Langlois lawyers warmly congratulates the Honourable Richard Wagner for being named Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. He succeeds Justice Beverley McLachlin in this role, and will be sworn in as Chief Justice and Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada on December 18.
The 1998 ice storm, the worst natural catastrophe Quebec has ever experienced, occurred 20 years ago. Pierre-Luc Desgagné, who was then working in the office of Quebec’s premier, was recently interviewed, along with several other individuals involved, on the challenges they had to overcome in order to ensure the effective deployment of remedial operations. All of the interviews are featured in an article published in the most recent edition of l’Actualité magazine, entitled “Le grand récit de la crise du verglas”.
The Expertise of Langlois lawyers in Employment and Labour Law Is Highlighted in a Front-Page Article in La Presse
It’s not easy for employers to plan festive and enjoyable holiday season get-togethers for their employees, as constant vigilance on their part is required. In this regard, the expertise of Geneviève Beaudin, a partner in the employment and labour law group at Langlois lawyers, was highlighted in an article entitled “Les partys de bureau à l’ère du #MeToo” recently published on the front page of newspaper La Presse.
Langlois lawyers actively involved in the Quebec business community, as chair of the Journées économiques symposium organized by the Quebec federation of chambers of commerce
The firm strongly believes in the importance of contributing to the growth and dynamism of economic life in Quebec. That is why we were pleased to support the Quebec federation of chambers of commerce (FCCQ) by acting as honorary chair of its second annual “Journées économiques” symposium held on November 21, 22 and 23 in Quebec City.
The Quebec government has just tabled a bill entitled An Act to constitute the Société québécoise du cannabis, to enact the Cannabis Regulation Act and to amend various highway safety-related provisions. Professionals from Langlois lawyers summarized this draft legislation the day after it was tabled.
Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that Marianne Plamondon, MBA, CHRP, has joined the firm’s Montréal office as a partner in the labour and employment law group.