Publications & News

Litigation Blog Update

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed claims for copyright infringement and privacy torts brought against the makers of a movie called Room Full of Spoons.  This recent ruling is the topic of our latest Litigation Blog post.

Passenger’s Fall Due to Unsteadiness Not an Accident Under the Convention

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (the “BCCRT”) recently ruled in favour of an air carrier, dismissing a passenger’s claim for compensation arising from an alleged fall sustained while exiting the aircraft. Read here.

Experts Call for COVID-19 Accountability Reforms

Peter Jacobsen is a member of the Canadian COVID-19 Accountability Group which is calling out the government for denying Canadians access to vital information about the novel coronavirus and their responses to it, while failing to protect whistleblowers who could expose threats to... more

In Memory of Sas Bersenas

It is with great sadness that the firm announces the passing of one of its founding partners, Vasaris (Sas) Bersenas. Sas will be fondly remembered as our partner, mentor and friend and will truly be missed. An online obituary can be found here.

Litigation Blog Update

Three new case comments relating to a proposed class action against auditors, default judgment in an online defamation case and anonymization requests in Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Hearings have been posted to our Litigation Blog.

Three BJCTB Partners Recognized in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

Peter Jacobsen and Tae Mee Park have been recognized for Defamation & Media Law and James Thomson has been recognized for Maritime Law. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in Canada publication are recognized by their peers in the legal… more

CJFE Gala: A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting

BJCTB is proud to be a sponsor of the 22nd annual gala of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. The November 27, 2019 event will honour brave individuals from Canada and abroad who have dedicated their lives to the advancement of free... more

BJCTB Welcomes New Associate

The firm is delighted to announce the addition of its newest lawyer, Samantha Wu, to the BJCTB team.

Three BJCTB Partners Recognized in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

Peter Jacobsen and Tae Mee Park have been recognized for Defamation & Media Law and James Thomson has been recognized for Maritime Law. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in Canada publication are recognized by their peers in the legal... more

Chair Appointment – OBA Entertainment, Media & Communications Section

Julia L. Lefebvre has been appointed Chair of the Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section of the OBA for the 2019-2020 term.