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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 12, 2020, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its long-awaited final report on Defamation Law in the Internet Age...
Rogers Partners LLP
The plaintiff, Philip Cornish, a criminal defence lawyer, commenced a claim against the OPP and two of its Officers for negligent investigation.
DLA Piper
Canadian courts have a reputation of awarding relatively modest damage awards in tort cases, especially when compared to our neighbours to the South.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) released its decision in Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
In Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205, the plaintiffs sued anonymous posters on a website called ("Stockhouse") for publishing defamatory content about them
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The law has struggled to balance the right to freedom of expression ingrained in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms with protecting the public...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
L'article de Lexology sur le droit du commerce électronique au Canada (en anglais seulement) est le petit nouveau de notre liste de publications.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were three civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week. Topics covered included the apportionment of costs following settlement of an MVA case
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario released during the week of December 23. There were more than we had been expecting!
Rogers Partners LLP
CBC argued that the lawsuit amounted to a Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation ("SLAPP") suit.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Attorney General for Ontario has recently confirmed that the limit for claims proceeding in Small Claims Court will increase from $25,000 to $35,000 effective January 1, 2020. Similarly
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Defamation law continues to grow and change as courts attempts to balance the constitutional right to freedom of expression with the right against reputational damage.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The headline decision this week is Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General). Everyone will recall that the Better Local Government Act, 2018,...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The B.C. Court of Appeal's recent decision in Northwest Organics, Limited Partnership v. Fandrich[1] ("Northwest Organics") demonstrates the importance of keeping things
Field LLP
Tsatsi v College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, 2018 SKCA 53, held that a physician's defamation claim against his regulator
Lawson Lundell LLP
Negative reviews posted on websites such as Better Business Bureau, Yelp, Glassdoor, and Facebook can be devastating to companies ...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Publication (communication of defamatory material to someone other than the plaintiff) is an essential element in a defamation claim
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
At times, one is called upon to provide an employment reference for a former employee who was hardly impressive. It can be difficult to pinpoint the basis for believing that the employee
Blaney McMurtry LLP
It was a quiet week at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Clark Wilson LLP
The SFU case has been speedy by comparison, but still has been years in the making, with the key events happening in the fall of 2016.
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