Citizen Action Monitor

US federal court dismisses Canadian forest company’s SLAPP lawsuit against two environmental NGOs

Victory delivered a “knockout punch” to Resolute Forest Products’ attempt to intimidate Greenpeace and STAND.earth No 2079 Posted by fw, October 19, 2017 “Months ago, Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s … Continue reading

October 19, 2017

Ontario Gov. Act slaps down SLAPP lawsuits against citizens’ free speech on public matters

Act targets individuals or businesses that use strategic lawsuits to silence critics. No 1555 Posted by fw, January 2, 2016 “Ontario has passed the Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015, … Continue reading

January 2, 2016

Greenpeace SLAPPed with $7 million lawsuit by Canada’s largest logging company

“We will not be silenced” says defiant Greenpeace — seeks public donations to fight lawsuit No 792 Posted by fw, June 29, 2013 “This is an attempt by a multinational, … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

TransCanada uses legal sledgehammer to SLAPP down XL pipeline protesters

$5 million lawsuit used to “intimidate and silence activists” No 666 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “The suit brought was what is known as a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment