Recent Cases

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 ...

Simán v. Eisenbrandt 2023 BCSC 379
SLAPP decision, dismissing action based on Responsible Communication defense.

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