Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Presumption of Life and Pension Payments

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision 2019-10-31:

Threlfall v. Carleton University, 2019 SCC 50; File No. 37893

Case brief

(Whether rights and obligations premised on absentee’s continued existence while he or she is presumed alive are retroactively extinguished from true date of death where proof of death is made within seven years of disappearance — Civil Code of Québec, art. 85.)