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Quebec Superior Court judges launch suit against governments

Friday, August 04, 2017 @ 11:36 AM | By Luis Millan

In an extraordinary development at a time when the justice system in Quebec is grappling with the after-effects of the landmark Jordan ruling, Quebec Superior Court judges have launched a suit against the federal and provincial government over the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Quebec in some civil matters.

Simon Potter, McCarthy Tétrault LLPThe suit against the attorney general of Canada and Quebec is seeking a declaratory judgment to determine whether the Quebec government has violated the Constitution Act, 1867 by giving the provincial court...