09 June 2021

Contents of cockpit voice recorder released in class action

In a recent case, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's authorisation of the conditional release of the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) to the parties to a class action. The appeal court unanimously affirmed the motion judge's holding that the public interest in the proper administration of justice outweighed the statutory privilege attached to the CVR.

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