Pub Bans and Sealing Orders

Court and Tribunal Openness


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 ...

Court and Tribunal Openness


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 ...

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.