Sedona Canada Principles Law and Legal Definition

The Sedona Canada Principles address electronic discovery in Canadian legal practice. They supersede the Ontario Guidelines in this matter. It is the product of the Sedona Conference Working Group 7, and now being recognized as a factor in Canadian all types of civil litigation. It aims to promote a uniform approach to the disclosure and discovery of electronically stored information in Canadian civil litigation. The draft Public Comment Draft of The Sedona Canada Principles was released in February 2007.