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Association des Policiers provinciaux du Québec v. Sûreté du Québec

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Sûreté du Québec

Successfully represented the Sûreté du Québec before the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal of Québec in an important constitutional challenge of the equality rights provided for under section 15 of the Canadian Constitution Act, 1982 and section 18.2 of the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. This case, dealing with the automatic dismissal of a police officer found guilty of certain criminal offences, was a landmark decision in the area of human rights and freedoms in the workplace. Read the Court of Appeal judgment dated August 9, 2007.

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