BPC Bulletin: Justin Brake Scores a Victory in Court
In Newfoundland and Labrador, the Court of Appeal recently dismissed a civil charge of contempt against Justin Brake, a journalist.
The Court of Appeal — which overturned a lower court ruling — delivered its verdict on March 28, 2019.
In 2016, Mr. Brake followed protesters onto the construction site of a hydroelectric dam at Muskrat Falls in Labrador. He was reporting news for The Independent.
Mr. Brake still faces criminal charges of mischief and disobeying a court order.
Holly McKenzie-Sutter of the Canadian Press reports:
CBC News reports:
Kathleen Martens of APTN News reports:
In the Winnipeg Free Press, Shannon Sampert writes:
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