Docket

38801

Her Majesty the Queen v. G.F., et al.

(Ontario) (Criminal) (By Leave)

(Publication ban in case)

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

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2021-06-16 Appeal closed
2021-05-14 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Côt Br Row Mar Kas, The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Numbers C65125 and C65126, 2019 ONCA 493, dated June 14, 2019, heard on October 14, 2020, is allowed. The order of the Court of Appeal is set aside, and the respondents’ convictions are restored. Côté J. dissents.
Allowed
2020-10-30 Transcript received, 96 pages
2020-10-30 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Condensed Book G.F.
2020-10-29 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Condensed Book Her Majesty the Queen
2020-10-14 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2020-10-14 Hearing of the appeal, 2020-10-14, CJ Abe Mo Ka Côt Br Row Mar Kas
Judgment reserved
2020-10-13 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form) Her Majesty the Queen
2020-10-09 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form) G.F.
2020-10-01 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Peter Sankoff will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.
Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario
2020-09-29 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Philippe Cowle will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments. Her Majesty the Queen
2020-09-17 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), RE: Reply to Respondent's Factum Her Majesty the Queen
2020-09-04 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Alison Craig and Riaz Sayani will appear before the court. Ms. Craig will present oral arguments.
G.F.
2020-09-02 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2020-08-26 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B G.F.
2020-08-26 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) G.F.
2020-08-26 Respondent's record, (Book Form), (2 volumes), Completed on: 2020-08-26, (Printed version filed on 2020-08-27) G.F.
2020-08-26 Respondent's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-26 G.F.
2020-08-26 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-26, (Printed version filed on 2020-08-27) G.F.
2020-08-25 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2020-10-14, In order for the appeal to proceed on October 14, 2020, the filing schedule for outstanding material will be as follows:

a) The respondent’s record, factum and book of authorities, if any, shall be served and filed on or before August 12, 2020. EXTENDED TO AUGUST 26, As per deputy registrar letter

Judgment reserved
2020-08-24 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, Respondents,from Deputy Registrar, Re: extension of time for respondent's factum
2020-08-21 Correspondence received from, Appellant by email, Re: will not be filing a reply factum Her Majesty the Queen
2020-08-18 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-18, (Printed version filed on 2020-08-18) Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario
2020-07-14 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted), (sent by email to all parties on July 15, 2020)
2020-07-08 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by Justice Abella (sent to parties by email)
2020-07-08 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Abe, UPON APPLICATION by Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion for leave to intervene is granted and the said intervener shall be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed ten (10) pages in length on or before August 19, 2020.

The said intervener is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.

The intervener is not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.

The appellant is permitted to file a reply factum not to exceed five (5) pages in length on or before August 26, 2020.

Any persons wishing to intervene in this appeal must serve and file a motion for leave to intervene on or before July 15, 2020. Any further intervener granted leave to intervene under Rule 59 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada must also serve and file its respective factum, not to exceed ten (10) pages, and book of authorities, if any, on or before August 19, 2020.

Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the intervener shall pay to the appellant and the respondent any additional disbursements resulting from their intervention.

Granted
2020-07-08 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Abe
2020-05-28 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2020-06-02, (Printed version due on 2020-06-04) Her Majesty the Queen
2020-05-21 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), filing fee to be collected when possible, Incomplete Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario
2020-05-21 Notice of name Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario
2020-04-14 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Record Her Majesty the Queen
2020-04-14 Certificate of counsel (attesting to record), (Letter Form) Her Majesty the Queen
2020-04-14 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (8 volumes), Completed on: 2020-04-14, (Printed version filed on 2020-08-26) Her Majesty the Queen
2020-04-14 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B - Factum Her Majesty the Queen
2020-04-14 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-04-14, (Printed version filed on 2020-08-26) Her Majesty the Queen
2020-02-07 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B Her Majesty the Queen
2020-02-07 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-02-07 Her Majesty the Queen
2020-01-10 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2020-01-10 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2020-01-09 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal, The motion to join two Court of Appeal for Ontario files in a single application for leave to appeal is granted. The motion for an extension of time to serve and file the response to the application for leave to appeal is granted. The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Numbers C65125 and C65126, 2019 ONCA 493, dated June 14, 2019, is granted.

The schedule for serving and filing materials will be set by the Registrar.
Granted
2020-01-09 Decision on motion to extend time, See judgment on application.
Granted
2020-01-09 Decision on the miscellaneous motion, See judgment on application.
Granted
2019-11-25 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, for consideration by the Court
2019-11-25 Submission of motion to extend time, for consideration by the Court
2019-11-25 Submission of miscellaneous motion, for consideration by the Court
2019-11-12 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B Her Majesty the Queen
2019-11-12 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-11-12 Her Majesty the Queen
2019-11-01 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B G.F.
2019-11-01 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A - Amended form 23A required G.F.
2019-11-01 Motion to extend time, (Letter Form), Missing : Filing Fee, Incomplete G.F.
2019-11-01 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2019-11-01 G.F.
2019-09-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Consent to the motion to join. G.F.
2019-09-25 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-25 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), RE: Motion to Join Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-25 Notice of miscellaneous motion, (Book Form), Motion to Join.
, Completed on: 2019-11-27
Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-24 Letter acknowledging receipt of an incomplete application for leave to appeal, FILE OPENED 2019/09/24
2019-09-13 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23B Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-13 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form), 23A Her Majesty the Queen
2019-09-13 Application for leave to appeal, (Book Form), Motion to Join required (rec' 09/25/19), Completed on: 2019-10-23 Her Majesty the Queen