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Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff physician, Nagase, from the dismissal of his defamation action against the defendant physicians, Entwistle and Slater, the hospital and the health authority. The plaintiff was a locum emergency room physician who took issue with the admission of a patient to emergency. The plaintiff interrupted a meeting involving Entwistle to voice his concerns. Entwistle believed the plaintiff’s tenor was disrespectful and unprofessional. The plaintiff, Entwistle and two other staff members met to discuss the incident. The plaintiff subsequently tendered his resignation. Thereafter, Entwistle...