Docket

37347

Attorney General of Québec v. Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux, et al.

(Que.) (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)
2018-05-11 Appeal closed
2018-05-11 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2018-05-11 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2018-05-10 General proceeding, (Letter Form), sign-in sheet (Joint with 37002) Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2018-05-10 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Wa Ga Côt Br Row, The appeal and the cross-appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Québec), Number 200-09-008264-142, 2016 QCCA 1659, dated October 12, 2016, heard on October 31, 2017, are dismissed with costs. Sections 76.3, 76.5 and 103.1 para. 2 of the Pay Equity Act, CQLR, c. E-12.001, are unconstitutional. Côté, Brown and Rowe JJ. dissent in part.
Dismissed, with costs
2018-05-04 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Colleen Bauman. Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2018-05-04 General proceeding, (Book Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Peter Engelmann. Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2018-05-03 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Annick Desjardins.
Syndicat des employé(e)s de l'Université de Montréal, Sylvie Goyer, Conseil provincial des affaires sociales, Johanne Harrell, Josée Saint-Pierre, Ghyslaine Doré, Conseil provincial du soutien scolaire, Louise Paquin, Lucie Fortin
2018-05-01 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Marc-André Boucher. Attorney General of Québec
2018-04-30 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Matthew Gapmann. Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2018-04-30 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Pierre Brun. Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec, Guy-Philippe Brideau, Nancy Bédard
2018-04-30 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Gavin Leeb, by email, re: will participate in person in the counsel lock-up. Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2018-04-30 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Annick Desjardins, by email, re: will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any. Syndicat des employé(e)s de l'Université de Montréal, Sylvie Goyer, Conseil provincial des affaires sociales, Johanne Harrell, Josée Saint-Pierre, Ghyslaine Doré, Conseil provincial du soutien scolaire, Louise Paquin, Lucie Fortin
2018-04-27 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Johanne Drolet. Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec, Guy-Philippe Brideau, Nancy Bédard
2018-04-27 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Nathalie Léger. Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2018-04-27 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Mr. Pierre Lachance. Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, anciennement Commission de l'équité salariale
2018-04-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Undertaking Form for a remote Lock-up for Me Louis Bernier. Attorney General of Québec
2018-04-26 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, all parties by e-mail and regular mail, re: the Court has decided to hold a media lock-up and a separate counsel lock-up.
2018-04-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Mme Joan Bell, by email, re: Professional Institute of the Public Service...et al..will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any.
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2018-04-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Denis Bradet, by email, re: Alliance du personnel professionel et... does not object to a media lock-up and will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any.
Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2018-04-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Louis P. Bernier, Ad.E., by email, re: AGQc - if there is a media lock-up would like there to also be a counsel lock-up and he and Me Marc-André Boucher will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any.
Attorney General of Québec
2018-04-24 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Pierre Lachance, by email, re: CNESST is in favour of a media lock-up and will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any. Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, anciennement Commission de l'équité salariale
2018-04-24 Correspondence received from, Me Johanne Drolet, by email, re:FISQ, et al. has no objection on issue of media lock-up and will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any. Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec, Guy-Philippe Brideau, Nancy Bédard
2018-04-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Fay Faraday, by email, re: Equality Coalition takes no position on issue of media lock-up and will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any.
Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2018-04-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Me Zachary Green, by email, re: AGOntario takes no position on issue of media lock-up and will participate in the counsel lock-up remotely, if any. Attorney General of Ontario
2018-04-18 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the appellants and respondents by email and regular mail, re: Letter seeking comments on media lock-up and whether a separate and simultaneous lock-up for counsel is required.
2018-04-18 Media lock-up requested or proposed
2017-11-16 Transcript received, 193 pages
2017-10-31 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2017-10-31 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted to the Court: 14 copies Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2017-10-31 Appellant's condensed book - cross appeal, (Book Form), Sumitted to the Court: 14 copies Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-10-31 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted to the Court: 14 copies Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-10-31 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court: 14 copies (includes cross-appeal) Attorney General of Québec
2017-10-31 Hearing of the appeal, 2017-10-31, CJ Abe Mo Ka Wa Ga Côt Br Row
Judgment reserved
2017-10-27 Correspondence received from, Proposed order of presentation for Respondent and Interveners in support of the Respondent Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-10-18 Notice of appearance, Andrew Raven, Andrew Astritis and Morgan Rowe will be present Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-10-18 Notice of appearance, Zachary Green and Courtney Harris will be present Attorney General of Ontario
2017-10-17 Notice of appearance, Colleen Bauman and Erin Moores will be present Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2017-10-17 Notice of appearance, Matthew Gapmann and Nathalie Léger will be present Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-17 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-10-17 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-10-17 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-10-17 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-10-17 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-17 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-10-17 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-17 Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2017-10-16 Notice of appearance, Louis Bernier and Marc-André Boucher will be present Attorney General of Québec
2017-10-16 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-10-16 Attorney General of Ontario
2017-10-13 Correspondence received from, Denis Bradet by email, re: time allocation at the hearing Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-10-12 Notice of appearance, Denis Bradet, Pierre Brun, Annick Desjardins and Johanne Drolet will be present at the hearing. Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-10-10 Notice of appearance, Fay Faraday and Janet Borowy will be present at the hearing. Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-09-29 Respondent's factum - cross appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-09-29 Attorney General of Québec
2017-09-20 Appeal perfected for hearing
2017-09-18 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record) Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-09-18 Respondent's record, (Book Form), (2 volumes), Completed on: 2017-09-18 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-09-18 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-09-18 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-09-11 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (by ROWE J.)
2017-09-11 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Row,
UPON APPLICATIONS by the Equal Pay Coalition, the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (jointly), the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Centrale des syndicats du Québec, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, the Canadian Association of Professional Employees, the Association of Canadian Financial Officers and the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (jointly) for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene of the Equal Pay Coalition, the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (jointly), the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Centrale des syndicats du Québec, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, the Canadian Association of Professional Employees, the Association of Canadian Financial Officers and the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (jointly) are granted and the said four (4) interveners or groups of interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before October 17, 2017.
The said four (4) interveners or groups of interveners are each granted permission to present oral arguments not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The interveners are 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 interveners shall pay to the appellant and respondents any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER 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
2017-09-11 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Row
2017-08-31 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Response to PIPSC, Completed on: 2017-08-31 Attorney General of Québec
2017-08-31 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Response to PSAC, Completed on: 2017-08-31 Attorney General of Québec
2017-08-30 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-08-30 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-08-28 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Response to CSQ, Completed on: 2017-08-28 Syndicat des employé(e)s de l'Université de Montréal, Sylvie Goyer, Conseil provincial des affaires sociales, Johanne Harrell, Josée Saint-Pierre, Ghyslaine Doré, Conseil provincial du soutien scolaire, Louise Paquin, Lucie Fortin
2017-08-28 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Response to Equal Pay Coalition, Completed on: 2017-08-28 Attorney General of Québec
2017-08-28 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Response to CSQ, Completed on: 2017-08-28 Attorney General of Québec
2017-08-24 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-08-21 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2017-08-21 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Joint, Completed on: 2017-08-21 Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Association of Canadian Financial Officers, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
2017-08-21 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-08-21 Centrale des syndicats du Québec
2017-08-21 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-08-21 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-08-21 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-08-21 Public Service Alliance of Canada
2017-08-18 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2017-08-18 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-08-18 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-08-18 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-08-18 Equal Pay Coalition, New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
2017-08-18 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2017-10-31, will be heard with file 37002
Judgment reserved
2017-07-24 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Attorney General of Québec
2017-07-24 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), (12 volumes), Completed on: 2017-07-24 Attorney General of Québec
2017-07-24 Appellant's record, (Book Form), Parts II, III and IV filed electronically only (Pursuant to rule 38.1(1))., Completed on: 2017-07-24 Attorney General of Québec
2017-07-24 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-07-24 Attorney General of Québec
2017-06-26 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-06-26 Attorney General of Ontario
2017-06-07 Correspondence received, Marie-France Major (by email). The Attorney General of Yukon consent to the late service of the notices of constitutional question.
2017-05-29 Notice of constitutional question(s), (Letter Form), Proof of service incomplete (received 2017-05-31). Served on all Attorneys General., Completed on: 2017-05-31 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-05-29 Notice of cross appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2017-05-29 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-05-29 Notice of constitutional question(s), Completed on: 2017-05-29 Attorney General of Québec
2017-05-29 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2017-05-29 Attorney General of Québec
2017-05-15 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), Change of agent Attorney General of Québec
2017-05-12 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2017-05-08 Correspondence received from, Me Pierre Lachance, la Commission des normes...will not participate in the appeal before the SCC - email dated May 8, 2017. Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, anciennement Commission de l'équité salariale
2017-04-28 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2017-04-28 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2017-04-27 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal,
The application for leave to appeal and the application for leave to cross-appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Québec), Number 200-09-008264-142, 2016 QCCA 1659, dated October 12, 2016, are granted with costs in the cause. The appeal will be heard with Centrale des syndicats du Québec, et al. v. Attorney General of Quebec (37002). The appellant is required to serve and file a Notice of Constitutional Question in Form 33B in accordance with subrules 33(2) and (3) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2017-04-27 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to cross-appeal,
See judgment on application for leave to appeal.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2017-03-13 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, for consideration by the Court
2017-03-13 All material on the application for leave to cross-appeal submitted to the Judges, for consideration by the Court
2017-02-09 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-02-09 Attorney General of Québec
2017-01-30 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-01-30 Application for leave to cross-appeal, (Included in the respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal), 2 volumes, Completed on: 2017-01-30 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2017-01-30 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), 2 volumes, Completed on: 2017-01-30 Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux
2016-12-14 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2016/12/14
2016-12-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version filed on 2016-12-16) Attorney General of Québec
2016-12-12 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), (14 volumes), Completed on: 2016-12-12, (Electronic version filed on 2016-12-16) Attorney General of Québec