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Are submissions, evidence and statements made in a regulatory proceeding subject to the same protection of absolute privilege that applies in a court? Not always; it depends on the proceeding.

In Wilson v Williams, 2013 BCCA 471, the court held that absolute privilege did not apply to statements made in letters submitted by persons who had registered as interveners in a ...

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This post was submitted by Lawson Lundell guest author Laura Bevan.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced on December 20, 2010 that Bell Canada has paid a hefty administrative penalty of $1.3 million and will make an additional voluntary payment of $266,000 as a result of unauthorized telemarketing practices. 

Bell Canada ...

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This post was submitted by Lawson Lundell guest author Keith Bergner.

On October 28, 2010, the nine justices of Supreme Court of Canada issued a unanimous judgment in Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. and British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority v. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, 2010 SCC 43.  Lawson Lundell LLP (Chris Sanderson, Q.C., Keith Bergner and Laura Bevan) represented the ...

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