Listen Up Northwest Program 99: SLAPPS in Canada

* This week, we look at Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation in Canada.

Learn how SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) impact the academic community in Canada. (Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

An interview with BC based Talon Books, which currently faces threat of a SLAPP for publishing a book that criticizes Canadian mining company practices.(Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

Listen to a case of a Vernon, BC resident who was sued for criticizing a utility company in his own home. (Mordecai Briemberg, Redeye Radio CFRO - Vancouver, BC)

Music by Aja West and the Mackrosoft, Daniel Anderson, No Luck Club and DJ B Girl. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama

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