Call for candidates

The table below brings together the positions of judge and presiding justice of the peace currently to be filled. It indicates the competition number assigned by Quebec Government’s Ministry of Justice, the place of residence pertaining to the position, the Court’s division(s) related to and as well as many useful information, including the deadline to apply. This reference tool is updated regularly.

 

See also the Selection Process section to get useful information on the subject

Table of vacancies on the bench

* Table updated on June 18, 2024

Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2023-216
 
Val-d'Or
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and Civil Division
 
Val-d'Or
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and Civil Division
(Judge Jean-Pierre Gervais)
Vacancy effective date
2024-04-06

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-06-10
 
CQ-2023-204 - CANCELED

 
Val-d'Or
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and Civil Division
 
NewVacancy effective date

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2022-05-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-08-02

Deadline to submitting application
2023-09-15

Selection committee was formed
2023-10-02

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2023-12-18
 
CQ-2022-178 - CANCELED

* Considérant qu’il s’agit du second avis concernant le concours CQ-2022-178, les personnes ayant déjà posé leur candidature lors de la publication du premier avis ne peuvent soumettre à nouveau leur candidature.
Val-d'Or
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and Civil Division
 
NewVacancy effective date

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2022-05-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2022-08-29 (1er avis)
2023-02-08 (2e avis)

Deadline to submitting application
2022-10-28 (1er avis)
2023-03-24 (2e avis)

Selection committee was formed
2022-12-01 (1er avis)

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2022-01-17 (1er avis)
2023-06-02 (2e avis)
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2024-217Matane
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and, subsidiarily, Civil Division
 
Matane
Criminal and Penal Division, Youth Division and Civil Division
(Judge Jules Berthelot)
Vacancy effective date
2024-07-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2024-02-01

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-02-26

Deadline to submitting application
2024-03-22

Selection committee was formed
2024-05-01

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2024-219
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Granby
Youth Division
 
Sherbrooke
Civil Division
(Judge Madeleine Aubé)
Vacancy effective date
2024-09-03

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2024-06-05

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-212

 
Sherbrooke
Youth Division
 
Sherbrooke
Youth Division
(Judge Monique Lavallée)
Vacancy effective date
2024-06-16

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-03-01

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-06-07
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2023-215

 
Laval
Criminal and Penal Division
 
VacancyVacancy effective date


Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-214

 
Laval
Civil Division
 
Laval
Civil Division
(Judge Yvan Nolet)
Vacancy effective date
2023-11-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-04-02

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-06-17
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2024-220
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Trois-Rivières
Youth Division
 
Trois-Rivières
Youth Division
(Judge Jacques Rioux)
Vacancy effective date
2024-10-21

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2024-06-05

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2023-215

 
Longueuil
Criminal and Penal Division
 
VacancyVacancy effective date


Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-214

 
Longueuil
Civil Division
 
Longueuil
Civil Division
(Judge Monique Dupuis)
Vacancy effective date
2023-11-23

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-04-02

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-06-17
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2024-218
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Montréal
Civil Division
 
Montréal
Civil Division
(Judge Sylvie Lachapelle)
Vacancy effective date
2024-10-31

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2024-06-05

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2024-218
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Montréal
Civil Division
 
Montréal
Civil Division
(Judge Eliana Marengo)
Vacancy effective date
2024-12-16

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2024-06-05

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-215

 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Yves Paradis)
Vacancy effective date
2024-05-18

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-215

 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Hélène V. Morin)
Vacancy effective date
2023-12-18

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-215

 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Josée Bélanger)
Vacancy effective date
2023-12-15

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-215

 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
 
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Lori Renée Weitzman)
Vacancy effective date
2023-06-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-214

 
Montréal
Civil Division
 
VacancyVacancy effective date
2023-09-04

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-04-02

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-06-17
 

 

No vacancies.

Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
JPM-2024-028
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Québec
Criminal and Penal Division
Presiding justice of the peace
 
VacancyVacancy effective date


Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister


Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
JPM-2024-029
(Voir l'avis de sélection)
 
Roberval
Criminal and Penal Division
Presiding justice of the peace
 
Roberval
Criminal and Penal Division
(Presiding justice of the peace Michel Boissonneault)
Vacancy effective date
2023-10-07

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister


Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2024-06-11

Deadline to submitting application
2024-08-09

Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister
 
 
CQ-2023-213

 
Roberval
Youth Division and, subsidiarily, Criminal and Penal Division
 
Montréal
Civil Division and Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Isabelle Boillat)
Vacancy effective date
2023-11-06

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-03-01

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-04-23
Ms. Marie Sirois
2024-05-30
CQ-2023-210

 
Chicoutimi
Civil Division and, subsidiarily, Criminal and Penal Division
 
Chicoutimi
Civil Division and Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Pierre Lortie)
Vacancy effective date
2024-05-05

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2023-12-08

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2023-12-15

Deadline to submitting application
2024-01-30

Selection committee was formed
2024-02-26

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2024-04-18
Mr. Christian Gendron
2024-05-30