media law


  • Ontario courts should get cameras

    Ontario courts should get cameras

    Apr 8, 2019

    Ontario’s courts should follow the lead of their federal counterparts and revisit the broadcast of proceedings, according to a Toronto criminal lawyer and long-time proponent of cameras in the courtroom.

  • Claims made under anti-SLAPP laws dismissed

    Claims made under anti-SLAPP laws dismissed

    Mar 4, 2019

    Plaintiffs in libel actions stemming from comments in online posts should present evidence of actual harm at an early stage or a proceeding may not be permitted to proceed to trial, the Ontario Court of Appeal has suggested in two recent rulings.

  • Trudeau’s gift to Google

    Oct 29, 2018

    With little fanfare or consultation, the Trudeau government with its commitment to the USMCA proposes to significantly alter the existing common law in Canada related to the law of defamation.

  • Importance of preparing will be emphasized

    Importance of preparing will be emphasized

    Oct 22, 2018

    When a person dies without a will, a complicated legal process can ensue, say lawyers.

  • Factor digital assets into estate planning

    Factor digital assets into estate planning

    Oct 22, 2018

    Digital accounts and digital assets for communication, relationships, entertainment and media are now commonplace for many people, and some of that, including wealth, could be lost without proper estate planning, say lawyers.

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