Scheduled Hearings

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The Fall Session of the Supreme Court of Canada commences on October 3, 2016; the Winter Session on January 9, 2017 and; the Spring Session on April 17, 2017.

Hearings normally begin at 9:30 a.m. However, the Court may start at 9:00 a.m. without prior public notice. Where two cases are scheduled on a given day, the second case may be heard either immediately after the first one or at 2:00 p.m. For up-to-date information on the hearing time of a given case, please consult the docket information for the case in question on the SCC Case Information page on the morning of the hearing.

Courtroom proceedings will be webcast live unless a case is deemed to be unsuitable for webcasting due to a publication ban or privacy concerns. As of October 2016, hearings are being webcast in HTML format for mobile devices. If you are using a computer or any other device, you may have to use the Adobe Flash Player reader to view webcasts.

Scheduled Hearings from October 2 to December 31, 2017

Date Case Name Status Webcast
2017-10-03 Ville de Montréal, et al. v. Davide Lonardi, et al. (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 37184 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-03 Charles Gerald Patrick v. Her Majesty the Queen (British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37514 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-04 Delta Air Lines Inc. v. Gábor Lukács (Federal Court) (Civil) (By Leave) 37276 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-05 James Chadwick Rankin, carrying on business as Rankin's Garage & Sales v. J.J. by his Litigation Guardian, J.A.J., et al. (Ontario) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37323 Tentative date
(Publication ban in case)
(Publication ban on party)
(Certain information not available to the public)
To be determined
2017-10-11 Richard Alan Suter v. Her Majesty the Queen (Alberta) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37247 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-12 Jeffrey G. Ewert v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada (the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, the Warden of Kent Institution and the Warden of Mission Institution) (Federal Court) (Civil) (By Leave) 37233 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-13 Michael Shawn Bourgeois v. Her Majesty the Queen (Alberta) (Criminal) (As of Right) 37461 Tentative date
(Publication ban in case)
To be determined
2017-10-30 Benjamin Robinson v. Her Majesty the Queen (British Columbia) (Criminal) (As of Right / By Leave) 37411 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-30 Kwesi Millington v. Her Majesty the Queen (British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37235 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-31 Centrale des syndicats du Québec, et al. v. Attorney General of Quebec, et al. (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 37002 Tentative date To be determined
2017-10-31 Attorney General of Québec v. Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la santé et des services sociaux, et al. (Quebec) (Civil) (By Leave) 37347 Tentative date To be determined
Date Case Name Status Webcast
2017-11-01 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v. Her Majesty the Queen (Alberta) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37360 Tentative date
(Publication ban in case)
To be determined
2017-11-02 Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (Vaughn Lee - Chairman and Elders James Scott Lang and Joe Gurney) and Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses v. Randy Wall (Alberta) (Civil) (By Leave) 37273 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-03 Bruce Carson v. Her Majesty the Queen (Ontario) (Criminal) (As of Right) 37506 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-06 Joseph Peter Paul Groia v. Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) (Civil) (By Leave) 37112 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-07 Valard Constructions Ltd. v. Bird Construction Company (Alberta) (Civil) (By Leave) 37272 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-08 Her Majesty the Queen v. Justine Awashish (Quebec) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37207 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-09 United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, USW Local 8782, et al. v. U.S. Steel Canada Inc., et al. (Ontario) (Civil) (By Leave) 37284 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-27 Marie Eve Magoon v. Her Majesty the Queen (Alberta) (Criminal) (As of Right / By Leave) 37416 Tentative date
(Publication ban in case)
To be determined
2017-11-27 Spencer Lee Jordan v. Her Majesty the Queen (Alberta) (Criminal) (As of Right / By Leave) 37479 Tentative date
(Publication ban in case)
To be determined
2017-11-28 Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada (Federal Court) (Civil) (By Leave) 37208 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-29 Wing Wha Wong v. Her Majesty the Queen (British Columbia) (Criminal) (By Leave) 37367 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-30 Trinity Western University, et al. v. Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) (Civil) (By Leave) 37209 Tentative date To be determined
2017-11-30 Law Society of British Columbia v. Trinity Western University, et al. (British Columbia) (Civil) (By Leave) 37318 Tentative date To be determined