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Civil Litigation - Civil procedure - Discovery - Production and inspection of documents - Privileged documents - Crown privilege or public interest - Documents prepared in contemplation of litigation

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeals by the federal and provincial Crown defendants from a documentary production ruling involving determination of the scope of litigation privilege. The plaintiff’s daughter and another individual were shot and killed in their home. The Crown believed the murder arose from the daughter’s involvement in a marijuana grow operation. A neighbour reported the gunshots to police. RCMP attended the neighbourhood but did not speak to the neighbour and left the scene after failing to detect evidence of a shooting. The plaintiff’s daughter was paralyzed in the...