The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege… Continue Reading Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
Press freedom organizations are expressing disappointment after the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a lower-court ruling requiring Vice Media Canada to hand over all records of its communications with Farah… Continue Reading ‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling
By Jim Bronskill
The Supreme Court of Canada says a reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist.
The 9-0 decision is likely to… Continue Reading Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court
John and Brett Hueston, who work at the family-owned Aylmer Express, face charges of criminal obstruction of a peace officer.
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JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St.… Continue Reading Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
Vice reporter Ben Makuch is “very relieved” to hear of the leave decision.
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Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources.
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Advocacy groups welcome passage of S-231 despite some shortcomings.
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U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
Read More Continue Reading Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead