Docket

38478

Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness v. Attorney General of Quebec, et al.

(Quebec) (Civil) (As of Right)

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

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2019-12-12 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties seeking their comments on a possible lock-up.
2019-11-08 Media lock-up requested or proposed
2019-10-22 Transcript received, 138 pages
2019-10-10 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2019-10-10 Hearing of the appeal, 2019-10-10, CJ Abe Mo Ka Côt Br Row Mar Kas
Judgment reserved
2019-10-10 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-10-10 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-10-10 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-10-10 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian Human Rights Commission
2019-10-10 Amicus curiae's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Douglas Mitchell
2019-10-10 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Canada
2019-10-10 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Quebec
2019-10-10 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-10-02 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 3 reserved seats requested. Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-10-01 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 1 reserved seat requested. Douglas Mitchell
2019-09-26 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Alexander Pless and Liliane Bantourakis will appear before the court. Mr. Pless will present oral arguments. Attorney General of Canada
2019-09-26 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Frank Addario and Samara Secter will appear before the court. Mr. Addario will present oral arguments. Privacy Commissioner of Canada
2019-09-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 7 reserved seats requested. Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-09-25 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C., Bruce B. Ryder, Michael Sobkin and William Colish will appear before the court. Mr. Arvay will present oral arguments. Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-09-24 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), 2 reserved seats requested. Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-09-24 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Christopher Richter and Nick Kennedy will appear before the court. Mr. Richter will present oral arguments. Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-09-23 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Dana J. Brûlé will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments. Attorney General for Saskatchewan
2019-09-20 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Time and order for arguments. Attorney General of Quebec
2019-09-20 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Michael Bookman will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments. Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-09-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Time and order for arguments.
Douglas Mitchell
2019-09-18 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Time and order for arguments. Attorney General of Canada
2019-09-18 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Fiona Keith and Daniel Poulin will appear before the court. Fiona Keith will present oral arguments.
Canadian Human Rights Commission
2019-09-17 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), J. Gareth Morley and Zachary Froese will appear before the court. Mr. Morley will present oral arguments.
Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-09-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Francis Demers and Samuel Chayer will appear before the court. Mr. Demers will present oral arguments. Attorney General of Quebec
2019-09-09 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Douglas Mitchell, Olga Redko and Léa Charbonneau will appear before the court. Mr. Douglas will present oral arguments. Douglas Mitchell
2019-08-28 Amicus curiae's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-08-28 Douglas Mitchell
2019-08-28 Amicus curiae's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-08-28 Douglas Mitchell
2019-08-07 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2019-07-31 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2019-10-10
Judgment reserved
2019-07-18 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Filed in English and French. 18 copies missing-rec'd 2019/07/23, Completed on: 2019-07-23 Attorney General of Canada
2019-07-18 Reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-07-18 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-07-05 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the amicus curiae.
2019-07-04 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-07-04 Privacy Commissioner of Canada
2019-07-04 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-07-04 Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-07-03 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service (rec' 07/04/19), Completed on: 2019-07-04 Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-07-03 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service (rec' 07/04/19), Completed on: 2019-07-09 Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-07-03 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-07-03 Canadian Human Rights Commission
2019-07-03 Order by, CJ,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
Mr. Douglas Mitchell is appointed as amicus curiae to assist the Court by serving and filing a factum not exceeding forty (40) pages and a book of authorities, if any, on or before August 28, 2019, and by making oral submissions at the hearing of the appeal.
The reasonable fees and disbursements of Mr. Douglas Mitchell shall be paid, on consent, by the Attorney General of Canada.
Granted
2019-06-27 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by WAGNER CJ.
*REVISED*

UPON APPLICATION by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists and the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene are granted and the said four (4) interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before July 4, 2019.
The said four (4) interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The appellant and the respondent, Attorney General of Canada, are each permitted to serve and file a single factum not exceeding five (5) pages in reply to the interventions on or before July 18, 2019.
The interveners are 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 interveners shall pay to the appellant and the respondents any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:
The Attorney General of British Columbia and the Attorney General for Saskatchewan are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
2019-06-04 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-06-04 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-06-04 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-06-04 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-06-04 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-06-04 Attorney General for Saskatchewan
2019-05-23 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by WAGNER C.J.
2019-05-23 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, CJ,
UPON APPLICATION by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists and the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene are granted and the said four (4) interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before July 4, 2019.
The said four (4) interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
The appellant and the respondent, Attorney General of Canada, are each permitted to serve and file a single factum not exceeding five (5) pages in reply to the interventions on or before July 8, 2019.
The interveners are 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 interveners shall pay to the appellant and the respondents any additional disbursements resulting from their interventions.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:
The Attorney General of British Columbia and the Attorney General for Saskatchewan are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
Granted
2019-05-23 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, CJ
2019-05-10 Appeal perfected for hearing
2019-05-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Detailed table of contents (already in record) Attorney General of Canada
2019-05-08 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Attorney General of Canada
2019-05-08 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-05-08 Attorney General of Canada
2019-05-08 Respondent's record, (Book Form), (16 volumes), Completed on: 2019-05-08 Attorney General of Canada
2019-05-08 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), French and English versions filed., Completed on: 2019-05-08 Attorney General of Canada
2019-05-08 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-05-08 Attorney General of Quebec
2019-05-01 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties.
Letter from the Registrar informing Attorney General of British Columbia that its responses to the motions for leave to intervene cannot be accepted for filing.
2019-04-29 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Samuel Chayer. RE: Role of Mr. Mitchell. Attorney General of Quebec
2019-04-26 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joseph J. Arvay, O.C., Q.C. RE: Role of Mr. Mitchell. Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-04-23 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), MISSING: proof of service (received 2019-04-24), Completed on: 2019-04-24 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-04-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Alexander Pless. Submissions on the Role of Mr. Douglas Mitchell. Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-17 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-04-17 Attorney General of Canada
2019-04-10 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form),
*Not accepted for filing*, Completed on: 2019-04-10
Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
2019-04-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Privacy Commissioner of Canada
2019-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), MISSING: filing fee (received 2019-04-11), Completed on: 2019-04-12 Privacy Commissioner of Canada
2019-04-10 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form),
*Not accepted for filing*, Completed on: 2019-04-10
Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian Human Rights Commission
2019-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Canadian Human Rights Commission
2019-04-10 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form),
*Not accepted for filing*, Completed on: 2019-04-10
Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-04-10 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-04-10 Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2019-04-09 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form),
*Not accepted for filing*, Completed on: 2019-04-09
Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-03-13 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), Michael Sobkin is now agent for the Appellant. Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-03-13 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-03-13 Appellant's record, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-03-14 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-03-13 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), service missing-rec'd 2019/03/14, Completed on: 2019-03-14 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-03-11 Notice of change of counsel, (Letter Form), Dana J. Brûlé is now counsel for the Intervener. Attorney General for Saskatchewan
2019-02-28 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Notice of appeal – As of right)
2019-02-12 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-02-12 Attorney General for Saskatchewan
2019-02-12 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-02-12 Attorney General of British Columbia
2019-01-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Pierre Landry. Request to schedule in fall 2019 session. Attorney General of Quebec
2019-01-23 Letter acknowledging receipt of a notice of appeal
2019-01-21 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Amicus Douglas Mitchell
2019-01-16 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-01-16 Notice of name, (Letter Form) Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-01-16 Notice of constitutional question(s), (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-01-16 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness
2019-01-16 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2019-01-16 Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness