Sufficient factual setting for trial — Organization working on behalf of persons with disabilities initiating constitutional challenge to certain provisions of provincial mental health legislation — Attorney General successfully applying to have claim dismissed for lack of standing — Court of Appeal remitting matter for fresh consideration of public interest standing in view of its holding that principles of legality and access to justice merit particular weight in standing analysis and that application judge erred in finding that particular factual context of individual case was required — Whether legality and access to justice merit particular weight in framework governing public interest standing — Whether individual plaintiff necessary for sufficient factual setting to exist at trial — Whether organization should be granted public interest standing. — appeal dismissed 06/23/2022 — Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for three interveners.

Read the lower court decision from the BCCA here.

Read the full SCC decision here.