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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions - Procedure - Discovery - Production and inspection of documents - Appeals - Interlocutory or final orders - Quashing of

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 @ 8:34 AM  

Motion by the defendant, the Crown, to quash an appeal brought by the plaintiff, JK. The plaintiff was the representative plaintiff in a proposed class action on behalf of individuals detained at youth detention centres, and placed in secure isolation while under the age of 18. The affidavit filed in support of certification recounted the plaintiff's experiences and included descriptions of the detention centres and solitary confinement. The Crown sought to cross-examine the plaintiff on the affidavit. In support, the Crown moved for production of the...