Recent Cases

Albo v The Winnipeg Free Press et al 2020 MBCA 50
The MBCA upheld the lower court decision and found no breach of copyright or contract.

Sikhs for Justice v. The Republic of India 2020 ONSC 2628
In this ONSC judgment the presumptive connecting factors for jurisdiction, as set out in “Haaretz,” were rebutted.

Wiseau Studio LLC et al v Harper et al 2020 ONSC 2504
The defendant successfully argued that documentary films qualify as criticism, review and news reporting under the Copyright Act’s allowable fair dealing purposes in this ONSC decision.

Senft v Vigneau 2020 YKCA 8
Yukon Court of Appeal judgment in respect of a fair comment charge to a jury.

Ayangma v The Saltwire Network Inc 2020 PECA 1
The PECA upholds the decision of a motions judge dismissing the claim of defamation.

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