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Howard Winkler in the News
Patrick Brown serves CTV with notice of libel after sexual misconduct allegations
February 24, 2018
Ontario PC leadership candidate Patrick Brown served a notice of libel against CTV Friday night almost one month after the network reported two women were accusing Brown of sexual misconduct.
Brown’s lawyers confirmed to Global News that a notice of libel was delivered to CTV and the other defendants listed on the notice by email on Friday. Representing Brown are independent, Toronto-based litigator Julian Porter and Howard Winkler and Eryn Pond of the Toronto law firm Winkler Dispute Resolution.... Read More
Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sends notice of libel to CTV News
February 24, 2018
Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sent a notice of libel to Bell Media, the parent company of CTV News, late Friday night, CBC News has learned.
Brown resigned his leadership post abruptly on Jan. 24 hours after a CTV News report emerged in which he was accused of sexual misconduct by two women dating back to when he was a federal MP in the Barrie, Ont., area.
Howard Winkler, among the team representing Brown, confirmed that CTV had received notice.... Read More
Opportunity to ‘tell story’ in mediation paves the way to settlement
November 17, 2017
Over more than 30 years of practice, Toronto litigator and mediator Howard Winkler has always taken a problem-solving approach to his clients’ needs.
“When they come to me, they’re not really interested in arcane law,” he tells AdvocateDaily.com.
“They’re here because they have a problem and need a solution,” says Winkler, principal and founder of Winkler Dispute Resolution. “I always approach it from the perspective of what the client’s interest is in relation to the story they’re telling me. And then deciding the most effective and efficient way to help.”... Read More
Sued for your online reviews - legal expert
October 17, 2017
While the law does protect the right of Ontario consumers to post negative reviews written in “good faith,” commenters do still run the risk of being tied up in expensive litigation, Toronto litigator and mediator Howard Winkler told The Larry Fedoruk Show on Newstalk 610 CKTV.... Read More
Winkler successful in landmark media libel case
September 20, 2017
A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling of criminal contempt resulted in a newspaper publisher being sentenced to 21 days in jail and levied with one of the highest damages awards... Read More