Category: Charter Breaches

Resisting Simplification: The Judicial Legacy of the Honourable Michael Moldaver

Introduction On September 1st 2022, after nearly eleven years of service, the Honourable Michael Moldaver retired from his post as Justice on the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”). This article...

R v Hilbach: SCC Holds Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Firearm Offence is Constitutional

Last year, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) heard three cases in relation to the constitutionality  of certain firearm  offences with mandatory minimums in the Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c...

Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in IP Addresses? SCC to Decide R v Bykovets

There have been a number of landmark cases where the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) considered and provided guidance on “the limits on informational privacy in the digital age” (Bykovets,...