Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Jamal, Mahmud; O’Bonsawin, Michelle
Docket Number39796
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date19 May 2023
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8 practice notes
  • Hansman v Neufeld,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 19 Mayo 2023
    ...West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund, B.C. General Employees' Union, Egale Canada and Centre for Free Expression Interveners 2023 SCC 14 Present: Wagner C.J. and Karakatsanis, Côté, Rowe, Martin, Jamal and O'Bonsawin JJ. DOCKET: 39796 SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Courts......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 31 ' August 4)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 Agosto 2023
    ...Brith Canada, 2019 ONCA 163, Zoutman v. Graham, 2019 ONSC 2834, Ross v. New Brunswick Teachers' Assn., 2001 NBCA 62, Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14, The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. v. West Face Capital Inc., 2023 ONCA 381, Peter A. Downard, The Law of Libel in Canada, 5th ed. (Toronto: Lex......
  • The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. v West Face Capital Inc.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • 29 Mayo 2023
    ...to continue”: Pointes Protection, at para. 62. Weighing the public interest is the crux of the analysis: Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14, at para. 57. It would be an error of law to do as the appellants suggest and tip the public interest balance in favour of findings made at an earl......
  • Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms Protection Of Public Participation Act In Landmark Decision Balancing Freedom Of Expression And Public Interest
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 Junio 2023
    ...application of section 4 of BC's Protection of Public Participation Act, SBC 2019, c. 3 (PPPA) for the first time in Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14. In the decision, the SCC provides guidance to lower courts on how to weigh the competing values of freedom of expression and protection of ......
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2 cases
  • Hansman v Neufeld,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 19 Mayo 2023
    ...West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund, B.C. General Employees' Union, Egale Canada and Centre for Free Expression Interveners 2023 SCC 14 Present: Wagner C.J. and Karakatsanis, Côté, Rowe, Martin, Jamal and O'Bonsawin JJ. DOCKET: 39796 SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Courts......
  • The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. v West Face Capital Inc.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • 29 Mayo 2023
    ...to continue”: Pointes Protection, at para. 62. Weighing the public interest is the crux of the analysis: Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14, at para. 57. It would be an error of law to do as the appellants suggest and tip the public interest balance in favour of findings made at an earl......
8 firm's commentaries
  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (May 29, 2023 ' June 2, 2023)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 7 Junio 2023
    ...Simpson , 2008 SCC 40, Lewis v. The Daily Telegraph Ltd. , [1964] A.C. 234 (H.L.), Bangash v. Patel , 2022 ONCA 763, Hansman v. Neufeld , 2023 SCC 14, Fortress Real Developments Inc. v. Rabidoux , 2018 ONCA 686, Subway Franchise Systems of Canada, Inc. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ,......
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 31 ' August 4)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 Agosto 2023
    ...Brith Canada, 2019 ONCA 163, Zoutman v. Graham, 2019 ONSC 2834, Ross v. New Brunswick Teachers' Assn., 2001 NBCA 62, Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14, The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. v. West Face Capital Inc., 2023 ONCA 381, Peter A. Downard, The Law of Libel in Canada, 5th ed. (Toronto: Lex......
  • Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms Protection Of Public Participation Act In Landmark Decision Balancing Freedom Of Expression And Public Interest
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 Junio 2023
    ...application of section 4 of BC's Protection of Public Participation Act, SBC 2019, c. 3 (PPPA) for the first time in Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14. In the decision, the SCC provides guidance to lower courts on how to weigh the competing values of freedom of expression and protection of ......
  • Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms The Importance Of Protecting "Counter-Speech"
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 30 Mayo 2023
    ...organization for 2SLGBTQI+ people and issues, in this appeal. Read Egale Canada's factum here. Footnotes 1. See: Hansman v. Neufeld, 2023 SCC 14 [Hansman (S.C.C.)], at para. 2. See also: 1704604 Ontario Ltd. v. Pointes Protection Association, 2020 SCC 22 ; Platnick v. Bent, 2020 SCC 2. Ha......
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