Docket

37002

Centrale des syndicats du Québec, et al. v. Attorney General of Quebec, et al.

(Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave)

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2017-11-16 Transcript received, 193 pages
2017-10-31 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2017-10-31 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court: 14 copies Attorney General of Quebec
2017-10-31 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court: 14 copies Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-31 Hearing of the appeal, 2017-10-31, CJ Abe Mo Ka Wa Ga Côt Br Row
Judgment reserved
2017-10-18 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Courtney Harris and Zachary Green will be present Attorney General of Ontario
2017-10-16 Notice of appearance, Geneviève Baillargeon-Bouchard and Denis Bradet for the appellant Centrale des Syndicats du Québec et al. and Jean Mailloux and Marilyne Duquette for the appellant Confédération des syndicats nationaux et al. will be present. Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-13 Correspondence received from, Denis Bradet by email, re: time allocation at the hearing of the appeal Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-13 Correspondence received from, Suggested allocation of time Attorney General of Quebec
2017-10-10 Notice of appearance, Fay Faraday and Janet Borowy will be present at the hearing. Equal Pay Coalition
2017-10-02 Order by, Row,
UPON APPLICATION by the Attorney General of Ontario to present oral argument at the hearing of the appeal with respect to the order of the Chief Justice stating constitutional questions dated February 20, 2017;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The Attorney General of Ontario is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
Granted
2017-09-28 Notice of appearance, Patrice Claude and Caroline Renaud will be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Quebec
2017-08-18 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2017-08-18 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2017-10-31, will be heard with file 37347
Judgment reserved
2017-08-03 Certificate (on limitations to public access) Equal Pay Coalition
2017-08-03 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), 2 copies, Completed on: 2017-08-03 Equal Pay Coalition
2017-08-03 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-08-03 Equal Pay Coalition
2017-07-13 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-07-13 Attorney General of Ontario
2017-07-04 Appeal perfected for hearing
2017-06-29 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record) Attorney General of Quebec
2017-06-29 Respondent's record, (Book Form), (10 volumes), Completed on: 2017-06-29 Attorney General of Quebec
2017-06-29 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-06-29 Attorney General of Quebec
2017-06-22 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (MR. JUSTICE ROWE)
2017-06-22 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Row, UPON APPLICATION by the Equal Pay Coalition, Women’s Legal Education and Action
Fund and New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity (jointly) for leave to intervene in the above
appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion for leave to intervene is granted and the said group of interveners shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before August 3, 2017.
The said group of interveners is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The group of interveners is not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the group of interveners shall pay to the appellants and respondent any additional disbursements occasioned by their intervention.
Granted
2017-06-22 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Row
2017-06-14 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-06-14 Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2017-06-14 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-06-14 Attorney General of Quebec
2017-06-01 Certificate (on limitations to public access) Equal Pay Coalition
2017-06-01 Notice of name Equal Pay Coalition
2017-06-01 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-06-01 Equal Pay Coalition
2017-05-04 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record) Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-05-04 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), (2 volumes), Completed on: 2017-05-04 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-05-04 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (6 volumes), Completed on: 2017-05-04 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-05-04 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Joint factum, Completed on: 2017-05-04 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-03-23 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, Completed on: 2017-03-23 Attorney General of Ontario
2017-02-23 Notice of constitutional question(s), Completed on: 2017-02-23 Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2017-02-20 Order on motion to state a constitutional question, (by THE CHIEF JUSTICE MCLACHLIN)
2017-02-20 Decision on the motion to state a constitutional question, CJ, UPON MOTIONS by the appellants for an order stating constitutional questions and extending the time to serve and file the motion to state constitutional questions in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
The motion for an extension of time to serve and file the motion to state constitutional questions is granted.
The constitutional questions are stated as follows:
1. Does s. 38 of the Pay Equity Act, CQLR, c. E-12.001, infringe s. 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

2. If so, is the infringement a reasonable limit prescribed by law that can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Any attorney general who intervenes pursuant to par. 61(4) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada shall pay the appellants and respondent the costs of any additional disbursements they incur as a result of the intervention.
Granted
2017-02-20 Submission of motion to state a constitutional question, CJ
2017-02-20 Decision on motion to extend time, CJ
Granted
2017-02-20 Submission of motion to extend time, CJ
2017-02-06 Response to motion to extend time, (Letter Form), (Included in the response to the motion to state a constitutional question), Completed on: 2017-02-06 Attorney General of Quebec
2017-02-06 Response to the motion to state a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-02-06 Attorney General of Quebec
2017-01-25 Motion to extend time, (Letter Form), To file and serve the motion to state a constitutionnal questions., Completed on: 2017-01-27, (Electronic version filed on 2017-01-25) Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2017-01-25 Motion to state a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-01-27, (Electronic version filed on 2017-01-25) Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2017-01-13 Correspondence received from, Pierre Landry dated 2017-01-13. Re: Correction to counsel information Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2017-01-10 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2016-12-29 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2016-12-29 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2016-12-02 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2016-12-02 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2016-12-01 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, Abe Ka Br, The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Montréal), Number 500-09-024742-140, 2016 QCCA 424, dated March 8, 2016, is granted with costs in the cause.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2016-10-11 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, Abe Ka Br
2016-06-06 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-08) Attorney General of Quebec
2016-06-03 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2016-06-03, (Electronic version filed on 2016-06-03) Attorney General of Quebec
2016-05-12 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, (File open)
2016-05-09 Book of authorities, (Book Form) Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2016-05-09 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-09) Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2016-05-09 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-09) Fédération de la santé et des services sociaux, Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs des CPE de la Montérégie
2016-05-09 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-09) Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU)
2016-05-09 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-06) Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2016-05-09 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), (6 volumes), Completed on: 2016-05-09, (Electronic version filed on 2016-05-09) Centrale des syndicats du Québec