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SLAPPs: A Burgeoning Practice Area

Supreme Court of Canada. Photo credit: Anthony Ho. SLAPP* litigation is quickly becoming a practice area in its own right. All three of Canada’s largest provinces now have anti-SLAPP laws on the books. The most recent province to join this group is British Columbia, where in 2019 the Legislature unanimously voted to reinstate an anti-SLAPP …

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Judge denies young plaintiffs suffering climate change harms their day in court

These young Canadians are the plaintiffs in the climate lawsuit La Rose v. Her Majesty The Queen suing the federal government for its role in climate change. Photo credit: Robin Loznak. VANCOUVER, B.C. — A Federal Court judge ruled that the Canadian government will not go on trial under his watch for its contributions to …

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La Rose youth in climate lawsuit goes to court to determine if case proceeds to trial

These young Canadians are the plaintiffs in the climate lawsuit La Rose v. Her Majesty The Queen suing the federal government for its role in climate change. Photo credit: Robin Loznak. VANCOUVER, B.C. — On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the legal team representing 15 young Canadians in their climate lawsuit against the federal government …

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Government of Canada files Statement of Defence acknowledging significant harm of climate change but denying that Canadian youth have right to seek remedy in court​

These young Canadians and their lawyers are taking the Canadian government to court over its role in climate change. Photo credit: Robin Loznak, 2019. VANCOUVER, B.C. — On Friday, February 7, 2020, the federal government of Canada (“Canada”) filed its Statement of Defence in the youth-led climate change lawsuit, La Rose et. al. v. Her Majesty …

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15 Canadian Youth Launch Federal Climate Lawsuit to Protect Their Charter and Public Trust Rights

These young Canadians are taking the federal government to court for its role in climate change. Photo Credit: Robin Loznak, 2019. VANCOUVER, B.C. (25 October 2019) — Today, 15 young Canadians from across the country filed a lawsuit against the federal government of Canada for contributing to dangerous climate change. The case argues the youth …

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