Litigation News

  1. Iain MacKinnon’s client VICE Media Canada Challenges Production Order by RCMP

    Iain MacKinnon is acting for VICE Media Canada in its challenge of a Production Order by the RCMP, requesting all notes and communications between VICE and an accused terrorist, Mohammed Shirdon, who left Canada to join ISIS.  The case has attracted media attention because of the important principles of freedom of the press that are […]

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  2. Iain MacKinnon successfully overturns publication ban

    Iain MacKinnon recently acted for Sun Media and the Toronto Star in successfully overturning a publication ban in the Ontario Court of Appeal. The criminal case attracted media attention because of the unusual basis for the appeal.   After the jury rendered a verdict at trial, it was discovered that some jurors conducted their own independent […]

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  3. Chitiz Pathak Secures Cost Award Against AlarmForce

    Chitiz Pathak obtained $45,000 as “reasonable” costs for the defendants after a motion for an injunction was abandoned by AlarmForce Industries Inc. After hearing submissions from the parties, the Honourable Justice Dow of the Superior Court of Justice, ordered that AlarmForce pay a total of $45,000 in costs to Think Protection Inc. (“Think Protection”), Joel […]

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  4. Chitiz Pathak Sponsors FULL HOUSE: A Poker Tournament to Alleviate Urban Poverty and Homelessness in Toronto

    Chitiz Pathak is pleased to be sponsoring FULL HOUSE: A Poker Tournament to Alleviate Urban Poverty Homelessness in Toronto. All proceeds from the event will support Ve’ahavta’s mobile response to the homeless van program. The charity tournament takes place on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015.  For more details about Ve’ahavta the event     

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  5. Daniel Chitiz and Alastair McNish: Ontario tobacco farmers facing a new regulatory regime

    New Regulatory Regime for Raw Leaf Tobacco Farmers in 2015 2015 is the first year of a new system for regulating the Ontario tobacco industry.   The Ontario Ministry of Finance is now responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tobacco supply chain – from planting through to sales and export.  Tobacco farmers need to familiarize […]

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