B.C. Government Introduces Anti-SLAPP Bill

In British Columbia, the provincial government has introduced a bill that seeks to protect public debate from costly and intimidating lawsuits (SLAPPs).

 

The Canadian Press reports:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-slapp-legislation-bill-1.4664087

http://www.timescolonis.com/b-c-introduces-anti-slapp-legislation-to-protect-public-interest-debates-1.23302920

 

Richard Zussman of Global News reports:

https://globalnews.ca/news/4211185/bc-anti-slapp-legislation/

 

In The Globe and Mail, Justine Hunter reports:

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-new-bc-legislation-aims-to-curb-so-called-slapp-suits/

 

Marcella Bernardo of News 1130 reports:

http://www.news1130.com/2018/05/15/bc-govt-reviving-law/

 

The Indo-Canadian Voice reports:

http://www.voiceonline.com/new-law-to-safeguard-freedom-of-expression-in-b-c/