Decision S33511

Case Number Claimant Judge Language Decision date
Decision S33511 Bruyère  McLachlin/McLachlin  French 2011-12-08
Decision Appealed Appellant Corresponding Case
Dismissed Unanimous  No Commission  -

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Supreme Court of Canada  Constitutional law 


Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Constitutional law - Division of powers - Conflicting legislation and federal paramountcy - Claimant owed money to the Employment Insurance Commission, which learned that he was receiving indemnities from de CSST and asked the CSST to seize part of those indemnities to pay off his debt. Section 144 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases, R.S.Q. c. A 3.001, is constitutionally inoperative in respect of garnishment under s. 126(4) of Employment Insurance act, S.C. 1996, c. 23. The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal.

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