Docket

34788

Attorney General of Canada, et al. v. Terri Jean Bedford, et al.

(Ontario) (Criminal) (By Leave)

(Sealing order)

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2014-02-06 Record returned to, Trial Court (22 Boxes)
2014-02-06 Record returned to the Registrar of the Court of Appeal, 1 Box
2014-02-03 Correspondence received from, Bill Merryweather re: Refusal for alternative access to lock-up Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2014-02-03 Appeal closed
2014-01-17 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, The judgment rendered on December 20, 2013, is amended as follows:
The appeals from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Numbers C52799 and C52814, 2012 ONCA 186, dated March 26, 2012, heard on June 13, 2013, are dismissed and the cross-appeal is allowed. Section 210, as it relates to prostitution, and sections 212(1)(j) and 213(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, are declared to be inconsistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and are void. The word “prostitution” is struck from the definition of “common bawdy house” in section 197(1) of the Criminal Code as it applies to section 210 only. The declaration of invalidity is suspended for one year, effective December 20, 2013.
The reasons for judgment are amended accordingly.
2014-01-10 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Attorney General of Canada requesting clarification concerning the judgment on behalf of appellants and respondents. Attorney General of Canada
2013-12-30 Appeal closed
2013-12-23 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2013-12-23 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2013-12-20 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa, The appeals from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Numbers C52799 and C52814, 2012 ONCA 186, dated March 26, 2012, heard on June 13, 2013, are dismissed and the cross-appeal is allowed. Sections 210, 212(1)(j) and 213(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, are declared to be inconsistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and are void. The declaration of invalidity is suspended for one year.
Dismissed
2013-12-20 Judgment on the cross-appeal rendered, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa
Allowed
2013-12-16 Correspondence received from, HALCO, regarding media lock-up. Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-12-16 Correspondence received from, PIVOT, dated 2013-12-13 regarding media lock up. Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-07-11 Media lock-up request accepted
2013-07-09 Media lock-up consent form received from Attorney General of Ontario
2013-07-03 Media lock-up consent form received from Terri Jean Bedford
2013-07-03 Media lock-up consent form received from Attorney General of Canada
2013-06-27 Transcript received, (253 pages)
2013-06-25 Media lock-up letter, consent form and undertaking sample sent to all parties
2013-06-19 Media lock-up requested
2013-06-13 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2013-06-13 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-06-13 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-06-13 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-06-13 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-06-13 Intervener's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-06-13 Respondent's condensed book, Submitted in Court - 2 volumes (14 copies) Terri Jean Bedford
2013-06-13 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Ontario
2013-06-13 Appellant's condensed book, Submitted in Court (14 copies) Attorney General of Canada
2013-06-13 Acknowledgement and consent for video taping of proceedings, From all parties
2013-06-13 Hearing of the appeal, 2013-06-13, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa
Judgment reserved
2013-06-13 Decision on motion to strike out, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa
Dismissed
2013-06-11 Correspondence received from, Jonathan Shime by fax, re: response to the letter of Megan Stephens dated June 11, 2013 (submitted to the Court June 12/13) Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-06-11 Response to motion to strike out, (Letter Form), from Megan Stephens by e-mail (submitted to the Court June 11/13), Completed on: 2013-06-11 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-06-06 Submission of motion to strike out, to the Court, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa
2013-06-06 Supplemental document, CD that includes materials filed at the SCC and the courts below accompanied by a letter (Submitted to the Court on June 6, 2013), Completed on: 2013-06-06 Attorney General of Canada
2013-06-06 Correspondence received from, Daniel Sheppard dated June 6/13 re other interveners (submitted to the Court June 6/13) Terri Jean Bedford
2013-06-06 Correspondence received from, Michael Morris dated June 5, 2013. Re: Amend pages 6, 8 and 48 in the factum of the respondent on cross-appeal (Submitted to the Court on June 6, 2013) Attorney General of Canada
2013-06-05 Response to motion to strike out, (Letter Form), from Michael H. Morris dated June 5/13 (submitted to the Court June 6/13), Completed on: 2013-06-05 Attorney General of Canada
2013-06-05 Correspondence received from, 4 reserved seats requested Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-06-05 Correspondence received from, 2 reserved seats requested Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-06-05 Correspondence received from, 3 reserved seats requested British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2013-06-05 Order by, Wa, FURTHER TO THE ORDER dated April 30, 2013, granting leave to intervene to the Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society, the Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario , the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Native Women's Association of Canada, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes, Concertation des luttes contre l'exploitation sexuelle, Regroupement québécois des centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel and Vancouver Rape Relief Society, the Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Institut Simone de Beauvoir, the AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution and the Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.;
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT the said interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding ten (10) minutes at the hearing of the appeal except for the Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, which has withdrawn its request to present oral argument
Granted
2013-06-05 Response to motion to strike out, (Book Form), (submitted to the Court June 6/13), Completed on: 2013-06-06 Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-06-04 Notice of appearance, Brent Olthuis, Megan Vis-Dunbar and Michael Sobkin will be present at the hearing. British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2013-06-04 Correspondence received from, 3 reserved seats requested AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution
2013-06-04 Notice of appearance, Robert Staley, Ranjan Agarwal, Amanda McLachlan and Russell Browne will be present at the hearing. Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-06-04 Notice of appearance, Gwendoline Allison will be present at the hearing. AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution
2013-06-04 Notice of appearance, Jonathan Shime, Renee Lang and Megan Schwartzentruber will be present at the hearing Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-06-03 Notice of appearance, Georgialee Lang, Donald Hutchinson and Faye Sonier will be present at the hearing. Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-06-03 Correspondence received from, 4 reserved seats requested Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-06-03 Motion to strike out, (Book Form), paragraphs 22 to 29 of the factum of the intervener Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and tabs 7,10,11,13, 14,18 and 20 of their book of Authorities (submitted to the Court June 6/13), Completed on: 2013-06-03 Terri Jean Bedford
2013-06-03 Correspondence received from, 1 reserved seat requested Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-06-03 Notice of appearance, Walid Hijazi will be present at the hearing. Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-06-03 Correspondence received from, Walid Hizaji dated June 3/13 re request 10 min. of oral argument Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-06-03 Notice of appearance, Janine Benedet and Fay Faraday will be present at the hearing. Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-06-03 Notice of appearance, Christa Big Canoe and Emily Hill will be present at the hearing Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.
2013-06-03 Correspondence received from, Michael Morris dated May 31, 2013. Re: Minor errors in the footnote Attorney General of Canada
2013-05-31 Notice of appearance, No one will be appearing at the hearing. Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-05-30 Respondent's book of authorities - cross appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-05-30 Respondent's factum - cross appeal, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, (2 volumes), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-05-30 Respondent's book of authorities - cross appeal, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Canada
2013-05-30 Respondent's factum - cross appeal, Amended factum filed on June 6, 2013, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Canada
2013-05-30 Notice of appearance, Michael Morris, Nancy Dennison and Gail Sinclair will be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Canada
2013-05-30 Correspondence received from, 4 reserved seats requested Attorney General of Canada
2013-05-30 Notice of appearance, Jamie Klukach, Christine Bartlett-Hughes and Megan Stephens will be present at the hearing. Attorney General of Ontario
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Quebec
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Attorney General of Quebec
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, (2 volumes), Completed on: 2013-05-30 Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-05-30 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-30 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2013-05-30 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-30 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2013-05-29 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-05-29 AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution
2013-05-29 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2013-05-29 AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution
2013-05-29 Notice of appearance, Marlys A. Edwardh, Daniel Sheppard and Alan N. Young will be present at the hearing. Ms. Edwardh and Professor Young will make oral submissions. Terri Jean Bedford
2013-05-29 Notice of appearance, Katrina Pacey, Elin Sigurdson, Lisa Glowacki and Kathleen Kinch will be present at the hearing. Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-05-28 Correspondence received from, Christa Big Canoe dated May 27, 2013. Re: Charles McDonald will be acting as agent Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.
2013-05-27 Correspondence received from, 4 reserved seats requested David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-05-27 Notice of appearance, Cheryl Milne and Joseph Arvay will be present at the hearing. David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-05-21 Correspondence received from, 8 reserved seats requested if granted Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-05-14 Correspondence received from, Fiona Campbell dated May 14/13 re: request for 8 reserved seats Terri Jean Bedford
2013-05-14 Notice of appearance, Sylvain Leboeuf and Julie Dassylva will be present at the hearing. Sylvain Leboeuf will present oral submissions. Attorney General of Quebec
2013-05-09 Correspondence received from, Frédérick Langlois re: notice of agent Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-05-08 Notice of withdrawal Attorney General of British Columbia
2013-05-03 Appeal perfected for hearing
2013-05-02 Respondent's book of authorities, Joint, Completed on: 2013-05-02 Terri Jean Bedford
2013-05-02 Respondent's factum, Joint, Completed on: 2013-05-02 Terri Jean Bedford
2013-05-02 Correspondence received from, 7 reserved seats requested Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-04-30 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (by WAGNER J.)
2013-04-30 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Wa, UPON APPLICATIONS by the Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society, the Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario, the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Native Women's Association of Canada, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes, Concertation des luttes contre l'exploitation sexuelle, Regroupement québécois des centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel and Vancouver Rape Relief Society, the Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's, Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie, the Feminist Coalition, the Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Institut Simone de Beauvoir, the Scarlet Alliance-Australian Sex Workers Association, New Zeland Prostitutes Collective Trust and Rosea-Riksorganisationen För Sex & Erotikarbetare, the AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution and the Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc. for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene by the Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society, the Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario , the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Native Women's Association of Canada, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes, Concertation des luttes contre l'exploitation sexuelle, Regroupement québécois des centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel and Vancouver Rape Relief Society, the Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, the Institut Simone de Beauvoir, the AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution and the Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc. are granted and the said eleven groups of interveners shall each be entitled to serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before May 30, 2013.
The requests to present oral argument are deferred to a date following receipt and consideration of the written arguments of the parties and the interveners.
The interveners are not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners shall pay to the appellants and respondents any additional disbursements occasioned to the appellants and respondents by their interventions.
AND IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT: the motions for leave to intervene of the Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's, Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie, the Feminist Coalition, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Scarlet Alliance-Australian Sex Workers Association, New Zeland Prostitutes Collective Trust and Rosea-Riksorganisationen För Sex & Erotikarbetare are dismissed
Allowed in part
2013-04-30 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Wa
2013-04-26 Correspondence received from, Michael Morris dated April 25, 2013. Re: Corrections to pages 4, 7, 8 & 12 of the appellant's factum (Sent to the Court on April 29, 2013) Attorney General of Canada
2013-04-25 Order by, Ro, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
Any attorneys general intervening on constitutional questions shall serve and file their factum and book of authorities no later than May 30, 2013.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT:
The date of the hearing for this appeal has been re-scheduled to June 13, 2013.
Granted
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Monique Pongracic-Speier dated Apr. 23/13, Completed on: 2013-04-23 Scarlet Alliance-Australian Sex Workers Association, New Zeland Prostitutes Collective Trust and Rosea-Riksorganisationen För Sex & Erotikarbetare
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Katrina Pacey dated Apr. 23/13, Completed on: 2013-04-23 Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Richard Elliott dated Apr. 22/13 (original rec'd Apr. 30/13), Completed on: 2013-04-23 Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Marie Henein dated Apr. 23/13 (original rec'd Apr. 23/13), Completed on: 2013-04-23 Feminist Coalition
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Linda R. Rothstein dated Apr. 23/13, Completed on: 2013-04-23 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Cynthia Peterson dated Apr. 23/13 (original rec'd Apr. 26/13), Completed on: 2013-04-23 Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's, Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie
2013-04-23 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Walid Hijazi dated Apr. 22/13, Completed on: 2013-04-23 Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-04-22 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, email from Borden dated Apr. 22/13 re will not be filing a reply, Completed on: 2013-04-22 Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-04-19 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Martha A. Healey dated Apr. 19/13, Completed on: 2013-04-19 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-04-18 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Michael H. Morris dated Apr. 18/13 (by all interveners) (original rec'd Apr. 22/13), Completed on: 2013-04-18 Attorney General of Canada
2013-04-18 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Jamie Klukach dated Apr. 18/13 (by all interveners), Completed on: 2013-04-18 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-04-17 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Daniel Sheppard dated Apr. 17/13, Completed on: 2013-04-17 Terri Jean Bedford
2013-04-15 Correspondence received from, Marie-France Major dated April 15, 2013. Re: Correction to law firm Feminist Coalition
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc.
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 AWCEP Asian Women for Equality Society, operating as Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 Scarlet Alliance-Australian Sex Workers Association, New Zeland Prostitutes Collective Trust and Rosea-Riksorganisationen För Sex & Erotikarbetare
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2013-04-12 Institut Simone de Beauvoir
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2013-04-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-11 Christian Legal Fellowship, Catholic Civil Rights Leagues and REAL Women of Canada
2013-04-10 Correspondence received from, Christine Mainville dated Apr. 10/13 re publication ban in the motion for intervention Feminist Coalition
2013-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-10 Feminist Coalition
2013-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Vol. I & II, Completed on: 2013-04-10 Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau, Work, Educate and Resist, Maggie's, Toronto Sex Workers' Action Project and Stella, l'amie de Maimie
2013-04-10 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-10 Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
2013-04-10 Correspondence received from, Michael Morris by fax, re: electronic appeal record Attorney General of Canada
2013-04-09 Motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2013-04-09 Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
2013-04-09 Motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2013-04-09 Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
2013-04-09 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-09 British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
2013-04-05 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-05 Secretariat of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
2013-04-04 Correspondence received from, Michael H. Morris by fax, re: joint request of all parties for additional time to present oral argument Attorney General of Canada
2013-04-02 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-04-02 Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence and PACE Society
2013-04-02 Correspondence received from, Pierre Landry dated April 2, 2013. Re: Julie Dassylva will be acting co-counsel with Mr. Leboeuf Attorney General of Quebec
2013-03-22 Appellant's book of authorities, (2 volumes), Completed on: 2013-03-22 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-03-21 Appellant's factum, Completed on: 2013-03-21 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-03-13 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2013-03-07 Appellant's book of authorities, Completed on: 2013-03-07 Attorney General of Canada
2013-03-07 Appellant's record, (5 volumes) - 9 SEALED envelopes containing undertaking of Dr. Farley rec'd Mar. 14/13 + CD, Completed on: 2013-03-07 Attorney General of Canada
2013-03-07 Appellant's factum, Completed on: 2013-03-07 Attorney General of Canada
2013-03-07 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2013-06-13, Early start 9:00 a.m. (Previously scheduled for June 12, 2013)
Judgment reserved
2013-02-12 Trial court record, 23 boxes filed
2013-02-08 Appeal court record, (Book Form), 1 boxe rec'd from the CA
2013-02-04 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question Attorney General of Quebec
2013-01-30 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question Attorney General of British Columbia
2013-01-29 Order issued on motion for a stay of execution
2013-01-29 Decision on the motion for a stay of execution, Ka, The motion is granted and the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario to strike the word “prostitution” from the definition of “common bawdy-house” in section 197(1) of the Criminal Code as it applies to section 210 of the Criminal Code is stayed until judgment in the appeal is rendered by this Court unless otherwise ordered by the panel hearing the appeal.
Granted
2013-01-29 Submission of motion for a stay of execution, Ka
2013-01-24 Reply to motion for a stay of execution, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-01-24 Attorney General of Canada
2013-01-23 Response to the motion for a stay of execution, (Letter Form), from Jamie Klukach dated Jan. 23/13, Completed on: 2013-01-23 Attorney General of Ontario
2013-01-17 Response to the motion for a stay of execution, (Book Form), Completed on: 2013-01-17 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-12-24 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), in support of the motion to stay, Completed on: 2012-12-24 Attorney General of Canada
2012-12-24 Motion for a stay of execution, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-12-24 Attorney General of Canada
2012-12-19 Notice of constitutional question(s) Attorney General of Canada
2012-12-17 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2012-12-17 Order on motion to directions, (BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE)
2012-12-17 Decision on motion for directions, CJ, AND UPON APPLICATION by the appellant, the Attorney General of Canada, for an order respecting factum lengths and filing dates;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The schedule for serving and filing material is set as follows:
a. The Attorney General of Canada shall serve and file a factum, not exceeding 50 pages (Parts I to V), to address issues on the appeal no later than March 7, 2013;
b. The Attorney General of Canada may serve and file a respondent’s factum on cross-appeal, which may not exceed 10 pages (Parts I to V), to address issues on the cross-appeal no later than May 30, 2013;
c. The Attorney General of Ontario shall serve and file the appellant's factum no later than March 21, 2013. The Attorney General of Ontario shall serve and file a respondent's factum on the cross-appeal no later than May 30, 2013;
d. The Attorney General of Ontario may serve and file an appellant’s factum of 40-50 pages (Parts I to V) and a respondent’s factum on cross-appeal of 10-20 pages (Parts I to V) but may not exceed the combined page allowance of 60 pages for these two facta, as provided for under the Rules;
e. Any application for leave to intervene to be served and filed no later than April 11, 2013;
f. The responses to any application for leave to intervene to be served and filed no later than April 18, 2013;
g. The replies on any application for leave to intervene to be served and filed no later than April 23, 2013;
h. The respondents shall jointly serve and file their factum on the appeal and the cross-appeal no later than May 2, 2013. The factum shall not exceed 60 pages as provided for under the Rules;
i. The intervener’s factums to be served and filed in accordance with the date set in the order granting leave to intervene; and,
j. The appeal is to be heard on June 12, 2013.
The preparation of the appellants’ materials is as follows:
1. That the appellants may jointly serve and file an appellants’ Record;
2. That Parts IV and V of the appellants’ Record may contain all documents filed in the court appealed from;
3. That the appellants shall arrange, pursuant to section 63 of the Supreme Court Act, for the transmission to the Registrar, of
a. the printed version of the following documents filed in the court appealed from: the 86-volume Joint Application Record (containing page numbering from 1 to 26396), the two volume Supplementary Joint Application Record (containing page numbering from 26397 to 26957), the Appeal Book (containing page number from AB1 to AB268), and the factums and books of authorities filed in the courts below; and
b. the electronic version of the documents filed on a disc in the court appealed from, which was prepared in accordance with the Rule 21(1) and the Guidelines for Preparing Documents in relation to such features as bookmarks and optical character recognition;
4. That the appellants shall serve and file the documents in Parts I to III of their Record by printing, but printing of the documents in Parts IV and V is dispensed with, and the appellants may serve and file those documents in electronic form only;
5. That, notwithstanding the previous paragraph, the appellants may serve and file a printed version only, and not an electronic version, of the following documents: the affidavits and transcripts of cross-examinations of certain affiants, namely, the evidence of those women currently or formerly engaged in prostitution that had not been previously included in the electronic version of the record found at pages 9448 to 9753 of the Joint Application Record filed in the court appealed from. These affidavits are subject to the Order of the Honourable Mr. Justice C.L. Campbell, dated December 12, 2007 allowing them to be served and filed on an anonymized basis. These affidavits were made subject to personal undertakings of all counsel that this evidence not be electronically distributed and they were not made part of the electronic record.
6. That the page numbers in Parts I to III of the appellants’ Record may be preceded by the letters “A.R.” to distinguish from the existing numbering on the documents in Parts IV to V of the appellants’ Record; and
7. That the documents in Parts IV and V of the appellants’ Record may retain the page numbering and format as they were filed in the court below.
Allowed in part, no order as to costs
2012-12-17 Order on motion to state a constitutional question, (BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE)
2012-12-17 Decision on the motion to state a constitutional question, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the appellant, the Attorney General of Canada, for an order stating constitutional questions in the above appeal and cross-appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The constitutional questions are stated as follows:
1. Does s. 210 of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, as it relates to common bawdy-houses kept or occupied or resorted to for the purpose of prostitution, infringe s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
2. If so, is the infringement a reasonable limit prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
3. Does section 212(1)(j) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, infringe s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
4. If so, is the infringement a reasonable limit prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
5. Does section 213(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, infringe s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
6. If so, is the infringement a reasonable limit prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
7. Does section 213(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, infringe s. 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
8. If so, is the infringement a reasonable limit prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society under s. 1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Granted, no order as to costs
2012-12-07 Submission of motion for directions, CJ
2012-12-07 Submission of motion to state a constitutional question, CJ
2012-11-29 General proceeding, Form 25 B Attorney General of Canada
2012-11-26 Response to motion for directions, Completed on: 2012-11-26 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-11-26 Motion for directions, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-11-26 Attorney General of Canada
2012-11-26 Response to the motion to state a constitutional question, (included in motion), Completed on: 2012-11-26 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-11-26 Motion to state a constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-11-26 Attorney General of Canada
2012-11-26 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2012-11-26 Attorney General of Ontario
2012-11-26 General proceeding, Form 25B Attorney General of Ontario
2012-11-26 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2012-11-26 Attorney General of Canada
2012-10-26 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2012-10-26 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2012-10-25 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, LeB Abe Cro, The applications for leave to appeal and for leave to cross-appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Numbers C52799 and C52814, 2012 ONCA 186, dated March 26, 2012, are granted without costs. The motion to stay the decision of the Court of Appeal until judgment is rendered in the appeal and cross-appeal is granted.
Granted, without costs
2012-10-25 Decision on the application for leave to cross-appeal, LeB Abe Cro
Granted, without costs
2012-10-25 Decision on the motion for a stay of execution, (see above judgment), LeB Abe Cro
Granted
2012-08-20 All material on the application for leave to cross-appeal submitted to the Judges, LeB Abe Cro
2012-08-20 Submission of motion for a stay of execution, (see order dated May 22, 2012), LeB Abe Cro
2012-08-20 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, LeB Abe Cro
2012-07-26 Book of authorities Attorney General of Canada
2012-07-26 Memorandum of argument in response to the cross-appeal, CD received, Completed on: 2012-07-26 Attorney General of Canada
2012-07-18 Memorandum of argument in response to the cross-appeal, Completed on: 2012-07-18 Attorney General of Ontario
2012-06-25 Book of authorities Terri Jean Bedford
2012-06-25 Application for leave to cross-appeal, (Rule 29 (3)) Included in Respondent's response, Completed on: 2012-06-25 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-06-25 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, (Vol. 1 and 2) - Cross-Appeal included, Completed on: 2012-06-25 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-06-25 Correspondence received from, Sack Goldblatt rec'd by fax re: list of counsel representing the respondents Valerie Scott
2012-05-28 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal
2012-05-28 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal
2012-05-25 Correspondence received from, Proof of service on the Interveners Attorney General of Canada
2012-05-25 Application for leave to appeal, 2nd APPLICATION - fees missing - rec'd May 28, 2012, Completed on: 2012-05-28 Attorney General of Ontario
2012-05-25 Book of authorities, (Vol. III) Attorney General of Canada
2012-05-25 Application for leave to appeal, (Vol. 1 and II) 1st APPLICATION, Completed on: 2012-05-25 Attorney General of Canada
2012-05-22 Order issued on motion for a stay of execution, (BY KARAKATSANIS J.)
2012-05-22 Decision on the motion for a stay of execution, Ka, UPON APPLICATION by the Applicant, the Attorney General of Canada, for an interim order extending the 30-day stay of the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario to read in words of limitation into s. 212(1)(j) of the Criminal Code;
AND FURTHER TO MY ORDER OF APRIL 25, 2012;
AND HAVING READ THE MATERIAL FILED;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT this motion is referred to the judges to whom the application for leave to appeal is submitted. The interim stay is extended until the panel decides the motion
Referred
2012-05-17 Correspondence received, From Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP dated May 16, 2012. Re: Correct information for counsel for the Prostitutes of Ottawa/Gatineau
2012-05-11 Reply to motion for a stay of execution, (bookform), Completed on: 2012-05-11 Attorney General of Canada
2012-05-04 Book of authorities, on stay (3 add. copies rec'd May 24/12) Terri Jean Bedford
2012-05-04 Response to the motion for a stay of execution, (bookform) (3 add. copies rec'd May 24/12), Completed on: 2012-05-04 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-04-26 Decision on the motion for a stay of execution, Ka, UPON APPLICATION by the Applicant, the Attorney General of Canada, for an interim order extending the 30-day stay of the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario to read in words of limitation into s. 212(1)(j) of the Criminal Code;
AND FURTHER TO MY ORDER OF APRIL 25, 2012;
AND HAVING READ THE MATERIAL FILED;
I am satisfied that it is in the public interest to grant an interim stay in order to maintain the status quo for the relatively short period of time until the motion for a stay is finally disposed of.
THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT an interim stay is granted
Granted
2012-04-26 Correspondence received, from Mr. Klukach counsel for the AGON advising the Court that they will file an application for leave to appeal and the they supports the AGC on the motion for stay (cc to all parties)
2012-04-26 Response to the motion for a stay of execution, Completed on: 2012-04-26 Terri Jean Bedford
2012-04-26 Correspondence received from, Mr. Sheppard rec' d by fax re: filing of the response to the motion Terri Jean Bedford
2012-04-25 Decision on the motion for a stay of execution, Ka, UPON APPLICATION by the Applicant, the Attorney General of Canada, for an interim-interim order extending the 30-day stay of the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario to read in words of limitation into s. 212(1)(j) of the Criminal Code, to last until the Respondents have filed their response to the Applicant’s request for an interim order and this Court has issued a Ruling with respect to that interim Order;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion is granted
Granted
2012-04-25 Correspondence received from, Michael Morris by email dated Apr. 25/12 re draft order and counsel's consent to interim-interim order Attorney General of Canada
2012-04-25 Submission of motion for a stay of execution, Ka
2012-04-25 Correspondence received from, Mr. Morris by e-mail re: Mr. Young agrees to an interim order, consent to follow Attorney General of Canada
2012-04-25 Letter acknowledging receipt of a notice of application for leave to appeal
2012-04-25 Correspondence received from, Mr. Young by fax re: will file a response to the request for the interim relief before noon April 26/12 (c.c. to all parties) Terri Jean Bedford
2012-04-25 Book of authorities, in support of Motion to Stay (3 add. copies rec'd May 25/12) Attorney General of Canada
2012-04-25 Correspondence received from, Mr. Rupar re: urgency of motion Attorney General of Canada
2012-04-25 Motion for a stay of execution, Vol. 1 and 2 - requesting interim order and order extending 30-day stay (3 add. copies rec'd May 25/12), Completed on: 2012-04-25 Attorney General of Canada
2012-04-25 Notice of application for leave to appeal, Lower Court Judgment included at part 4 of the Motion to Stay, Completed on: 2012-04-26 Attorney General of Canada