The Federal Court ruled on s. 241 of the Income Tax Act – the use of taxpayer information and when it can be released.
Subject to notice given to the affected taxpayers, their information can be released during the course of the litigation.
For the full decision: Gordon v Canada  F.C.J. No. 358, 2007 FC 253, 328 F.T.R. 23, 2007 D.T.C. 5180, 156 A.C.W.S. (3d) 504