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SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (ONTARIO)

PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE REPORT

(Criminal Code, s. 625.1)

(Criminal Proceedings Rules, Rule 28)

(Form 17)

NOTE:

1. This form must be completed in full in all cases, and signed by the assigned Crown counsel, or a Crown counsel authorized to bind the Crown, and by counsel of record for each accused person, before the first judicial pre-trial conference, unless otherwise ordered, or unless the accused will definitely be pleading guilty and the only issue to be addressed at the judicial pre-trial conference is sentence.

2. Crown and defence counsel are encouraged to discuss the issues to be addressed at the pre-hearing conference in advance of the conference, and to file a joint pre-trial form.

3. Counsel must provide their position on each issue, and not indicate they “will advise”, or “not as yet”, etc.

4. The Crown must complete this form and fax, e-mail or deliver it to the defence counsel of record, or where there is no counsel of record, to the accused, not later than 10 days before the date scheduled for the pre-trial conference, case supervision conference or case management conference.

Where the Crown and the defence will be filing separate pre-trial conference reports, the Crown shall fax or deliver to the Superior Court trial office a hard copy of the Crown’s report 10 days before the date scheduled for the pre-trial conference, case supervision conference or case management conference. Where separate pre-trial conference reports are being filed, the defence shall fax or deliver to the Superior Court trial office a hard copy of the defence report 5 days before the date scheduled for the pre-trial conference, case supervision conference or case management conference.

Where the Crown and defence will be filing a joint pre-trial conference report, it shall be faxed or delivered in hard copy to the Superior Court trial office 5 days before the date scheduled for the pre-trial conference, case supervision conference or case management conference.

5. If any party changes the position taken on this form, which will be provided to the trial judge, they must provide written notice to the other party and the Superior Court Trial Office of the change in position, in addition to any notice required by the Rules of Court. If counsel have not indicated an application will be brought, the presumption is that it will not be heard. The failure to notify the other side and the Trial Office of any application not indicated on this form, will be a factor considered by the trial judge in determining whether the new position has prejudiced the other party, and whether any application may proceed.

6. The Crown’s copy of the report must be accompanied by a brief synopsis of the allegations, including how the Crown proposes to prove the allegations.

Regina v. ____________________________________________________________

checkbox Crown Report, prepared by: ______________________   SYNOPSIS ATTACHED checkbox

checkbox  246 Defence Report, prepared by: ________________________________________

(Counsel for: ___________________________________________ if multiple accused.)

Have counsel discussed the issues raised in this form after the committal for trial?  
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Charges: _________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

1. Chronology:

a) Date(s) of Offence(s): ____________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

b) Date of Arrest: __________________________________________________

c) Date of Committal for Trial: ________________________________________

d) Date Indictment filed: _____________________________________________

2. Form of Judicial Interim Release

a) Is the accused detained in custody on this/these charges? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Is the accused detained in custody on any other charges? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

3. Preliminary Inquiry: checkbox Length: ______________________________  Waived checkbox

Discovery: checkbox  Length: ______________________________________________

Transcript(s): Available: _______________________________________________

Date Ordered: ______________________________________________________

4. Disclosure: Complete: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

a) Outstanding Issues: _______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Lost/destroyed: __________________________________________________

c) Withheld/delayed: ________________________________________________

5. Mode of Trial: Current Election: Judge and jury checkbox Judge alone checkbox

a) Will there be a re-election to be tried by: Judge and jury checkbox Judge alone checkbox

b) Is there any prospect of a re-election? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c)  Will the Crown consent? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Additional comments regarding re-elections: _____________________________

__________________________________________________________________

e) Challenge for Cause:  Yes checkbox No checkbox

(i) Parks      Yes checkbox No checkbox

(ii) Publicity  Yes checkbox No checkbox

(iii) Other, please specify: _____________________________________________

(iv) Will there be an application by the accused under s. 640 (2.1) ordering the exclusion of all sworn and unsworn jurors until the jury is selected, and that the same two triers be used for all challenges? Yes checkbox No checkbox

(v) Will there be an application by the accused for any other form of exclusion order, or in relation to the triers, not relying on s. 640 (2.1)? Yes checkbox No checkbox

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(vi) Does the Crown consent to the application noted above?  

Crown:  Yes checkbox No checkbox

__________________________________________________________________

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(vii) Will there be an application for the judge to direct that 13 or 14 jurors be sworn pursuant to s. 631(2.2)?

__________________________________________________________________

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Crown:  Yes checkbox No checkbox

Defence:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Does the other party consent to the order?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

__________________________________________________________________

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(viii) Will there be a request under s. 631(3.1) for the judge to order the names and numbers of jury panel members to be called out in court?

Crown:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Defence:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Does the accused have or seek an order under s. 530 that his/her trial be held in French or as a bilingual trial?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Does the Crown oppose the order?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

6. Pre-Trial Motions on the Indictment N/A checkbox

a) Quash committal for trial  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Quash indictment  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Quash a count(s) in indictment:

i) relying on s. 581(1)  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

ii) relying on s. 581(3)  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) Sever count(s) in indictment Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) Sever accused  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Particulars  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Change of venue  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

h) Amendment(s)  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Crown pre-trial motions

7. Statements of the Accused N/A checkbox

a) Is the Crown seeking to obtain rulings as to the admissibility of Statements to Persons in authority?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Brief summary of important contents of the statement(s): ________________

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c) Is the Crown seeking to introduce the statement?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) Is the Crown seeking only a ruling as to admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) Does the defence dispute admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Brief summary of defence position: ___________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

g) Form of statement: Oral checkbox  Written checkbox  Audiotaped checkbox  Videotaped checkbox

h) If the statement is audio or video taped, is there a transcript? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

i) If no transcript is available, will the Crown provide one in advance of trial?
Yes checkbox   No checkbox

j) Date to be made available: _________________________________________

k) Length of statement(s): ___________________________________________

l) Voir dire required  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

m) Voir dire issues:  recipient as a person in authority  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 Voluntariness  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 s. 10 (a)  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 s. 10 (b)  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 s. 7  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

n) Number of witnesses to be called on voir dire:  

Crown __________________________________________

Defence _________________________________________

o) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

p) If there is more than one issue, do counsel agree that a blended voir dire is appropriate?

Crown Yes checkbox   No checkbox    Defence Yes checkbox   No checkbox

8. Other Disreputable Conduct Evidence, including Similar Fact N/A checkbox

a) Is the Crown seeking to introduce prior disreputable conduct evidence, relying on incidents not covered by the indictment? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Nature of Evidence: ________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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c) Does the Crown seek to have admissibility determined in pre-trial motion?  
Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) If the Crown does not seek to obtain a ruling before trial starts, when does the
Crown wish to have the voir dire? _______________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

e) Does the defence dispute admissibility? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii)  Agreed Statement of facts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv)  Transcripts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

h) Comments: __________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

i) Time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

j) Is the Crown seeking to rely on disreputable conduct evidence, relying on the counts in the indictment?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

9. Hearsay Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon a common law exception to the hearsay rule?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If yes, what is the nature of the evidence? ______________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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c) What is the common law exception upon which the Crown relies? (i.e. dying declaration, spontaneous exclamation, declaration s in furtherance of common unlawful design):

__________________________________________________________________

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d)  Does the defence contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e)  How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii)  Agreed Statement of facts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv)  Transcripts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Comments: ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence _____________________ Argument _____________________

Principled Exception to the Hearsay Rule N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon the principled exception to the hearsay rule?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence? _______________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Does the defence contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) If yes, does the defence contest:  necessity  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

reliability  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

prejudicial effect/probative value  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii)  Agreed Statement of facts Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Comments: ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

h) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

10. After the Fact Conduct Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Will the Crown be seeking to tender any evidence of after the fact conduct by the accused?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence? _______________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Does the defence contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statement of facts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Comments: ______________________________________________________

g) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

11. Intercepted Private Communications N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce wiretap evidence?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Brief overview of evidence: __________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Does the defence require a voir dire to determine admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) Brief overview of defence position: ____________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

e) Authorization: consent, s. 184.2 checkbox  Authorization, s. 186 checkbox

f) Other __________________________________________________________

g) Issue to be litigated: facial validity checkbox  Sub-facial validity checkbox

h) Other: _________________________________________________________

i) Time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

12. Other legal issues requiring rulings Crown Counsel anticipates will arise: N/A checkbox

a)________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

13. Competency of Witnesses N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown/defence intend to call any witness who is under the age of 14?  
Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Does the Crown/defence intend to challenge the capacity of any witness on the basis of mental capacity? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Name of witness, and basis of challenge: _______________________________

__________________________________________________________________

14. Manner in which evidence is to be introduced N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown or defence seek to have any witness’s evidence introduced:

i) by video link, pursuant to s. 714.1 or s. 714.2?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

ii) by reading in evidence previously taken pursuant to s. 715?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

iii) by videotaped evidence, pursuant to s. 715.1?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

iv) by closed circuit link or behind a screen, pursuant to s. 486.2?  
Yes checkbox   No checkbox

v) other means? Details: _________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

b) Does the opposing party consent to the admissibility of the evidence in the manner proposed?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) If opposed, estimated time for:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

d) Will the Crown or any witness under the age of 18 apply for an order pursuant to s. 486.3, appointing counsel to cross-examine?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

e) Does the accused oppose the order?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Counsel and accused’s suggestions re. timing and procedure: _______________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

15. Support Person N/A checkbox

Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(1)?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Details: ___________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(2)?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Details: ___________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

Does the defence oppose the order?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

16. Publication Bans/Deferred Publication Orders N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek an order pursuant to s. 486.4 or 486.5, banning the publication of the complainant’s identity? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Does the defence oppose the order?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) If opposed, estimated time for:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

d) Does either party seek other publication bans or deferred publication orders?

 Crown  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

  Defence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) If yes, provide details of order sought, media to be notified, timing of hearing,
time estimate for hearing: _____________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

f) Does the other party oppose the application?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) If opposed, provide time estimate for evidence and separate time estimate for argument:

Evidence _________________________ Argument _________________________

17. Privilege Issues N/A checkbox

a)  Will the Crown be raising issues of privilege?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b)  Will the defence be raising issues of privilege?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) If yes, please specify the nature of evidence and issue of privilege: ___________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

d) Basis upon which the party seeking admission rely: _______________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

e) How does the party claiming privilege seek to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii)  Agreed Statements of Fact Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv)  Transcripts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

f) Does the other party consent to the manner in which the evidence will be introduced on the voir dire?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

g) Comments: ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

h) Time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

18. Defence Pre-trial Applications N/A checkbox

a) Challenge to Legislation: Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Specifics of challenge: ________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Does the Crown oppose the application?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

19. Applications to Stay Proceedings Yes checkbox  No checkbox  Based upon:  N/A checkbox

a) Abuse of Process   checkbox

b) Charter breach, s. 7   checkbox

c) Charter breach, s. 11(b)   checkbox

d)  Entrapment (after finding of guilt)   checkbox

e) Other   checkbox

f) Overview of Defence position: _______________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

g) Overview of Crown position: ________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

h) Time estimate for application (evidence and argument): 

Crown ____________________________ Defence ___________________________

20. Applications to Exclude Evidence other than a statement based upon s. 24(2)  

Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

Alleging breaches of:

a)  s. 7 checkbox

  s. 8 checkbox: warrantless search checkbox  search warrant checkbox  order □ authorization checkbox

  Issue: facial validity checkbox sub-facial validity checkbox  execution checkbox

  Other: _________________________________________________________

  s. 9 checkbox

  Other: __________________________________________________________

b) Overview of defence position: ________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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c) Overview of Crown position: _________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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d) Evidence sought to be excluded: _____________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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__________________________________________________________________

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e) Nature of breach: _________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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f) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

21. Third Party Records Applications:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

a) Relying upon: Mills, s. 278.2: Yes checkbox   No checkbox  O’Connor: Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Nature of Records: _________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

d) How long prior to trial does the applicant propose the motion be heard?

__________________________________________________________________

22. Evidence of the Complainant’s Prior Sexual Activity – s. 276  
Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

a) Nature of Evidence: _______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Manner in which defence seeks to establish evidentiary basis on application:

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

23. Evidence of Other Suspects Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

a) Nature of Evidence: ________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) How does defence propose to introduce evidence on voir dire?

(i) viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(ii)  agreed statements of facts  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iii) witness statement  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

(iv) other ____________________________________________________

c) Does the Crown contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

24. Character of Victim  Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

a) Nature of Evidence: ________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Does the Crown contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

25. Other Legal Issues defence counsel anticipate will arise  Yes checkbox   No checkbox  N/A checkbox

a)________________________________________________________________

b) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

26. Expert Witnesses

26.1 Crown Witnesses N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown intend to call expert witnesses?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Does the defence contest the admissibility of the expert evidence?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Field(s) of expertise: ______________________________________________

d) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced: ______________________

_________________________________________________________________

e) Basis upon which admissibility of evidence contested:

   checkbox legal relevance

   checkbox logical relevance

   checkbox necessity in assisting trier of fact

   checkbox absence of an exclusionary rule

   checkbox expert’s qualifications

f) Comments: _______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

g) Time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

26.2 Defence Witnesses N/A checkbox

a) Does the defence intend to call expert witnesses?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Field of expertise: _______________________________________________

c) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced: _____________________

________________________________________________________________

d) Does the Crown contest the admissibility of the expert evidence?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

e) Basis upon which admissibility of the evidence is contested:

   checkbox legal relevance

   checkbox logical relevance

   checkbox necessity in assisting trier of fact

   checkbox absence of an exclusionary rule

   checkbox expert’s qualifications

f) Comments: _______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

g) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

27. Position of Accused in Court

a) Will there be an application to have the accused sit at counsel table?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Does the Crown consent?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) If opposed, what is the nature of the evidence relied upon?

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

d) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

28. Absence of Accused from Court N/A checkbox

a) Will there be an application for the accused to be absent from the trial, pursuant to s. 650(2)?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If yes, what is the basis for the application? _____________________________

__________________________________________________________________

29. Positions of the Parties

a) Crown: Upon what evidentiary basis does the Crown seek to establish
liability of each accused? ______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

b) Upon which section(s) of the Criminal Code does the Crown rely, to establish
the liability of each accused? ___________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Does the Crown submit any offences are included in the count(s) in the indictment?

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

d) Does the defence submit any offences are included in the count(s) in the indictment?

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

e) Defence: What is the position of the defence? ___________________________

__________________________________________________________________

30. Fitness to Stand Trial N/A checkbox

a) Will the Crown raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Will the defence raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) If raised, will the application be opposed?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) Time estimate for voir dire:  

Evidence                                         Argument

Crown ___________________________ Crown __________________________

Defence __________________________ Defence _________________________

31. Interpreters N/A checkbox

a) Does the accused require an interpreter?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If yes, for which language(s)? _______________________________________

c) Do any Crown witnesses require an interpreter?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

d) If yes, for which language(s)? ________________________________________

e) Should two interpreters be required?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

32. Additional Courtroom Equipment required N/A checkbox

 a) Elmo projector Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 b)  Television and VCR  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 c) Television and CD player  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 d) Television and DVD player  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 e) Hearing devices  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 f) Teleconference facilities  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

 g) Other __________________________________________________________

33. Courtroom Security Issues N/A checkbox

a) Does any party believe that increased courtroom security issues are raised in this case? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) Does either party seek an order closing the courtroom to the public, pursuant to s. 486(1)? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

c) Details: __________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

34. Other Potential Legal Issues N/A checkbox

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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35. Is it reasonably anticipated that any of the following defences/triable issues will be raised?

checkbox Accident
checkbox Alibis
checkbox Automatism
checkbox Causation
checkbox Compulsion
checkbox Consent
checkbox Defence of property
checkbox Did the alleged event occur?
checkbox Diminished capacity
checkbox Duress
checkbox Entrapment
checkbox “Evidence to the contrary”
checkbox Honest, but mistaken belief in consent
checkbox Identity
checkbox Intoxication
checkbox Drugs
checkbox Alcohol
checkbox Knowledge
checkbox Necessity
checkbox Not criminally responsible
checkbox Possession
checkbox Was the possession for the purpose of trafficking?
checkbox Provocation
checkbox Self-defence

36. Non-contentious Issues –

Admitted

Not contested

Jurisdiction

checkbox

checkbox

Identity of the accused

checkbox

checkbox

Continuity of exhibits

checkbox

checkbox

Medical Evidence

checkbox

checkbox

Documentary Evidence

checkbox

checkbox

Ownership

checkbox

checkbox

Value of Property

checkbox

checkbox

Accused as Driver

checkbox

checkbox

Death/injuries caused by accused

checkbox

checkbox

Expert’s report

checkbox

checkbox

Age of Complainant

checkbox

checkbox

Nature of drug

checkbox

checkbox

Amount of drug is “for the purpose of trafficking”

checkbox

checkbox

Value of drug

checkbox

checkbox

Service of notice

checkbox

checkbox

Photographs

checkbox

checkbox

37. Other factual, evidentiary or legal admissions sought by the Crown, or conceded by defence: N/A checkbox

Does the defence agree?

1. _____________________________________________________   Yes checkbox   No checkbox

2. _____________________________________________________   Yes checkbox   No checkbox

3. _____________________________________________________   Yes checkbox   No checkbox

4. _____________________________________________________   Yes checkbox   No checkbox

5. _____________________________________________________   Yes checkbox   No checkbox

38. Affidavit or Certificate Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown intend to file affidavit or certificate evidence?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

b) If so, please specify: _______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

c) Will the defence seek leave to have the maker testify? Yes checkbox   No checkbox

39. Time Estimates

a)  Anticipated Number of Crown Witnesses  ______________________________

b) Crown estimate for voir dires  

Evidence ______________________  Argument _________________________

c) Crown time estimate for trial  ______________________________________

d) Defence time estimate for voir dires  

Evidence ______________________ Argument _________________________

e) Defence time estimate for trial   ____________________________________

40. a) Will there be an application for the appointment of a Case Management Judge pursuant to s. 551.1?

By the Crown:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

By the Defence:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Does the other party consent?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Issues that counsel suggest should be determined by case management judge:

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b) Will there be an application for an order for a joint hearing of issues in common from separate prosecutions, pursuant to s. 551.7?

By the Crown:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

By the Defence:  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Common issues that counsel suggest should be determined by case management judge:

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Dated ______________________________  

Signed ____________________________________________________________

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Accused: ___________________________________________________________

Corbett Application:

What is the accused’s criminal record: ____________________________________

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Does the accused intend to bring a Corbett application?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Sentence Position:

Crown position on sentence on plea(s) of guilty before trial based upon information currently known to the Crown:

Plea(s) on which counts: ______________________________________________

Sentence: _________________________________________________________

Is the Crown’s position based on a joint submission?  Yes checkbox   No checkbox

Is the Crown’s position in addition to, or subject to reduction, for pre-trial custody?

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Corollary Orders Sought by Crown:

1. DNA Order checkbox

2.  s. 109 prohibition checkbox, duration: ___________________________________

3.  s. 161 Order checkbox, duration: ___________________________________,

delayed parole: __________________________________,

4.  Special conditions on probation: _____________________________________

5.  s. 259 Driving Prohibition checkbox, duration: ________________________________

6.  Sex Offender Registry Order checkbox, duration: _____________________________

7.  s. 743.21 Non-Communication Order checkbox

Crown’s position on sentence after trial based upon information currently known
to the Crown _______________________________________________________

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