SCC upholds lower court decision, allows disclosure of cockpit recording in class action

By Amanda Jerome (November 25, 2022, 1:07 PM EST) -- A divided Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a lower court decision permitting the production and discovery of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) in a class action against Air Canada and other transportation authorities, ruling that the chambers judge “correctly identified, as a matter of law, the underlying purposes of pilot privacy and public safety in air transportation relevant to weighing the ‘importance of the privilege’ as recognized by Parliament.”...