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28 November 2013
Miles Howe, a journalist reporting for the Halifax Media Co-op , has been arrested for the third time while covering protests against potential natural-gas fracking at Elsipogtog, N.B.
15 November 2013
The lawyer for the journalist John Furlong is suing for defamation said he has reserved dates for a British Columbia Supreme Court trial in early 2015 and is waiting for Furlong to agree. Bryan
01 November 2013
Laura Robinson will ask a judge to quash former Vancouver 2010 Olympics CEO John Furlong's defamation lawsuit against her, according to a statement issued Oct. 30 by her lawyer.
30 October 2013
John Furlong, the former Vancouver Olympics CEO, says he is no longer suing the Georgia Straight newspaper but will "escalate" legal actions against the writer of the article, Laura Robinson.
01 October 2013
Publication ban is an area of the law that most journalists will have to deal with at some time in their careers. Unlike other areas of law, the approach by the courts, as well as the law itself, is
24 September 2013
There is no universal approach to the issue of trespass, which means journalists need to familiarize themselves with the applicable federal, provincial and territorial statutes, and even municipal
18 September 2013
SLAPP suits can be a hindrance to news media and publishers as well as to activist groups expressing concern about environmental, political or other issues. And individuals and groups can face SLAPP
17 September 2013
There is no clear universally accepted definition or law of privacy in Canada. As a result, the courts have generally taken the view that a free-standing right to privacy does not in fact exist. For
17 September 2013
A Toronto Star investigation found Ontario courts are increasingly denying access to criminal records that legal experts say should be accessible to the media.


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