1 June - Trial decision victory for smokers in Quebec. Full decision can be found here: //canlii.ca/t/gjbt9
1 July - Supreme Court of Canada overturns British Columbia Court of Appeal of Appeal decision. Claim made by Imperial Tobacco against Canada is struck. Full decision can be found here: //canlii.ca/t/fmhcz
25 October - The parties argued the question of class “certification” before Madam Justice Satanove of the British Columbia Supreme Court on October 25 to October 30, 2004. At the conclusion of the hearing, Madam Justice Satanove reserved her decision to carefully consider all of the evidence and legal arguments. Her Honour’s decision, when released, will determine whether or not this case can forward as a class action.
25 October - Tobacco companies must be held accountable for deliberately deceiving their customers: www.smoke-free.ca.