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 September 16, 2021

Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
 Amos
Youth Division, Criminal and Penal Division and Civil Division
Amos
Youth Division, Criminal and Penal Division and Civil Division (Judge Lucille Chabot)
Vacancy effective date
2022-03-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


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-2021-150Rimouski
Criminal & Penal Division and Youth Division
Rimouski
Criminal & Penal Division and Youth Division (Judge Richard Côté)
Vacancy effective date
2021-09-11

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-02-19

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-03-08

Deadline to submitting application
2021-04-30

Selection committee was formed
2021-05-27

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2021-07-07
 

No vacancies

Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
 Saint-Jérôme
Civil Division
Saint-Jérôme
Civil Division
(Judge Annie Breault)
Vacancy effective date
2021-04-27

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Saint-Jérôme
Civil Division
VacancyVacancy effective date
2021-08-24

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Saint-Jérôme
Youth Division
Saint-Jérôme
Youth Division
(Judge Michèle Toupin)
Vacancy effective date
2021-10-03

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Laval
Criminal and Penal Division
Laval
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Gilles Garneau)
Vacancy effective date
2021-08-13

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


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-2021-023Trois-Rivières
Criminal & Penal Division
Presiding Justice of the Peace
Trois-Rivières
Criminal & Penal Division
Presiding Justice of the Peace (PJP Annie Vanasse)
Vacancy effective date
2021-04-22

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-04-23

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-05-05

Deadline to submitting application
2021-06-25

Selection committee was formed
2021-08-27

Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
JPM-2021-022Shawinigan
Criminal & Penal Division
Presiding Justice of the Peace
Victoriaville
Criminal & Penal Division
Presiding Justice of the Peace (PJP Gaétan Ratté)
Vacancy effective date
2021-09-03

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-02-19

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-03-08

Deadline to submitting application
2021-04-30

Selection committee was formed
2021-06-11

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2021-07-16
 
Ghislain Lavigne
2021-09-15
CQ-2021-147Trois-Rivières
Criminal & Penal Division
Trois-Rivières
Criminal & Penal Division
(Judge Jacques Trudel)
Vacancy effective date
2021-07-03

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2020-12-16

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-01-11

Deadline to submitting application
2021-02-26

Selection committee was formed
2021-05-04

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2021-05-31
Matthieu Poliquin
2021-09-15
CQ-2021-151Victoriaville
Civil Division
Victoriaville
Civil Division
(Judge Pierre Labbé)
Vacancy effective date
2021-12-02

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-06-18

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-08-09

Deadline to submitting application
2021-09-24

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
 Longueuil
Criminal and Penal Division
Longueuil
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Anne-Marie Jacques)
Vacancy effective date
2021-09-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
Youth Division
VacancyVacancy effective date
2022-01-01

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


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
 Montréal
Civil Division
Montréal
Civil Division
(Judge Dominique Vézina)
Vacancy effective date
2020-11-11

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Yvan Poulin)
Vacancy effective date
2021-06-29

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 
 Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
Montréal
Criminal and Penal Division
(Judge Linda Despots)
Vacancy effective date
2022-03-12

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-08-30

Publication by the Barreau du Québec


Deadline to submitting application


Selection committee was formed


Selection committee's report to the Minister

 
 

 

No vacancies

Competition no.Vacancy
(Municipality and division(s))
Origin of vacancyDatesName and date of appointment of new judge
CQ-2021-149Québec
Civil Division
Québec
Civil Division
(Judge Pierre Coderre)
Vacancy effective date
2021-09-07

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-01-20

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-02-09

Deadline to submitting application
2021-03-26

Selection committee was formed 
2021-05-25

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2021-06-29
 
Manon Gaudreault
2021-09-15
CQ-2021-148Québec
Criminal & Penal Division
Québec
Criminal & Penal Division
(Judge René de la Sablonnière)
Vacancy effective date
2021-08-08

Publication request by the Chief Judge to the Minister
2021-01-20

Publication by the Barreau du Québec
2021-02-09

Deadline to submitting application
2021-03-26

Selection committee was formed 
2021-06-04

Selection committee's report to the Minister
2021-07-05
 
Jean-Philippe Robitaille
2021-09-15