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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Who has the right-of-way in a one or two-way stop intersection, cars or pedestrians?

Pedestrians are told to cross at intersections or crosswalks. It is said that they have the right-of-way at intersections with crosswalks or stop lights or signs for the road they are crossing. ...
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Is information personal if it can only identify a person in concert with other information?

We are a Canadian company outside Quebec with a minority of customers in that province. We are trying to tighten up our compliance with Quebec's Law 25 on Privacy. The law says: Personal information ...
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Foreigners Owning Land in Quebec, Canada [closed]

I'm a foreigner(non-Canadian) living in Quebec, Canada. As per the law of Quebec, foreigners who wants to buy large field of land must apply for a permit, which allows them to own the land for three ...
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Can I take legal actions against my roommate for not letting me have electricity?

My roommate has decided to turn off the electrical breaker (which is situated in her bedroom) of my room because I've allegedly forgotten to turn off a light in my room before leaving for work. I've ...
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can compensation disclosure to other employees be a basis for dismissal in quebec?

Can sharing or discussing you compensation with your colleagues be a reason for being fired or be a basis for any other decision by the employer? I know there are rules in Ontario against this but I ...
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How many days of vacations am I entitled to?

I started on August 19 2020 and vacations are added on May, so between August 19 2020 and May 1 2021, I had around 9 days of vacation, but then HR tells me between May 1 2021 and May 2022, I can only ...
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Quitting before the start date: is the non compete enforceable?

Prospective employee E signed a job offer stating that his or her first day of work will be two months into 2022. The contract includes a non-compete agreement (NCA) of a duration of 8 months within ...
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Are restaurants forced to call the cops if a customer enters a restaurant without a vaccine passport in Quebec?

Are restaurants forced to call the cops if a customer enters a restaurant without a vaccine passport in Quebec? I heard a vaccine passport was implemented in Quebec and I was wondering if restaurants ...
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What are the locations included in Quebec's vaccination passport law?

On July 8, Quebec announced that they would introduce a vaccine passport by the fall — but would only use it to control access to locations like gyms, bars and restaurants if there is an outbreak. ...
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Is it legal to change condo fees outside of the yearly owners' assembly and without notice?

Short version In the condo where I live, in the province of Quebec, monthly condo fees are fixed once per year at the yearly owners' assembly, as required by the article 1072 of the Civil of Quebec. ...
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What to do when a company charges a credit card on authorized payments that go against regulations, though terms and conditions were agreed on?

In Quebec, a company is not allowed to automatically charge after a free trial period (see section 230c of the consumer protection act), they have to cancel the subscription, then they can ask if the ...
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Got a ticket in Quebec for violating pedestrian red light. Name spelled wrong

Last year, I got a ticket from the police for violating a pedestrian redlight signal. They issued the ticket to me but spelled my name wrong. I emailed them to fight it in court, and now they have ...
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Read written testimony instead of witnessing

I am defending myself in a penal case (driving infringement; not a criminal case). At time of the events, I gave to the police a very detailed written testimony, which is now part of the proof. For ...
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Car runs worse since repair after shady dealer interaction

I got some spark plugs replaced on my car, which I got quoted cheaper than the cost of parts due to an error in the dealership's system. The labour was supposed to be quoted for 3-4 hours plus the ...
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What laws prohibit winning prizes in international contests?

In the https://flutter.dev/create contest, the rules say this: Persons from the following countries or regions can submit but will not be considered eligible for the contest due to local rules, ...
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In Québec, are restaurants legally required to provide free potable water upon request?

In the province of Québec, are restaurants legally required to provide free potable water upon request? If so, what is the name/article of this law?
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Why are Brazil and Quebec excluded from Google's CTF competition?

Google is hosting an information security competition (a CTF) with participants from around the world. Their participation rules from 2017 explicitly exclude residents of certain countries: The ...
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Is an exclusivity contract valid when applied over specific regions

I got offered a job which I accepted and had to sign an exclusivity contract. This contract is inside a confidentiality contract and it says that I cannot work for anyone else on the island of ...
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