Quebec’s justice ministry has been the main driver in the development of so-called therapeutic or restorative justice projects, which look at crime through the accused’s mental illness and global state rather than the legal details.
Quebec lawyers versed in green technology and a low-carbon economy are heralding the new climate-smart investment strategy announced by the massive Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec pension fund.
The family of an Ontario woman who died in a two-car crash just south of Montreal in April in a head-on collision is seeking $4 million in punitive damages from Quebec’s transportation ministry.
Legal circles in Quebec are buzzing these days over the imminent birth of a new lobby group for lawyers in la belle province.
A Quebec provincial court judge has refused a request by a dying man charged with drunk driving to have his case remanded for a year so that he can undergo life-extending treatment for a terminal lung disease.