This is not to say that the path towards enlightenment has not been strewn with difficulties. I am guessing not many, who are unaware of the decision and the principle for which it is named. Something more than appellate review was needed. Notably, it has been referenced in 38 Supreme Court of Canada decisions. 968 case mentions, almost the same number as British Columbia and twice as many as Saskatchewan. The Alberta Court of Appeal has considered the case a little more than 50 times from 2015 to present.
Justice Watson, who later delivers a concurring judgment in Ryon. Presumably, the Wruck appeal was not to be after the bail application was dismissed and the reconsideration was left for another day and another case. Justice Martin writes for the majority. There are many reasons why Justice Martin feels the need to intercede. It was created with an eye to the factual matrix from which it came involving two competing narratives. These are sentiments that apply to every situation in which the accused’s exculpatory evidence is pitted against the prosecution’s case.