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Especially with a motivated plaintiff like Burke.“I think you can characterize this as fighting back against the bullies,” the Toronto defamation specialist said.
“In my view, there’s far too much of this really inflammatory false posting online, and people do it under anonymity and they think they can remain anonymous and they think their comments don’t have consequences. There are and can be consequences, serious consequences for this kind of conduct, and you have to take responsibility for what you say online.”But Smith added that Burke had every reason to agonize about whether to file suit.“By taking legal action, he risked drawing more attention to the rumours and spreading the story from the sports pages to business and breaking news,” he said. Think of former 2010 Olympics boss John Furlong, who similarly turned to the courts to defend his reputation even though it magnified charges made in a Vancouver weekly newspaper into an international story.
'It's only a matter of time,' TMZ paraphrased a source, before they become romantic.“But Brian just felt he had to do it.”Dumped as Toronto Maple Leafs general manager in January, anonymous online commentators piled on, accusing Burke of having an affair and love-child with sports TV anchor Hazel Mae. That was unfortunate timing for his wife, news anchor Jennifer Burke, who was about to host the B. political leaders’ debate on Monday, but he felt compelled.“This was running around in the hockey world and people had questions about whether it did or did not happen,” explained Gall, of Heenan Blaikie LLP and one of B.After failing to quash the rumours and have the comments scoured from websites, Burke filed suit last Friday in B. C.’s leading labour lawyers.“Brian could tell anyone he met (that) it didn’t happen, but it was on the Internet and there was enough talk in the hockey world that he wanted to address it.Gemini Award for Best Lifestyle and Leo Awards winner, Jennifer Burke is a famous television journalist, news anchor and television reporter from Canada.She is also popular for being the moderator of the leaders' debate in the 2013 provincial election in British Columbia.
But this move was a total stunner, coming hours before the NHL ratified its new CBA with the players.