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How the Sherman estate ruling reaffirms court openness and press freedom
1 year ago

How the Sherman estate ruling reaffirms court openness and press freedom

By  •  Law, Field Notes
The decision on the billionaires’ estate case has raised the bar for those seeking to block access to legal records
The Journalistic Sources Protection Act gets its first test in Denis case
3 years ago

The Journalistic Sources Protection Act gets its first test in Denis case

By  •  News, Law
Investigative journalist Marie-Maude Denis appeared at the Supreme Court in May to appeal a decision requiring her to reveal confidential sources
‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling
4 years ago

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling

By  •  News, Law
Press freedom organizations are expressing disappointment after the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a lower-court ruling requiring Vice Media Canada to hand over all records of its communications with Farah Shirdon, a Canadian citizen who left Calgary to fight with…
Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court
4 years ago

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

By  •  News, Law
By Jim Bronskill The Supreme Court of Canada says a reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist. The 9-0 decision is likely to be seen as a defeat for media that could leave…
Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials
5 years ago

Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials

By  •  News, Law
Vice reporter Ben Makuch is "very relieved" to hear of the leave decision.