadlines for National Truth and Reconciliation Day

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

Court offices will be closed on Monday, October 2, 2023 in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Filing and issuance deadlines in the Rules of Civil Procedure, Family Law Rules and Rules of the Small Claims Court that fall on October 2, 2023 are extended to October 3, 2023. The Mi... more »

B.C. Case Comment: Lost or Misplaced Will – Presumption of Revocation Rebutted

BC Estate Litigation Blog

A will-maker can revoke a will.  There are a number of ways to do so, and there is also a presumption that a will-maker revoked their will if the will was last in the will-maker’s possession and cannot be located.  If the presumption is rebutted by evidence to the contrary, a copy of the will [... more »

British Columbia Privacy Commissioner shuts down facial recognition

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Recently, the information and privacy commissioner of British Columbia issued a decision that essentially shuts down most use of facial recognition technology in the retail context.What’s interesting is that the Commissioner undertook this investigation on his own accord. In order to see how preva... more »

NLCA opts for narrow interpretation of third-party information exemption

All About Information

On February 2nd, the Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador held that only a party who owns third-party information has standing to rely on the third-party information exemption in the Newfoundland Access to Information and Privacy Act. The Newfoundland exemption is in section 39, and reads as... more »

Rules For Winning the War For Talent While Improving Profitability

Thoughtful Legal Management

♫ Together together Were winning together Forever and ever You’ll be remembered For every little thing you do for me…♫ My latest  – and lead article: “Winning the War for Talent While Improving Profitability” just released in American Bar Association’s Law Practice Magazine. Co-writ... more »