In early 2018, BC Attorney General David Eby reiterated commitments to introduce legislation to protect British Columbians from SLAPP suits (strategic lawsuits against public participation). In response to this commitment, over 40 organizations and public interest advocates – including West Coast Environmental Law Association – sent an open letter to the provincial government welcoming the commitments and urging decision-makers to take action to enact such a law in BC.
Open Letter Supporting Anti-SLAPP Legislation in BC
SLAPP lawsuits, Anti-SLAPP legislation
March 1, 2018