Quebec Appeal Court to Decide if it Has Jurisdiction to Hear the Appeal of the Turcotte Judgement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada Carbon Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V:CCB), (FF:U7N1) provides a further update to the Company’s May 21, 2019 press release where the attorneys for Canada Carbon attended the Quebec Court of Appeal to review the judgment rendered by Judge Turcotte, who ruled that the Company’s action for damages against the Municipality of Grenville-sur-la-Rouge (“GSLR”) was not a SLAPP action.

Before the commencement of the attorney’s presentations, the judges of the Quebec Court of Appeal indicated they were questioning whether they even had jurisdiction to hear this appeal by Grenville-sur-la-Rouge. They ruled instead that the attorneys for each party would present their arguments and position in a 10-page written document.

GSLR attorneys were required to submit their written arguments to the Court of Appeal by June 3, 2019, which they did. Canada Carbon’s attorneys were to have their written arguments submitted not later than June 18, 2019, however they filed their 10-page document today, on June 11, 2019.

The Court of Appeal will analyze the arguments of both parties and it will decide whether it has jurisdiction to hear the appeal. A written judgment will be sent to both parties eventually without the parties having to appear in court.

If the Quebec Court of Appeal concludes that it does not have jurisdiction, the Turcotte judgment would then be confirmed, verifying that Canada Carbon’s damage claim is neither a SLAPP action nor is it abusive.


R. Bruce Duncan
CEO and Director

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