R. v. Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeAbella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Rowe, Malcolm
Citation2017 SCC 57,[2017] 2 SCR 539,355 CCC (3d) 553
Docket Number37155
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date23 November 2017
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21 practice notes
  • Sources of Criminal Procedure
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...courts, which cannot have 142 As an instance of the latter, see the Provincial Offences Act , RSO 1990, c P.33. 143 R v Sciascia , 2017 SCC 57. 144 For an attempt to impose a logic on the various provisions in the Criminal Code and to make the underlying structure and connections more appar......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...583 R v Schrenk, 2010 MBCA 38 ..............................................................................258 R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57, [2017] 2 SCR 539 ......................................... 34, 41, 488 R v Scott, [1990] 3 SCR 979, 61 CCC (3d) 300, [1990] SCJ No 132 .......................
  • The Trial Process
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...in a provincial court, since that is the only option properly available to the accused for a summary conviction offence. 24 R v Sciascia , 2017 SCC 57. 25 R v Hynes , [2001] 3 SCR 623 [ Hynes ]. 26 Section 551.1. See the discussion of this issue in Chapter 10, Section B(1). 27 R v Litchfiel......
  • R v Settle,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 14, 2021
    ...of enhanced relevance by reason of nexus and overlap: see eg R v Last, 2009 SCC 45 at paras 17-18, 34, 42, [2009] 3 SCR 146; R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57 at para 33, [2017] 2 SCR 539; R v C(A), 2018 ONCA 333 at para 24, 360 CCC (3d) 540. Counts may be kept together for trial purposes, but beca......
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17 cases
  • R. v. Tayo Tompouba, 2024 SCC 16
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • May 3, 2024
    ...86; R. v. Tran, [1994] 2 S.C.R. 951; R. v. Mitchell (1997), 36 O.R. (3d) 643; R. v. Sciascia, 2016 ONCA 411, 131 O.R. (3d) 375, aff’d 2017 SCC 57, [2017] 2 S.C.R. 539; R. v. G.F., 2021 SCC 20, [2021] 1 S.C.R. 801; R. v. Sheppard, 2002 SCC 26, [2002] 1 S.C.R. 869; R. v. Bain, [1992] 1 S.C.R.......
  • R v Settle, 2021 ABCA 221
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • June 14, 2021
    ...of enhanced relevance by reason of nexus and overlap: see eg R v Last, 2009 SCC 45 at paras 17-18, 34, 42, [2009] 3 SCR 146; R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57 at para 33, [2017] 2 SCR 539; R v C(A), 2018 ONCA 333 at para 24, 360 CCC (3d) 540. Counts may be kept together for trial purposes, but beca......
  • R. v. A.C, 2018 ONCA 333
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • April 5, 2018
    ...has the potential to impair both trial efficiency and the truth-seeking function of the trial: Last, at para. 17; R. v. Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57, 355 C.C.C. (3d) 553, at para. [25] The trial judge properly identified the factors to consider on a severance application. The Supreme Court identif......
  • R v 1478876 Alberta Ltd., 2018 ABPC 6
    • Canada
    • Provincial Court of Alberta (Canada)
    • January 12, 2018
    ...2017 ABQB 108; R v Jones, 2016 ABQB 691; R v Hoang, 2017 ABQB 313; R v Nasery, 2017 ABQB 564; R v Chang, 2017 ABQB 7; R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57.ANALYSIS[21] The right to a trial within a reasonable time is entrenched in s. 11(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as a right of an accused......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Sources of Criminal Procedure
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...courts, which cannot have 142 As an instance of the latter, see the Provincial Offences Act , RSO 1990, c P.33. 143 R v Sciascia , 2017 SCC 57. 144 For an attempt to impose a logic on the various provisions in the Criminal Code and to make the underlying structure and connections more appar......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...583 R v Schrenk, 2010 MBCA 38 ..............................................................................258 R v Sciascia, 2017 SCC 57, [2017] 2 SCR 539 ......................................... 34, 41, 488 R v Scott, [1990] 3 SCR 979, 61 CCC (3d) 300, [1990] SCJ No 132 .......................
  • The Trial Process
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...in a provincial court, since that is the only option properly available to the accused for a summary conviction offence. 24 R v Sciascia , 2017 SCC 57. 25 R v Hynes , [2001] 3 SCR 623 [ Hynes ]. 26 Section 551.1. See the discussion of this issue in Chapter 10, Section B(1). 27 R v Litchfiel......
  • Elements of Criminal Procedure
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Procedure. Fourth Edition
    • June 23, 2020
    ...that a judge with jurisdiction over both summary conviction and provincial offences can try both sets of charges jointly: R v Sciascia , 2017 SCC 57. 4 This is the rationale for the particular list of offences, but one could easily disagree as to whether that goal has been achieved. For exa......

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