Dominique
Delisle

Title : Lawyer Year of call : 2015

Expertise : administrative law | environmental law | municipal law

Hotline: 367 777-0734

Originally from Quebec, Dominique Delisle completed her studies at the Université de Laval and was called to the Quebec Bar in 2015. Drawing on the experience gained in private practice and in an organization representing Quebec municipalities, she quickly developed an expertise in municipal an environmental law.

Having practiced almost exclusively in these areas in her career, in 2020 she joined Cain Lamarre’s environmental and municipal law team in Saguenay.

Assistant: Julie Martel

Expertise

  • Administrative law (access to information, preservation of agricultural land and farming activities (CPTAQ), administrative remedies, appealing government decisions)
  • Environmental law (public hearings and BAPE hearings, quarries and sandpits, government controls, waste management, penal offences pertaining to environmental law, hazardous materials , land protection and rehabilitation, water quality, air quality, and noise, appeal of government decisions)
  • Municipal law (access to municipal documents, land use and urban planning, municipal jurisdiction and regulatory powers, right of expropriation for public purposes, municipal taxation, functioning of municipal councils, elections, ethics, and professional conduct , contract management, penal offences pertaining to municipal law, preservation of agricultural land and activities, work relations , extra-contractual liability, remuneration of elected municipal officers)

Education

  • Quebec Bar, École du Barreau Québec (2015)
  • LL.B, Université Laval (2014)
  • Certificate in Management and Administration, Université Laval (2011)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Québec (2018 to today) 
  • Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités du Québec (2018 to 2020)
  • Cain Lamarre, Saguenay (2015 to 2018) 

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Agricultural Zoning, training seminar for members of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités (2017 and 2019)
  • Lecturer at the Cégep de Jonquière for the program Technique aménagement et urbanisme (2017) 
  • Overview of the Main Developments Introduced by Bill 102 Amending the Environment Quality Act, training seminar for private companies given in collaboration with Me François Bouchard (2017)
  • Contaminated Land: How Far Can a Municipality Legally Go? training seminar for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities given in collaboration with Me Stéphanie Turcotte (2017)
  • Everything You Need to Know and Do When Ceasing Activities and Upon Notice of Contamination, training seminar for the Quebec Business Council on the Environment given in collaboration with Me François Bouchard (2017)
  • Training seminar on the provincial and federal penal system in environmental matters for the Quebec Business Council on the Environment given in collaboration with Me François Bouchard (2017)

Articles

  • Bill 40: Amendments With Heavy Consequences! Scribe (2020)
  • How to Incorporate Sustainable Development Within Your Municipality? Québec Municipal (2017)
  • Generate Profit With Energy Production, But What For? Where to Invest Them? Le Magazine Scribe, Volume 41, Number 3 (2016)
  • What to Do When City Planning Regulations Become an Obstacle for the Council? Answers from the legislator, Le Magazine Scribe, Volume 41, Number 2 (2016)
  • Tightening the Rules in Criminal Matters: Be Careful of Timelines! Québec Municipal (2016)
  • A Considerate Municipality for Subcontractors, Québec Municipal (2016)