December 29th, 2017
Following in camera hearing establishing police investigative privilege regarding information related to Mobile Device Identifiers (MDI)s, accuseds sought disclosure of the privileged information under s 37(5) of the Canada Evidence Act. Applicants argued that notwithstanding the established privilege, information should be disclosed. Held: Application dismissed; disclosure denied. “While section 37(5) wisely allows for different levels … Read More.
November 29th, 2017
Application for disclosure of technical information relating to police use of Mobile Device Identifiers (MDIs). Crown certified objection to this disclosure on the basis of public interest privilege under to s 37 of the Canada Evidence Act. Basi hearing. Held: Investigative privilege established; disclosure prohibited. Based on a review of the case law, “[i]nvestigative … Read More.