Upcoming court martial proceedings

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Upcoming court martial proceedings by date or by province.  

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Date City, province Title and type Charges

June 22, 2020

Victoria, British Columbia

Iredale M.J.(Captain), R. v.

General Court Martial

Charges 1, 2, 3: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault (s. 271 CCC0.)

Charges 4, 5, 6: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer E.P. Elms (retired), by e-mail at thomas.elms@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

June 22, 2020

Victoria, British Columbia

Breadner J.T. (Petty Officer 2nd Class), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1 (alternate to charge 2): S. 83 NDA, disobeyed a lawful command of a superior officer.

Charge 2 (alternate to charge 1): S. 85 NDA, behaved with contempt toward a superior officer.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer T.P. Elms (retired), by e-mail at thomas.elms@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

June 26, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Edwards C.D. (Leading Seaman), R. v.

Notice of application.

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the Public wishing to attend the hearing of the notice of application should contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class M.L. Desjardins, in order to obtain the steps to follow, at: linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca.

June 29, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Crépeau C.M.C. (Captain) , R. v.

Notice of application.

Charge 1: S. 83 NDA, disobeyed to a lawful command of a superior officer.

Charge 2: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 3: S. 85 NDA, behaved with contempt toward a superior officer.

Notice: Members of the Public wishing to attend the hearing of the notice of application should contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class M.L. Desjardins, in order to obtain the steps to follow, at: linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca.

July 3, 2020

Courcelette, Québec

Morissette J.N.S. (Sergeant), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class M.L. Desjardins, by e-mail at linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca., to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 8, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Chiasson M.D. (Petty Officer 2nd Class), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 97 NDA, drunkenness.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer K.N. Lever, by e-mail at karen.lever@forces.gc.ca., to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 8, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Fischl C.S. (Private), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 90 NDA, absented himself without leave.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact the assigned court reporter, Master Warrant Officer T.P. Elms (retired), by e-mail at thomas.elms@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned court reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 9, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Bourque D.G. (Major), R. v.

Notice of application.

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: : Members of the Public wishing to attend the hearing of the notice of application should contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class D.G.B. Cockburn, in order to obtain the steps to follow, at: daniel.cockburn@forces.gc.ca..

July 13, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Bourque D.G. (Major), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class D.G.B. Cockburn, by e-mail at daniel.cockburn@forces.gc.ca., to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 13, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Koutsogiannis P. (Private), R. v

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer K.N. Lever, by e-mail at karen.lever@forces.gc.ca., to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 20, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

August J. (Private), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charges 1, 2, 3: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault (s. 271 CCC).

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer T.P. Elms (retired), by e-mail at thomas.elms@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 20, 2020

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Edwards C.D. (Leading Seaman), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class M.L. Desjardins, by e-mail at linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

July 21, 2020

Edmonton, Alberta

Kanaar J.R. (Private), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charges 1, 2, 3: S. 90 NDA, absented himself without leave

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class J.-F. Piché, by e-mail at jean-francois.piche@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

August 10, 2020

Courcelette, Québec

Thibault A.J.R. (Corporal), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault (s. 271 CCC).

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class M.L. Desjardins, by e-mail at linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

August 17, 2020

Gatineau, Québec

Meeks J.K. (Sergeant), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, aggravated assault (s. 268 CCC).

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, assault (s. 266 CCC).

Charge 3: S. 86 NDA, used provoking speeches toward a person subject to the Code of Service Discipline, tending to cause a quarrel.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer K.N. Lever, by e-mail at karen.lever@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

September 14 2020

Gatineau, Québec

J.L. Private (Corporal), R. v.

Notice of application

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault (s. 271 CCC).

Charge 2: S. 93 NDA, behaved in a disgraceful manner.

Notice: Members of the Public wishing to attend the hearing of the notice of application should contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Master Warrant Officer K.N. Lever, in order to obtain the steps to follow, at: karen.lever@forces.gc.ca.

October 5 2020

Québec, Québec

Crépeau C.M.C. (Captain), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 83 NDA, disobeyed to a lawful command of a superior officer.

Charge 2: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 3: S. 85 NDA, behaved with contempt toward a superior officer.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class L. Desjardins, by e-mail at linda.desjardins@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

November 2 2020

Courcelette, Québec

Lévesque M.A. (Sergeant), R. v.

General Court Martial

Charge 1: S. 77(f) NDA, committed an offence against the person of an inhabitant of a resident of a country in which he was serving.

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, pointing a firearm at another person (s. 87 CCC).

Charges 3, 9: S. 93 NDA, behaved in a disgraceful manner.

Charge 4: S. 130 NDA, uttering threats (s. 264.1 CCC).

Charge 5: S. 129 NDA, an act to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 6: S. 130 NDA, dangerous operation (al. 320.13(1) CCC).

Charge 7: S. 111 NDA, drove a vehicle of the Canadian Forces in a manner that was dangerous to any person or property, having regard to all the circumstances of the case.

Charge 8: S. 130 NDA, mischief (s. 430 CCC).

Charge 10: S. 129 NDA, conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class J.-F. Piché, by e-mail at jean-francois.piche@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

November 23 2020

Oromocto, New Brunswick

Cogswell C.H. (Bombardier), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Charge 1 (alternate to charge 2): S. 93 NDA, behaved in a disgraceful manner.

Charge 2 (alternate to charge 1): S. 129 NDA, an act to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 3 (alternate to charge 4): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 4 (alternate to charge 3): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 5 (alternate to charge 6): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 6 (alternate to charge 5): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 7 (alternate to charge 8): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 8 (alternate to charge 7): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 9 (alternate to charge 10): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 10 (alternate to charge 9): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 11 (alternate to charge 12): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 12 (alternate to charge 11): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 13 (alternate to charge 14): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 14 (alternate to charge 13): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 15 (alternate to charge 16): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 16 (alternate to charge 15): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 17 (alternate to charge 18): S. 130 NDA, administering a noxious thing (s. 245(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 18 (alternate to charge 17): S. 129 NDA, neglect to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to contact, if possible at least 48 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, the assigned Court Clerk-Reporter, Petty Officer 1st Class D.G.B. Cockburn, by e-mail at daniel.cockburn@forces.gc.ca., to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The assigned Court Clerk-Reporter will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance.

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