What legal news stood out in 2021? Here’s a look at four major topics of note.
Sadly, COVID-19 was with us every day of 2021! It also showed us how the law is part of our everyday lives. Whether it was government decrees, the curfew, the vaccine passport or other issues related to the pandemic, we did our best to present the law in a clear and understandable manner.
- (Re)read our article Decrees and Ministerial Orders: What Are They?
- (Re)read our article Confinement and Domestic Violence: You Can Still Leave
- (Re)read our article Vaccination: What If the Parents Disagree?
- (Re)read our article Failure to Show Your Vaccine Passport: What Consequences?
This was also a major topic in 2021. We explained the different procedures against Gilbert Rozon: criminal, civil and class action.
In addition, the government decided to establish a special court for sexual and conjugal violence. This specialized tribunal is intended to be more responsive to the needs of victims than regular courts.
- (Re)read our article Rozon Saga: Criminal and Civil
- (Re)read our article New Specialized Court for Sexual and Domestic Violence
Rental housing was also prominent in the news this year. Among the top issues were evictions and repossessions of apartments. We also looked at the obligations of pet owners and problems with noisy neighbours.
- (Re)read our article Eviction
- (Re)read our article Repossession of Rental Housing
- (Re)read our article Renting With Pets: 5 Obligations
- (Re)read our article Noisy Neighbours? What Does the Law Say?
The NHL playoffs stirred up lots of emotions last spring…and raised some legal issues as well. We explained the principle of acceptance of (certain) risks involved in a sport.
- (Re)read our article Hockey: What Risks Do We Accept?