Marko Vesely
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Marko Vesely is a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP where he's the head of the defamation and media law group. He practices civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on defamation, copyright and other intellectual property disputes securities litigation, class actions, products liability cases, and commercial arbitrations. He has appeared as lead counsel at all levels of court in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Federal Court of Appeal. Marko is a regular legal affairs commentator in national media.

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Canadian Law of Defamation And The John Furlong Allegations

(1) Comments | Posted October 1, 2012 | 5:25 PM

Headlines in Canada have been dominated recently by allegations published by the Georgia Straight newspaper in Vancouver against John Furlong, the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics.

The allegations are serious. They claim Furlong physically abused First Nation students when he was a teacher in Burns Lake, B.C. in 1969....

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