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Procureur général du Canada v. Union of Canadian Correctional Officers - Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada - CSN (UCCO-SACC-CSN) in Word format.

The Superior Court judgment declaring s. 113(b) of the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act constitutionally invalid is overturned; the infringement of freedom of association resulting from this provision is justified under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.


Autorité des marchés financiers v. Transactions Excel inc. in Word format.

Given the orders to rescind transactions and to reimburse, and the administrative penalty to be imposed on the respondent's directing mind, it is not in the public interest to also impose an administrative penalty on the respondent.


Association canadienne pour les armes à feu v. Procureure générale du Québec in Word format.

Constitutional: The appellants’ appeal from the judgment of the Superior Court dismissing their application for a declaratory judgment and a permanent injunction seeking to have the Firearms Registration Act declared unconstitutional is dismissed.


Bernard c. R. in Word format.

Criminal law: The appeal from a sentence of two years less a day and three years’ probation with supervision imposed on the appellant for various offences he committed while in a state of toxic psychosis is allowed; the appellant’s rehabilitation is actual and well underway, and the Court therefore suspends the passing of sentence and orders three years’ probation.


McKenzie v. Ball in Word format.

INJUNCTION – interlocutory injunction – procedure – contempt of court


R. v. Penosway in Word format.

CRIMINAL LAW — Penal procedure — federal procedure — interim release — long-term supervision order — breach of conditions — long-term offender — Aboriginal — projected defence — discrimination — Correctional Service of Canada — application of principles established in R. v. Gladue (S.C. Can., 1999-04-23), SOQUIJ AZ-50061963, J.E. 99-881, [1999] 1 S.C.R. 688


Guimont v. Bussières in Word format.

COMMUNICATIONS – print media – applicability of the Press Act – website – continuous information – article reporting on judgment rendered by the Superior Court
– obligation to report facts accurately and in good faith – damages – exception to dismiss – extinctive prescription – legal foundation

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