Vancouver Sun (Re)

Re Vancouver Sun is a leading Supreme Court of Canada case regarding the open court principle, freedom of the press and publication bans. The open court principle is the "right of public access to the courts".

Vancouver Sun (Re)
Supreme Court of Canada
Hearing: 2003: December 10;
Judgment: 2004: June 23.
Full case nameThe Vancouver Sun v Attorney General of Canada, Attorney General of British Columbia, “The Named Person”, Ajaib Singh Bagri and Ripudaman Singh Malik
Citations[2004] 2 S.C.R. 332, 2004 SCC 43
Docket No.29878
Prior historyAPPEAL from the Supreme Court of British Columbia
RulingAppeal allowed in part
Court membership
Reasons given
MajorityIacobucci and Arbour JJ., joined by McLachlin C.J. and Major, Binnie and Fish JJ
Concur/dissentBastarache and Deschamps JJ.

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