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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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Proponents of the anti-Harmonized Sales Tax ("HST") petition (the "Petition") have described the exercise under the Recall and Initiative Act (the "RIA") as "grass roots democracy" in action.  By taking to the streets and shopping malls of the province, former premier Bill Vander Zalm and his team collected over 700,000 signatures in support of the Petition and on ...

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