BPC Bulletin: Maxime Bernier v. Warren Kinsella
In Ontario, a judge has dismissed the defamation lawsuit of Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada, against Warren Kinsella, a political columnist and strategist.
Bernier had tried to sue Kinsella over comments that portrayed the PPC leader as a racist, a misogynist and anti-Semitic before Canada’s election in 2019.
In a ruling published on November 10, 2021, Justice Calum MacLeod of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed the lawsuit as a SLAPP.
In The Globe and Mail, Bill Curry reports:
Joan Bryden and Canadian Press staff report:
Nick Boisvert of CBC News reports:
In a press release, the Daisy Consulting Group comments:
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