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PROCEDURE - Trials - Publication bans and confidentiality orders

Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 1:35 PM  

Appeal by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal which set aside the decision that dismissed the Crown’s motion for an interlocutory injunction. In March 2016, the Crown obtained a publication ban in connection with the trial of an accused who was charged with the first degree murder of a person under the age of 18. Two articles which pre-existed the publication ban and which identified the victim by name and photograph, continued to exist on CBC’s website. Because CBC...