September 1, 2020 was a historic day for domestic arbitration in British Columbia for three reasons:
- The BC International Commercial Arbitration Centre changed its name and became the “Vancouver International Arbitration Centre” (referred to as “VanIAC”);
- The province’s new Arbitration Act (the “New Act”) came into force; and
- VanIAC’s updated ...
The Supreme Court of Canada rules on anti-SLAPP motions and articulates a test with multiple stages, shifting burdens, differing standards of proof, and the weighing of expression in the public interest.
On September 10, 2020 the Supreme Court of Canada released two SLAPP-suit (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) decisions, providing guidance on the ...
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