Ontario Anti-SLAPP Report

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The Ontario government has received a report recommending the adoption of Anti-SLAPP Legislation. The government is waiting for public response before taking further action. Interested parties should read the report: Anti-SLAPP Report.


Contents

Summary of Recomendations

  1. Ontario should adopt “anti-SLAPP” legislation. [paragraph 10]
  2. The legislation should include a purpose clause for the benefit of judicial interpretation. [18]
  3. The language of the legislation should not include the term “SLAPP” but rather emphasize the importance of (a) protecting expression on matters of public interest from undue interference, and (b) promoting the freedom of the public to participate in matters of public interest through expression. [22]


Links and Contacts

News Release

http://news.ontario.ca/mag/en/2010/12/anti-slapp-advisory-panel-provides-advice.html

Report as posted on Ontario Attorney General's Website

ANTI-SLAPP ADVISORY PANEL REPORT TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Contacts

  • Nauman Khan

Minister's Office 416-326-1785

  • Brendan Crawley

Communications Branch 416-326-2210

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