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Canada’s Court is the first podcast to highlight select oral hearings from The Supreme Court of Canada. Presented by the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and available on all major podcast platforms.

Recent Posts

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  • Episode 2: R. v. McColman

    At around 12:30 a.m. on March 26, 2016, police on general patrol in the area of the Thessalon Frist Nation in Northern Ontario saw a utility terrain vehicle (or UTV) parked outside a restaurant and gas station.  When it appeared the UTV was about to exit the parking lot, police decided to conduct a … Read more »

  • Episode 1: R. v. Breault (French)

    L’intimé M. Breault a refusé à plusieurs reprises de fournir un échantillon d’haleine à un agent de la paix qui lui ordonne de le faire, alors qu’il n’est pas en possession d’un appareil de détection approuvé.En première instance, le juge Simard de la Cour municipale de la ville de Québec déclare l’ … Read more »

  • Episode 8: R v Nahanee (Bonus)

    There is a section 486.4 publication ban involving this matter.Mr. Kerry Alexander Nahanee pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault. The appellant and Crown made sentencing submissions, which were not joint submissions. The Crown sought a 4-6 year global sentence. The appellant sought a 3 to 3 … Read more »

  • Episode 7: R v Hilbach (Bonus)

    On June 9, 2017, a 19-year-old Mr. Ocean Storm Hilbach covered his face with his shirt and entered an Edmonton Convenience store with a sawed-off rifle, pointing it at two employees and demanding cash. He and his 13-year-old accomplice escaped with $290 in lottery tickets. Mr. Hilbach plead guilty a … Read more »

  • Episode 6: McGregor v R

    This case deals with the application of the Charter to Canadian armed forces members stationed abroad. The Appellant, Corporal McGregor, was a Canadian Armed Forces member stationed in Washington DC and living in nearby Alexandria, Virginia. While he was stationed there, a fellow Canadian Armed Forc … Read more »