Court and Tribunal Openness
June 24, 2021
United States v Meng 2021 BCSC 1253
Ms. Meng unsuccessfully applied for an order banning the publication of documents she received from HSBC and had filed with the Court as part of her extradition hearing.
June 11, 2021
Sherman Estate v Donovan 2021 SCC 25
The Toronto Star successfully challenged the sealing orders on the probate files of the Sherman estate.
March 23, 2021
Rowat v the Crown, the CBC et al 2021 ONSC 2215
In this decision the ONSC dismissed the accused’s application for an order banning the publication of his name because his section 7 and 11 Charter rights would be infringed.
December 11, 2020
R v Melvin 2020 NSSC 356
The CBC successfully dissolved an interim pub ban requested by Jimmy Melvin Jr. regarding a videotape from his dangerous offender hearing.
December 9, 2020
R v Moazami 2020 BCCA 350
Postmedia and CBC filed a Notice of Constitutional Question about whether the BCCA's court record access policy offended s. 2(b) of the Charter.