R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Bastarache, Michel; Binnie, William Ian Corneil; LeBel, Louis; Deschamps, Marie; Fish, Morris J.; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Charron, Louise; Rothstein, Marshall
Citation2008 SCC 63,[2008] 3 SCR 316,[2008] SCJ No 64 (QL),237 CCC (3d) 417,EYB 2008-150418,381 NR 199,61 CR (6th) 207,300 DLR (4th) 1,[2008] ACS no 64,79 WCB (2d) 820,243 OAC 252,JE 2008-2190
Date14 November 2008
Subject MatterEVIDENCE,CRIMINAL LAW,ESTOPPEL
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Docket Number31499
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128 practice notes
  • R. v. Cowan,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • November 5, 2021
    ...; R. v. Ruptash (1982), 36 A.R. 346 ; R. v. Druken, 2002 NFCA 23 , 211 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 219 ; R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63 , [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316; Gray v. Dalgety & Co. Ltd. (1916), 21 C.L.R. 509 ; R. v. Duhamel (No. 2) (1981), 131 D.L.R. (3d) 352 , aff’d [1984] 2......
  • British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Board) v. Figliola, 2011 SCC 52
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 27, 2011
    ...SCC 25, [2004] 1 S.C.R. 629; Toronto (City) v. C.U.P.E., Local 79, 2003 SCC 63, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 77; R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316; Rasanen v. Rosemount Instruments Ltd. (1994), 112 D.L.R. (4th) 683; Nova Scotia (Workers’ Compensation Board) v. Martin, 2003 SCC 54, [2003......
  • Howe v. Rees,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • November 4, 2022
    ...diminishing its authority, its credibility and its aim of finality. [para. 51] (See also R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316 (S.C.C.), at para. 106, per Charron 34      At their heart, the foregoing doctrines exist to prevent ......
  • R. v. deKock (C.R.), 2009 ABCA 225
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • March 6, 2009
    ...refd to. [para. 22]. R. v. Van (D.) (2009), 388 N.R. 200; 251 O.A.C. 295; 2009 SCC 22, refd to. [para. 22]. R. v. Mahalingan (R.), [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316; 243 O.A.C. 252; 381 N.R. 199; 2008 SCC 63, refd to. [para. R. v. Heikel and Sutton (1992), 125 A.R. 298; 14 W.A.C. 298; 72 C.C.C.(3d) 481 (......
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121 cases
  • R. v. deKock (C.R.), 2009 ABCA 225
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • March 6, 2009
    ...refd to. [para. 22]. R. v. Van (D.) (2009), 388 N.R. 200; 251 O.A.C. 295; 2009 SCC 22, refd to. [para. 22]. R. v. Mahalingan (R.), [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316; 243 O.A.C. 252; 381 N.R. 199; 2008 SCC 63, refd to. [para. R. v. Heikel and Sutton (1992), 125 A.R. 298; 14 W.A.C. 298; 72 C.C.C.(3d) 481 (......
  • Howe v. Rees, 2022 NSSC 230
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • November 4, 2022
    ...diminishing its authority, its credibility and its aim of finality. [para. 51] (See also R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316 (S.C.C.), at para. 106, per Charron 34      At their heart, the foregoing doctrines exist to prevent ......
  • R. v. Barros, 2011 SCC 51
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 26, 2011
    ...38; R. v. Walker, 2008 SCC 34, [2008] 2 S.C.R. 245; R. v. Graveline, 2006 SCC 16, [2006] 1 S.C.R. 609; R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316. By Cromwell J. (dissenting in R. v. Graveline, 2006 SCC 16, [2006] 1 S.C.R. 609; R. v. Sutton, 2000 SCC 50, [2000] 2 S.C.R. 595; R. v. M......
  • British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Board) v. Figliola, 2011 SCC 52
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 27, 2011
    ...SCC 25, [2004] 1 S.C.R. 629; Toronto (City) v. C.U.P.E., Local 79, 2003 SCC 63, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 77; R. v. Mahalingan, 2008 SCC 63, [2008] 3 S.C.R. 316; Rasanen v. Rosemount Instruments Ltd. (1994), 112 D.L.R. (4th) 683; Nova Scotia (Workers’ Compensation Board) v. Martin, 2003 SCC 54, [2003......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Character Evidence: Primary Materiality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Evidence. Eighth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...the similar fact evidence rule applied to Robinson’s prior mistreatment of his partner, Gilbert, even though he 27 R v Mahalingan , [2008] 3 SCR 316 at para 160 [ Mahalingan ]; and see R v D(H) , 2000 SKCA 42 [ D(H) ]. 28 Related but distinct rules apply where the Crown calls the evidence f......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Evidence. Eighth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...675, 678 R v Mah, 2002 NSCA 99 ..................................................................................40, 41 R v Mahalingan, [2008] 3 SCR 316 ...............................................71, 75, 76, 77, 78 R v Mahar, [2009] OJ No 4082 (SCJ) ...........................................

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