A Quebec Superior Court judge has invalidated sections of both the federal and Quebec laws on medically assisted dying, ruling on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, they were too restrictive and therefore unconstitutional.
Armed with a court judgment that potentially expands access to medical aid in dying across the country, one of the Quebecers who led the legal fight described it on Thursday, September 12, 2019, as a win for those struggling with incurable, debilitating diseases.
Lawyers representing young Quebecers tried to convince a judge on Thursday, June 6, 2019, to authorize a class action lawsuit against the federal government for what they argue is a failure to combat climate change.
The Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health said on Monday, March 11, 2019, that smokers who won a recent court victory are being denied justice after an Ontario judge granted cigarette maker JTI-Macdonald Corp. protection from its creditors last week.
Filling the reservoirs of Quebec's hydroelectric dams has sometimes caused small earthquakes — a process that doesn't seem to have occurred elsewhere in Canada, according to a seismologist who has studied the phenomenon.