The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a journalist can only be forced to reveal a source if it’s absolutely necessary and in the public interest. However, in allowing the Denis v. Côté appeal in part and sending it back for reconsideration, we’ve only got a glimpse of what the Journalistic Sources Protection Act amendments will mean going forward. Our partner Thomas Slade comments on the decision and questions that remain in an article in the CBA National magazine.
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- SCC Today: Criminal Law; Sexual Offences; Complainants’ Records
- SCC Today: 4 Leaves Dismissed