R. v. Kooktook (S.), [2004] Nunavut Cases 7 (CJ)

JudgeKilpatrick, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateJune 28, 2004
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations[2004] Nunavut Cases 7 (CJ);2004 NUCJ 7

R. v. Kooktook (S.), [2004] Nunavut Cases 7 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2004] Nunavut Cases TBEd. JL.120

Her Majesty the Queen v. Saul Kooktook, Kokiak Peetooloot and David Tucktoo

(25-01-18; 25-01-19; 25-01-20; 2004 NUCJ 7)

Indexed As: R. v. Kooktook (S.) et al.

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Kilpatrick, J.

July 21, 2004.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Civil Rights - Topic 1657

Property - Search and seizure - Search with warrant - Plain view doctrine - See paragraphs 50 to 53.

Civil Rights - Topic 3160

Trials - Due process, fundamental justice and fair hearings - Criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings - Right to remain silent and protection against self-incrimination (Charter, s. 7) - See paragraphs 54 to 60.

Civil Rights - Topic 8368

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Denial of rights - Remedies - Exclusion of evidence - See paragraphs 61 to 79.

Criminal Law - Topic 5339.7

Evidence and witnesses - Confessions and voluntary statements - Language or cultural issues - See paragraphs 42 to 48.

Criminal Law - Topic 5355

Evidence and witnesses - Confessions and voluntary statements - Whether statement was made freely and voluntarily - See paragraphs 1 to 41.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. R.J.S., [1995] 1 S.C.R. 451; 177 N.R. 81; 78 O.A.C. 161; 36 C.R.(4th) 1; 96 C.C.C.(3d) 1; 121 D.L.R.(4th) 589, refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. White (J.K.), [1999] 2 S.C.R. 417; 240 N.R. 1; 123 B.C.A.C. 161; 201 W.A.C. 161; 135 C.C.C.(3d) 257; 24 C.R.(5th) 201; 174 D.L.R.(4th) 111, refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. Fitzpatrick (B.), [1995] 4 S.C.R. 154; 188 N.R. 248; 65 B.C.A.C. 1; 106 W.A.C. 1; 102 C.C.C.(3d) 144, refd to. [para. 21].

R. v. Jarvis (W.J.), [2002] 3 S.C.R. 757; 295 N.R. 201; 317 A.R. 1; 284 W.A.C. 1; 169 C.C.C.(3d) 1, refd to. [para. 21].

R. v. Therens, [1985] 1 S.C.R. 613; 59 N.R. 122; 40 Sask.R. 122; 18 D.L.R.(4th) 655; [1985] 4 W.W.R. 286; 32 M.V.R. 153; 45 C.R.(3d) 97; 18 C.C.C.(3d) 481, refd to. [para. 30].

R. v. Collins, [1987] 1 S.C.R. 265; 74 N.R. 276; 56 C.R.(3d) 193; [1987] 3 W.W.R. 699; 38 D.L.R.(4th) 508; 33 C.C.C.(3d) 1, refd to. [para. 62].

R. v. Stillman (W.W.D.), [1997] 1 S.C.R. 607; 209 N.R. 81; 185 N.B.R.(2d) 1; 472 A.P.R. 1; 113 C.C.C.(3d) 321, refd to. [para. 63].

R. v. Kokesch, [1990] 3 S.C.R. 3; 121 N.R. 161; 61 C.C.C.(3d) 207, refd to. [para. 71].

Counsel:

Christine Gagnon, for the plaintiff;

John Wonnacott, for the defendant.

This case was heard at Taloyoak, Nunavut, on June 11 and November 24-27, 2003 and June 28, 2004, before Kilpatrick, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who delivered the following judgment on July 21, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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