Pub Bans and Sealing Orders
August 24, 2020
R v Evans 2020 OCJ
The Ontario Court of Justice lifted a s. 486.4 publication ban.
June 12, 2020
R v. Bacon 2020 BCCA 140
The BCCA finds that a court should not hide the fact a hearing is proceeding.
November 11, 2019
Postmedia Network Inc v HMQ 2019 BCPC 267
In this BCPC decision the court allowed an application on a limited basis for the unsealing of documents on a redacted basis.
November 8, 2019
R v Labrecque 2019 QCCS Application for pub ban
In this judgment an application for a publication ban in a criminal matter was denied, with the Dagenais/Mentuck test being applied to consideration of children's right to privacy.
September 24, 2019
AB v United Kingdom (Attorney General) 2019 NSSC 289
The NSSC granted a confidentiality order, permitting the plaintiff in a sexual assault tort case to be identified solely by a pseudonym.