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Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court
2 years ago

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

By  •  News, Law
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 be seen as a defeat for media that could leave…
Journalism organizations condemn criminal charges against two community journalists
2 years ago

Journalism organizations condemn criminal charges against two community journalists

By  •  News, Politics, Law
John and Brett Hueston, who work at the family-owned Aylmer Express, face charges of criminal obstruction of a peace officer.
Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
2 years ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour
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. John’s. Cathy Bennett says laws on workplace sexual harassment are…
Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials
3 years ago

Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials

By  •  News, Law
Vice reporter Ben Makuch is "very relieved" to hear of the leave decision.
Understanding Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources
3 years ago

Understanding Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources

By  •  Work, Law, How To
Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources.
Canada’s House of Commons votes unanimously for press shield law
3 years ago

Canada’s House of Commons votes unanimously for press shield law

Advocacy groups welcome passage of S-231 despite some shortcomings.
Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead
3 years ago

Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead

U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
Free speech groups speak out against assault of journalists in Quebec City
3 years ago

Free speech groups speak out against assault of journalists in Quebec City

By  •  News, Law
Two Global News journalists were assaulted and a camera smashed according to reports from Global News.
Judge rules against Frank Halifax ban
3 years ago

Judge rules against Frank Halifax ban

By  •  News, Law
Next step may be Supreme Court for Nova Scotia mom.
Nova Scotia mom takes on Frank Halifax Magazine
3 years ago

Nova Scotia mom takes on Frank Halifax Magazine

By  •  News, Law
Judge to rule if Frank Halifax edition will be held to a ban intended to protect children's identities.