Elections: can you contest the results?

  • 7 November 2017

An election can be contested by anyone entitled to vote or by any defeated candidate. A person may contest an election for any of the following reasons: – The person declared elected was ineligible; – He or she not obtain the greatest number o...

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What is the value of a reserved land?

  • 16 October 2017

That is the question the Superior Court considered in the decision Ville de Longueuil v. Tribunal administratif du Québec. The Court analyzed the decision of the Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ) on the assessment of the value of a vacant lot on w...

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Bill 122 adopted: new powers for municipalities

  • 20 June 2017

The National Assembly finally passed Bill 122 on June 15, granting new powers to municipalities. Changes include: The opportunity for municipalities to avoid the referendum approval process if they adopt a consultation policy; The opportunity to charge pa...

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