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ACTIONS AGAINST MUNICIPALITY - Bringing action - Limitation period

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 12:55 PM  

Appeal by the City of Montréal (City) from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal setting aside a decision concluding that the action filed by the Dorvals and Bien-Aimée against the City of was prescribed. The case concerned a conflict between, on the one hand, the application of an exceptionally short prescriptive period of six months to actions against a municipality under the Cities and Towns Act (Act), and, on the other, the interpretation of art. 2930 of the Civil Code of Québec (CCQ), under...