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Recent News

July 6, 2017:

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R. v. Alex, 2017 SCC 37, regarding Whether phrase “pursuant to a demand made under subsection 254(3)” of Criminal Code means demand for breath sample made by police must be lawful for evidentiary shortcuts to apply. Also whether previous Court ruling which found that requirement of reasonable grounds to demand breath sample was not precondition to operation of shortcuts remains good law. The SCC dismissed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for one of the Interveners.

June 29, 2017:

The SCC granted the application for leave to appeal from the decision Person in Charge of Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care v. Gonzalez, 2017 ONCA 102. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

June 29, 2017:

The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Prophet River First Nation, et al. v. B.C. Minister of the Environment, et al., 2017 BCCA 58. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.