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SCC clarifies test for mandatory interlocutory injunctions

Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 4:13 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The Supreme Court has clarified the test for mandatory interlocutory injunctions in a judgment which holds that CBC need not remove website content that identified a young murder victim before a publication ban shielded her identity.

Justice Russell BrownJustice Russell Brown’s Feb. 9 judgment restores the 2016 decision of an Alberta Queen’s Bench chambers judge that the Alberta Crown failed to meet the requirements for a mandatory interlocutory injunction to compel CBC to remove two stories featuring the name and photo of a 14-year-old girl who...