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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Practice and procedure - Parties - Standing

Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 2:33 PM  

Appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal affirming Jones’ convictions for firearms and drug trafficking offences and the pre-trial application ruling. Jones’ convictions rested on records of text messages seized from a Telus account associated with Waldron, his co-accused, pursuant to a production order obtained under s. 487.012 (now s. 487.014) of the Criminal Code (Code). As in the courts below, Jones challenged this production order under s. 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter). He argued that law enforcement...