Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society et al. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2012] N.R. TBEd. SE.004

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, C.J.C., LeBel, Deschamps, Fish, Abella, Rothstein, Cromwell, Moldaver and Karakatsanis, JJ.
Citation[2012] N.R. TBEd. SE.004,2012 SCC 45,34 BCLR (5th) 1,JE 2012-1793,EYB 2012-211411,[2012] 2 SCR 524,[2012] 10 WWR 423
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Subject MatterCIVIL RIGHTS,COURTS,CRIMINAL LAW,PRACTICE
Date21 September 2012
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292 practice notes
  • Kelly et al. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2013] O.T.C. Uned. 1220
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • February 26, 2013
    ...is appropriate for judicial determination: Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United against Violence Society , 2012 SCC 45 at para. 30; Finlay v. Canada (Minister of Finance) , [1986] 2 S.C.R. 607at p. 632; Canada (Auditor General) v. Canada (Minister of Energy, Min......
  • Deegan c. Canada (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • July 22, 2019
    ...(Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524; Lee v . Canada (Correctional Service) à......
  • Colombie-Britannique (Procureur général) c. Alberta (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • September 24, 2019
    ...1 S.C.R. 295 , (1986), 32 D.L.R. (4th) 1 ; Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524 ; 1068754 Alberta v. Québec (Agence du revenu), 2019 SCC 37 ; AttorneyGeneral for Manitoba v. Manitoba Egg and Poultry A......
  • Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada c. Emerson Milling Inc.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • April 18, 2017
    ...1 S.C.R. 138 , (1974), 43 D.L.R. (3d) 1 ; Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524 ; Canadian Council of Churches v. Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 236 , (1992), 88 D.L.R......
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  • Feher c. Canada (Sécurité publique et Protection civile),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • March 20, 2019
    ...SCC 30 , [2018] 2 S.C.R. 165 .REFERRED TO:Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524 ; Gravel v. Telus Communications Inc., 2011 FCA 14 , 218 A.C.W.S. (3d) 478; Mayne Pharma (Canada) Inc. v. Aventis Pharma ......
  • Schmidt c. Canada (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • March 20, 2018
    ...v. Vaid, 2005 SCC 30, [2005] 1 S.C.R. 667; Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524; Canada (Human Rights Commission) v. Canadian Liberty Net, [1998] 1 S.C.R. 626, (1998), 157 D.L.R. (4th) 385; Agraira v. Ca......
  • Kelly et al. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2013] O.T.C. Uned. 1220
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • February 26, 2013
    ...is appropriate for judicial determination: Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United against Violence Society , 2012 SCC 45 at para. 30; Finlay v. Canada (Minister of Finance) , [1986] 2 S.C.R. 607at p. 632; Canada (Auditor General) v. Canada (Minister of Energy, Min......
  • Médecins canadiens pour les soins aux réfugiés c. Canada (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • July 4, 2014
    ...2 S.C.R. 607 , (1986), 33 D.L.R. (4th) 321 ; Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524; Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2013 SCC 14 , [2013] 1 S.C.R. 623 ; Canadian Council of ......
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21 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (November 11 – November 15, 2019)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 22, 2019
    ...of the infringement of Charter rights resulted in the court having a less than satisfactory record. In Downtown Eastside Sex Workers, 2012 SCC 45, the Supreme Court noted that there was a substantial record of affidavit evidence as to the operation and impact of the challenged legislation, ......
  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (JANUARY 18 – 22, 2021)
    • Canada
    • LexBlog Canada
    • January 24, 2021
    ...v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2013 ONSC 6152, Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, The Polish National Catholic Church of Canada v. Polish National Church, 2014 ONSC 4501, Air Canada v. M & L Travel Ltd., [1993] 3 S.C.R. 7......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (January 18 ' 22, 2021)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • January 25, 2021
    ...v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2013 ONSC 6152, Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, The Polish National Catholic Church of Canada v. Polish National Church, 2014 ONSC 4501, Air Canada v. M & L Travel Ltd., [1993] 3 S.C.R. 7......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (June 20 ' 24, 2022)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 27, 2022
    ...of Civil Procedure, Rules 2.03, 9.01 & 15.01, Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, Thorson v. Canada (Attorney General), [1975] 1 S.C.R. 138 , Nova Scotia (Board of Censors) v. McNeil, [1976] 2 S.C.R. 265 , Canada (Minist......
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28 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures 2017
    • June 24, 2021
    ...359 Canada (Attorney General) v Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45 .................................25, 567, 580 Canada (Attorney General) v Hislop, 2007 SCC 10 .................................................27 Canada (Attorney General) v Lameman,......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Sixth Edition
    • June 22, 2017
    ...430, 446 Canada (Attorney General) v Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, [2012] 2 SCR 524, 2012 SCC 45 ......125−26, 484 Canada (Attorney General) v Federation of Law Societies of Canada, [2015] 1 SCR 401 , 2015 SCC 7 ................................................
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Equitable Remedies. Second Edition
    • June 18, 2013
    ...250 Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45 ............... 238–39 Canada (Attorney General) v. P.H.S. Community Services Society, 2011 SCC 44 ..............................................................266–67 Canada (Attorne......
  • Injunctions to Enforce Public Rights
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Equitable Remedies. Second Edition
    • June 18, 2013
    ...of the Supreme Court of Canada on standing, Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society , 2012 SCC 45, reconfirmed these criteria. However, the Court did state that the criteria informed the exercise of discretion and should be applied “cumulat......
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