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Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules
5 years ago

Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules

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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. In a case that pitted freedom of the press against the ability…
Canada’s criminal libel laws may threaten free speech
5 years ago

Canada’s criminal libel laws may threaten free speech

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 Lisa Taylor said. Speaking at Ryerson University on Nov. 1, 2016, alongside…
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