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2023 FCA 167
In this decision, the FCA is examining a Federal Court decision which dealt with five applications under section 41 of the Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1, having to do with the refusals ...

2023 FCA 166
This decision deals with the issue of whether the open court principle and s. 2(b) of the Charter applies to federal tribunals. In particular, it addresses whether CBC should have access to audio recordings from ...

Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14
"The chambers judge did not err in concluding that the public interest weighing exercise mandated dismissal of the underlying action or that N failed to adequately challenge the validity of H’s fair comment defence. Accordingly, his order dismissing the defamation action should be restored."

A.B. c. Google, 2023 QCCS 1167
The Court ultimately holds Google liable in defamation and awards the sum of $500,000 in moral damages to the plaintiff.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation v Alberta (Election Commissioner), 2023 ABKB 161
This case involves the applicants, CTF and John Doe’s application for a publication ban and sealing order over John Doe’s identity and an order permitting John Doe to give evidence in camera in the context ...

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