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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CBC v Chief of Police 2021 ONSC 6935
Divisional Court found that the granting of a publication ban without applying the correct test was wrong.