Year: 2014


R v Bourque 2014 NBQB 263
Justice David D. Smith denies the Crown and offender a publication ban on digital materials presented at the sentencing hearing. Citing the "Dagenais/Mentuck" test as the standard which parties opposing media access must meet, Smith, J. finds that the threshold has NOT been met.


Yukon Chapter CPAWS v Government of Yukon 2014 07 03 SCY
The CBC was granted permission to film a portion of a civil trial in Yukon, under specific terms.


Alberta v AUPE 2014 ABCA 197
The Alberta Court of Appeal struck several paragraphs from a lower court contempt order after applying the Dagenais/Mentuck test.


Equustek Solutions Inc v Jack 2014 BCSC 1063
The BCSC has ordered Google to remove the websites of a technology company from its search engine results worldwide.


Jiang v. Sing Tao Daily and Hai Tao Li, 2014 ONSC 287
A prominent lawyer in the Chinese community unsuccessfully sued for defamation.