Skip to main content

PLEASE NOTE: For everyone’s safety, Fasken recommends anyone on-site at our Canadian offices be familiar with the COVID-19 recommendations in place which may include one or more of the following: social distancing, hand sanitizing, wearing a mask in common areas and proof of full vaccination. These measures apply to lawyers, staff, clients, service providers and other visitors.

Media Coverage

Droit-Inc quotes Bernard Synnott in an article on allegations of sexual harassment regarding three UQAM professors

Fasken
Reading Time 1 minute read

Overview

“Les professeurs de l'UQAM portent plainte” by Emeline Magnier, Droit-Inc

Read the article (available in French only)

“These procedures have also been heavily criticized by the President of the Barreau du Québec, Bernard Synnott, who suggests that it is a dangerous parallel system of justice. 'Before convicting someone, we need to know the facts. As far as I know, there’s still such a thing as the presumption of innocence in Canada. And that’s important!’, he said in an interview with La Presse.”