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The Turbulent River of Twitter Commentary

June 6, 2022 By Brian Babcock We have written before about Ontario’s law regarding strategic lawsuits against public participation. Under this “anti-SLAPP law”, claims which appear not to have substantial merit or to have been brought simply to discourage debate regarding matters of public interest can be summarily dismissed under a simplified process. It is […]

Mining Exploration Permits and the Honour of the Crown: FAQ

June 6, 2022 By Brian Babcock What is the ‘honour of the Crown’? It is a constitutional duty to First Nations (or other Indigenous peoples) which springs from the ongoing process of reconciliation with Indigenous people, a process which is a moral, political, and legal obligation of the Crown. It is an obligation at the […]