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Category: Defamation & Communications

I Think I Have Been Defamed. Now What?

May 8, 2024

Defamation is a nuanced area of law. Andrea MacLean outlines what you should know if you think you’ve been defamed - including the pros and cons of sending a “cease and desist” letter, and considerations when deciding whether to bring a defamation claim.

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The New Tort on the Block: Publicity Placing a Person in False Light

April 9, 2020

For the first time, a Canadian Court has recognized Publicity Placing a Person in False Light as a cause of action. What is it and how can it affect you? Oliver Ho explains the implications of this new tort in his latest article.

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