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Civil Litigation - Civil procedure - Parties - Intervenors - Requirement of interest -

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by the Information and Privacy Commissioner for leave to intervene and to adduce evidence in an appeal from an order directing the Province to produce certain health care records. The Province commenced an action to recover tobacco-related health care costs. It planned to use raw data from several government databases to produce statistical evidence in support of its claim on causation and damages. The data came from health care records and documents of individual insured persons. The defendant obtained an order for the production of...