By The Canadian Press
A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP the background materials he used for stories on an accused terrorist, Ontario’s top court affirmed Wednesday.
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,… Continue Reading Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter
By Teresa Scassa
The Federal Court has just released a decision in a case that raised issues of fair dealing and copyright abuse. Blacklock’s, an Ottawa-based online news agency, had argued that… Continue Reading Federal Court affirms “right to read” in paywall copyright case
By Mitchell Thompson
Criminal libel laws in Canada’s Criminal Code are being used increasingly to suppress speech that is critical of public officials and employees, Ryerson journalism professor… Continue Reading Canada’s criminal libel laws may threaten free speech
By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail
In June, I asked readers what issues they felt should go under the media microscope. The Globe and Mail had been honoured for its… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement
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… Continue Reading Publication ban charge against Frank dismissed
By Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press
The Quebec government announced a full public inquiry Thursday into the police surveillance of journalists after revelations various forces monitored reporters’ phones.
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By Evan Radford
Maclean’s writer and editor Nancy Macdonald wanted to dig deeper into carding after hearing how common it is… Continue Reading Changes to Saskatchewan FOI laws are good news for journalists