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APPEALS - Publication bans and confidentiality orders

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 8:25 AM  

Motion by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for access to sealed DVD audio recording exhibits. The appellants were two accused tried jointly for various terrorism offences. At trial, several DVDs containing audio recordings and related transcripts were filed as exhibits. The recordings included conversations with undercover police operatives. In advance of jury selection, the Crown sought several orders designed to prevent disclosure of information that could reveal the identity of the undercover operatives. The trial judge granted a sealing order and publication ban in respect of...