As criticism mounts, Parti Québécois wants chief justice to withdraw from Bill 21 hearing

The Parti Québécois is the latest to join the choir of voices asking for the province’s chief justice to withdraw from hearing a legal challenge to Quebec’s secularism law. Pascal Bérubé, interim leader of the party, said Nicole Duval Hesler…

As criticism mounts, Quebec’s chief justice should withdraw from Bill 21 hearing: PQ

The Parti Québécois is the latest to join the choir of voices asking for the province’s chief justice to withdraw from hearing a legal challenge to Quebec’s secularism law. Pascal Bérubé, interim leader of the party, said Nicole Duval Hesler…

Quebec chief justice hearing Bill 21 will no longer hold lecture at Lord Reading Law Association

Quebec’s Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler is distancing herself from the Lord Reading Law Society, which has filed a lawsuit to intervene in a legal challenge against Bill 21. Duval Hesler will not give her lecture next week on “How…

Quebec historian files complaint against chief justice hearing Bill 21 challenge

A formal complaint has been lodged against the Quebec Court of Appeal’s chief justice over her handling of a challenge to the province’s secularism law. Frédéric Bastien, a historian and teacher at Dawson College, argues Nicole Duval Hesler should recuse…

Police overstepped when arresting woman for not holding escalator handrail, Supreme Court rules

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 29, 2019 10:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Supreme Court of Canada says police stepped over the line when they fined a…

Challenge to Bill 21 begins in Quebec’s Court of Appeal

Canadian civil liberties groups are making their case against the Quebec government’s contentious religious symbols ban before the province’s highest court on Tuesday. Related News The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) argue…

Quebec’s Bill 21 leads to ‘irreparable harm,’ civil liberties groups tell Court of Appeal

The Quebec government’s contentious religious symbols ban leads to “real and substantial harm” and unfairly targets women, according to Canadian civil liberties groups who made their arguments before the province’s highest court on Tuesday. The National Council of Canadian Muslims…

Supreme Court sides with Quebec naturopath in manslaughter, negligence case

By The Canadian Press Posted November 14, 2019 10:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Quebec naturopath is not guilty of manslaughter or criminal negligence in the death of an…

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest will not appeal conviction

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 8:32 pm Updated October 9, 2019 8:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Bertrand Chartrand will not appeal his conviction and sentence…