Saturday, July 18, 2015

Ontario cabinet minister Michael Chan to launch libel suit against Globe and Mail

The Star's Robert Benzie reports:
Michael Chan says he will sue the Globe and Mail for suggesting his ties to China make him a threat to national security.
Ontario’s minister of citizenship, immigration and international trade said Friday he is “proceeding with a libel suit in connection with the recent front-page articles about me that attracted so much attention.”
In the notice of libel, Chan’s lawyers called the articles “false, malicious and defamatory.” While Globe officials did not respond to a request for comment, editor-in-chief David Walmsley said in the paper last month that “We stand by the stories.”
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