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About Grant Buckler

Grant Buckler is a retired freelance journalist and a volunteer with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and lives in Kingston, Ont.
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Irving vs. Poitras
3 years ago

Irving vs. Poitras

By  •  News, Ethics
By Grant Buckler Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is protesting a complaint made by J.D. Irving Co. of New Brunswick against Jacques Poitras, a provincial affairs reporter with CBC in New Brunswick. William McDowell of the Toronto law firm Lenczner…
Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter
3 years ago

Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter

By  •  News, Law
By Grant Buckler Media and freedom of expression organizations are protesting after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police charged Justin Brake, a reporter for The Newfoundland and Labrador Independent, with mischief and disobeying a court order for entering the site…
Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order
3 years ago

Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order

By  •  News
By Grant Buckler A coalition of press freedom organizations have planned a rally on Monday, Feb. 6, in support of Ben Makuch. The Vice Media Canada journalist was ordered in February 2015 to hand over information concerning interviews he…
Publication ban charge against Frank dismissed
4 years ago

Publication ban charge against Frank dismissed

By  •  News, Law
By Grant Buckler A charge against the managing editor of Halifax’s Frank magazine for violating a publication ban has been dropped after the Crown said it would present no evidence in the case. As J-Source previously reported, Andrew Douglas…
Radio-Canada fights RCMP attempt to obtain interview materials
4 years ago

Radio-Canada fights RCMP attempt to obtain interview materials

By Grant Buckler The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are seeking to obtain never-broadcast excerpts of interviews conducted by Alain Gravel, formerly of the Radio-Canada current affairs program Enquête, concerning alleged corruption at the Canada Revenue Agency. According to a La
Frank publication ban charge will go to trial
4 years ago

Frank publication ban charge will go to trial

By  •  News, Law

Douglas, who was first summoned to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Sept. 6, said he was surprised the Crown is proceeding with the case.
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Journalists need to fight to repeal Bill C-51
4 years ago

Journalists need to fight to repeal Bill C-51

CJFE volunteer Grant Buckler explains why provisions in the counter-terrorism bill should be of major concern to the news media
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