Year: 2019


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v Ferrier 2019 ONCA 1025
The ONCA allows the appeal from the Divisional Court's judgment and sets aside its order dismissing the application for judicial review.


Lyncaster v Metro Vancouver Kink Society 2019 BCSC 2207
In this BCSC decision, the court dismissed an application under the PPPA (Protection of Public Participation Act, S.B.C. 2019, c.3), permitting the defamation action to proceed.


Hobbs v Warner 2019 BCSC 2196
The BCSC dismissed this defamation action under the PPPA (Protection of Public Participation Act, S.B.C. 2019, c.3)


R v Brake 2019 NLPC
In Newfoundland, the mischief charge against journalist Justin Brake is going ahead and the defence under s. 430(7) of the "Criminal Code" is a live issue for the trial.


Neufeld v Hansman 2019 BCSC 2028
The BCSC dismissed this defamation action under the PPPA (Protection of Public Participation Act, S.B.C. 2019, c.3)