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Supreme Court of Canada Decisions before 1995

Below is a list of Supreme Court of Canada decisions on cases concerning defamation prior to 1995.

Snyder v. Montreal Gazette Ltd., [1988] 1 SCR 494

Fruitman v. Scott, [1983] 1 SCR 732

Davies & Davies Ltd. v. Kott, [1979] 2 SCR 686

McLoughlin v. Kutasy, [1979] 2 SCR 311

Cherneskey v. Armadale Publishers Ltd., [1979] 1 SCR 1067

Fraser v. Sykes, [1974] SCR. 526

Netupsky v. Craig, [1973] SCR 55

Jones v. Bennett, [1969] SCR 277

Lefolii et al. v. Gouzenko, [1969] SCR 3

McElroy v. Cowper-Smith and Woodman, [1967] SCR 425

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada et al. v. Dalrymple, [1965] SCR 302

Gaskin v. Retail Credit Co. et al, [1965] SCR 297

Jerome v. Anderson et al [1964] SCR 291

Banks v. the Globe and Mail Ltd. et al., [1961] SCR 474

Globe and Mail Ltd. v. Boland, [1960] SCR 203

Lacarte v. Toronto Board of Education, [1959] SCR 465

Leslie v. The Canadian Press, [1956] SCR 871

Ross v. Lamport, [1956] SCR 366

Arnott v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, [1954] SCR 538

Douglas v. Tucker, [1952] 1 SCR 275

Toronto Star Ltd. v. Drew [1948] 4 DLR 465 (SCC)

Joy Oil Ltd. v. McColl-Frontenac Oil Co. Ltd., [1943] SCR 127

Thomson v. Lambert, [1938] SCR 253

Shoprite Stores v. Gardiner, [1935] SCR 637

McNichol v. Grandy, [1931] SCR 696

Sentinel-Review Co., Ltd. v. Robinson et al., [1928] SCR 258

Halls v. Mitchell, [1928] SCR 125

Kinney v. Fisher (1921) 62 SCR 546

Dingle v. World Newspaper Co. of Toronto (1918) 57 SCR 573

L’Autorité, Limitée v. Ibbotson(1918) 57 SCR 340

Scown v. Herald Publishing Co.(1918) 56 SCR 305

Telegram Printing Co. v. Knott(1917) 55 SCR 631

Bulletin Co. v Sheppard (1917) 55 SCR 454

Price v. Chicoutimi Pulp Co.(1915) 51 SCR 179

Sydney Post Publishing Co. v. Kendall (1910) 43 SCR 461

Barthe v. Huard (1909) 42 SCR 406

Gazette Printing Co. v. Shallow(1909) 41 SCR 339

Manitoba Free Press Co. v. Nagy(1907) 39 SCR 340

Manitoba Free Press Co v Martin(1892) 21 SCR 518

Higgins v. Walkem (1889) 17 SCR 225

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