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?