Docket

24652

Attorney General of Canada v. Hydro-Quebec

(Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave)

Judgments on applications for leave to appeal are rendered by the Court, but are not necessarily unanimous.

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
1998-10-27 General proceeding, 'recu pour frais' Attorney General of Canada
1998-02-09 Appeal closed
1998-02-06 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, envoyée au Palais de justice (Shawinigan, QC) incluant les dossiers de leur Cour (2 boîtes)
1997-10-29 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties, Québec (Québec)
1997-10-29 Copy of formal judgment being prepared, all parties
1997-09-19 Notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties, Astell & Monette (Montréal, QC)
1997-09-19 Notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties, Ogilvy, Renault (Ottawa, ON)
1997-09-19 Notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties, A.G. of Canada (Ottawa, ON)
1997-09-19 Notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties, Gowling, Strathy & Henderson (Ottawa, ON)
1997-09-18 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ LaF L'HD So G Co McL Ia Ma, The appeal is allowed with costs, the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec is set aside and the matter is returned to the summary conviction court to be dealt with in accordance with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Lamer C.J. and Sopinka, Iacobucci et Major JJ. are dissenting. (For the constitutional question see file)
Allowed, with costs
1997-03-25 General proceeding, transcript received and distributed to the justices (86 pages)
1997-02-10 Hearing of the appeal, 1997-02-10, CJ LaF L'HD So G Co McL Ia Ma
Decision reserved
1997-02-07 General proceeding, to note 10 copies of ERRATA appearing in the intervener's factum Pollution Probe
1997-02-07 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Gowling re: duration of argument
1997-02-06 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Noel, Berthiaume re: name of counsel appearing at the hearing of the appeal
1997-01-28 Decision on motion to extend time, pour produire son mémoire au 20 janvier 1997, Reg
Granted, no order as to costs
1997-01-28 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1997-01-28, pour produire son mémoire au 20 janvier 1997, Reg
1997-01-28 Submission of motion to extend time, 1997-01-28, pour produire son mémoire au 20 janvier 1997, Reg
1997-01-27 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, (by fax) from François Fontaine; re: consents to the late filing of Société pour vaicre la polluti on factum
1997-01-24 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Claude Joyal to A. Roland, letter dated Jan. 17, 1997 re: motion to intervene by Société pour vaincre la pollution (s'en remet à la discrétion de la Cour)
1997-01-20 Response to miscellaneous motion, (letterform), Completed on: 1997-01-20 Attorney General of Canada
1997-01-20 Response to miscellaneous motion, (letterform), Completed on: 1997-01-20 Attorney General of Quebec
1997-01-20 Affidavit, 1) d'être relevée des frais de production et 2) et de ne pas avoir de correspondant à Ottawa (of Daniel Green), avec signification Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1997-01-20 Notice of miscellaneous motion, 1) d'être relevée des frais de production et 2) de ne pas avoir de correspondant à Ottawa, avec signification, Completed on: 1997-01-20 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1997-01-20 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener's factum (letterform), Completed on: 1997-01-20 Attorney General of Canada
1997-01-20 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener's factum to Jan. 20/97 (letterform), Completed on: 1997-01-20 Attorney General of Quebec
1997-01-20 Affidavit, to file the intervener's factum to Jan. 20/97 (of Daniel Green), avec signification Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1997-01-20 Motion to extend time, to file the intervener's factum to Jan. 20/97, avec signification, Completed on: 1997-01-20 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1997-01-20 Book of authorities, 10 copies, Completed on: 1997-01-20 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1997-01-20 Intervener's factum, 24 copies, avec signification, Completed on: 1997-01-20 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1996-12-19 Appeal hearing
1996-12-19 Appeal removed from the list
1996-10-16 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from F. Fontaine to D. Beaulieu, letter dated Oct. 10, 1996 re: serait disponible à compter de la semaine du 10 février 1997
1996-10-15 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from C. Joyal to D. Beaulieu re: la date du 10 février 1997 pour re-céduler l'audition serait préférable pour les parties
1996-10-07 Order on motion to extend time, to file the factum
1996-10-07 Decision on motion to extend time, to file the factum to Sept 25/96, DeRg
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-10-07 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1996-10-07, to file the factum to Sept 25/96, DeRg
1996-10-07 Submission of motion to extend time, 1996-10-07, to file the factum to Sept 25/96, DeRg
1996-10-04 Response to motion to extend time, for the A.G. of Saskatchewan to file his factum to Sept. 25/96, Completed on: 1996-10-04 Attorney General of Canada
1996-10-03 Book of authorities, 10 copies of vols. 1 and 2 (joint with A.G. QC), Completed on: 1996-10-03 Hydro-Quebec
1996-10-03 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Noel, Berthiaume re: duration of argument
1996-10-03 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener (A.G.Sask) factum (fax copy) (Francois Fontaine), Completed on: 1996-10-03 Hydro-Quebec
1996-10-03 Notice of miscellaneous motion, re: pour produire son mémoire 4 semaines après l'audition, plaider le jour de l'audition et prolonger les délais pour présenter la requête (fax copy), Completed on: 1996-10-03 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1996-10-03 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from D. Beaulieu aux procureurs re: l'audience est reportée à la session de Janvier 1997
1996-10-01 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Astell & Monette (fax copy) re: ont l'intention de demander un délai de 4 semaines suivant l'audition pour produire leur mémoire (déposera une requête d'ici le 3 octobre 96)
1996-09-30 Book of authorities, VOL. III & IV 10 copies, Completed on: 1996-09-30 Attorney General of Canada
1996-09-27 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, receipt no. 32672 Attorney General of Saskatchewan
1996-09-27 Proof of service, of the motion to intervene of A.G. Sask.
1996-09-25 Affidavit, to file the intervener's factum to Sept. 25, 1996 (Thomson Irvine) Attorney General of Saskatchewan
1996-09-25 Motion to extend time, to file the intervener's factum to Sept. 25, 1996 ($50.00 requested), Completed on: 1996-09-25 Attorney General of Saskatchewan
1996-09-25 Intervener's factum, 24 copies (extension of time requested), avec signification, Completed on: 1996-09-25 Attorney General of Saskatchewan
1996-09-25 Book of authorities, 10 copies of vols. 1 and 2, Completed on: 1996-09-25 Attorney General of Canada
1996-09-20 Decision on motion to extend time, to file the factum to Sept 13/96, Reg
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-09-20 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1996-09-20, to file the factum to Sept 13/96, Reg
1996-09-20 Submission of motion to extend time, 1996-09-20, to file the factum to Sept 13/96, Reg
1996-09-19 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener's factum IPSCO to September 13, 1996 (Ogilvy, Renault) - fax copy, Completed on: 1996-09-19 Hydro-Quebec
1996-09-19 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener, IPSCO's factum to September 13, 1996 (James Mabbutt), Completed on: 1996-09-19 Attorney General of Canada
1996-09-19 Response to motion to extend time, to file the intervener IPSCO factum to Sept. 13/96, Completed on: 1996-09-19 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-09-17 Book of authorities, 10 copies of vol. I & II (joint with I04-I05-I06), Completed on: 1996-09-17 Pollution Probe
1996-09-17 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, receipt #32596 IPSCO Inc.
1996-09-17 Proof of service, of notice of motion to extend time to serve and file the factum to Sept. 13/96
1996-09-16 Proof of service, of the intervener's factum (IPSCO) book form (service admitted on Sept. 13, 1996)
1996-09-16 Affidavit, to serve and file the factum to September 13/96; Robert G. Richards, avec signification IPSCO Inc.
1996-09-16 Motion to extend time, to serve and file the factum to Sept. 13/96, avec signification, Completed on: 1996-09-16 IPSCO Inc.
1996-09-13 Intervener's factum, 23 copies (motion to extend the time requested), avec signification, Completed on: 1996-09-13 IPSCO Inc.
1996-08-20 Appeal hearing scheduled, 1997-02-10
Decision reserved
1996-08-19 Notice of hearing, Avec signification Attorney General of Canada
1996-07-10 Intervener's factum, 24 copies - REVISED COPIES RECEIVED ON JULY 16/96 SERVICE ADMITTED ON JULY 16/96 (joint factum of Great Lakes United; Canadian Environmental Law Association and Sierra Legal Defense Fund), avec signification, Completed on: 1996-07-10 Pollution Probe
1996-06-21 Response to motion to extend time, to file the Mis-en-cause's factum (letterform by fax)(original received on June 26/96), Completed on: 1996-06-21 Hydro-Quebec
1996-06-21 Order on motion to extend time, to file the factum
1996-06-21 Decision on motion to extend time, to file the factum to June 7/96, DeRg
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-06-21 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1996-06-21, to file the factum to June 7/96, DeRg
1996-06-21 Submission of motion to extend time, 1996-06-21, to file the factum to June 7/96, DeRg
1996-06-14 Proof of service, of the mis-en-cause (service admitted on June 10/96)
1996-06-14 Response to motion to extend time, to file the Mis-en-cause factum to June 7/96, Completed on: 1996-06-14 Attorney General of Canada
1996-06-12 Affidavit, to file the Mis-en-cause factum to June 7/96 (of Alain Gingras) (original filed June 14/96), avec signification Attorney General of Quebec
1996-06-12 Motion to extend time, to file the Mis-en-cause factum to June 7/96, avec signification, Completed on: 1996-06-12 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-06-12 Service, copy of the MIS-EN-CAUSE factum
1996-06-12 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, to extend time receipt #32220 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-06-10 Proof of service, of the motion and the respondent's factum
1996-06-10 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, receipt no. 32204 Hydro-Quebec
1996-06-07 Other factum, 24 copies (extension of time requested), Completed on: 1996-06-07 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-06-07 Decision on motion to extend time, to file the factum to June 6/96, Reg
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-06-07 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1996-06-07, to file the factum to June 6/96, Reg
1996-06-07 Submission of motion to extend time, 1996-06-07, to file the factum to June 6/96, Reg
1996-06-06 Respondent's factum, 24 copies, avec signification, Completed on: 1996-06-06 Hydro-Quebec
1996-06-06 Response to motion to extend time, to serve and file the respondent's factum to June 6/96, Completed on: 1996-06-06 Attorney General of Canada
1996-06-06 Affidavit, to serve and file the factum to June 6/96; François Fontaine Hydro-Quebec
1996-06-06 Motion to extend time, to serve and file the factum to June 6/96, Completed on: 1996-06-06 Hydro-Quebec
1996-05-23 Appeal perfected for hearing, Session beginning on 1997-01-20
1996-04-11 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, envoyé à Me Claude Joyal (Montréal, QC) copie d'un exemplaire de l'Avis aux avocats re: recueil condensé c.c. Me James Mabbutt
1996-04-10 Proof of service, of the appellant's factum
1996-04-10 Order on motion to extend time, to file the factum
1996-04-10 Decision on motion to extend time, to file the factum to Mar 29/96, Reg
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-04-10 Hearing of motion to extend time, 1996-04-10, to file the factum to Mar 29/96, Reg
1996-04-10 Submission of motion to extend time, 1996-04-10, to file the factum to Mar 29/96, Reg
1996-04-09 Proof of service, of factum
1996-04-09 Response to motion to extend time, to file the appellant's factum to March 29/96, Completed on: 1996-04-09 Hydro-Quebec
1996-04-09 Affidavit, to file the appellant's factum to March 28/96 (of Claude Joyal), avec signification Attorney General of Canada
1996-04-09 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, taken from Justice Account Attorney General of Canada
1996-04-09 Motion to extend time, to file the appellant's factum to March 28/96, avec signification, Completed on: 1996-04-09 Attorney General of Canada
1996-03-28 Appellant's factum, 24 copies (extension of time requested), Completed on: 1996-03-28 Attorney General of Canada
1996-02-27 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, (by fax) from Daniel Green; re: wish to deal with the Registry without an Ottawa agent
1996-02-07 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, So, 1. The application of the applicants Pollution Probe (I03); Great Lakes United (I04); Canadian Environmental Law Association (I05) and Sierra Legal Defence Fund (I06) is granted; 2. Leave is granted to file a joint factum not to exceed 30 pages; 3. Joint oral argument of 15 minutes is allowed.
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-02-07 Hearing of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, So
1996-02-07 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, So
1996-02-07 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, 1. La demande visant à autoriser la requérante à intervenir est accueillie; 2. L'autorisation de déposer un mémoire de 30 pages tout au plus est accordée; 3. Une plaidoirie de 10 minutes (par un avocat) est autorisée., So
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-02-07 Hearing of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, 1. La demande visant à autoriser la requérante à intervenir est accueillie; 2. L'autorisation de déposer un mémoire de 30 pages tout au plus est accordée; 3. Une plaidoirie de 10 minutes (par un avocat) est autorisée., So
1996-02-07 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, 1. La demande visant à autoriser la requérante à intervenir est accueillie; 2. L'autorisation de déposer un mémoire de 30 pages tout au plus est accordée; 3. Une plaidoirie de 10 minutes (par un avocat) est autorisée., So
1996-02-07 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, 1. The application of the applicant for leave to intervene is granted; 2. Leave is granted to file a factum not to exceed 30 pages; 3. Oral argument of 15 minutes is allowed., So
Granted, no order as to costs
1996-02-07 Hearing of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, 1. The application of the applicant for leave to intervene is granted; 2. Leave is granted to file a factum not to exceed 30 pages; 3. Oral argument of 15 minutes is allowed., So
1996-02-07 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, 1996-02-07, 1. The application of the applicant for leave to intervene is granted; 2. Leave is granted to file a factum not to exceed 30 pages; 3. Oral argument of 15 minutes is allowed., So
1996-02-06 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, of Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc., Completed on: 1996-02-06 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-02-05 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (as per CJ's order dated Dec. 21/95), avec signification Attorney General of Saskatchewan
1996-01-30 Proof of service, of Case on Appeal vols. 1 to 4
1996-01-26 Certified casebook, 1 copy of vols. 1 to 4 Attorney General of Canada
1996-01-26 Appeal court record, (2 boxes)
1996-01-26 Proof of service, of Case on Appeal (admitted on Jan. 18/96)
1996-01-26 Close file on Leave
1996-01-23 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Stewart A.G. Elgie; re: interventions
1996-01-22 Proof of service, of Notice of Constitutional question
1996-01-19 Case on appeal, 23 copies 4 volumes. (B.K.) Attorney General of Canada
1996-01-19 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, (by fax) from Daniel Green; re: a l'intention de se faire représenter par un avocat
1996-01-18 Notice of constitutional question(s), Avec signification Attorney General of Canada
1996-01-16 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, by IPSCO Inc. (letterform), Completed on: 1996-01-16 Hydro-Quebec
1996-01-16 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, of Brian C. Elkin (Ogilvy Renault) dated Jan. 16, 1996 to advise the Court that he does not oppose the intervention of Société pour vaincre la pollution (S.V.P.) but draws to the Court's attention that the motion appears to have been prepared by one Danie
1996-01-16 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Brian C. Elkin (Ogilvy Renault) to inform the Court that he does not oppose the motion for leave to intervene by Pollution Probe, et al but requests that the applicants ought no be permitted to present oral argument
1996-01-12 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Claude Joyal, letter dated Jan. 11/96 re: ne s'oppose à l'intervention de IPSCO (fax copy)
1996-01-12 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Claude Joyal, letter dated Jan. 11/96 re: ne s'oppose pas à l'intervention de S.V.P (fax copy)
1996-01-12 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from Claude Joyal to A. Roland, letter dated Jan. 11/96 re: ne s'oppose pas à l'intervention présentée par Pollution Probe, Great Lakes United et al (fax copy)
1996-01-10 Order on motion to state a constitutional question
1996-01-10 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, (by fax) from Robert G. Richards; re: takes no position with respect to the other application for intervention; IPSCO's participation would balance or counter-weight the submissions of those groups
1996-01-10 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, of Pollution Probe et al (letterform), Completed on: 1996-01-10 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-01-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, of IPSCO Inc. (letterform), Completed on: 1996-01-09 Attorney General of Quebec
1996-01-08 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, for leave to intervene receipt #31341 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1996-01-08 Affidavit, of Daniel Green, avec signification Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1996-01-08 Motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 1996-01-08 Société pour vaincre la pollution Inc. ('S.V.P.')
1996-01-08 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, for leave to intervene (joint with I04-I05-I06) receipt #31348 Pollution Probe
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (joint) of up to 40 minutes and (joint) oral argument of 30 pages (of Gregory J. McDade), avec signification Sierra Legal Defense Fund
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (joint) of up to 40 pages and (joint) oral argument of 30 minutes (of Michelle Swenarchuk), avec signification Canadian Environmental Law Association
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (joint) of up to 40 pages and (joint oral argument of 30 minutes (of Burkhard Mausberg), avec signification Great Lakes United (Canada)
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (joint) of up to 40 pages and (joint) oral argument of 30 minutes (of Brian Pannell), avec signification Pollution Probe
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (of Gregory J. McDade) 5 copies (bookform), avec signification Sierra Legal Defense Fund
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (of Michelle Swenarchuk) 5 copies (bookform), avec signification Canadian Environmental Law Association
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (of Burkhard Mausberg) 5 copies (bookform), avec signification Great Lakes United (Canada)
1996-01-08 Affidavit, (of Brian Pannell) 5 copies (bookform), avec signification Pollution Probe
1996-01-08 Motion to file a lengthy factum, (joint) of up to 40 pages and (joint) oral argument of 30 minutes, avec signification, Completed on: 1996-01-08 Pollution Probe
1996-01-08 Motion for leave to intervene, 5 copies (bookform), avec signification, Completed on: 1996-01-08 Pollution Probe
1996-01-05 $50.00 filing fee for notice of motion, to intervene receipt #31340 IPSCO Inc.
1996-01-05 Affidavit, 5 copies (of Bruce McKee) (bookform), avec signification IPSCO Inc.
1996-01-05 Motion for leave to intervene, 5 copies (bookform), avec signification, Completed on: 1996-01-05 IPSCO Inc.
1995-12-21 Decision on the motion to state a constitutional question, (for questions see file). Avis d'intervention au plus tard le 5 février 1996, CJ
Granted, no order as to costs
1995-12-21 Hearing of the motion to state a constitutional question, 1995-12-21, (for questions see file). Avis d'intervention au plus tard le 5 février 1996, CJ
1995-12-21 Submission of motion to state a constitutional question, 1995-12-21, (for questions see file). Avis d'intervention au plus tard le 5 février 1996, CJ
1995-12-13 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, (by fax) from Alain Gingras; re: does not object to the constitutional questions
1995-12-12 Proof of service, of motion to state constitutional questions
1995-12-12 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, from François Fontaine; re: does not object the constitutional question
1995-12-05 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, dated Nov. 30, 1995 from Alain Gingras re: no objection to Constitutional Questions
1995-11-29 Motion to state a constitutional question, (1 copy) Attorney General of Canada
1995-11-14 Service, copy of the Notice of Appeal admitted on Nov. 7/95
1995-11-09 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, envoyé au Pg du QC (Montréal, QC) avec copie de l'article 32 des Règles c.c. Graham Garton
1995-11-09 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, envoyé à Ogilvy Renault (Montréal, QC) avec copie de l'article 32 des Règles c.c. Brian Elkin
1995-11-07 Notice of appeal Attorney General of Canada
1995-10-12 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal, CJ G Ia, The application for leave to appeal is granted.
Granted, no order as to costs
1995-10-12 Notice of deposit of judgment issued to all parties, Ogilvy, Renault (Ottawa, ON)
1995-10-12 Notice of deposit of judgment issued to all parties, A.G. of Canada (Ottawa, ON)
1995-06-02 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ G Ia
1995-05-19 Correspondence received from, from Paul Muldoon; re: wants to be advised when leave is granted (416) 960-2284
1995-05-12 Proof of service, of the mis-en-cause's response
1995-05-12 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, 5 copies, avec signification Attorney General of Canada
1995-05-09 Proof of service, of response
1995-05-08 Proof of service, of the mis-en-cause memorandum
1995-05-05 Other memorandum of argument on application for leave, 5 copies Attorney General of Quebec
1995-05-05 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, 5 copies Hydro-Quebec
1995-04-18 Proof of service, of the application for leave to appeal (service admitted on April 5, 1995)
1995-04-18 Correspondence received from, sent to Ogilvy, Renault (Ottawa, ON) enclosing copy of letter dated April 18/95 sent to applicant
1995-04-18 Correspondence received from, sent to A.G. of Canada (Ottawa, ON) to acknowledge receipt of material commencing a proceeding
1995-04-13 Correspondence received from, sent to Ogilvy, Renault (Ottawa, ON) enclosing copy of letter dated April 13/95 sent to applicant
1995-04-13 Correspondence received from, sent to A.G. of Canada (Ottawa, ON) to acknowledge receipt of material commencing a proceeding
1995-04-06 $50.00 filing fee, receipt no. 22353 ($20.00 from Justice account) Attorney General of Canada
1995-04-06 Application for leave to appeal, 5 copies of vol. 1 and 2 (aucune preuve de signification), Completed on: 1995-04-18 Attorney General of Canada