Year: 2022


Canadian Frontline Nurses v. Canadian Nurses Association, 2022 ONSC 7280
Vermette J.: “The Plaintiffs have been outspoken critics of prevailing public health guidance related to COVID-19, using social media platforms and attending in-person protests to disseminate their views. When a person injects themselves into public ...


Postmedia Network Inc. v. Named Persons, 2022 BCCA 431
The judgment dismisses Postmedia’s appeals from orders of the BC trial court rejecting Postmedia’s attempt to vacate or vary prior orders made without notice to the media sealing the trial court file, imposing a publication ...


Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 2022 BCSC 2030
The plaintiffs, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC), and its Chief Executive Officer, Keith Henry, brought a defamation action against the CBC and one of its reporters, Jorge Barrera.  The CBC’s investigative report concerned ITAC’s ...


HMK v Ultra Electronics 2022 QCCS 500-36-010389-222
The Remediation Agreement régime under Part XXII.1 of the Criminal Code (s. 715.3 to 715.43) was adopted in 2018 and perhaps for the first time,  a court,  in this case the Quebec Superior Court, has ...


Fairgrieve v. British Columbia Review Board 2022 BCSC 1882
Mr. Fairgrieve sought prerogative relief in connection with a decision of the British Columbia Review Board. The decision in question pertained to the Review Board’s authority to make redactions to its reasons for disposition under the Criminal Code.