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2015 July 29
Lavoie c Vailles, 2015 QCCS 3534

The Superior Court of Quebec dismissed the plaintiff’s defamation claim against Google which sought an injunction requiring the defendant to remove certain newspaper articles from its search engine. The Civil Code of Quebec required that an action based on injury to reputation be brought within one year. The articles were published in November 2012 but Google was not named as a defendant until March 2015.