Case Law, Canada: Shtaif v Toronto Life, Ontario Court rejects single publication rule – Ryder Gilliland and Max Shapiro

12 07 2013

Court of AppealOn 17 June 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Shtaif v. Toronto Life Publishing Co. Ltd. rejected applying the “single publication rule” in Ontario and clarified the circumstances when defamation and negligence claims can be brought concurrently. Read the rest of this entry »





Spinning in the Last Chance Saloon: Why the “Son of PCC” regulator fails all the tests, Part 2 – Evan Harris

12 07 2013

Leveson PCCIn Part One we looked at the rhetoric of the press release issued by newspaper proprietors. Here is an analysis of their claims to have implemented Leveson in their scheme. Again those people who seek to oversee journalistic ethics are guilty of distortion, misrepresentation and worse. Read the rest of this entry »