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University can recoup pension payments over ‘unjust enrichment,’ court rules

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 9:28 AM | By Luis Millan

Carleton University won the right to reclaim nearly $500,000 in pension benefits made to a former political science professor who was missing for years before his remains were found in the woods near his Quebec home after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that the pension plan plainly states that the benefits ceased when the beneficiary died.

Tina Hobday, Langlois lawyers LLPThe ruling, which essentially upheld a lower court ruling but not for the same reasons, appears to have broadened the scope of several Civil Code...