slapp suits

Podcast
Mar 21, 2011

Quebec mining activist sued by Petrolia

Redeye
Ramsey Hart of MiningWatch Canada tells Redeye about a lawsuit filed against an environmental activist in Quebec following an article in the Montreal daily Le Soleil. Hart believes it's a SLAPP suit.
Podcast
Jun 1, 2010

Academics challenge SLAPP suits

Redeye
A SLAPP is a strategic lawsuit against public participation, brought by a corporation to silence criticism of their actions. Michel Seymour is concerned about the effects on academic freedom.
Podcast
May 25, 2010
Redeye

Mining company threatens Talonbooks

Redeye
Barrick Gold corporation threatened a small publisher in British Columbia with defamation if it published a book critical of Canada's role in the international mining industry.
Podcast
Jan 6, 2009

Libel chill

Redeye
A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal means that what you say in the privacy of your own home could get you sued for libel and defamation.
Event

Threatening Democracy: Book launch with Normand Landry

Nov 28, 2014
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
Threatening Democracy is an introduction to the phenomenon of judicial intimidation used against socially and politically active citizens.
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