Pub Bans and Sealing Orders
March 17, 2023
Canadian Taxpayers Federation v Alberta (Election Commissioner), 2023 ABKB 161
This case involves the applicants, CTF and John Doe’s application for a publication ban and sealing order over John Doe’s identity and an order permitting John Doe to give evidence in camera in the context ...
December 21, 2022
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 ...
November 16, 2022
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 ...
July 28, 2022
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.
June 20, 2022
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.