Quebec judge greenlights class action against Air Canada over fuel surcharges

A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action lawsuit against Air Canada after the company allegedly used a surcharge to bill passengers for the cost of fuel and then some. The lawsuit, approved to proceed as a class…

Fight between former brothers-in-law over Habs season tickets spills into Quebec courtroom

There are few things as coveted in Montreal as Canadiens season tickets, and a Quebec man has found that cutting someone out from a long-standing ticket-sharing deal can come at a hefty cost. Quebec Superior Court awarded nearly $45,000 in…

Montreal pet store owners lose bid to suspend rules forcing them to sell animals from shelters

A Quebec judge has rejected an application by Montreal pet store owners for the suspension of a new city bylaw that bans the sale of cats, dogs and rabbits that don’t come from shelters or veterinary clinics. In a decision…

English Montreal School Board says it will continue fight despite school move

The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) says it is considering filing a judiciary review of the transfer after its last-ditch effort to save two of its schools failed in Quebec Superior Court. The decision comes after an injunction to stop…

Desjardins data breach affecting 2.9 million members leads to class-action lawsuit

Desjardins Group is facing a legal backlash after a class-action lawsuit has been initiated in connection with a data breach affecting nearly three million members. The proposed class action, filed in Quebec Superior Court on Friday, alleges the co-operative financial…

Drivers stuck on Highway 13 during 2017 snowstorm can now file for compensation

An amicable agreement reached between the Government of Quebec and Highway 13 motorists was authorized by Quebec Superior Court on Wednesday morning. Marc-Antoine Cloutier, the lawyer who launched the collective action on behalf of the victims, confirmed motorists who were…

Crown won’t appeal case of Quebec man who killed wife suffering from Alzheimer’s

The Crown says it won’t be appealing a sentence handed down last month to a Quebec man who killed his Alzheimer’s-stricken wife in 2017. Quebec’s director of criminal and penal prosecutions said in a brief statement Tuesday it won’t seek…

Quebec Superior Court judge finds Terrebonne YouTuber guilty of inciting hatred

Quebec Superior Court Judge Gilles Garneau found YouTuber Pierre Dion guilty of a single count of inciting hatred. “This is unacceptable,” Garneau said in court. Police arrested Dion on Jan. 31, two days after he posted a video on YouTube…

Judge orders Quebecor to stop scrambling TVA Sports signal for Bell TV subscribers

A Quebec judge has ordered Quebecor to reconnect the signal for three TVA Sports channels to Bell TV customers Friday night. Quebec Superior Court Justice Claude Champagne refused, however, to prohibit the media company from making negative publicity about Bell,…