Docket

33114

Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada, et al.

(Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave)

Judgments on applications for leave to appeal are rendered by the Court, but are not necessarily unanimous.

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2011-03-29 Payment out cheque issued, ($503.92)
2011-02-18 Approved order for payment out, joint with consents (sent to Finance March 1/11)
2010-10-25 Appeal closed
2010-10-25 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2010-10-25 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2010-10-22 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Bi LeB De F Abe Cha Ro Cro, The appeal from the judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec, Number 500-17-024768-056, dated August 26, 2008, heard on October 21, 2009, is allowed with costs throughout. The matter is remitted to the Superior Court of Quebec for consideration in light of the reasons for judgment of this Court.
Allowed, with costs
2009-11-09 Transcript received, (96 pages)
2009-10-21 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2009-10-21 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court - Joint with 32975 (14 copies) Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-10-21 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court - Joint with 33097 (14 copies) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-10-21 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court - Joint with 33097 & 32975 (14 copies) Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-10-21 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court - Joint with 33097 & 32975 (14 copies) Attorney General of Canada
2009-10-21 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court - Joint with 32975 (14 copies) Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-10-21 Acknowledgement and consent for video taping of proceedings, From all parties
2009-10-21 Hearing of the appeal, 2009-10-21, CJ Bi LeB De F Abe Cha Ro Cro
Judgment reserved
2009-10-19 Response to the motion for additional time to present oral argument, (Letter Form), of CCLA, Completed on: 2009-10-19 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-10-16 Response to the motion for additional time to present oral argument, (Letter Form), from Claude Joyal dated Oct. 16/09 (joint with 33097), Completed on: 2009-10-16 Attorney General of Canada
2009-10-16 Correspondence received from, C. Latulippe rec'd by fax (joint with 32975, 33097), re.: request for 3 reserved seats at the hearing Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-10-13 Notice of appearance, Christian Leblanc, Marc-André Nadon and Chloé Latulippe will be appearing and Christian Leblanc will be addressing the Court Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-10-09 Response to the motion for additional time to present oral argument, (rec'd by e-mail), by CCLA, Completed on: 2009-10-09 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-10-09 Motion for additional time to present oral argument, (original sent on Oct. 13/09) (Joint with 33097) -- Not dealt with as no reconsideration of an order pursuant to Rule 75, Completed on: 2009-10-13 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-10-08 Notice of appearance, Louis P. Bélanger, Patrick Girard and Frédéric Pierrestiger will be present at the hearing. Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-10-08 Notice of appearance, Jamie Cameron, Christopher Bredt and Cara Zwibel will be present at the hearing. Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-10-08 Correspondence received from, Ed Van Bemmel rec'd by email re: request 12 reserved seats - joint with 32975 and 33097 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-10-01 Order by, Ro, FURTHER TO THE ORDERS dated September 2 and 8, 2009, granting leave to intervene to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Astral Media Radio Inc., Groupe TVA inc., La Presse, ltée, Médias Transcontinental Inc. and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Barreau du Québec and Gesca Ltée and Joël-Denis Bellavance, in one or several of these appeals herein, as the case may be;
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT the four groups of interveners are granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding a total of (10) minutes per group at the joint hearing of these appeals.
Granted
2009-09-28 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2009-10-02 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-09-28 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2009-09-28 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-09-28 Intervener's book of authorities, Joint with 32975, Completed on: 2009-09-28 Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-09-28 Intervener's factum, Joint with 32975, Completed on: 2009-09-28 Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-09-10 Respondent's book of authorities, Joint with 32975 (4 volumes), Completed on: 2009-09-10 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-09-10 Respondent's record, Joint with 32975, Completed on: 2009-09-10 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-09-10 Respondent's factum, Joint with 32975, Completed on: 2009-09-10 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-09-10 Appeal perfected for hearing
2009-09-09 Respondent's book of authorities, Joint with 32975 & 33097 (3 volumes), Completed on: 2009-09-09 Attorney General of Canada
2009-09-09 Respondent's record, Joint with 32975 & 33097 (3 volumes), Completed on: 2009-09-09 Attorney General of Canada
2009-09-09 Respondent's factum, Joint with 32975 & 33097 (English version rec'd on Sept. 24, 2009), Completed on: 2009-09-09 Attorney General of Canada
2009-09-02 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (BY ROTHSTEIN J.)
2009-09-02 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Ro, The motion for leave to intervene of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association is granted and the said intervener shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before September 28, 2009, in appeal Globe and Mail, a Division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc. (33114).
The motion for leave to intervene of the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Astral Media Radio Inc., Groupe TVA inc., La Presse, ltée, Médias Transcontinental Inc. and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is granted and the said group of interveners shall be entitled to serve and file a single factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before September 28, 2009, in appeals Globe and Mail, a Division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs Inc. (32975) and Globe and Mail, a Division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc. (33114).
The motions for leave to intervene of the Barreau du Québec and Gesca Ltée and Joël-Denis Bellavance are granted and the said two groups of interveners shall each be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before September 28, 2009, in appeal Globe and Mail, a Division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc. (33097).
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.
The appellant, Globe and Mail, a Division of CTV Globemedia Publishing Inc. and the respondents, Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc. are granted permission to each file a reply factum to each interventions not to exceed 5 pages in length on or before October 8, 2009.
Granted
2009-09-02 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Ro
2009-09-01 Notice of appearance, Claude Joyal and Ginette Gobeil will be appearing Attorney General of Canada
2009-08-31 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from C. Leblanc, dated Aug. 31, Completed on: 2009-08-31 Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-08-28 Notice of appearance, From Gowling rec'd by e-mail re: Guy Du Pont, William Brock, Brandon Wiener and David Stolow will be appearing and William Brock will make the oral submission Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-08-28 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (not replying), Completed on: 2009-08-28 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-08-27 Correspondence received from, Patrick Girard dated Aug. 27/09 re: will be filing a joint respondent's factum with 32975 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-08-24 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform) (by Canadian Civil Liberties Association), Completed on: 2009-08-24 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-08-24 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (bookform) (by Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, et al)(joint with 32975), Completed on: 2009-08-24 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-08-18 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from William Brock dated Aug. 17/09 by CCLA and Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, Ad/IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Astral Media Radio Inc., Groupe TVA inc., La Presse, ltée, Médias Transcontinental Inc. and Canadian Broadca, Completed on: 2009-08-18 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-08-18 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Simon Ruel dated Aug. 18/09, by CCLA and Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, Ad/IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Astral Media Radio Inc., Groupe TVA inc., La Presse, ltée, Médias Transcontinental Inc. and Canadian Broadcast, Completed on: 2009-08-18 Attorney General of Canada
2009-08-13 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2009-08-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform), Completed on: 2009-08-12 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2009-08-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (bookform) (joint with 32975), Completed on: 2009-08-12 Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec
2009-08-11 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2009-10-21, (Starting time 9:30 a.m.)
Judgment reserved
2009-08-06 Appellant's book of authorities, Vol. III joint with 32975 and 33097, Completed on: 2009-08-06 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-07-16 Appellant's book of authorities, Joint with 32975 (2 volumes), volume 3 filed Aug. 6/09, Completed on: 2009-07-16 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-07-16 Appellant's record, Joint with 32975 - Form rec'd Aug. 20/09, Completed on: 2009-08-25 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-07-16 Appellant's factum, Joint with 32975, Completed on: 2009-07-16 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-07-09 Correspondence received from, William Brock dated July 9/09 re: filing of joint materials with 32975 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-07-07 Order on motion to adduce new evidence, (BY CHARRON J.)
2009-07-07 Decision on motion to adduce new evidence, Cha, À LA SUITE D’UNE DEMANDE de l’intimée, Le Groupe Polygone Éditeurs Inc., pour faire déclarer la monographie de Daniel Leblanc intitulée Nom de Code : MaChouette - l'enquête sur le scandale des commandites, comme faisant partie intégrante du dossier et, subsidiairement, pour obtenir la permission de l'introduire à titre d'élément de preuve supplémentaire;
APRÈS EXAMEN des documents déposés;
IL EST PAR LA PRÉSENTE ORDONNÉ CE QUI SUIT:
1) La requête de l'intimée, Le Groupe Polygone Éditeurs Inc., pour faire déclarer la monographie de Daniel Leblanc intitulée Nom de Code : MaChouette - l'enquête sur le scandale des commandites, comme faisant partie intégrante du dossier et, subsidiairement, pour obtenir la permission de l'introduire à titre d'élément de preuve supplémentaire est rejetée sans dépens comme inutile.
2) L’intimée, Le Groupe Polygone Éditeurs Inc. peut inclure la monographie de Daniel Leblanc intitulée Nom de Code : MaChouette - l'enquête sur le scandale des commandites dans son recueil de sources.
Allowed in part, without costs
2009-07-06 Submission of motion to adduce new evidence, Cha
2009-06-25 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), (by e-mail) from W. Brock, dated June 25/09; does not intend to contest the motion to adduce new evidence, Completed on: 2009-06-26 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-06-17 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), from Me. Ruel by fax dated June 17-09 (by Le Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.), Completed on: 2009-06-17 Attorney General of Canada
2009-06-15 Motion to adduce new evidence, namely a book (filed separately with the motion) being a monograph of Daniel Leblanc entitled Nom de code : MaChouette (bookform), Completed on: 2009-06-16 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-06-03 Notice of deposit for security, (direction 2706) Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-06-02 Notice of appeal, (CD-Rom and original notice rec'd June 8/09) (original affidavit of service rec'd June 10/09), Completed on: 2009-06-08 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-06-01 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2009-06-01 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, all parties, by email, dated June1, 2009 re: schedule for filing materials on appeal
2009-05-29 Correspondence received from, Simon Ruel by email dated May 29/09 in response to Mr. Brock's lettter of May 29/09 and reserves its right to respond to any leave to intervene (joint with 35975) Attorney General of Canada
2009-05-29 Correspondence received from, Mr. Brock dated May 29-09 by email re: proposed scheduling of filing dates Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-05-22 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2009-05-22 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2009-05-21 Decision on motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, See related judgment
Granted
2009-05-21 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal, The application for an extension of time is granted. The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec, Number 500-17-024768-056, dated August 26, 2008, is granted with costs to the applicant in any event of the cause. The motion to expedite the hearing of the appeal is granted.

This appeal is to be heard with Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada and Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc. (32975) on October 21, 2009 and the schedule for filing and serving the material shall be set by the Registrar.
Granted, with costs to the applicant(s) in any event of the cause
2009-05-21 Decision on motion to extend time to file and /or serve the leave application, See related judgment
Granted
2009-05-08 Submission of motion to extend time to file and/ or serve the leave application, Bi F Cha
2009-05-08 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, Bi F Cha
2009-05-08 Submission of motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, Bi F Cha
2009-05-08 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, to the Attorney General of Canada's response, Completed on: 2009-05-12 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-05-08 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, to Groupe Polygone Éditeurs Inc.'s response, Completed on: 2009-05-12 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-05-04 Response to the motion to extend the time to file and / or serve the leave application, Included in the response, Completed on: 2009-05-04 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-05-04 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, Completed on: 2009-05-04 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-04-30 Order on motion to expedite the application for leave, (BY CROMWELL J.)
2009-04-30 Decision on motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, UPON APPLICATION by the applicant for an order expediting its application for leave to appeal, and should leave be granted, for an order expediting the hearing of the appeal so that all proceedings in this Court concerning this matter be completed before the Fall 2009; alternatively, should leave be granted, the applicant seeks an order expediting the hearing of the appeal so that the case be heard on May 22, 2009, along with National Post of Canada v. Her Majesty the Queen (No. 32601).
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
1) The motion is allowed in part.
2) The request to expedite the application for leave to appeal is granted. The respondents shall serve and file their response to the application for leave by May 4, 2009, and the reply shall be served and filed by May 8, 2009.
3) The request to expedite the appeal, should leave be granted, is deferred to the panel on the application for leave to appeal.
Allowed in part
2009-04-30 Submission of motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, Cro
2009-04-29 Reply to motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, (Letter Form), from Guy Du Pont dated Apr. 29/09, Completed on: 2009-04-29 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-04-27 Response to the motion to extend the time to file and / or serve the leave application, Included in the response, Completed on: 2009-04-27 Attorney General of Canada
2009-04-27 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, Completed on: 2009-04-27 Attorney General of Canada
2009-04-27 Response to the motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, (bookform), Completed on: 2009-04-28 Groupe Polygone Éditeurs inc.
2009-04-27 Response to the motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, (bookform), Completed on: 2009-04-28 Attorney General of Canada
2009-04-16 Motion to expedite the application for leave to appeal, and for directions (bookform), Completed on: 2009-04-20 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-04-08 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal
2009-04-06 Motion to extend the time to file and or serve the application for leave to appeal, (included in aplication), Completed on: 2009-04-06 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.
2009-04-06 Application for leave to appeal, Vol. I & II, Completed on: 2009-04-06 Globe and Mail, a division of CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.