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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

Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog Canada’s Court. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!

  • Episode 7: R v Vernelus (French)

    La Cour d’appel du Québec, rejette l’appel de l’accusé basé sur le caractère déraisonnable du verdict.Siégeant en appel, la Cour d’appel du Québec confirme le verdict de culpabilité.Selon le juge Moore, il était raisonnable pour la juge du procès de conclure que les circonstances, y compris le fait … Read more »

  • Episode 6: R v David Edward Furey

    On January 7, 2020, David Edward Fury entered the home of Paul and Chris Worrall on two occasions, culminating in physical confrontations between the parties. Later that night, Paul Worrall gave a statement to police. However, prior to trial, Mr. Worrall died of unrelated causes.At trial, the prosec … Read more »

  • Episode 5: Basque v His Majesty the King

    In 2017, the Appellant, Jennifer Basque, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol level greater than 80 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood. One of the conditions of her pre-trial release prohibited her from operating a motor vehicle. She was subject to the driving … Read more »

  • Episode 4: R. v. Downes

    Mr. Downes was convicted of two counts of voyeurism contrary to s. 162(1)(a) of the Criminal Code after being found to have surreptitiously taken photographs of two adolescent male hockey players, whom he coached, dressed only in their underwear, in arena dressing rooms. In convicting Mr. Downes, th … Read more »

  • Episode 3: R. v. Johnston

    The respondents, Matthew James Johnston and Cody Rae Haevischer, were convicted at of six counts of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder at trial. They applied for a stay of proceedings under section 24(1) of the Charter alleging that their pretrial custody conditions as … Read more »