Docket

40371

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, et al. v. His Majesty the King, et al.

(Quebec) (Criminal) (By Leave)

(Publication ban in case) (Sealing order) (Certain information not available to the public)

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

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2024-01-04 Transcript received, DAY 1 ONLY

105 pages
2023-12-13 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2023-12-13 Hearing of the appeal, 2023-12-13, Day 2, CJ Ka Côt Row Mar Kas Ja Ob Mor
Judgment reserved
2023-12-12 Hearing of the appeal, 2023-12-12, DAY 1, CJ Ka Côt Row Mar Kas Ja Ob Mor
Adjourned
2023-12-08 Order on miscellaneous motion, by CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-12-08 Decision on miscellaneous motion, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the respondent, Named Person, for an order:

1) granting Sebastian L. Pyzik and Charbel G. Abi-Saad permission to represent the respondent in this matter; and

2) granting them permission to serve and file written arguments; and

3) granting them permission to present oral arguments at the hearing of the appeal;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is dismissed.

Dismissed
2023-12-08 Submission of miscellaneous motion, CJ
2023-12-08 Reply to miscellaneous motion, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-12-08, (Printed version due on 2023-12-15) Named Person
2023-12-08 Response to miscellaneous motion, (Letter Form), SEALED / RESTRICTION, Completed on: 2023-12-08, (Printed version filed on 2023-12-08) His Majesty the King
2023-12-08 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B-Condensed Book, (Printed version filed on 2023-12-08) Advocates' Society
2023-12-08 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), (Printed version due on 2023-12-15) Advocates' Society
2023-12-07 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-12-07) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-12-07 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-12-08) Attorney General of Alberta
2023-12-07 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-12-07) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-12-06 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Motion to be added as counsel and be permitted to provide written and oral arguments., (Printed version filed on 2023-12-07) Named Person
2023-12-05 Notice of miscellaneous motion, (Book Form), Motion to be added as counsel and be permitted to provide written and oral arguments. - SEALED / RESTRICTION
Missing: Filing Fee
Form 23B (rec' 12/06/23), Incomplete
Named Person
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Alexi Wood and Abby Deshman will appear before the Court. Ms. Deshman will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-21)
Centre for Free Expression
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Jim Clark and Katie Doherty will appear before the Court. Mr. Clark will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-21)
Attorney General of Ontario
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Pierre-Luc Beauchesne, Simon-Pierre Lavoie and Michel Déom will appear before the Court. Mr. Beauchesne will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-21)
Attorney General of Quebec
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Sherif Foda will appear before the Court and will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-21)
Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Bernard Amyot, Ad.E., Alexandra Lattion and Geneviève Gaudet will appear before the Court. Mr. Amyot will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-21)
Advocates' Society
2023-11-14 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Sylvie Champagne, Nicolas Le Grand Alary and André-Philippe Mallette will appear before the Court. Mr. Le Grand Alary will present oral argument.

, (Printed version filed on 2023-11-21)
Barreau du Québec
2023-11-10 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Mairi Springate will appear before the Court and will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-20)
Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense et Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal-Laval-Longueuil
2023-11-10 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Scott Dawson and Catherine George will appear before the Court. Mr. Dawson will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-20)
Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Postmedia Network Inc., Global News, a division of Corus Television Limited Partnership, Torstar Corporation, and Glacier Media Inc.
2023-11-10 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Olivier Desjardins and Ariane Gagnon-Rocque will appear before the Court. Mr. Desjardins will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-20)
Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-11-10 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Ginette Gobeil and Marco Ribeiro will appear before the Court. Ms. Gobeil will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-20)
Attorney General of Canada
2023-11-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Anil K. Kapoor and Alexandra Heine will appear before the Court. Mr. Kapoor will present oral argument.

, (Printed version due on 2023-11-17)
Criminal Lawyers' Association (Ontario)
2023-11-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Christian Leblanc, Patricia Hénault and Isabelle Kalar will appear before the Court. Mr. Leblanc will present oral argument.
12 reserved seats requested., (Printed version due on 2023-11-17)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-11-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Adam Goldenberg and Simon Bouthillier will appear before the Court. Mr. Goldenberg will present oral argument., (Printed version due on 2023-11-17) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2023-11-08 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Deborah Alford will appear before the Court and will present oral arguments., (Printed version due on 2023-11-16) Attorney General of Alberta
2023-10-25 Order on motion to strike out, by CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-10-25 Decision on motion to strike out, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents, His Majesty the King and Named Person, for an order striking paragraphs 14 to 16 of the factum of the intervener, Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is dismissed.

Dismissed
2023-10-25 Submission of motion to strike out, CJ
2023-10-23 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), Olivier Desjardins is now counsel for the Intervener, Lucie Rondeau., (Printed version due on 2023-10-30) Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-10-16 Response to motion to strike out, (Letter Form), Missing: Proof of Service, Incomplete Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-10-16 Order on motion to adduce new evidence, by CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-10-16 Decision on motion to adduce new evidence, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the appellants, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, La Presse inc., Coopérative nationale de l’information indépendante (CN21), Canadian Press Enterprises inc., MediaQMI inc. and Groupe TVA Inc., for an order granting leave to produce new authorities in order to complete the record;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is granted.

The appellants, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, La Presse inc., Coopérative nationale de l’information indépendante (CN21), Canadian Press Enterprises inc., MediaQMI inc. and Groupe TVA Inc., may file with the Registrar an amended book of authorities with the addition of the documents identified in the Notice of Motion, and may refer to these documents in both their written and oral submissions.

Granted
2023-10-16 Submission of motion to adduce new evidence, CJ
2023-10-10 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), AG Alberta; comments further to the filing of the Appellants' reply to the Interveners., (Printed version due on 2023-10-17) Attorney General of Alberta
2023-10-03 Motion to strike out, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee, Incomplete, (Electronic version filed on 2023-10-03) His Majesty the King
2023-10-03 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-10-05, (Electronic version filed on 2023-10-03) His Majesty the King
2023-10-03 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), the respondents, RE: Will not be filing a factum in reply to the interveners., (Electronic version filed on 2023-10-03) His Majesty the King
2023-10-03 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Response to motion to adduce new evidence, (Printed version due on 2023-10-11) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-10-03 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-10-04, (Printed version due on 2023-10-11) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A/23B, (Printed version due on 2023-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-09-29 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-29, (Printed version due on 2023-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-09-29 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), No reply factum will be filed., (Printed version due on 2023-10-06) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-09-27 Order on motion to extend time, by MARTIN J.
2023-09-27 Decision on motion to extend time, Mar, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for an order extending the time to serve and file their factums and record to August 29, 2023, and for an order granting them permission to present oral arguments at the hearing of the appeal, pursuant to Rule 71 (3) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is granted.

Granted
2023-09-27 Submission of motion to extend time, Mar
2023-09-25 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Motion to adduce new evidence, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-25) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-09-25 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A - Motion to adduce new evidence, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-25) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-09-25 Motion to adduce new evidence, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec' 09/26/23), Completed on: 2023-09-28, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-25) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-18) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense et Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal-Laval-Longueuil
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Advocates' Society
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Proof of service missing-rec'd 2023/09/18, Completed on: 2023-09-18, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Attorney General of Ontario
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Attorney General of Canada
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Criminal Lawyers' Association (Ontario)
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-13) Barreau du Québec
2023-09-13 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-13) Attorney General of Alberta
2023-09-13 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-13) Attorney General of Alberta
2023-09-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A/23B, (Electronic version due on 2023-09-19) Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-09-12 Notice of withdrawal, (Letter Form), of intervention in the appeal., Completed on: 2023-09-15, (Printed version due on 2023-09-19) Attorney General of British Columbia
2023-09-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-12) Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Postmedia Network Inc., Global News, a division of Corus Television Limited Partnership, Torstar Corporation, and Glacier Media Inc.
2023-09-12 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-13) Centre for Free Expression
2023-09-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-13) Centre for Free Expression
2023-09-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-09-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-09-14) Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-08-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A/23B
RESICTED/SEALED
His Majesty the King
2023-08-29 Respondent's record, (Book Form), RESTRICTED/SEALED, Completed on: 2023-08-30 His Majesty the King
2023-08-29 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), AGQ Appeal
RESTRICTED/SEALED
Redacted copy filed 2023/08/29
, Completed on: 2023-08-30
His Majesty the King
2023-08-29 Motion to extend time, (Letter Form), To serve and file the respondents' appeal materials
RESTRICTED/SEALED
Redacted copy filed 2023/08/29, Completed on: 2023-08-30, (Printed version due on 2023-09-06)
His Majesty the King
2023-08-29 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), RESTRICTED/SEALED
Redacted copy filed 2023/08/29, (Printed version filed on 2023-08-29)
His Majesty the King
2023-08-29 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), CBC Appeal
RESTRICTED/SEALED
Redacted copy filed 2023/08/29, Completed on: 2023-08-30, (Printed version filed on 2023-08-29)
His Majesty the King
2023-08-24 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), CONFIDENTIAL/SEALED
Redacted copy filed 2023/08/29, Completed on: 2023-08-25, (Electronic version filed on 2023-08-24)
Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-08-15 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-08-15 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (Ontario) for an order extending the time to serve and file their motion for leave to intervene and for leave to intervene in the above appeals;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion for an extension of time is granted.

The motion for leave to intervene is granted and the intervener shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length and a book of authorities, if any, on or before September 13, 2023

The intervener is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.

The intervener is 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 intervener shall pay to the appellants and the respondents any additional disbursements resulting from its intervention.

Granted
2023-08-15 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, CJ
2023-08-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-08-09, (Printed version filed on 2023-08-09) His Majesty the King
2023-08-08 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-08-09, (Printed version due on 2023-08-15) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-08-08 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-08-09, (Printed version due on 2023-08-15) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-08-02 Motion to extend time, (Included in the motion for leave to intervene), Missing: Filing Fee (rec'd 2023-08-17)
Proof of Service (rec' 08/03/23), Completed on: 2023-08-18
Criminal Lawyers' Association (Ontario)
2023-08-02 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version due on 2023-08-10) Criminal Lawyers' Association (Ontario)
2023-08-02 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec'd 2023-08-17)
Proof of Service (rec' 08/03/23), Completed on: 2023-08-17, (Printed version filed on 2023-08-10)
Criminal Lawyers' Association (Ontario)
2023-08-02 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by the CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-08-02 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, CJ, UPON APPLICATIONS by the Attorney General of Canada; the Attorney General of Ontario; the Attorney General of British Columbia; the Attorney General of Alberta; the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association; the Advocates’ Society; the Barreau du Québec; the Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense and the Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal-Laval-Longueuil (jointly); the Centre for Free Expression; the Canadian Civil Liberties Association; and Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Postmedia Network Inc., Global News, a division of Corus Television Limited Partnership, Torstar Corporation, and Glacier Media Inc. (jointly) for leave to intervene in the above appeals;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motions for leave to intervene are granted and the eleven (11) interveners or groups of interveners shall each be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length and book of authorities, if any, on or before September 13, 2023.

The eleven (11) interveners or groups of interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeals.

The appellants and the respondents are each granted permission to serve and file a single factum in reply to all interventions not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before September 29, 2023.

The interveners or groups of interveners are not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties. In particular, the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association may not address points “(b)” and “(c)” of their proposed arguments.

Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners or groups of interveners shall pay to the appellants and the respondents any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.

Granted
2023-08-02 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, CJ
2023-07-25 Order on motion to extend time, by the CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-07-25 Order on motion to adduce new evidence, by the CHIEF JUSTICE
2023-07-25 Decision on motion to extend time, See decision on the motion to adduce evidence., CJ
Granted
2023-07-25 Decision on motion to adduce new evidence, CJ, UPON APPLICATIONS by the intervener, Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, for an order granting her leave to adduce evidence, and for an order extending the time to serve and file her factum and book of authorities, if any, to August 18, 2023;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motions are granted.

The intervener, Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, may file with the Registrar the affidavit herein known as “Schedule A”, and Schedule B in support of her factum, and may refer to them in both her written and oral submissions.

The intervener shall serve and file her factum, book of authorities, if any, and the new supporting materials, on or before August 25, 2023.

The intervener is exempted from serving to the other parties the confidential versions of her factum and of Schedule A, and may instead serve a redacted version of each.

The intervener is exempted from serving to the other parties Schedule B.

Granted
2023-07-25 Submission of motion to extend time, CJ
2023-07-25 Submission of motion to adduce new evidence, CJ
2023-07-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-07-25, (Printed version due on 2023-07-28) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-07-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-07-25, (Printed version due on 2023-07-28) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-07-20 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-07-26, (Electronic version filed on 2023-07-20) His Majesty the King
2023-07-13 Response to motion to extend time, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-07-17, (Printed version due on 2023-07-20) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-07-11 Motion to extend time, (Book Form), to serve and file the intervener's factum and book of authorities, if any.
Missing: Proof of Service
Filing Fee (rec' 07/14/23), Incomplete, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-12)
Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee, Incomplete, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10) Attorney General of Canada
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10) Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Postmedia Network Inc., Global News, a division of Corus Television Limited Partnership, Torstar Corporation, and Glacier Media Inc.
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec' 07/13/23), Completed on: 2023-07-17, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10) Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, Postmedia Network Inc., Global News, a division of Corus Television Limited Partnership, Torstar Corporation, and Glacier Media Inc.
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec' 07/14/23), Completed on: 2023-07-17, (Printed version due on 2023-07-17) Attorney General of Ontario
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-13) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec' 07/14/23), Completed on: 2023-07-17, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-13) Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10) Centre for Free Expression
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Filing Fee (rec' 07/13/23), Completed on: 2023-07-17, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10) Centre for Free Expression
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense et Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal-Laval-Longueuil
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-07-11, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense et Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal-Laval-Longueuil
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Barreau du Québec
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-07-11, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Barreau du Québec
2023-07-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Advocates' Society
2023-07-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-07-11, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-11) Advocates' Society
2023-07-07 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Notice of Name (rec' 07/10/23)
Proof of Service (rec' 07/10/23), Completed on: 2023-07-13, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10)
Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
2023-07-07 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service (rec' 07/17/23)
Filing Fee (rec' 07/17/23), Completed on: 2023-07-21, (Printed version filed on 2023-07-10)
Attorney General of Alberta
2023-07-06 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service (rec' 07/17/23)
Filing Fee (rec' 07/17/23), Completed on: 2023-07-21, (Electronic version filed on 2023-07-07)
Attorney General of British Columbia
2023-06-27 Notice of hearing sent to parties, via email.
2023-06-27 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2023-12-13, Day 2 - IN CAMERA HEARING - NO PUBLIC ATTENDANCE (FOR WEBCAST PURPOSES ONLY)
Judgment reserved
2023-06-27 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2023-12-12, Day 1
Adjourned
2023-06-20 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, Completed on: 2023-06-22 His Majesty the King
2023-06-12 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-06-14) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-06-14) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-12 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), AMENDED version filed on September 25, 2023., Completed on: 2023-06-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-10-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-12 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (3 volumes), Completed on: 2023-06-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-12 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-06-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-12 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-06-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B-Appeal Documents, (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-06-12 Appellant's record, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-06-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-06-12 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2023-06-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-06-13) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-06-09 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), (Electronic version due on 2023-06-16) Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-06-09 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2023-06-05 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-06-07, (Printed version due on 2023-06-12) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-06-02 Response to the motion to adduce new evidence, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-06-07, (Printed version due on 2023-06-09) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-05-26 Motion to adduce new evidence, (Book Form), SEALED / RESTRICTION
Missing: Form 23B (rec' 06/09/23), Proof of Service (rec' 06/09/23), Filing Fee (rec' 06/09/23), Completed on: 2023-06-13, (Printed version filed on 2023-05-31)
Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2023-05-04 Order on miscellaneous motion, by the Chief Justice (sent to all parties by email)
2023-05-04 Decision on miscellaneous motion, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the interveners, MédiaQMI Inc. and Groupe TVA Inc., to be named as appellants;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read:

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is granted.

Appellants MédiaQMI Inc. and Groupe TVA Inc. are joined to the group of appellants consisting of the following parties: Société Radio-Canada/Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, La Presse Inc., Coopérative nationale de l’information indépendante (CN2I) and Canadian Press Enterprises Inc.

The group of appellants shall serve and file a single factum, record, and book of authorities.

Granted
2023-05-04 Submission of miscellaneous motion, CJ
2023-05-01 Response to miscellaneous motion, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-05-01 His Majesty the King
2023-04-28 Response to miscellaneous motion, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-05-01 Attorney General of Quebec
2023-04-26 Order by, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

A sealing order is imposed, and will remain in effect unless otherwise ordered by the Court, a judge of this Court or the Registrar, on the following:

i) the confidential version of any material or document filed by the respondents, including but not limited to: the respondents’ factum and appeal record, any motions filed by the respondents, and the respondents’ responses to any motions filed by other parties;

i) the confidential version of any material or document filed by the intervener Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, including but not limited to the intervener’s factum;

ii) any material or document filed by any party that contains information that is protected by informer privilege. Such information includes but is not limited to: the identity of the respondent Named Person and of counsel for the respondents; the name, judicial district and file number of the court of first instance; and the investigating police service.


The requirements for service as set out in Rule 20 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada are modified for all parties.

Service will be effected as follows:

1) All documents filed by the appellants, interveners and any proposed interveners will be posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and will be deemed to have been served on the respondents in compliance with the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C., c. S. 26, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada. In the case of documents that are subject to the sealing order, the redacted version of the document will be posted;

2) Any non-confidential, redacted, or publicly available material or document filed by the respondents will be posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and will be deemed to have been served on all other parties in compliance with the Supreme Court Act and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada;

3) The effective day of service will be the day the document is posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada.

The respondents are exempted from serving to the appellants or to the interveners the confidential version of their factum and may instead serve a redacted version. This exemption also applies to any motions or responses to motions that may be filed by the respondents.


The respondents are exempted from serving to the appellants or to the interveners their record, except for any non-confidential or publicly available portion, if any.

The intervener Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, is exempted from serving to the other parties the confidential version of her factum and may instead serve a redacted version.

In addition, any sensitive information covered by informer privilege in this case will not be posted on the Court’s website, will not be transmitted to the other parties and will not be made accessible to the public.

The appellants’ respective factums, records, and books of authorities, if any, must be served and filed on or before June 12, 2023.

The respective factums and books of authorities, if any, of intervener Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, and of interveners named in the style of cause pursuant to Rule 22(3)(c)(i) must be served and filed on or before July 24, 2023.



The respondents’ factum, record, and book of authorities, if any, must be filed on or before August 11, 2023.

Any motion for leave to intervene may be served and filed on or before July 10, 2023.

Any response to a motion for leave to intervene may be filed on or before July 21, 2023.

Any reply to a response to a motion for leave to intervene may be filed on or before July 28, 2023.


This order will be posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and published in the Bulletin of Proceedings.
, Reg
Judgment accordingly
2023-04-20 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), MediaQMI is now represented by Fasken Martineau., (Printed version due on 2023-04-27) MediaQMI Inc., Groupe TVA Inc.
2023-04-20 Certificate (on limitations to public access) MediaQMI Inc., Groupe TVA Inc.
2023-04-20 Notice of miscellaneous motion, (Book Form), Statut d'appelantes
MISSING: Filing Fee, Incomplete
MediaQMI Inc., Groupe TVA Inc.
2023-04-14 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-04-14 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-04-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-04-14) Attorney General of Quebec
2023-04-14 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2023-04-14, (Printed version filed on 2023-04-14) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2023-03-16 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2023-03-16 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2023-03-16 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal, The applications for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Montréal), Number 500-10-007758-228, 2022 QCCA 984, dated July 20, 2022, are granted.

The motion by Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, to be added as an intervener on the applications for leave to appeal and on the appeals is granted. The intervener is permitted to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length and book of authorities, if any, within six (6) weeks following the date of service of the appellants’ factums, and is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeals. The request to include in the intervener’s factum certain elements from the records of the trial court or the Court of Appeal is dismissed, without prejudice to the intervener’s right to file a motion under Rule 59(1)(b) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Granted
2023-02-08 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B-Response to Motion to Add parties Attorney General of Quebec
2023-02-06 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, for consideration by the Court
2023-02-06 Submission of motion to add or substitute parties, for consideration by the Court
2022-12-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B-Response to Lucie Rondeau, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A-Response to Lucie Rondeau, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-12 Response to motion to add or substitute parties, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2022-12-19, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B-Reply, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A-Reply, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-12 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2022-12-19, (Printed version due on 2022-12-19) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-12-09 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Letter Form), No reply will be filed, Completed on: 2022-12-19, (Printed version due on 2022-12-16) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-11-24 Notice of change of solicitor, (Letter Form), Isabelle Kalar will replace Patricia Héneault and Christian Leblanc will be co-counsel. Sophie Arseneault will be agent., (Printed version due on 2022-12-01) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-11-24 Order on miscellaneous motion, by CHANTAL CARBONNEAU
2022-11-24 Decision on the miscellaneous motion, Reg, UPON APPLICATION by the respondents for:

1) an order sealing the confidential version of the respondents’ responses to the applications for leave to appeal, the record filed by the respondents, their motion to impose a sealing order, to dispense with compliance to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and for a substitution of service (“miscellaneous motion”) and the affidavit in support, and forms 23A and 23B; and

2) an order permitting the respondents to serve solely a redacted version of their responses to the applications for leave to appeal, their miscellaneous motion and supporting affidavit, and forms 23A and 23B; and

3) an order for substitutional service for the redacted versions of the respondents’ responses to the applications for leave to appeal, their miscellaneous motion and supporting affidavit, and forms 23A and 23B, pursuant to Rule 20(10) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motion is granted.

A sealing order is imposed, and will remain in effect unless otherwise ordered by the Court, a judge of this Court or the Registrar, on the following:

1) the confidential versions of the respondents’ responses to the applications for leave to appeal;

2) the confidential versions of the motion to impose a sealing order, to dispense with compliance with the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and for a substitution of service and supporting affidavit, and of forms 23A and 23B;

3) the entire record filed by the respondents in support of their responses to the applications for leave to appeal.

The respondents are exempted from serving to the applicants the confidential versions of their responses to applications for leave to appeal, their miscellaneous motion and their forms 23A and 23B and may instead serve redacted versions.

The respondents are exempted from serving to the applicants the entirety of the record filed in support of their responses to the applications for leave to appeal.

Service on the applicants of the redacted versions of the responses to the applications for leave to appeal, the miscellaneous motion and the affidavit in support, and the forms 23A and 23B will be made by posting the filed materials on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and will be deemed to have been effected in compliance with the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C., c. S 26, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada.

This order will be posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and published in the Bulletin of Proceedings.

Any party entitled to file a response to the redacted version of the miscellaneous motion may file it on or before December 12, 2022.

Any party entitled to file a reply to the redacted versions of the responses to the applications for leave to appeal may file it on or before December 12, 2022.

AND IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:

Any party entitled to file a response to the motion to be added as a party by the intervener Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, may file it on or before December 12, 2022.

Any further documents filed in connection with this matter, redacted or public, including any replies to the responses to the applications for leave to appeal, any response to the miscellaneous motion of the respondents and any response to the motion to be added as a party by the intervener Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec, will be posted on the Court’s website and will be deemed to have been served in accordance with the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C., c. S 26, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada.

In addition, no sensitive information covered by the informer privilege in this case will be posted on the Court’s website, will not be transmitted to the other parties and will not be made accessible to the public.

Granted
2022-11-24 Submission of miscellaneous motion, Reg
2022-11-21 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B; SEALED
Redacted copy rec'd 2022/11/21, (Electronic version filed on 2022-11-21)
His Majesty the King
2022-11-21 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A; SEALED
Redacted copy rec'd 2022/11/21, (Electronic version filed on 2022-11-21)
His Majesty the King
2022-11-21 Notice of miscellaneous motion, (Book Form), Motion seeking various relief
SEALED - Redacted version rec'd 2022/11/21, Completed on: 2022-11-22, (Electronic version filed on 2022-11-21)
His Majesty the King
2022-11-21 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Included in the respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal), Response to AGQ
SEALED - Redacted copies rec'd 2022/11/21, Completed on: 2022-11-22
Named Person
2022-11-21 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Response to CBC
SEALED - Redacted copies rec'd 2022/11/21, Completed on: 2022-11-22, (Electronic version filed on 2022-11-21)
His Majesty the King
2022-11-17 Response to motion to add or substitute parties, (Letter Form), 23B Missing-rec'd 02/08/2023, Completed on: 2023-02-03, (Printed version due on 2022-11-24) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-11-10 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B, (Printed version filed on 2022-11-10) Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2022-11-10 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A, (Printed version filed on 2022-11-10) Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2022-11-10 Motion to add or substitute parties, (Book Form), CONFIDENTIAL
Redacted copy filed 2022/11/10, Completed on: 2022-11-22, (Printed version filed on 2022-11-10)
Lucie Rondeau, in her capacity as Chief Justice of the Court of Quebec
2022-10-20 Order on motion to directions, by CHANTAL CARBONNEAU
2022-10-20 Decision on motion for directions, Reg, UPON APPLICATION by the applicants, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada, La Presse inc., Coopérative nationale de l’information indépendante (CN21), Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. and the Attorney General of Quebec, for an order:

1) excusing the applicants from the requirement to serve on the two (2) respondents their applications for leave to appeal, their miscellaneous motions and any future proceeding in this case;

2) permitting the applicants to file in the Registry of the Supreme Court of Canada the two (2) copies intended for the two (2) respondents of the applications for leave to appeal and the miscellaneous motions, as well as any other future document in this case;

3) directing the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada to contact the office of the Quebec Court of Appeal in order to transmit to the respondents the two (2) applications for leave to appeal and the two (2) miscellaneous motions, as well as any other future document in this case, and to consider this to be sufficient service;

4) directing the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada to contact the office of the Quebec Court of Appeal in order to obtain, in a confidential manner, an official, complete and signed copy of the judgments to which the applications for leave to appeal relate, as well as for any other document in the court record;

5) excusing the applicants from the requirement to attach to their applications for leave to appeal an official and complete copy of the judgments of the Quebec Court of Appeal, as well as the trial judgment, to which the applications for leave to appeal relate;

6) granting an extension of time to serve and file the applications for leave to appeal and the miscellaneous motions;

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motions are granted in part.

Service of the applications for leave to appeal and the miscellaneous motions on the respondents will be made by posting the filed materials on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and will be deemed to have been effected in compliance with the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C., c. S 26, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada.

This order will be posted on the website of the Supreme Court of Canada and published in the Bulletin of Proceedings.

Any party with standing in this case may serve and file a response to the applications for leave to appeal and the miscellaneous motions on or before November 21, 2022.

All other motions by the applicants will be dealt with by the Court at the same time as the applications for leave to appeal.

Allowed in part
2022-10-20 Submission of motion for directions, Reg
2022-10-13 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2022/10/13 (AGQ)
2022-10-13 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2022/10/13 (CBC)
2022-10-06 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), MediaQMI Inc., Groupe TVA Inc., consent to be listed as interveners in these matters, however they will not be filing a response to the applications., (Printed version filed on 2022-10-14) MediaQMI Inc., Groupe TVA Inc.
2022-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-04) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-04) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-09-29 Motion for directions, (Book Form), "Motion for Directions, Dispense with Rules, Special Mode of Service and Extension of Time", Completed on: 2022-10-04, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-14) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-09-29 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2022-10-04, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-04) Attorney General of Quebec
2022-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-09-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-09-29 Notice of name, (Letter Form), (Printed version filed on 2022-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-09-29 Motion for directions, (Book Form), "Motion for Directions, Dispense with Rules, Special Mode of Service and Extension of Time", (Printed version filed on 2022-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
2022-09-29 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2022-10-06, (Printed version filed on 2022-10-06) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation