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Quebec to regulate surrogate pregnancies as part of major

MONTREAL -- Quebec is ready to recognize and regulate the use of surrogate pregnancies in a new bill that would come with significant updates to the province's family law. Justice Minister Simon

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Trans-rights advocates raise alarm over Quebec birth

(8 days ago) A representative from the organization said that while they were aware a family law bill was coming, the content of the bill was a "huge shock," and a …

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Bill 96: Quebec legislators slam English-speaking kids

(6 days ago) Some of the new law's most controversial measures involve English-speakers' education rights, particularly the proposal to create a strict cap on spots in English-language CEGEPS.

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Quebec committee recommends big changes to 'common-law

(1 days ago) Under current law all assets are split evenly with no possibility of opting out, even if a marriage contract (commonly referred to as a pre-nuptial agreement) dictates otherwise.

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Quebec's push to change Constitution could impact all

(3 days ago) OTTAWA -- Experts say Quebec's proposed language law reforms, which aim to change the Canadian Constitution unilaterally, could have an impact that reaches beyond the …

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Quebec businesses, other entities to be banned from

(3 days ago) Two decades after a provincial language law was passed, a certain provision will finally come into force next year. All Quebec companies and government bodies will be getting only French

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English Montreal School Board reportedly gets federal

(9 days ago) Jolin-Barrette says $125,000 of the funding granted to the school board was for a legal challenge to the secularism law, which prevents some civil servants in positions of authority, including

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Supreme Court ruling: Possession is 9/10 of law -- even

(7 days ago) The highest court in the land has made a ruling in line with the old adage 'possession is nine-tenths of the law' when it comes to a parking spot. The case in question involved Helene Allie and

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McGill University to require vaccine passport for

(8 days ago) McGill law professors say school has 'a legal obligation' to enforce mandatory vaccines for on-campus attendance McGill students protest university's decision …

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Protests against Bill 21 will be held across Quebec this

(2 days ago) MONTREAL -- Bill 21 has been law in Quebec since June, but that hasn't stopped public mobilization against the province's controversial ban on religious symbols in the public service.

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Thousands eligible for compensation following construction

(Just Now) People who lived in an area near the Ville Marie highway from 1998 until 2000 have until May 28, 2018 to submit a claim with the Trudel Johnston & Lesperance law firm.

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Quebec set to fill legal void that could paralyze

(4 days ago) The Legault government is preparing legislation to fill a legal void that could have serious consequences in the event of the death or abdication of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Heavy penalties coming for companies that are careless

(2 days ago) The law on access to information, which had not been updated since the 1970s for public bodies and since the early 1990s for the private sector, needed a dusting off, he added.

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Parti Quebecois youth wing in favour of Bill 101 applying

(5 days ago) The debate on extending Bill 101 to the college system is almost as old as the law itself. One of the most often cited reservations is that it would impose the choice of …

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Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T

(8 days ago) A Quebec Superior Court judge is hearing the final day of arguments in a head shop's challenge of a provincial law that bans the sale of cannabis-themed products.

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Class-action over Phoenix pay system seeks to have more

(9 days ago) Quebec's Court of Appeal, the province's top court, had rejected an earlier request by a Quebec City law firm to broaden the class-action to include the non-unionized federal workers.

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Groups seek leave to appeal Bill 21 ruling to Supreme

(7 days ago) The law, known as Bill 21, prohibits some public sector workers, including teachers and police officers, from wearing religious symbols at work.

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Quebec announces plans to strengthen French language laws

(5 days ago) The law already "appears to have all the tools necessary to resolve what problems might be," he said. In the meantime, a group that promotes and protects the French language in …

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Medical masks to be mandatory in Quebec workplaces as of

(2 days ago) QUEBEC CITY -- Medical masks will be mandatory in all workplaces in Quebec starting April 8. The province’s workplace safety board (CNESST) made …

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Montreal lawyer hits career roadblock as Bill 21 challenge

(9 days ago) Adopted last June, the law prohibits some public sector workers, including teachers, police officers, correctional officers, and Crown prosecutors from …

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18,000 immigration applicants denied as CAQ invokes

(7 days ago) The CAQ government is invoking closure to pass sweeping changes to immigration law in Quebec, using its majority to rush the adoption of legislation in a marathon session.

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English-language school boards wrap up evidence against

(1 days ago) The law, which was adopted by the National Assembly in February, 2020, abolishes the province's school boards. A coalition including the English …

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Violating COVID-19 regulations in Quebec's red zones could

(1 days ago) Violating COVID-19 regulations in Quebec's red zones could carry $1,000 fine: Legault. MONTREAL -- Quebecers in the province's red zones could …

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Both sides declare a win after appeal ruling on Bill 99

(3 days ago) A new final word has come down over Bill 99, the law meant to enshrine Quebec’s right to, potentially, separation. But the Friday appeal court ruling stepped away from allowing any present-day

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Quebec to table bill Thursday against anti-vax protests

(7 days ago) That law requires protesters to stay that distance away and not to interfere with another person's health decisions or face fines of up to $1,250. Another existing law bans restricting access to

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Quebec government tightens dangerous dog regulations CTV

(Just Now) The provincial government is giving municipalities more power to deal with dangerous dogs, and to make sure the law is consistently applied across the province.

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McGill University students strike in protest of Bill 21

(3 days ago) MONTREAL -- Hundreds gathered on Friday at McGill University as education, law faculty and other students protested against Bill 21. The bill is discriminatory and should be repealed, they said.

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Quebec presents new language reform bill set to strengthen

(Just Now) With this bill, the Charter of the French Language becomes a 'fundamental' law, enshrined in the Canadian Constitution, with French being the only official language and the common language of Quebec.

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French-language minister calls for calm as Bill 96

(8 days ago) Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, responsible for French language, hold a copy of a legislation to modify the language law before presenting it, Thursday, May 13, 2021 at the

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School board association likely to sue Quebec over

(3 days ago) The EMSB had applied for money from the Court Challenges Program for the board's battle against the province's secularism legislation and against another section of law

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Quebec is appealing a judge's ruling that allows you to

(5 days ago) Federal law allows Canadian citizens to grow up to four cannabis plants at home, but Quebec chose in June 2018 to legislate against home cultivation. Lionel …

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Montreal passes new pet bylaw in wake of latest dog attack

(6 days ago) Montreal city council has passed a new animal control bylaw that puts reporting dog bites, even attempted dog bites, at the heart of a new plan to control dangerous dogs.

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Quebec's new language bill creates 'charter-free zone

(7 days ago) The legislation, tabled in May, is a major reform to the province's signature language law, known as Bill 101. The government has said the goal of Bill 96 is to affirm that French is the province

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Controversial school board reform on hold after Quebec

(5 days ago) A Quebec Superior Court judge has ruled in favour of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) request for a stay on Bill 40, the law

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A Quebec court has invalidated parts of the medical aid in

(7 days ago) A Quebec Superior Court judge has invalidated sections of both the federal and Quebec laws on medically assisted dying, ruling Wednesday they …

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Walmart, Old Navy and others taking Quebec government to

(8 days ago) "The fact that the law hasn't been changed is the key element here," St-Pierre said. Some companies have voluntarily changed their signs. After a series …

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Ex-mayor Applebaum's crimes were 'reprehensible' but he

(2 days ago) The law had to be applied and it was applied." Attempts to reach Applebaum for comment were unsuccessful. This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Jan 20, 2020.

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Complaint lodged against Quebec chief justice hearing Bill

(9 days ago) The applicants challenging the law argued on Section 28, which guarantees equal rights for both sexes, Tuesday in the Court of Appeal before Justice Duval Hesler.

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Parents lose defamation lawsuit, ordered to pay $235,000

(2 days ago) The parents of a former Roslyn Elementary school student have been ordered to pay $235,000 for wrecking the reputation of their son's teacher.

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$85,000 claims limit in Quebec court unconstitutional

(9 days ago) The section of the law that allows Quebec courts to decide disputes worth up to $85,000 is unconstitutional, ruled the Supreme Court of Canada Wednesday.

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Protecting seniors: Tenants' rights activists fight

(Just Now) Community activists, including former MNA Francoise David, are accusing a property owners' group of encouraging discrimination against seniors despite a new law that aims to protect them.

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Bill 62 won't prohibit face coverings on buses, metro

(2 days ago) Quebec Justice Minister Stephanie Vallée says the recently adopted law that forces people receiving or giving public services to have their face uncovered is not repressive.

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Right to secular education trumps teachers' right to

(6 days ago) A group of parents is backing Quebec's religious symbols law in court, arguing their children's right to a secular education trumps teachers' right of religious freedom.

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Trudeau calls for end to University of Ottawa professor's

(Just Now) At a press conference announcing broadband internet funding Monday, Trudeau and Quebec Premier Francois Legault slammed online comments from law professor Amir Attaran, who claims the province is

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Justice Minister Lametti looking to larger reforms on

(3 days ago) Justice Minister David Lametti is being asked to move quickly to respond to a court ruling that Canada's law on doctor-assisted death is too restrictive, but he says the Liberal government is …

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Quebec facing strong opposition to new bill restricting

(4 days ago) The current law is already one of the strictest legal regimes for marijuana in the country. Personal cultivation of cannabis plants is banned and the only way to legally purchase the product is

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Calgary condemns Bill 21 as a divisive, discriminatory law

(5 days ago) The city of Calgary is condemning Bill 21, Quebec's law that bans public servants in positions of authority from wearing religious symbols. In a …

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