La Lièvre

Class action description

Action for damages against the Attorney General of Quebec to compensate the members of the class action for injuries they have sustained (eg erosion of the embankments of their land) and were caused by the operation of the Rapide-des-Cèdres dam.

Group description

All upstream riverside residents (Poisson Blanc, Rivière du Lièvre up to Rapides du Wabasse and de l’Orignal).

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September 26th, 2003: Filing of the motion to institute the class action
December 28th, 2006: Judgment granting the motion to institute the class action
October 1st, 2007: Filing of a motion to institute proceedings
April 9th, 2008: Filing of the amended motion with particulars to institute proceedings
December 1st, 2008: Judgment rendered on the motion to dismiss presented by the Attorney General
January 26th, 2009: Judgement on the Attorney General’s motion to grant permission to appeal the December 1st judgment
June 10th, 2009: Defence
January 22th, 2010: Response

Pierre Sylvestre
Lawyers assigned to the dossier
Benoît Marion
Lawyers assigned to the dossier

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