Pub Bans and Sealing Orders
September 24, 2021
Canadian Broadcasting Corp v Manitoba 2021 SCC 33
The SCC rules that courts are able to revisit publication bans/sealing orders after the fact.
July 21, 2021
2021 Quebec Superior Court File 500-11-059267-209
The Quebec Superior Court terminates a sealing order on an exhibit filed in a civil proceeding seeking approval of an arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
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.