Monthly Archives: October 2021

Subpoenas quashed in Ontario s.74 reference application

Today Justice O’Marra decided that our application for subpoenas (of the Firearms Registrar and Director of the Canadian Firearms Program) must be quashed. His reasoning is that a s. 74 reference is not a criminal proceeding because none of the applicants are charged with criminal offenses, and therefore sections 698-699 of the Criminal Code – which relate to the… Read More »

Affidavits filed on October 1, 2021

As per the schedule established at the Case Management Conference of Sept. 22, 2021, affidavits for the Application hearing were filed on Oct. 1. Affidavit of Travis Bader, affirmed October 1, 2021     Affidavit of Matt DeMille, affirmed September 30, 2021 Affidavit of Keith Cunningham, affirmed September 30, 2021 Affidavit of Linda Miller, affirmed… Read More »

Ontario Section 74 application: subpoenas

The Ontario members of our group making a section 74 application (for judicial review of the cancellation of registration certificates) had filed a motion to subpoena the Firearms Registrar, who would then appear personally in court and be cross-examined. The AGC in turn had filed an application to quash these subpoenas.  On September 23, Justice O’Marra of… Read More »