Mike Wagner, Farris media lawyer
Kim Bolan, Vancouver Sun
Jayme Poisson, Toronto Star
Peg Fong, CBC Vancouver
From the Surrey Six murder case to the Ford files, learn about the successful court battles of the Vancouver Sun and the Toronto Star that have helped advanced important news stories. Hear from Vancouver Media Lawyer Mike Wagner, of Farris, about his work opposing publication bans on the identities of key Surrey Six witnesses that went all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. Panel will include a Q & A brainstorming session about other ways to get access to court materials/keep courts open without breaking the bank.