Whether the applicant’s confession, obtained through a “Mr. Big” investigation, was sufficiently reliable to be admitted into evidence at trial — If so, whether the applicant’s confession was sufficiently reliable for the Crown to prove beyond a reasonable doubt the necessary intent for a conviction of second degree murder — What constitutes a “Mr. Big” confession? — To what extent is the framework developed in R. v. Bradshaw, 2017 SCC 35,  1 S.C.R. 865, applicable in the context of “Mr. Big” confessions? — How should courts ensure a proper separation between the test for establishing the threshold and ultimate reliability of a “Mr. Big” confession? — dismissed 01/13/2022 — Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.
Read the lower court decision from the ABCA here.