Docket

37912

Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador v. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam), 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)
2019-05-07 Transcript received, 142 pages
2019-04-24 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2019-04-24 Hearing of the appeal, 2019-04-24, CJ Abe Mo Ka Ga Côt Br Row Mar
Judgment reserved
2019-04-24 Intervener's condensed book, (Letter Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-24 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-24 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-04-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 2 additional reserved seats requested. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 2 reserved seats requested. Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-04-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 2 reserved seats requested. Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-18 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Request for interpreter services. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-18 Correspondence received from, 2 reserved seats requested. Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2019-04-16 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 6 additional reserved seats requested. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 5 reserved seats requested. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-12 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Jean-François Bertrand, François Lévesque and James A. O’Reilly, Sophia Ladovrechis and Marie-Claude André-Grégoire will appear before the court. Mr. Bertrand, Mr. Lévesque and Mr. O'Reilly will present oral arguments.
Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-12 Appeal perfected for hearing
2019-04-10 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-10 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-10 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Amnesty International Canada
2019-04-10 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), The AGQ takes no position on this case. They will not be filing a factum and will not be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Quebec
2019-04-10 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Tsawout First Nation
2019-04-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), In response to the letter received by counsel of the Respondents. Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-04-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), François Fontaine, Ad. E and Andres Garin will appear before the court. Mr. Fontaine will present oral arguments.
Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2019-04-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Jeff Echlos and Chris Robb will appear before the court. Mr. Echlos will present oral arguments. Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 4 reserved seats requested. Amnesty International Canada
2019-04-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Perri Ravon, Ryan Beaton and Audrey Mayrand will appear before the court. Ms. Ravon will present oral arguments. Amnesty International Canada
2019-04-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Maxime Faille, Guy Régimbald and Justin Mellor will appear before the court. Mr. Faille will present oral arguments Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-04-09 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-09 Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council
2019-04-09 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-09 Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council
2019-04-08 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Ian Demers will appear before the court and will present oral arguments. Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-08 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-08 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-08 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-08 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-08 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-08 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-11 Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-08 Respondent's record, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-11 Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-08 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-11 Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-05 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), With regards to oral arguments at the hearing. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-04-05 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), John W. Gailus and Christopher Devlin will appear before the court. Mr. Gailus will present oral arguments Tsawout First Nation
2019-04-05 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Eamon Murphy and Peter W. Jones will appear before the court. Mr. Murphy will present oral arguments. Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council
2019-03-25 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-03-25 Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2019-03-25 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-03-25 Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2019-03-19 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by CHIEF JUSTICE WAGNER
2019-03-19 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the Attorney General of Canada; the Attorney General of British Columbia; Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council (jointly); Amnesty International Canada and Tsawout First Nation 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 five (5) interveners or groups of interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before April 10, 2019.
The said five (5) interveners or groups of interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The appellant’s and respondents’ requests for permission to serve and file a factum in reply to the interventions are dismissed.
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 respondents any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:
The intervener, Attorney General of Quebec, and the group of interveners, Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc., are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
Granted
2019-03-19 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, CJ
2019-03-12 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-03-14 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-03-07 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-03-07 Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2019-03-07 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-03-07 Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-03-06 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council
2019-03-04 Notice of name, (Book Form) Tsawout First Nation
2019-03-04 Motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-03-04 Tsawout First Nation
2019-03-04 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), Form 23A Amnesty International Canada
2019-03-04 Notice of name, (Book Form) Amnesty International Canada
2019-03-04 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), AMENDED VERSION SERVED AND FILED on 2019-03-15.
(no amendments were made to the content of the memorandum, only the page numbers and TAB references were updated), Completed on: 2019-03-04
Amnesty International Canada
2019-03-04 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), MISSING: Notice of name (received 2019-03-06), Completed on: 2019-03-06 Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council
2019-03-04 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-03-04 Attorney General of Canada
2019-03-04 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2019-03-01 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-03-01 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-02-26 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2019-04-24, The schedule for serving and filing the material is set as follows:

a) The notice of appeal shall be served and filed on or before December 17, 2018.

b) Any notice of constitutional question shall be served and filed on or before December 17, 2018.

c) Any attorney general intending to intervene under subrule 33(4) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada shall serve and file a notice of intervention respecting constitutional question on or before February 1st, 2019.

d) The appellant’s record, factum and book of authorities, if any, shall be served and filed on or before February 11, 2019.

e) Any person wishing to intervene in this appeal under Rule 55 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada shall serve and file a motion for leave to intervene on or before March 4, 2019.

f) The appellant and respondents shall serve and file their responses, if any, to the motions for leave to intervene on or before March 11, 2019.

g) Replies to any responses to the motions for leave to intervene shall be served and filed on or before March 13, 2019.

h) The Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc. (jointly) and the Attorney General of Quebec shall serve and file their respective factums and books of authorities, if any, on or before March 25, 2019.

i) Any intervener granted leave to intervene under Rule 59 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada shall serve and file its respective factum and book of authorities, if any, on or before April 10, 2019.

j) Any attorney general intervening in the appeal under Rule 33(4) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada shall serve and file their factum and book of authorities, if any, on or before April 10, 2019.

k) The respondents’ record, factum and book of authorities, if any, shall be served and filed on or before April 8, 2019.
Judgment reserved
2019-02-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Marie-France Major will act as agent for the respondents. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2019-02-11 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-02-11 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-02-11 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-02-11 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (2 volumes), Completed on: 2019-02-11 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2019-02-11 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-02-11 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2018-12-24 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), Daniel Benghozi is now counsel for the Intervener, Attorney General of Quebec. Attorney General of Quebec
2018-12-17 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2018-12-17 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2018-12-14 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2018-11-16 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2018-11-16 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2018-11-15 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 of Quebec (Montréal), Number 500-09-026462-168, 2017 QCCA 1791, dated November 13, 2017, is granted with costs in the cause. The schedule for serving and filing materials will be set by the Registrar.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2018-11-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Isabelle Boisvert-Chastenay no longer works with Jean-François Bertrand avocats and should be removed as counsel. Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2018-08-13 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ Row Mar, for consideration by the Court
2018-04-04 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, George McKenzie. Documents not accepted for filing.
2018-03-26 Correspondence received, from George McKenzie.Copies of letters in relation to the file.
2018-03-23 Correspondence received, from George McKenzie.Copies of letters in relation to the file.
2018-03-05 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-03-05 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2018-02-27 Correspondence received, from George McKenzie. Copies of letter in relation to the file.
2018-02-27 Correspondence received, from George McKenzie.Copies of letters in relation to the file.
2018-02-22 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2018-02-22 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-02-22 Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani-Utenam)
2018-02-22 Intervener's memorandum of argument on application for leave, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-02-22 Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2018-02-22 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2018-02-22 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Iron Ore Company of Canada, Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Company Inc.
2018-01-23 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2018/01/23
2018-01-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador
2018-01-12 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2018-01-12 Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador