Cases

Bruce McMeekin Law

Counsel, R.v. Crown Cork & Seal, 2007 ONCJ 631, leave to the Court of Appeal for Ontario refused March 10, 2008

Should a prosecution for alleged offences contrary to the Environmental Protection Act be stayed or dismissed under section 24 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms when the investigation of the defendant has proceeded without notice to it and has relied on wide statutory powers of inspection to surreptitiously collect evidence?

Co-Counsel representing the Hon. Greg Sorbara in the investigation of allegations of fraud (2005-2006)

Counsel, R. v. Material Resources Recovery (Ontario Court of Justice, 2005)

Should the defendant be acquitted of offences contrary to the Environmental Protection Act on the basis that it exercised all reasonable care to avoid the discharge of mercaptan into the atmosphere?

Counsel, Ontario College of Pharmacists v. Bederman, Pharmacy Connection July/August 2004 (Discipline Committee of the Ontario College of Pharmacists)

Did a pharmacist commit professional misconduct by supplying prescriptions to U.S. based patients by sale through a Canadian-based internet pharmacy?

Counsel, Toronto Catholic District School Board and Navhar Properties Inc., Ontario Municipal Board, Decision Number 0268, February 24, 2003

Are costs payable by a school board when is unsuccessfully seeks to have Educational Development Charges levied against a developer?

Co-Counsel representing the Municipality of Brockton (Walkerton) in The Walkerton Inquiry (2000-2001)

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Co-Counsel to the York Regional Police in the inquest into the death of Faraz Suleman (1999)

Was the fatal police shooting of a teenager during his arrest an accident or a homicide?

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Counsel, inquest into the death of Shawn Mitchell (1999)

An inquest into the death of a student diver.

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