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Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order
4 years ago

Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order

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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…
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
Alberta government to let Rebel Media reporters attend events after all
4 years ago

Alberta government to let Rebel Media reporters attend events after all

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By Grant Buckler The Alberta government has reversed its earlier position that reporters for Ezra Levant’s online publication The Rebel were “not journalists” and will admit them to government media events. Canadian Journalists for Free Expression welcomed the government’s about-face,…
Levant’s Rebel Media says Alberta NDP blacklisting its reporters
4 years ago

Levant’s Rebel Media says Alberta NDP blacklisting its reporters

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By Grant Buckler Rebel Media said it’s been blacklisted by Alberta’s ruling party. On Jan. 29, Calgary reporter Holly Nicholas and Alberta bureau chief Sheila Gunn Reid went to a government briefing about the oil royalty review for the news…