Trial is adjourned until September 2017 (at least)

On April 10th the judge agreed to an adjournment of the trial until at least September 5, 2017. Over the next four months all the parties will be working to ensure their documentation (witness lists and statements, expert reports and counter-reports, agreement on common book of documents etc.) is finalized and any outstanding applications are handled.

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Summary of trial at its (maybe) half way point

March 17th marked Day 78 of the Cambie Corp vs B.C. Charter Challenge, which officially got underway in BC Supreme Court on September 6, 2016. It is estimated that the trial could go until as late as mid-December 2017 (including various breaks), so we could be almost, maybe, be about half way through the trial, at least at the Provincial Supreme Court level. It felt like a good time to give a summary of the action in the courtroom to date.

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Trial update for next 3 weeks (Feb 28 - Mar 6 & 13)

This week, court will NOT be in session. For the following two weeks, starting March 6, the court will be dealing with various applications from both the plaintiffs (Cambie) and the defendants (BC). Witnesses for the plaintiffs will once again take the stand the week of March 27 and this will continue at least through mid-May. This is all subject to change, as always.

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Trial update for weeks of February 13 & 20

Court was in session only one day this week: February 14. Next week (February 20-14), court will be in session all week, with the Plaintiffs continuing to bring forward their witnesses.

Court will NOT be in session the week of February 28 - March 3.

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Trial Update for week of January 29

The court is not in session this week. The plaintiffs will continue their case next week (February 6-10). Generally, the court is in session for 3 weeks, then off for 1 week.

 

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Trial Update for week of January 23

The trial continues with the plaintiffs, Cambie Corp. et al, continuing to call their witnesses to the stand for examination. BC and/or Canada will follow with a cross-examination of each witness. We will keep you posted which witnesses our lawyers will be cross-examining (none this week). There will be NO trial proceedings next week, the week of January 30th.

 

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Trial Update for week of January 16

The trial continues with the plaintiffs, Cambie Corp. et al, continuing to call their witnesses to the stand for examination. BC and/or Canada follow with a cross-examination of each witness. We will keep you posted which witnesses our lawyers will be cross-examining.

The trial is taking place at the BC Supreme Court, 800 Smithe St. Vancouver. The courtroom schedule, is generally 10-12:30 & 2-4:30, but this can change on any given day, depending on the needs of the different parties and witnesses.

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Trial Update for week of December 12

The trial continues with the plaintiffs, Cambie Corp. et al, continuing to call their witnesses to the stand for examination. BC and/or Canada follow with a cross-examination of each witness. Our lawyers will cross-examine the plaintiffs' expert witness, Professor Dan Kessler on December 14.

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Cross examining on Day 45

Jen was at court on Monday Dec 5th to hear our lawyers take on an expert witness from the Fraser Institute:

Check out her recap here:

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Trial Update for week of December 5

The trial continues with the plaintiffs, Cambie Corp. et al, continuing to call their witnesses to the stand for examination. BC and/or Canada follow with a cross-examination of each witness. Our lawyers will be cross-examining the plaintiffs' expert witness, Mr. Yannick Labrie on December 5.

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