Docket

37790

Joseph Roy Éric Bessette v. Attorney General of British Columbia

(B.C.) (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)
2019-06-11 Appeal closed
2019-05-17 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2019-05-17 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2019-05-16 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Ga Côt Br Row Mar, The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA44200, 2017 BCCA 264, dated July 13, 2017, heard on November 15, 2018, is allowed without costs. The order of the Provincial Court is quashed. Mr. Bessette is allowed to stand trial in French.
Allowed, without costs
2018-11-30 Transcript received, 104 pages
2018-11-15 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2018-11-15 Hearing of the appeal, 2018-11-15, CJ Abe Mo Ka Ga Côt Br Row Mar
Judgment reserved
2018-11-15 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), 14 copies submitted in courtroom Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-11-15 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), 14 copies submitted in courtroom Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-11-01 Notice of appearance, Ms. Jennifer Klinck, Ms. Sara Scott, Mr. Darius Bossé, Casey Leggett will be appearing. Ms. Klinck will present oral arguments. 3 reserved seats requested. Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-10-30 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-31 Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada
2018-10-30 Correspondence received from, Respondent: update phone number Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-10-29 Notice of appearance, Ms. Élie Ducharme and Ms. Isabelle Bousquet will be appearing. Ms. Bousquet will present oral arguments. Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada
2018-10-29 Notice of appearance, Mr. François Lamer will be appearing and present oral arguments. Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-10-29 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-30 Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-10-29 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-30 Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-10-24 Notice of appearance, Mr. Rodney G. Garson and M. Rome Carot will be appearing and Mr. Garson will present oral arguments. Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-10-09 Appeal perfected for hearing
2018-10-09 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-12 Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-10-09 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-10-09 Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-09-18 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (BY MR. JUSTICE GASCON)
2018-09-18 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Ga, UPON APPLICATIONS by the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada and the Fédération des associations de juristes d’expression française de common law inc. 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 are granted and the said two (2) interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before October 30, 2018.
The said two (2) interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The interveners are not 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 the respondent any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
Granted
2018-09-18 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Ga
2018-09-14 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-09-14 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-09-13 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-09-13 Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-09-12 Correspondence received from, Agent for the Appellant: Ms. Audrey Mayrand Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-09-12 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-09-12 Attorney General of British Columbia
2018-09-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-09-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-09-10 Fédération des associations de juristes d'expression française de common law inc.
2018-09-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Payment missing - rec'd Sept.12/2018., Completed on: 2018-09-12, (Electronic version filed on 2018-09-12) Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada
2018-08-28 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2018-08-20 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2018-11-15
Judgment reserved
2018-08-13 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-08-13 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-08-13 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-08-13 Appellant's record, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-08-13 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-08-13 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), English translation Factum filed on 2018-08-15, Completed on: 2018-08-13 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-06-18 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-06-18 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2018-05-22 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2018-05-18 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2018-05-18 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2018-05-17 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal,
The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA44200, 2017 BCCA 264, dated July 13, 2017, is granted with costs in the cause.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2018-04-09 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, for consideration by the Court
2017-11-20 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-11-20 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2017-11-09 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2017-11-09 Attorney General of British Columbia
2017-11-09 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Attorney General of British Columbia
2017-11-09 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Attorney General of British Columbia
2017-10-10 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal but without formal Court of Appeal order, File opened on 2017-10-10
2017-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access) Joseph Roy Éric Bessette
2017-09-29 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Missing final C/A order - Rec'd on 2017-10-12, Completed on: 2017-10-02 Joseph Roy Éric Bessette