Scheduled Hearings

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The Fall Session of the Supreme Court of Canada commences on October 3, 2016; the Winter Session on January 9, 2017 and; the Spring Session on April 17, 2017.

Hearings normally begin at 9:30 a.m. However, the Court may start at 9:00 a.m. without prior public notice. Where two cases are scheduled on a given day, the second case may be heard either immediately after the first one or at 2:00 p.m. For up-to-date information on the hearing time of a given case, please consult the docket information for the case in question on the SCC Case Information page on the morning of the hearing.

Courtroom proceedings will be webcast live unless a case is deemed to be unsuitable for webcasting due to a publication ban or privacy concerns. As of October 2016, hearings are being webcast in HTML format for mobile devices. If you are using a computer or any other device, you may have to use the Adobe Flash Player reader to view webcasts.

Scheduled Hearings from January 9 to March 31, 2017

Date Case Name Status Webcast
2017-03-20 Attorney General of Canada on behalf of the Republic of India v. Surjit Singh Badesha, et al. (British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave) 36981 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-21 Her Majesty the Queen v. S.B. (Newfoundland & Labrador) (Criminal) (As of Right) 37042 Allowed
(Publication ban in case)
(Publication ban on party)
Archiving in progress
2017-03-22 First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, et al. v. Government of Yukon (Yukon Territory) (Civil) (By Leave) 36779 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-23 Nour Marakah v. Her Majesty the Queen (Ontario) (Criminal) (As of Right) 37118 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-23 Tristin Jones v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, et al. (Ontario) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37194 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-27 Barreau du Québec v. Attorney General of Quebec (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 37034 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-28 British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Edward Schrenk (British Columbia) (Civil) (By Leave) 37041 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-29 Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company v. Mariette Émond and Victor Foisy, et al. (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 36919 Dismissed Archived
2017-03-30 Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (formerly known as Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail) v. Alain Caron (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 36605 Judgment reserved Archived
2017-03-31 Jean-Louis Savard v. Her Majesty the Queen (Quebec) (Criminal) (As of Right) 36908 Dismissed Archived



Hearing subject to a publication ban or sealing order. Webcast may be available at a late date.

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