Kazakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
JudgeThe Honourable Madam Justice Bennett,The Honourable Mr. Justice Harris,The Honourable Mr. Justice Hunter
Citation2018 BCCA 241
Docket NumberCA44467
CourtCourt of Appeal (British Columbia)
Date18 June 2018
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12 practice notes
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part IX. Procedural Issues in Anti-SLAPP Motions
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...v Taft, 2017 BCSC 737 ............................................................................... 185, 208, 211 Kazakof v Taft, 2018 BCCA 241......................................................................................... 9, 456 Kazakof v Taft, 2019 BCSC 921 .........................
  • Summary of Defamation Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...“The Defence of Qualiied Privilege.” Some examples of cases involving this defence include: • Huf v Zuk, 2021 ABCA 60 • Kazakof v Taft, 2018 BCCA 241 • Taseko Mines Limited v Western Canada Wilderness Committee, 2017 BCCA 431 • Awan v Levant, 2016 ONCA 970 • Grant v Torstar Corp, [2009] 3 S......
  • Apologies and Retractions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part IX. Procedural Issues in Anti-SLAPP Motions
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...in the common law world for over a hundred years. There is a vast body of law on the topic. Here is a sample: • Kazakof v Taft , 2018 BCCA 241 • Nazerali v Mitchell , 2018 BCCA 104 • Magno v Balita , 2018 ONSC 3230 • Smith v Cross , 2009 BCCA 529 • Barrick Gold Corp v Lopehandia (2004), 71 ......
  • Northwest Organics, Limited Partnership v. Fandrich, 2019 BCCA 309
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • 27 Agosto 2019
    ...which is a question of law. The second is whether the words did, as a matter of fact, have a defamatory meaning: Kazakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241 at paras. 21-22. As Justice Harris noted in Kazakoff, “[i]f the issue is whether the words are in fact defamatory then the palpable and overriding......
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  • Northwest Organics, Limited Partnership v. Fandrich, 2019 BCCA 309
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • 27 Agosto 2019
    ...which is a question of law. The second is whether the words did, as a matter of fact, have a defamatory meaning: Kazakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241 at paras. 21-22. As Justice Harris noted in Kazakoff, “[i]f the issue is whether the words are in fact defamatory then the palpable and overriding......
  • Galloway v. A.B.,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • 2 Diciembre 2021
    ...but the plainly normal construction that is preferred.  See Pan v. Gao, 2020 BCCA 58, at para. 61 (citing Kazakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241, at para. [333]     With respect to the standard of what constitutes an ordinary member of the public, Abella J.A. (as she then ......
  • Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • 30 Abril 2020
    ...and the second is a question of fact: Northwest Organics, Limited Partership v. Fandrich, 2019 BCCA 309 at para. 62; Kazakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241 at paras. [34] The standard of review that applies is not controversial. On questions of law, including whether the judge applied the correct ......
  • O.W.L. (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Society) v. Day, 2019 BCSC 1900
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • 6 Noviembre 2019
    ...an award of special costs where aggravated damages are awarded. It cited the decision of the Court of Appeal in Kasakoff v. Taft, 2018 BCCA 241, which warned, at para. 58, without deciding the point, of the danger of possible double counting where special costs are [58] First, I observe tha......
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3 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part IX. Procedural Issues in Anti-SLAPP Motions
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...v Taft, 2017 BCSC 737 ............................................................................... 185, 208, 211 Kazakof v Taft, 2018 BCCA 241......................................................................................... 9, 456 Kazakof v Taft, 2019 BCSC 921 .........................
  • Summary of Defamation Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...“The Defence of Qualiied Privilege.” Some examples of cases involving this defence include: • Huf v Zuk, 2021 ABCA 60 • Kazakof v Taft, 2018 BCCA 241 • Taseko Mines Limited v Western Canada Wilderness Committee, 2017 BCCA 431 • Awan v Levant, 2016 ONCA 970 • Grant v Torstar Corp, [2009] 3 S......
  • Apologies and Retractions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part IX. Procedural Issues in Anti-SLAPP Motions
    • 13 Junio 2022
    ...in the common law world for over a hundred years. There is a vast body of law on the topic. Here is a sample: • Kazakof v Taft , 2018 BCCA 241 • Nazerali v Mitchell , 2018 BCCA 104 • Magno v Balita , 2018 ONSC 3230 • Smith v Cross , 2009 BCCA 529 • Barrick Gold Corp v Lopehandia (2004), 71 ......

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