Defamation

Anti-SLAPP


Levant v DeMelle 2022 ONCA 79
The ONCA dismissed appeals by Rebel Media and Ezra Levant.

Anti-SLAPP


The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. and Callidus Capital Corporation v. West Face Capital Inc. et al., 2021 ONSC 7957
The ONSC  has dismissed Catalyst Capital Group Inc.’s lawsuits against seven parties, including the Wall Street Journal and a rival private equity firm, West Face Capital Inc under s. 137.1. Several years ago, both Catalyst ...

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.

Defamation


Giustra v Twitter Inc 2021 BCSC 54
BCSC decision on jurisdiction in defamation case where movie mogul's lawsuit against Twitter is allowed to proceed in BC.