The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has been found liable in Manitoba’s largest defamation case since 1998.
by Marie Oakes
March 19, 2022
The state-funded Canadian media has been ordered to pay $295,017 in legal fees, as well as $1,659,403 in damages for libel.
In 2012, the CBC ran stories on a Winnipeg investment advisor, Kenneth Muzik, who had won the Wealth Management Practice of the Year award in the prior year.
The state-funded media ran a story depicting Muzik with the headline: “Is your money safe?”, and an announcer’s script that read: “Our top story tonight has to do with your hard-earned savings.”
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