Docket

33981

Attorney General of Canada v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, et al.

(British Columbia) (Civil) (By Leave)

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2013-05-09 Appeal closed
2013-05-09 Discontinuance of the bill of costs Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2013-05-09 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey W. Beedell by e-mail, re: parties have settled on the bill of costs; withdraw notice of taxation Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2013-03-28 Response to the bill of costs, Completed on: 2013-03-28 Attorney General of Canada
2013-03-20 Bill of costs, Completed on: 2013-03-20 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2012-09-24 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2012-09-24 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2012-09-21 Correspondence received from, Kasari Govender dated September 21, 2012. Re: Add counsel to judgment Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre
2012-09-21 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ LeB De F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka, The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA036762, 2010 BCCA 439, dated October 12, 2010, heard on January 19, 2012, is dismissed with costs.
Dismissed, with costs
2012-02-03 Transcript received, (77 pages)
2012-01-19 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2012-01-19 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2012-01-19 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Community Legal Assistance Society
2012-01-19 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2012-01-19 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Canada
2012-01-19 Acknowledgement and consent for video taping of proceedings, From all parties
2012-01-19 Hearing of the appeal, 2012-01-19, CJ LeB De F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka
Judgment reserved
2012-01-16 Correspondence received from, 3 reserved seats requested Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-01-13 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Mr. Mossop with c.c. to all parties re: videoconference setup
2012-01-13 Correspondence received from, Donnaree Nygard dated January 13, 2012. Re: Supplemental reasons of the BC Court of Appeal (Sent to the Court on January 16, 2012) Attorney General of Canada
2012-01-13 Correspondence received from, Final C/A order filed (Sent to the Court on January 13, 2012) Attorney General of Canada
2012-01-12 Correspondence received from, David Mossop dated January 12, 2012. Re: Correct information on counsel sheet Community Legal Assistance Society
2012-01-12 Notice of appearance, No one will be present at the hearing. Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-01-11 Order on motion to file a reply factum on appeal, (By Deschamps, J.)
2012-01-11 Decision on the motion to file a reply factum on appeal, De, UPON APPLICATION by the appellant for an order permitting the filing of a reply factum;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion is dismissed without costs.
Dismissed, without costs
2012-01-11 Submission of motion to file a reply factum on appeal, De
2012-01-10 Order by, De, FURTHER TO THE ORDER dated November 4, 2011, granting leave to intervene to Attorney General of Ontario, the Community Legal Assistance Society, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Ecojustice Canada, the Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre, the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees and the Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia;
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT only the Attorney General of Ontario, the Community Legal Assistance Society, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding ten (10) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
Allowed in part
2012-01-10 Notice of appearance, No one will be present at the hearing. Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia
2012-01-09 Reply to motion to file a reply factum on appeal, Completed on: 2012-01-09 Attorney General of Canada
2012-01-09 Notice of appearance, Kasari Govender, Niamh Harraher and C. Tess Sheldon will be present at the hearing. Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Cheryl Tobias and Donnaree Nygard will be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Canada
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Lorne Waldman, Clare Crummey and Tamara Morgenthau will be present at the hearing. Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Justin Duncan and Kaitlyn Mitchell will be present at the hearing. Ecojustice Canada
2012-01-06 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey Beedell dated January 6, 2012. Re: Request 5 reserved seats Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Joseph Arvay, Elin Sigurdson and Katrina Pacey will be present at the hearing. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Janet Minor and Courtney Harris will be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Ontario
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, David Mossop, Diane Nielsen and Kaity Cooper will be present at the hearing. Community Legal Assistance Society
2012-01-06 Notice of appearance, Cheryl Milne and Kent Roach will be present at the hearing. David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Ecojustice Canada
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Ecojustice Canada
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Attorney General of Ontario
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Attorney General of Ontario
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-01-05 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Community Legal Assistance Society
2012-01-05 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-05 Community Legal Assistance Society
2012-01-04 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-01-04 Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia
2012-01-04 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-01-04 Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia
2012-01-03 Response to motion to file a reply factum on appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2012-01-03 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-12-23 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2011-12-23 Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre
2011-12-23 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2011-12-23 Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre
2011-12-21 Notice of appearance, Jason Gratl and Megan Vis-Dunbar will be present at the hearing. British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2011-12-19 Motion to file a reply factum on appeal, Book form, Completed on: 2011-12-19 Attorney General of Canada
2011-12-08 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2011-12-07 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2012-01-19, (Early start 9:00am)
Judgment reserved
2011-11-18 Correspondence received from, David Mossop dated Nov. 17/11 re: request for videoconference Community Legal Assistance Society
2011-11-07 Appeal perfected for hearing
2011-11-04 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (BY DESCHAMPS J.)
2011-11-04 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, De, UPON APPLICATIONS by the Attorney General of Ontario, the Community Legal Assistance Society, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Ecojustice Canada, the Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre, the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie, the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND UPON APPLICATION by the Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia for an extension of time to apply for leave to intervene and for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene of the Attorney General of Ontario, the Community Legal Assistance Society, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Ecojustice Canada, the Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre, the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees are granted and the said nine interveners or groups of interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before January 5, 2012.
The motion for an extension of time to apply for leave to intervene of the Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia is granted and the said group of interveners shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before January 5, 2012.
The motions for leave to intervene of the Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia are dismissed.
The requests to present oral argument are deferred to a date following receipt and consideration of the written arguments of the parties and the interveners.
The interveners shall not be entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners shall pay to the appellant and respondents any additional disbursements occasioned to the appellant and respondents by their intervention
Allowed in part
2011-11-04 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, De
2011-10-28 Respondent's book of authorities, Completed on: 2011-10-28 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-10-28 Respondent's factum, Completed on: 2011-10-28 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-10-18 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-10-18 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
2011-10-17 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2011-10-17 Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia
2011-10-17 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-10-17 Ecojustice Canada
2011-10-17 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-10-17 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2011-10-17 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-10-17 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2011-10-11 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-10-11 Attorney General of Canada
2011-10-07 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Jeffrey W. Beedell dated Oct. 7/11 (by all 12 interveners), Completed on: 2011-10-07 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-10-03 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform) (AMENDED notice of motion requesting extension of time filed Oct. 7/11), Completed on: 2011-10-03 Canadian HIV / AIDS Legal Network, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario and Positive Living Society of British Columbia
2011-10-03 Correspondence received from, Katrina Pacey dated September 26, 2011. Re: Change of address Sheryl Kiselbach
2011-09-30 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-30 Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
2011-09-30 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-30 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Canadian Council for Refugees
2011-09-30 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-30 Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie
2011-09-30 Intervener's book of authorities, (on motion), Completed on: 2011-09-30 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
2011-09-30 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-30 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
2011-09-29 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-29 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2011-09-29 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-29 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2011-09-28 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-28 Coalition of West Coast Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (West Coast LEAF), Justice for Children and Youth and ARCH Disability Law Centre
2011-09-28 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-28 Ecojustice Canada
2011-09-28 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from C. Tobias dated September 27, 2011 by fax (response to all leaves to intervene), Completed on: 2011-09-28 Attorney General of Canada
2011-09-23 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-09-23 Attorney General of Ontario
2011-09-22 Motion for leave to intervene, Bookform, Completed on: 2011-09-22 Community Legal Assistance Society
2011-09-20 Motion for leave to intervene, Bookform, Completed on: 2011-09-20 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2011-09-02 Appellant's record, (9 volumes), Completed on: 2011-09-12 Attorney General of Canada
2011-09-02 Appellant's book of authorities, (5 volumes), Completed on: 2011-09-12 Attorney General of Canada
2011-09-02 Appellant's factum, CD to come (rec'd Sept.9/11), Completed on: 2011-09-12 Attorney General of Canada
2011-08-19 Order on miscellaneous motion, (BY CHIEF JUSTICE)
2011-08-19 Decision on miscellaneous motion, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for an order that the appeal be held in abeyance or stayed or adjourned pending the final outcome of Bedford v. Canada (Attorney General) heard by the Ontario Court of Appeal on July 21, 2011; or in the alternative granting the respondents solicitor-client costs payable in advance and in any event of the cause; and, costs of this application in any event of the cause;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion is dismissed without costs
Dismissed, without costs
2011-08-19 Submission of miscellaneous motion, CJ
2011-08-19 Order on motion to state a constitutional question, (BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE)
2011-08-19 Decision on the motion to state a constitutional question, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for an order extending the time to serve and file the motion to state a constitutional question and for an order stating a constitutional question in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The application for an extension of time is granted and the motion to state a constitutional question is dismissed
Dismissed
2011-08-19 Submission of motion to state a constitutional question, CJ
2011-08-18 Order on motion to adduce new evidence, (BY BINNIE J.)
2011-08-18 Decision on motion to adduce new evidence, Bi, UPON APPLICATION by the appellant for an order to admit fresh evidence at the hearing of the appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion is granted without costs
Granted, without costs
2011-08-18 Submission of motion to adduce new evidence, Bi
2011-08-16 Reply to miscellaneous motion, (Letter Form), from Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C. dated Aug. 15/11, Completed on: 2011-08-16 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-08-10 Response to miscellaneous motion, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-08-10 Attorney General of Canada
2011-08-03 Reply to the motion to state a constitutional question, Completed on: 2011-08-03 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-07-21 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2011-07-21 Correspondence received from, Jeffrey Beedell dated July 21, 2011. Re: Elin R.S. Sigurdson is no longer co-counsel for the Respondents Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-07-18 Response to the motion to state a constitutional question, (bookform), Completed on: 2011-07-18 Attorney General of Canada
2011-07-18 Notice of miscellaneous motion, to hold the appeal in abeyance pending the final outcome of the matter of Bedford et al v. Attorney General of Canada et al heard in the Ontario Court of Appeal (C52799 & C52814) (Vol. I & II), Completed on: 2011-07-18 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-07-08 Motion to state a constitutional question, (joint with an extension of time), Completed on: 2011-07-08 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-07-07 Correspondence received from, J. W. Beedell dated July 7/11 re: confirming that McMillan has been retained as Ottawa agent for the respondents (by fax) Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-07-06 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), Mr. Arvay rec'd by fax re: oppose the admission of new evidence (cc. to all parties), Completed on: 2011-07-06 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2011-06-28 Motion to adduce new evidence, (Vol. 1 to 5), Completed on: 2011-06-28 Attorney General of Canada
2011-05-02 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2011-05-02 Attorney General of Canada
2011-04-01 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2011-04-01 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2011-03-31 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, CJ Abe Cro, The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA036762, 2010 BCCA 439, dated October 12, 2010 is granted without costs.
Granted, without costs
2011-02-14 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ Abe Cro
2011-01-17 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, Completed on: 2011-01-17 Attorney General of Canada
2011-01-10 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Letter Form), From Joseph Arvay dated January 7, 2011 by fax, Completed on: 2011-01-10 Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society
2010-12-20 Letter acknowledging receipt of an incomplete application for leave to appeal and without formal Court of Appeal order
2010-12-13 Application for leave to appeal, (5 volumes) Final CA Order missing (Order form rec'd Jan.12/11), Completed on: 2011-07-25 Attorney General of Canada