A former president leaves us
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A former president leaves us

Me John J. Pepper was President of the Bar of Montreal in 1978-1979. Photo: Montreal Gazette Died May 15 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Me John J. Pepper was president of the Bar of Montreal in 1978-1979. Admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1953, the former president of the bar had a brilliant […]

Mauricie Condemned for stealing her father's money
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Justice Corrupt entrepreneur fails at Court of Appeal

An entrepreneur who escaped with a “sweet sentence” for wanting to bribe the ex-mayor of Châteauguay failed in his attempt to overturn his conviction. “We can only conclude that the verdict […] is unreasonable “, unanimously ruled three judges of the Court of Appeal this week, confirming the conviction of Michel Bergevin. Bergevin, a 52-year-old […]

Sneezing in a car can be expensive ...
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Sneezing in a car can be expensive …

A future lawyer is suing her sister for sneezing in a car. Photo: Legalcheek The future Australian lawyer Caitlin Douglas chased and won against his twin sister, who lost control of the car in which they were both. The cause of the accident: the twin sister sneezed. Injured in the accident in 2016, the future […]

We vote Hillier!
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We vote Hillier!

Me Ryan Hillier. Courtesy photo. The founder of NOVAlex is one of a shortlist of finalists selected by Canadian Lawyer magazine for its prestigious annual Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers. “We are proud to announce that our CEO, Ryan Hillier, has been selected as a finalist for Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers,” NOVAlex […]

Right ... to a childcare center!
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Right … to a childcare center!

Caroline Arel. Courtesy photo If Me Caroline Arel is still registered with the Bar, she no longer practices. For the past four years, she has been the director general of an early childhood center (CPE) in Lachine, a choice which has earned her a lot of criticism from her lawyer colleagues. They did not understand. […]

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Electric bike: what traffic rules?

Published on: July 31, 2019 Shutterstock As you may have noticed, more and more electric bikes are on the streets of Quebec. In Montreal, last year, Bixi self-service stations saw their first electric models arrive. This year, the Uber transport company is following the trend with its own models. But did you know that certain […]

Nexus 6P battery: authorized class action
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Nexus 6P battery: authorized class action

Me Mathieu Charest-Beaudry. Photo: Trudel Johnston & Lespérance In January 2016, Ricky Tenzer purchased a Nexus 6P cell phone made by Huawei Technologies Canada. He claims that as early as June 2017, his device began to show battery discharge problems. By chatting with a company representative, Tenzer learned that it would cost $ 230 to […]