May 11, 2016 - Trial schedule for the pursuit of Strateco against the Quebec government
On May 5, 2016, the Honourable Justice Denis Jacques confirmed he would be the judge for the trial concerning the pursuit of Strateco against the Quebec government. The trial will begin on January 9, 2017 and will end during the week of February 20, 2017; it will be a 25 days trial.
On December 11, 2014, Strateco claimed CA $189,987,663 from the Quebec Government in a motion to institute proceedings filed with the Superior Court of Quebec. Strateco is seeking damages for, among other things, the loss of its investment in the Matoush project arising from the wrongful actions of the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change and the Quebec Government.
On February 24, 2016, Strateco announced that it had amended its motion to instituting proceedings in the Superior Court of Quebec on February 23, 2016, to claim $10 million in punitive damages from the Attorney General of Quebec. This amount is in addition to the $189,987,663 claimed by Strateco from the Government of Quebec.