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Citation: R. v. Ghotra, 2021 SCC 12

 

Appeal Heard: April 13, 2021

Judgment Rendered: April 13, 2021

Docket: 39215

 

 

Between:

Akash Ghotra

Appellant

 

and

 

Her Majesty The Queen

Respondent

 

- and -

 

Canadian Civil Liberties Association, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and

Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario

Interveners

 

Coram: Wagner C.J. and Abella, Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown and Rowe JJ.

Unanimous Judgment Read By:

(para. 1)

Wagner C.J.

 

Counsel:

 

Alan D. Gold, for the appellant.

Katie Doherty, for the respondent.

Danielle Glatt, for the intervener the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

Gerald Chan, for the intervener the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association.

Michael W. Lacy, for the intervener the Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario.

 

Note: This document is subject to editorial revision before its reproduction in final form in the Canada Supreme Court Reports.

 

 

 


No. 39215     

 

April 13, 2021

 

Le 13 avril 2021

 

 

 

Coram:  Wagner C.J. and Abella, Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown and Rowe JJ.

 

Coram : Le juge en chef Wagner et les juges Abella, Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown et Rowe

 

 

 

BETWEEN:

Akash Ghotra

Appellant

- and -

Her Majesty The Queen

Respondent

- and -

Canadian Civil Liberties Association, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario

Interveners

 

ENTRE :

Akash Ghotra

Appelant

- et -

Sa Majesté la Reine

Intimée

- et -

Association canadienne des libertés civiles, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association et Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario

Intervenantes

 

 

 


 

JUDGMENT

 

The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Number C64911,  2020 ONCA 373, dated June 12, 2020, was heard on April 13, 2021, and the Court on that day delivered the following judgment orally:

 

 

The Chief Justice — We are all of the view to dismiss the appeal for the reasons of Justice Miller of the Ontario Court of Appeal.

 

JUGEMENT

 

L’appel interjeté contre l’arrêt de la Cour d’appel de l’Ontario, numéro C64911, 2020 ONCA 373, daté du 12 juin 2020, a été entendu le 13 avril 2021 et la Cour a prononcé oralement le même jour le jugement suivant :

 

[traduction]

Le juge en chef — Nous sommes toutes et tous d’avis de rejeter l’appel, pour les motifs exposés par le juge Miller de la Cour d’appel de l’Ontario.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.J.C.

J.C.C.

 

 

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