Upcoming court martial proceedings

Members of public wishing to attend judicial proceedings may do so during the COVID-19 pandemic. These temporary measures are implemented in accordance with the restrictions set out in the Directorate of Force Health Protection Advisory 66336-80. 

Upcoming court martial proceedings by date or by province.  

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Date City, province Title and type Charges

February 23, 2021

Courcelette, Québec

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

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: French.

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

February 24, 2021

Montréal, Québec

Pépin C. (Sergent), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: French

Charge 1 (alternate to charges 2, 3): S. 114 NDA, stealing, when entrusted by reason of his employment, with the custody, control or distribution of the thing stolen.

Charge 2 (alternate to charges 1, 3): S. 115 LDN, received property obtained by the commission of a service offence, knowing the property to have been so obtained.

Charge 3 (alternate to charges 1, 3): an act to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 4: S. 124 NDA, negligently performed a military duty imposed on him.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 1, 2021

Astra, Ontario

Bolger M.J. (Corporal), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charges 1, 2: 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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 8, 2021

Gatineau, Québec

Palmer J.E. (Corporal), R. v.

Notice of application.

Language of the hearing: English.

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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 10, 2021

Meaford, Ontario

MacDonald G. (Private(B)), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 86(a) NDA, quarrelled with a person subject to the Code of Service Discipline.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 15, 2021

Alouette, Québec

Beaulieu J.F.J. (Corporal), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: French

Charges 1, 2: 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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 15, 2021

Victoria, British Columbia

Machtmes R.D. (Master Seaman), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, luring a child (s. 172.1(1)(b) CCC).

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, invitation to sexual touching (s. 152 CCC).

Charge 3: S. 93 NDA, disgraceful conduct.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 18, 2021

Gatineau, Québec

August J. (Private), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 22, 2021

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Brenton T.M. (Leading Seaman), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

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

Charge 4: S. 83 NDA, disobeyed a lawful command of a superior officer.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 22, 2021

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Brown C.A.I. (Lieutenant (Navy)), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, forcible confinement (s. 279(2) CCC).

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

March 29, 2021

Wainwright, Alberta

Curativo P.J.L. (Sergeant), R. v

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Charge 2: S. 93 NDA, disgraceful conduct.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 9, 2021

Gatineau, Québec

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

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 12, 2021

Québec, Québec

Bruyère A. (Private), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: French

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, assault causing bodily harm to a person (para. 267b) CCC).

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

Charge 3: S. 86 NDA, fought with a person subject to the Code of Service Discipline.

Charge 4: S. 97 NDA, drunkenness.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 12, 2021

Kingston, Ontario

Murphy J.R. (Corporal), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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 this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 12, 2021

Petawawa, Ontario

Tait C.A. (Sergeant), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 26, 2021

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Euler P.J.M. (Corporal), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 93 NDA, behaved in a disgraceful manner.

Charge 2: S. 95 NDA, ill-treated a person who by reason of rank was subordinate to him.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

April 27, 2021

Comox, British Columbia

D’Arcy N.C. (Captain), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 109 NDA, flew an aircraft at a height less than the minimum height authorized in the circumstances.

Charge 2: 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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 3, 2021

Montréal, Québec

Jacques V.M.S. (Major), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: French.

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, committed a fraud (s. 380(1) CCC).

Charges 2, 3: S. 125(a) NDA, wilfully made a false statement in a document signed by her that was required for official purposes.

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

Charges 5, 6: S. 117(f) NDA, an act of a fraudulent nature not particularly specified in sections 73 to 128 of the National Defence Act.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 10, 2021

Borden, Ontario

MacKenzie G.R.S. (Private), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, assault (s. 266 CCC).

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 10, 2021

Moncton, New Brunswick

Osborne M. (Captain), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charges 1, 2, 3, 4: S. 129 NDA, an act to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Charge 5: S. 117(f) NDA, an act of a fraudulent nature not particularly specified in sections 73 to 128 of the National Defence Act.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 10, 2021

Kingston, Ontario

Stewart J.G. (Ordinary Seaman), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 31, 2021

Toronto, Ontario

Chand T.Y. (Master Corporal), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault causing bodily harm (s. 272(1)(c) CCC).

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, sexual assault (s. 271 CCC).

Charge 3: S. 130 NDA, forcible confinement (s. 279(2) CCC).

Charge 4: S. 130 NDA, harassing communications (s. 372(3) CCC).

Charge 5: 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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 31, 2021

St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec

Remington L.R. (Naval Cadet), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

May 31, 2021

Brampton, Ontario

Zapata-Valles A.A. (Corporal), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

June 14, 2021

Gatineau, Québec

Bernard R.J. (Captain), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charge 1: S. 130 NDA, assault causing bodily harm (s. 267(b) CCC).

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

July 5, 2021

Alouette, Québec

Fortin J.D.J.F. (Corporal), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: French

Charge 1: S. 84 NDA, struck a superior officer.

Charge 2: S. 101.1 NDA, failed to comply with a condition imposed under Division 3.

Charge 3: S. 85 NDA, used threatening language to a superior officer.

Charge 4 (alternate to charge 3): 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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

August 16, 2021

Gatineau, Québec

Vu D.T. (Private), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

Charge 2: S. 130 NDA, voyeurism (s. 162(1) CCC).

Charge 3: S. 130 NDA, voyeurism (s. 162(4) CCC).

Charge 4: S. 130 NDA, publication, et cetera, of an image without consent (s. 162.1 CCC).

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

August 23, 2021

Oromocto, New Brunswick

MacPherson J.J. (Master Warrant Officer), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English.

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

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

September 20, 2021

St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec

O’Malley T.C. (Sailor 1st Class), R. v.

Standing Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

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

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 send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

September 27, 2021

Cold Lake, Alberta

Anderson J.A. (Master Corporal), R. v.

General Court Martial

Language of the trial: English

Charges 1, 2, 3: S. 114 NDA, stealing.

Notice: Members of the public wishing to attend this judicial proceeding are requested to send an email, if possible at least 72 hours before the start of the judicial proceeding, at +CMA-ACM@CMJ@Ottawa-Hull or DND.CMA-ACM.MDN@forces.gc.ca, to indicate their desire to attend this hearing. The person responsible for access to this legal proceeding will then provide, by e-mail, the particulars related to the method of attendance. IMPORTANT: It is strictly forbidden to record legal proceedings without the express permission of the presiding military judge.

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