Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
JudgeThe Honourable Madam Justice Dickson,The Honourable Madam Justice Griffin,The Honourable Mr. Justice Abrioux
Docket NumberCA45088
CourtCourt of Appeal (British Columbia)
Date30 April 2020
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8 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
    • June 13, 2022
    ...[2000] OJ No 2555, 189 DLR (4th) 695, 134 OAC 139, 98 ACWS (3d) 206 ............................................ 440, 441 Weaver v Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 ......................................................................................9, 10, 202 Weaver v Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 ................
  • Summary of Defamation Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • June 13, 2022
    ...of Fair Comment.” Some examples of this defence being raised in cyberlibel cases include: • Huf v Zuk, 2021 ABCA 60 • Weaver v Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 • Hall v Razutis, 2019 BCCA 341 • Weaver v Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 Fair comment was also raised in the following cyberlibel cases, but without r......
  • The Defence of Responsible Communication
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part V. The Merits Hurdle
    • June 13, 2022
    ...and 76 • Subway Franchise Systems of Canada, Inc v Canadian Broadcasting Corpor ation , 2021 ONCA 26 at paras 9 and 58 • Weaver v Ball , 2020 BCCA 119 at paras 19, 110, and 113 • Lu v Shen , 2020 BCSC 490 at paras 86, 126, and 210 • Huf v Zuk , 2019 ABQB 691 at paras 57, 234, and 244 • The ......
  • Galloway v. A.B.,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • December 2, 2021
    ...then tend to lower his reputation in the eyes of a reasonable person.  [323]     However, in Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119, Griffin J.A. explained how the comments in Weaver v. Corcoran should be understood, at para. [35]      Following the ......
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5 cases
  • Galloway v. A.B.,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • December 2, 2021
    ...then tend to lower his reputation in the eyes of a reasonable person.  [323]     However, in Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119, Griffin J.A. explained how the comments in Weaver v. Corcoran should be understood, at para. [35]      Following the ......
  • McDonald v. Goranko,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • February 15, 2023
    ...actual reputation: Weaver v. Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 at para. 68 [Weaver]. Justice Griffin explained in Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 at para. 35 [Ball] how the comments in Weaver should be understood: Following the statement of the classic test, this Court in Weaver sta......
  • 2023 BCSC 231,
    • Canada
    • January 1, 2023
    ...plaintiff's actual reputation: Weaver v. Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 at para. 68 [ Weaver]. Justice Griffin explained in Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 at para. 35 [ Ball] how the comments in Weaver should be understood: Following the statement of the classic test, this Court in Weaver stat......
  • McDonald v Goranko,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • February 15, 2023
    ...plaintiff's actual reputation: Weaver v. Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 at para. 68 [ Weaver]. Justice Griffin explained in Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 at para. 35 [ Ball] how the comments in Weaver should be understood: Following the statement of the classic test, this Court in Weaver stat......
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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
    • June 13, 2022
    ...[2000] OJ No 2555, 189 DLR (4th) 695, 134 OAC 139, 98 ACWS (3d) 206 ............................................ 440, 441 Weaver v Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 ......................................................................................9, 10, 202 Weaver v Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 ................
  • Summary of Defamation Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • June 13, 2022
    ...of Fair Comment.” Some examples of this defence being raised in cyberlibel cases include: • Huf v Zuk, 2021 ABCA 60 • Weaver v Ball, 2020 BCCA 119 • Hall v Razutis, 2019 BCCA 341 • Weaver v Corcoran, 2017 BCCA 160 Fair comment was also raised in the following cyberlibel cases, but without r......
  • The Defence of Responsible Communication
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part V. The Merits Hurdle
    • June 13, 2022
    ...and 76 • Subway Franchise Systems of Canada, Inc v Canadian Broadcasting Corpor ation , 2021 ONCA 26 at paras 9 and 58 • Weaver v Ball , 2020 BCCA 119 at paras 19, 110, and 113 • Lu v Shen , 2020 BCSC 490 at paras 86, 126, and 210 • Huf v Zuk , 2019 ABQB 691 at paras 57, 234, and 244 • The ......

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