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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. TRANSPORT ET AFFRÈTEMENT : Le contrat par lequel l’assuré de la demanderesse a re... more »

R v Nur: The Battle of Two Approaches to Challenging a Mandatory Minimum Sentence Under s. 52 of the Constitution Act, 1982

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At the heart of the debate surrounding mandatory minimum sentences in Canada lies the insular but simple fact that Parliament, rather than the judiciary, dictates the application of such sentences to ensure that all offenders convicted of a specific crime receive at least a minimum term of imprisonm... more »

Alberta OIPC lacks power to compel production to resolve solicitor-client privilege appeals

All About Information

On April 2nd, the Court of Appeal of Alberta held that the Alberta Freedom of Information and protection of Privacy Act does not give the Alberta OIPC the power to compel the production of records over which a public body has asserted solicitor-client privilege. The Court considered the power grante... more »

Lawyer in a Canadian Law Firm? Google Could Penalize You!

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What if I was to tell you that 40% of Canadian lawyers were about to disappear from the web?  What if I said 50%?  How about 60%?   Usually this kind of statement would be greeted with scepticism, if not out-right outrage, and characterized as totally ludicrous. On February 26th Google dropped a... more »