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1 SCC File No.: IN THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA (ON APPEAL FROM THE ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL) BETWEEN: POLICE CONSTABLE KRIS WOOD, ACTING SERGEANT MARK PULLBROOK, POLICE CONSTABLE GRAHAM SEGUIN APPELLANTS (Appellants) -and- RUTH SCHAEFFER, EVELYN MINTY AND DIANE PINDER; IAN SCOTT, DIRECTOR OF THE SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT; JULIAN FANTINO, COMMISSIONER OF THE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE -and- RESPONDENTS (Respondents) CANADIAN CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION, BRITISH COLUMBIA CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION, ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICES OF TORONTO INC., CRIMINAL LAWYERS' ASSOCIATION (ONTARIO), INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS OFFICE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, RICHARD ROSENTHAL, CHIEF CIVILIAN DIRECTOR, URBAN ALLIANCE ON RACE RELATIONS and CANADIAN POLICE ASSOCIATION AND POLICE ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO FACTUM OF THE INTERVENER CRIMINAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (ONTARIO) (Pursuant to Rules 42 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada) INTERVENERS WEBBER SCHROEDER GOLDSTEIN ABERGEL 116 Lisgar Street, Suite 200 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C2 Howard L. Krongold Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Counsel for the Intervener, Criminal Lawyers Association (Ontario) SUPREME ADVOCACY LLP 397 Gladstone Ave., Suite 100 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0Y9 Eugene Meehan, Q.C. Marie-France Major Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Counsel for the Intervener, Criminal Lawyers Association (Ontario)

2 GREENSPAN HUMPHREY LAVINE Barristers 15 Bedford Road Toronto, Ontario M5R 2J7 Brian H. Greenspan David M. Humphrey Jill D. Makepeace Tel.: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for the Appellants GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP Elgin St P.O. Box 466, Stn "D" Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C3 Henry S. Brown, Q.C Tel.: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Counsel for the Appellants FALCONER CHARNEY LLP 8 Prince Arthur Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A9 Julian Falconer Tel.: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for the Respondent, Ruth Schaeffer, Evelyn Minty and Diane Pinder SACK GOLDBLATT MITCHELL LLP Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario M5G 2G8 Marlys Edwardh, C.M. Tel: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for the Respondent, Ian Scott, Director of the Special Investigations Unit GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP Elgin St P.O. Box 466, Stn "D" Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C3 Guy Régimbald Tel.: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Counsel for the Respondent, Ruth Schaeffer, Evelyn Minty and Diane Pinder SUPREME ADVOCACY LLP 397 Gladstone Ave., Suite 100 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0Y9 Eugene Meehan, Q.C. Marie-France Major Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Counsel for the Respondent, Ian Scott, Director of the Special Investigations Unit

3 MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICE Legal Services 77 Granville Street 8 th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B3 Christopher Diana Tel: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for the Respondent, Julian Fantino, Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police BURKE-ROBERTSON 441 MacLaren Street, Suite 200 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2H3 Robert E. Houston, Q.C. Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for the Counsel for the Respondent, Julian Fantino, Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police DAVID B. BUTT Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario M5V 1V3 Tel: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for Canadian Police Association and Police Association of Ontario SHANBAUM SEMANYK PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION 150 Isabella Street, Suite 1207 Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1V7 Terri H. Semanyk Tel: (613) Ext. 2 Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Canadian Police Association and Police Association of Ontario GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP Barristers and Solicitors 160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C3 Wendy J. Wagner Robert W. Kennedy Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Counsel for Canadian Civil Liberties Association

4 FASKEN MARTINEAU DuMOULIN LLP Burrard Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0A3 Andrew I. Nathanson Gavin R. Cameron Tel: (604) Fax: (604) Counsel for British Columbia Civil Liberties Association FASKEN MARTINEAU DuMOULIN LLP 55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1300 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L5 Marisa Victor Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Agent for British Columbia Civil Liberties Association ABORIGINAL LEGAL SERVICES OF TORONTO INC. 415 Yonge Street, Suite 803 Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E7 Christa Big Canoe Tel: (416) Ext. 225 Fax: (416) Counsel for Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto Inc. INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS OFFICE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 12 th Floor, nd Avenue Surrey, British Columbia V3T 5X3 Marian K. Brown Tel.: (604) Fax: (604) Counsel for the Intervener, Richard Rosenthal, Chief Civilian Director of the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia SUPREME ADVOCACY LLP 397 Gladstone Avenue, Suite 100 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0Y9 Eugene Meehan, Q.C. Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Richard Rosenthal, Chief Civilian Director of the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia

5 STEVENSONS LLP Toronto Street Toronto, Ontario M5C 2E3 Maureen Whelton Tel: (416) Fax: (416) Counsel for Urban Alliance on Race Relations GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP 160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C3 Henry S. Brown, Q.C. Tel: (613) Fax: (613) Ottawa Agent for Urban Alliance on Race Relations

6 TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE PART I OVERVIEW...1 PART II POSITION ON QUESTIONS IN ISSUE...2 PART III ARGUMENT...2 A. The singular importance of police accountability...2 B. This case does not raise concerns about self-incrimination...3 C. Timely note taking is an indispensible public duty...4 D. The potential problems with delay...5 E. It is reasonable to expect police officers to be aware of their duties during an SIU investigation...6 F. This Court should reject the arguments premised on misconduct by defence counsel...7 G. This Court should reaffirm the rights of non-police witnesses to consult with counsel...7 PART IV COSTS...8 PART V ORDER SOUGHT...8 PART VI TABLE OF AUTHORITIES...9 PART VII RELEVANT STATUTE AND REGULATIONS...9

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