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September 26, 2017

On September 16 and 17 the Torys Montréal office’s dragon boat team rowed their way to winning the women’s premier division of the Dragon Boat Québec Cup held at the Parc Jean-Drapeau. Their successes included taking first place in the 500m and the 2000m races, in addition to achieving third place in the 200m race....

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September 18, 2017

We are thrilled to announce Torys partner Sylvie Rodrigue has been named the Legal Media Guide’s (LMG) Life Sciences Canadian Product Liability Attorney of the Year. The LMG Life Sciences directory recognizes the top firms and lawyers practicing in all areas within Life Sciences. Leading firms and lawyers are nominated for the awards following interviews...

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July 14, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Christopher Richter who will be joining Torys as a partner in our growing Montréal office. Chris has decades of experience in corporate, commercial, and civil litigation and is exceptionally well respected in the Québec and Canadian legal communities. He is a member of the Bars of Québec, Ontario and British...

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May 29, 2017

On May 19, members of the firm participated in the Association du jeune Montréal annual fundraising event for Dans la rue and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 500 persons took part in the event, raising more than $105,000 to help young people at risk of homelessness, both in Montréal and abroad. Torys was...

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March 8, 2017

On March 8, women and men across the world come together to bring attention to gender inequality, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. We proudly acknowledge International Women’s Day. Torys honours the...

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January 24, 2017

On December 6, 2016 the Québec National Assembly passed Bill 92, "An Act to extend the powers of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec, regulate commercial practices relating to prescription drugs and protect access to voluntary termination of pregnancy services." In order to better oversee the various areas under the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie...

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December 5, 2016

The Québec Court of Appeal rules on the test applicable to the right of appeal from a judgment authorizing a class action By Sylvie Rodrigue and Marie-Ève Gingras When the Act respecting the class action was adopted in 1978,1 both plaintiff and defendant could appeal, as of right, from a judgment on an application for...

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November 29, 2016

By Michelle Nelles, Kevin Tuohy, Geneviève Bertrand and Manpreet Singh In another step towards implementing French language signage rules, the Government of Québec has announced that modifications to the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business of the Charter of the French Language (the Regulation) which have been in effect since November 24, 2016.1...

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November 23, 2016

Québec Court of Appeal’s recent case law reinforces the Supreme Court of Canada’s liberal interpretation of authorization criteria By Sylvie Rodrigue and Marie-Ève Gingras In 2016, the Québec Court of Appeal has allowed no less than five appeals from judgments that refused to authorize class actions. In Charles v. Boiron Canada inc.,1 Sibiga v. Fido...

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November 23, 2016

We are delighted to report that two of Torys’ top leaders have joined the ranks of Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2016 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Partners Cheryl Reicin and Sylvie Rodrigue will be honoured at a gala celebration at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 24. Cheryl and Sylvie join...

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