Anti-SLAPP

Anti-SLAPP


Levant v Demelle 2021 ONSC 1074
The ONSC dismissed this defamation action, finding that the plaintiff had not led any specific evidence that any specific harm had been suffered.

Anti-SLAPP


Rebel News v. Al Jazeera Media 2021 ONSC 1035
Al Jazeera succeeds in its anti-SLAPP motion against Rebel News.

Anti-SLAPP


Bent v Platnick 2020 SCC 23
In a 5-4 decision, the majority of the SCC ruled that the defamation lawsuit should be allowed to continue.

Anti-SLAPP


1704604 Ontario Ltd v Pointes Protection Association 2020 SCC 22
The SCC ruled that the public interest in the environmental group’s right to speak out far outweighed any harm to a developer.

Anti-SLAPP


1373366 Ontario Inc. v. Hayman et al., 2020 ONSC 4666
The ONSC has dismissed another defamation action under s. 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act.