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B.C. court rules evidentiary matters should not be appealed until trials conclude

Thursday, August 03, 2017 @ 3:15 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled that appeals made on evidentiary matters should be made after a trial concludes and not mid-trial. The court said counsel should refrain from submitting appeal orders and judges should decline to sign them.

Peter Gall, Gall Legge Grant Zwack LLPThis issue was raised in Cambie Surgeries Corp. v. British Columbia (Attorney General) 2017 BCCA 287 when the applicants, collectively known as Cambie Surgeries Corporation, appealed three decisions concerning expert evidence on the basis that each decision gave rise...