Court and Tribunal Openness
December 21, 2022
Postmedia Network Inc. v. Named Persons, 2022 BCCA 431
The judgment dismisses Postmedia’s appeals from orders of the BC trial court rejecting Postmedia’s attempt to vacate or vary prior orders made without notice to the media sealing the trial court file, imposing a publication ...
November 16, 2022
HMK v Ultra Electronics 2022 QCCS 500-36-010389-222
The Remediation Agreement régime under Part XXII.1 of the Criminal Code (s. 715.3 to 715.43) was adopted in 2018 and perhaps for the first time, a court, in this case the Quebec Superior Court, has ...
October 27, 2022
Fairgrieve v. British Columbia Review Board 2022 BCSC 1882
Mr. Fairgrieve sought prerogative relief in connection with a decision of the British Columbia Review Board. The decision in question pertained to the Review Board’s authority to make redactions to its reasons for disposition under the Criminal Code.
November 25, 2021
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v. Canada (Border Services Agency), 2021 NSPC 48
The NSPC finds that the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights can apply to unsealing applications.
November 1, 2021
Turner v Death Investigation Council et al 2021 ONSC 6625
Autopsy files shall not be sealed and information regarding witness identities in the DIOC’s proceedings shall not be redacted.