2017 reasons of the Supreme Court of Canada

The table below lists the decisions (known as reasons) delivered from the bench by the Supreme Court of Canada during 2017. The table illustrates what reasons were filed by each justice in each case, and which justices joined each reason.

ReasonsEdit

  Delivered the Court's reason
  Joined the Court's reason
  Filed a concurrence
  Joined a concurrence
  Filed a dissent
  Joined a dissent
  Filed a concurrence/dissent
  Joined a concurrence/dissent
  Did not participate in the judgment
  Not a member of the Court at the time of hearing or delivering
  • Decisions that do not note a Justice delivering the Court's reason are per coram.
  • Multiple concurrences and dissents within a case are numbered, with joining votes numbered accordingly. Justices occasionally join multiple reasons in a single case; each vote is subdivided accordingly.
  • Multiple unnumbered reasons are jointly written or delivered.
  • Decisions that are given orally from the bench are denoted by a "V"; per coram decisions delivered orally from the bench only note a "V" on the most senior justice on the panel.
  • An asterisk ( * ) in the Court's opinion denotes that it was only a majority in part or a plurality.
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1 [1] January 12, 2016 January 13, 2017 *
R v Awer, 2017 SCC 2 [2] January 17, 2017 January 17, 2017 V
R v Clark, 2017 SCC 3 [3] January 18, 2017 January 18, 2017 V
R v Bédard, 2017 SCC 4 [4] January 19, 2017 January 19, 2017 V
R v Natewayes, 2017 SCC 5 [5] January 19, 2017 January 19, 2017 V
BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v British Columbia (AG), 2017 SCC 6 [6] October 11, 2016 January 26, 2017
Sabean v Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Co, 2017 SCC 7 [7] October 5, 2016 January 27, 2017
Nelson (City) v Mowatt, 2017 SCC 8 [8] October 7, 2016 February 17, 2017
R v Clifford, 2017 SCC 9 [9] February 17, 2017 February 17, 2017 V
R v Brown, 2017 SCC 10 [10] February 20, 2017 February 20, 2017 V
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
R v Olutu, 2017 SCC 11 [11] February 21, 2017 February 21, 2017 V
R v Bingley, 2017 SCC 12 [12] October 13, 2016 February 23, 2017
R v Peers, 2017 SCC 13 [13] February 14, 2017 February 24, 2017
R v Aitkens, 2017 SCC 14 [14] February 14, 2017 February 24, 2017
R v Paterson, 2017 SCC 15 [15] November 2, 2016 March 17, 2017
R v SB, 2017 SCC 16 [16] March 21, 2017 March 21, 2017 V
R v Oland, 2017 SCC 17 [17] October 31, 2016 March 23, 2017
Godbout v Pagé, 2017 SCC 18 [18] October 6, 2016 March 24, 2017
Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Co v Émond, 2017 SCC 19 [19] March 29, 2017 March 29, 2017 V
Green v Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20 [20] November 9, 2016 March 30, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
R v Savard, 2017 SCC 21 [21] March 31, 2017 March 31, 2017 V
Ostiguy v Allie, 2017 SCC 22 [22] October 7, 2016 April 6, 2017
Pintea v Johns, 2017 SCC 23 [23] April 18, 2017 April 18, 2017 V
Lajeunesse (Re), 2017 SCC 24 [24] April 20, 2017 April 20, 2017 V
R v Hunt, 2017 SCC 25 [25] April 25, 2017 April 25, 2017 V
R v George, 2017 SCC 38 [26] April 28, 2017 April 28, 2017[1]
Quebec (Criminal and Penal Prosecutions) v Jodoin, 2017 SCC 26 [27] December 5, 2016 May 12, 2017
R v Antic, 2017 SCC 27 [28] December 2, 2016 June 1, 2017
Saadati v Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 [29] January 16, 2017 June 2, 2017
Pellerin Savitz LLP v Guindon [30], 2017 SCC 29 February 22, 2017 June 9, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp, 2017 SCC 30 [31] December 9, 2016 June 15, 2017
R v Cody, 2017 SCC 31 [32] April 15, 2017 June 16, 2017
Teal Cedar Products Ltd v British Columbia, 2017 SCC 32 [33] November 1, 2016 June 22, 2017
Douez v Facebook, Inc, 2017 SCC 33 [34] November 4, 2016 June 23, 2017 * * *
Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc, 2017 SCC 34 [35] December 6, 2016 June 28, 2017
R v Bradshaw, 2017 SCC 35 [36] November 3, 2016 June 29, 2017
AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc, 2017 SCC 36 [37] November 8, 2016 June 30, 2017
R v Alex, 2017 SCC 37 [38] December 8, 2016 July 6, 2017
Wilson v Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39 [39] November 29, 2016 July 13, 2017
Clyde River (Hamlet) v Petroleum Geo-Services Inc, 2017 SCC 40 [40] November 30, 2016 July 26, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v Enbridge Pipelines Inc, 2017 SCC 41 [41] November 30, 2016 July 26, 2017
Québec (AG) v Guérin, 2017 SCC 42 [42] January 11, 2017 July 27, 2017
Uniprix inc v Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé inc, 2017 SCC 43 [43] January 12, 2017 July 28, 2017
India v Badesha, 2017 SCC 44 [44] March 20, 2017 September 8, 2017
R v Durham Regional Crime Stoppers Inc, 2017 SCC 45 [45] January 30, 2017 September 22, 2017
Canada (AG) v Thouin, 2017 SCC 46 [46] May 24, 2017 September 28, 2017
Canada (AG) v Fontaine, 2017 SCC 47 [47] May 25, 2017 October 6, 2017
Montréal (City) v Dorval, 2017 SCC 48 [48] February 23, 2017 October 13, 2017
R v Bourgeois, 2017 SCC 49 [49] October 13, 2017 October 13, 2017 V
Tran v Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2017 SCC 50 [50] January 13, 2017 October 19, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
Teva Canada Ltd v TD Canada Trust, 2017 SCC 51 [51] February 24, 2017 October 27, 2017
R v Robinson, 2017 SCC 52 [52] October 30, 2017 October 30, 2017 V
R v Millington, 2017 SCC 53 [53] October 30, 2017 October 30, 2017 V
Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 [54] December 1, 2016 November 2, 2017
Association of Justice Counsel v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 55 [55] April 19, 2017 November 3, 2017
Barreau du Québec v Québec (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 56 [56] March 27, 2017 November 10, 2017
R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57 [57] April 24, 2017 November 23, 2017
R v Magoon, 2018 SCC 14 [58] November 27, 2017 November 27, 2017[2]
R v Jordan, 2018 SCC 14 [59] November 27, 2017 November 27, 2017[3]
First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v Yukon, 2017 SCC 58 [60] March 22, 2017 December 1, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
R v Marakah, 2017 SCC 59 [61] March 23, 2017 December 8, 2017
R v Jones, 2017 SCC 60 [62] March 23, 2017 December 8, 2017
Cowper-Smith v Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 [63] May 26, 2017 December 14, 2017 1 2
British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62 [64] March 28, 2017 December 15, 2017
Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Abella Cromwell Moldaver Karakatsanis Wagner Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin

On December 15, 2017, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin retired. Richard Wagner was sworn in as Chief Justice on December 18, 2017.

Case name Argued Decided McLachlin Wagner Abella Moldaver Karakatsanis Gascon Côté Brown Rowe Martin
Deloitte & Touche v Livent Inc (Receiver of), 2017 SCC 63 [65] February 15, 2017 December 20, 2017
R v Boutilier, 2017 SCC 64 [66] May 23, 2017 December 21, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reasons issued July 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Reasons issued April 13, 2018.
  3. ^ Reasons issued April 13, 2018.

External linksEdit