In a unanimous determination, the Supreme Court docket of Canada has dominated in favour of unsealing the property recordsdata of Barry and Honey Sherman.
The trustees and beneficiaries of the slain billionaire Toronto couple fought to maintain the paperwork non-public.
In an uncommon transfer, they argued their lives may very well be at risk as a result of the Sherman’s 2017 killing stays unsolved.
Their argument was challenged by investigative reporter Kevin Donovan from the Toronto Star, who argued the best to freedom of expression and freedom of the press have been violated.
The excessive court docket says the trustees did not reveal a severe threat, and the sealing orders ought to have by no means been in place.