Lawyer Iain MacKinnon argued that the production order should be squashed and unsealed.
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Tom Walters, Los Angeles bureau chief for CTV News, has been charged with interfering with a police officer, a year after being arrested while covering protests in… Continue Reading CTV Los Angeles bureau chief charged a year after covering Ferguson
An Ontario superior court judge has dismissed a charter challenge filed against a practice that saw a handful of provincial police officers pose as journalists.
Continue Reading Charter challenge against practice that saw cops posing as reporters dismissed
Speaking with Henheffer about an upcoming Charter challenge against Bill C-51, and what the new law means for journalists.
Continue Reading 5 questions with CJFE Executive Director Tom Henheffer
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and Canadian Civil Liberties Association plan to launch a charter challenge against sections of Bill C-51.
Continue Reading Two groups to launch Charter challenge of Anti-Terrorism Act
Restrictive photography contracts for entertainment events such as concerts aren’t new to photo desks, though in recent years they have started to veer into the extreme.
Continue Reading Quebec newspapers boycott concerts over stringent photography contracts
The public’s access to government information in Canada will only improve if existing legislation is reworked completely, says Suzanne Legault.
Continue Reading Weak Canadian FOI rules need revision, says information commissioner
What makes investigative journalism enticing is also what makes it legally dangerous to produce—particularly for freelance journalists without libel protection.
Continue Reading Libel law and the freelance writer