Pub Bans and Sealing Orders
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.
January 14, 2021
Andrik-Oland v Oland 2021 NBQB 005
This decision, from the NBQB, contains some very helpful language respecting the application of Mentuck and the open court principle.
December 21, 2020
Rebecca Marie Ingram et al v HMQ et al 2020 ABQB
In this recent decision from the ABQB, an application for an anonymization order sought by a deponent is denied.