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Legal experts hope new Quebec budget helps fix justice system ‘stuck in the 1970s’

Monday, April 09, 2018 @ 10:51 AM | By Luis Millan

The Quebec government has set aside more than $1.4 billion in its budget unveiled on March 27 to modernize the justice system, its courthouses and detention centres, a move that has elated a relieved Quebec legal community.

Paul-Matthieu Grondin, Barreau du Québec“We’re absolutely pleased with the budget,” remarked Paul-Matthieu Grondin, the bâtonnier or president of the Barreau du Québec. “It’s a major step forward for justice in the province. We were stuck in the 1970s. Now with the new investments, hopefully we will get it right...