Yearly Archives: 2012

Mainstream Canada v. Staniford, 2012 BCSC 1433

On September 28, 2012, Madam Justice Adair dismissed an action in defamation by Mainstream Canada against the defendant Don Staniford carrying on business as The Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture.

The plaintiff, Mainstream, is the second largest producer of farmed …

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William v. Kelowna (City), 2012 BCSC 421

In the recent judgment of William v. Kelowna (City) et al, 2012 BCSC 421, Mr. Justice Rogers dismissed an action in defamation and negligence against the City of Kelowna. The plaintiff, Ms. William, alleged that an employee of the …

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The Writing on the Wall: Social Media, Defamation and Employment

Traditionally, the personal life of an employee has been just that: personal. Employers are generally not entitled to pry or take issue with the manner in which employees conduct themselves outside of working hours. That said, the private life of …

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