CBC wins SLAPP motion against Subway Restaurants

The CBC has won an important SLAPP motion against Subway Restaurants. SLAPPS are “strategic lawsuits against public participation” and have been used for years to scare people into silence. They are commonly used against environmentalists, political activists, journalists — especially small media — and bloggers. Ontario’s SLAPP law has brutal consequences for people who sue … Read moreCBC wins SLAPP motion against Subway Restaurants

New stuff to come in the next few days

I have been enjoying a sort of holiday — doing the things I need to do for my practice, and to get ready to move into new accommodations in downtown Ottawa while trying to have some family recreational time. I am working on a piece on free expression during election campaigns, and the balancing of … Read moreNew stuff to come in the next few days