Tag Archives: Canada

CFP: Law, Culture & Humanities 2019, Ottawa, Canada

From the FLP mailbox: We are pleased to announce that the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities will be held at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada on March 22-23, 2019. The event … Continue reading

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Canada Favours Early Release of ACTA Text (Geist)

“While the U.S. claims that ACTA documents are a matter of national security and the European Parliament demands greater transparency, it would appear that the Canadian delegation would favour an early release of the draft treaty. According to a confidential … Continue reading

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More On Mass Copyright Litigation in Canada – Part II

I have recently been writing about copyright litigation directed at BitTorrent users in Canada which I have been doing since my posting almost exactly seven years ago on September 7, 2011 on Voltage Pictures  attempt at that time to launch … Continue reading

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Federal Court of Appeal Quashes Order in Council Approving Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 FCA 153

On August 30, 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision concerning the judicial review of an Order in Council approving the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (the “Expansion Project”). The Order in Council, dated November 29, … Continue reading

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More On Mass Copyright Litigation in Canada – Part I

I have recently written about the Voltage “reverse class action” copyright infringement lawsuit wherein Voltage is trying to sue 50,000 or so people for an effective filing fee of about $0.001 per defendant, and in which Voltage has so far … Continue reading

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