R. v. Edmonton (J.S.), (2013) 561 A.R. 25

JudgeCôté, J.A.
CourtCourt of Appeal (Alberta)
Case DateSeptember 12, 2013
Citations(2013), 561 A.R. 25;2013 ABCA 318

R. v. Edmonton (J.S.) (2013), 561 A.R. 25; 594 W.A.C. 25 (CA)

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Temp. Cite: [2013] A.R. TBEd. SE.085

Her Majesty the Queen (applicant) v. Jarrod Scott Edmonton (respondent)

(1303-0161-A; 2013 ABCA 318)

Indexed As: R. v. Edmonton (J.S.)

Alberta Court of Appeal

Côté, J.A.

September 23, 2013.

Summary:

The Crown brought a motion before one judge of the Court of Appeal, seeking leave to appeal from a decision of the Court of Queen's Bench, which had heard an appeal from a summary conviction trial in Provincial Court.

The Alberta Court of Appeal, per Côté, J.A., allowed the application in part.

Criminal Law - Topic 7602

Summary conviction proceedings - Appeal to a court of appeal - Requirement of leave - The Crown brought a motion before one judge of the Court of Appeal, seeking leave to appeal from a decision of the Court of Queen's Bench, which had heard an appeal from a summary conviction trial in Provincial Court - The Alberta Court of Appeal, per Côté, J.A., discussed the principles regarding the granting of leave to appeal under s. 839(1) of the Criminal Code, namely why leave was required and the criteria for granting leave in summary conviction matters - See paragraphs 2 to 31.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. R.R. (2008), 238 O.A.C. 242; 234 C.C.C.(3d) 463; 2008 ONCA 497, refd to. [para. 1].

R. v. Petrin (P.) (2013), 553 A.R. 28; 583 W.A.C. 28; 2013 NWTCA 1, refd to. [para. 1].

R. v. Winfield (P.A.) (2009), 273 B.C.A.C. 152; 461 W.A.C. 152; 2009 YKCA 9, refd to. [para. 1].

R. v. Szabo, [1991] 1 S.C.R. 736; 122 N.R. 301, refd to. [para. 8].

R. v. Metin (H.) (2013), 302 O.A.C. 35; 2013 ONCA 21, refd to. [para. 9].

R. v. Taylor (G.G.) (2013), 341 B.C.A.C. 313; 582 W.A.C. 313; 2013 CarswellBC 2578; 2013 BCCA 382, refd to. [para. 12].

R. v. Fryza (S.) (2012), 280 Man.R.(2d) 134; 548 W.A.C. 134; 2012 MBCA 47, refd to. [para. 12].

R. v. Dickson (W.A.) (2011), 275 Man.R.(2d) 38; 538 W.A.C. 38; 2012 MBCA 2, refd to. [para. 12].

R. v. Lindsay (D.K.) (2011), 302 B.C.A.C. 76; 511 W.A.C. 76; 2011 BCCA 99, refd to. [para. 24].

R. v. MacKay (D.) (2012), 298 O.A.C. 78; 2012 ONCA 671, refd to. [para. 26].

R. v. Panko (A.) (2010), 276 O.A.C. 49; 2010 ONCA 660, refd to. [para. 26].

R. v. McCammon (S.L.) (2013), 294 Man.R.(2d) 194; 581 W.A.C. 194; 2013 MBCA 68, refd to. [para. 26].

R. v. Vandal (E.L.) (2009), 331 Sask.R. 171; 460 W.A.C. 171; 2009 SKCA 79, refd to. [para. 31].

R. v. Healy (J.D.) (2012), 539 A.R. 245; 561 W.A.C. 245; 2012 ABCA 362, refd to. [para. 31].

R. v. Labadie (M.) (2011), 277 O.A.C. 153; 2011 ONCA 227, refd to. [para. 31].

R. v. Soules (S.) (2011), 278 O.A.C. 247; 2011 ONCA 429, refd to. [para. 31].

R. v. O'Meara (T.) (2012), 292 O.A.C. 358; 2012 ONCA 420, refd to. [para. 31].

R. v. Smits (J.) (2012), 294 O.A.C. 355; 2012 ONCA 524, refd to. [para. 31].

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, sect. 839(1) [para. 3].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Dickens, Charles, Pickwick Papers (1837), c. 34 [para. 28].

Holdsworth, William Searle, A History of English Law (7th Ed. 1956), pp. 643, 644 [para. 14].

Holdsworth, William Searle, A History of English Law (1966), vol. 16, pp. 101, 107, 109 [para. 14].

Kerans, Roger P., and Willey, Kim M., Standards of Review Employed by Appellate Courts (2nd Ed. 2006), p. 347 [para. 8].

Counsel:

M.J. McGuire, for the applicant;

S.M. Smith, for the respondent.

This application for leave to appeal was heard on September 12, 2013, by Côté, J.A., of the Alberta Court of Appeal, who delivered the following decision on September 23, 2013.

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    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • August 31, 2018
    ...23; R v Vandal, 2009 SKCA 79, 331 Sask R 171; R v Joehnck, 2006 SKCA 68; R v Mellquist (No. 2) (1988), 68 Sask R 200 (CA); R v Edmonton, 2013 ABCA 318, [2014] 2 WWR 548; R v McCorriston (G.J.), 2010 MBCA 3, 251 CCC (3d) 102; and R v Toor, 2001 ABCA 88, 155 CCC (3d) 345; among others. (Empha......
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    ...question of law to be made out on the record before the Court: see eg R v Bennett, 2004 ABCA 116 at paras 9-10, 354 AR 6; R v Edmonton, 2013 ABCA 318 at para 31, 561 AR 25; R v Dufault, 2014 ABCA 271 at para 13, 68 MVR (6th) 219; R v Tibu, 2016 ABCA 97 at paras 5 to 9, [2016] AJ No 329 (QL)......
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    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 9, 2015
    ...C.C.C. 3d 437, 451-52 (Chambers); Osman Auction Inc. v. City of Edmonton , 2015 ABCA 135, ¶ 34 (Chambers) & The Queen v. Edmonton , 2013 ABCA 318, ¶ 31(Chambers). 20. The Queen v. Evans , 2014 ABCA 339, n. 28, 316 C.C.C. 3d 437, n. 28 (Chambers). 21. The Queen v. Govenlock , 2015 ABCA 1......
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    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 9, 2015
    ...C.C.C. 3d 437, 451-52 (Chambers); Osman Auction Inc. v. City of Edmonton , 2015 ABCA 135, ¶ 34 (Chambers) & The Queen v. Edmonton , 2013 ABCA 318, ¶ 31(Chambers). 20. The Queen v. Evans , 2014 ABCA 339, n. 28, 316 C.C.C. 3d 437, n. 28 (Chambers). 21. The Queen v. Govenlock , 2015 ABCA 1......
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19 cases
  • R v Bialski, 2018 SKCA 71
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • August 31, 2018
    ...23; R v Vandal, 2009 SKCA 79, 331 Sask R 171; R v Joehnck, 2006 SKCA 68; R v Mellquist (No. 2) (1988), 68 Sask R 200 (CA); R v Edmonton, 2013 ABCA 318, [2014] 2 WWR 548; R v McCorriston (G.J.), 2010 MBCA 3, 251 CCC (3d) 102; and R v Toor, 2001 ABCA 88, 155 CCC (3d) 345; among others. (Empha......
  • R v Lofstrom, 2018 ABCA 5
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • January 5, 2018
    ...question of law to be made out on the record before the Court: see eg R v Bennett, 2004 ABCA 116 at paras 9-10, 354 AR 6; R v Edmonton, 2013 ABCA 318 at para 31, 561 AR 25; R v Dufault, 2014 ABCA 271 at para 13, 68 MVR (6th) 219; R v Tibu, 2016 ABCA 97 at paras 5 to 9, [2016] AJ No 329 (QL)......
  • R. v. Vallentgoed (D.J.C.), [2015] A.R. TBEd. JN.068
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 9, 2015
    ...C.C.C. 3d 437, 451-52 (Chambers); Osman Auction Inc. v. City of Edmonton , 2015 ABCA 135, ¶ 34 (Chambers) & The Queen v. Edmonton , 2013 ABCA 318, ¶ 31(Chambers). 20. The Queen v. Evans , 2014 ABCA 339, n. 28, 316 C.C.C. 3d 437, n. 28 (Chambers). 21. The Queen v. Govenlock , 2015 ABCA 1......
  • R. v. Vallentgoed (D.J.C.), (2015) 602 A.R. 90
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 9, 2015
    ...C.C.C. 3d 437, 451-52 (Chambers); Osman Auction Inc. v. City of Edmonton , 2015 ABCA 135, ¶ 34 (Chambers) & The Queen v. Edmonton , 2013 ABCA 318, ¶ 31(Chambers). 20. The Queen v. Evans , 2014 ABCA 339, n. 28, 316 C.C.C. 3d 437, n. 28 (Chambers). 21. The Queen v. Govenlock , 2015 ABCA 1......
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