Archive for 'Human Rights'
Given that our good host strives to keep us all up to date on the latest attacks on free speech in the Western world, I figure it’s only right that I do my best to ensure we have the latest, most accurate information. Which is why I am very happy to bring you this: EDMONTON [...]
Believe it or not, this is an amendment I could really support … which is highly unusual for me when it comes to Canada’s Conservative Party. But one of the resolutions passed (and reportedly approved by 99% of the nearly 2,000 party members) at the party’s first national policy convention since 2003 [held in Winnipeg, hence [...]
Just in case Lex happens to miss it, I thoughtÂ it was only right to let you know. The Canadian Human Rights Commission dismissed a hate speech complaint against Maclean’s magazine on Friday in a decision the complainants blamed on “inappropriate political pressure.” Just to be clear, that would be the complaint claiming that an article [...]
As an *interesting* follow-up to this post, a human rights complaint and police investigation for possible “hate crimes” [gag, cough, choke, sputter] have been launched against the Chronicle Herald (a Nova Scotia provincial newspaper) for the following editorial cartoonÂ whichÂ was ran on April 18.Â You can read the rest of the story (including my thoughts, if [...]