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R. v. Urbanovich, [1987] 2 S.C.R. 693


Tracie Marie Urbanovich                                                                  Appellant




Her Majesty The Queen                                                                   Respondent


indexed as: r. v. urbanovich


File No.: 19308.


1987: December 16.


Present: Dickson C.J. and Estey, Wilson, La Forest and L'Heureux‑Dubé  JJ.


on appeal from the court of appeal for manitoba


                   Criminal law ‑‑ Appeal as of right ‑‑ Accused convicted of criminal negligence causing death ‑‑ Conviction affirmed by a majority of the Court of Appeal ‑‑ Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada only an invitation to review the sufficiency of the evidence ‑‑ Appeal dismissed.


                   APPEAL from a judgment of the Manitoba Court of Appeal (1985), 31 Man. R. (2d) 268, 19 C.C.C. (3d) 43, dismissing the accused's appeal from her conviction by Lockwood Co. Ct. J. (1983), 22 Man. R. (2d) 166, for criminal negligence causing death. Appeal dismissed.


                   David Margolis and Ellen Gordon, for the appellant.


                   J. G. Dangerfield, Q.C., for the respondent.


                   The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by


1.                       The Chief Justice‑‑This is an appeal as of right. This is not a case of "no evidence" in support of the trial judge's findings of fact and the appeal is essentially an invitation to this Court to review the sufficiency of the evidence. This we may not do and therefore the appeal must be dismissed.


                   Judgment accordingly.


                   Solicitors for the appellant: Simkin, Gallagher, Winnipeg.


                   Solicitor for the respondent: The Department of the Attorney General, Winnipeg.



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