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  • University can recoup pension moniesNovember 20, 2017

    Carleton University won the right to reclaim nearly $500,000 in pension benefits made to a former political science professor who was missing for years before his remains were found in the woods near his Quebec home after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that the pension plan plainly states that the … Read more »

  • Arrest of Quebec politician sparks controversyNovember 2, 2017

    The fallout from the arrest of a well-respected former high-profile officer by Quebec’s anti-corruption squad continues unabated. Questions linger more than a week after the bombshell that has been described as an “unprecedented attempt at intimidation.” Quebec Premier admitted that “we are faced wi … Read more »

  • Gun lobby loses bid to thwart Quebec long-gun registryNovember 2, 2017

    The National Firearms Association and a Quebec-based pro-gun lobby group failed to put a stop to Quebec’s provincial long-gun registry after Quebec Superior Court held that the registry was constitutionally valid. In a 26-page ruling that did not take any constitutional experts by surprise, Quebec S … Read more »

  • Quebec City businessman believed to behind PlexCoin found guilty of contempt of courtOctober 26, 2017

    Dominic Lacroix, a Quebec City businessman believed by the Quebec financial watchdog to be behind the virtual currency PlexCoin, was found guilty of contempt of court. What happened: Lacroix and his company DL Innov inc. failed to respect broad ex parte orders issued by the Quebec Financial Markets … Read more »

  • Appeal court overturns $5.6 million awardOctober 23, 2017

    A lower court ruling that awarded $5.6 million to a vessel fleet operator was overturned by the Quebec Court of Appeal after it held that the trial judge erred by applying the Civil Code of Quebec to settle a dispute instead of Canadian maritime law. In a majority decision, the appeal court held tha … Read more »