Pub Bans and Sealing Orders

Pub Bans and Sealing Orders


BMD et al v HMTQ 2022 ONCA
A recent decision of the ONCA, applying Sherman to uphold rejecting a ban on the name of a convicted accused physician.

Pub Bans and Sealing Orders


Windels v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2022 SKCA 72
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal applied the test in Sherman Estate in lifting a sealing order and pub ban. It clarified the requirement for evidence to support such an application.

Other Cases


2022 SKQB 129
In this recent decision from the SKQB an application for a sealing order and anonymization of all pleadings was denied.

Pub Bans and Sealing Orders


P1 v. XYZ School, 2021 ONCA 901
For the purposes of appellate jurisdiction (under s. 6 of the ON Courts of Justice Act), a sealing order or publication ban is a ‘final’ order vis-à-vis the media.

Court and Tribunal Openness


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.