Superior Court Judge Gives Damages to People Targeted by SLAPP Suit

Law Commentary
By
Mark Bourrie
July 14, 2019
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I was counsel in this case. I represented the newspaper publisher defendant.

On Friday, I heard we won our SLAPP motion. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit, who are the former mayor and deputy mayor of the Town of the Blue Mountains, west of Collingwood, have been ordered to pay all of the lawyers’ bills and $10,000 in damages to the defendants, a former councilor, his wife, and a local newspaper.

I rarely discuss my own cases and won’t go into any more detail, but I will post the link when the case appears on Canlii.