Bill C-16 One Year Later: A Panel Discussion Video

On Jul 18, 2018, the Rights and Freedoms Institute hosted a panel discussion on the Bill C-16 controversy titled Bill C:16 and Compelled Speech: One year Later.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=2PPXwcYtHn0   The panelists were: Dr. Debra Soh: Neuroscientist and columnist Jared Brown: Attorney, testified alongside Dr. Jordan Peterson in Ottawa at the Senate Committee on Legal and … Continue reading Bill C-16 One Year Later: A Panel Discussion Video

Panel Discussion: Bill C-16 Controversy

On Jul 18, 2018 7:30 PM Canada Christian College is hosting a panel discussion on the Bill C-16 controversy. The event will be held at: Canada Christian College 50 Gervais Drive Toronto, ON M3C 1Z3 Canada and further information may be obtained via: Rights and Freedoms Instiitute 647-769-5611 singhsarina887@gmail.com Tickets may be obtained at: https://billc16.brownpapertickets.com/?cookie_header=1   Bill … Continue reading Panel Discussion: Bill C-16 Controversy

2018: Year of the Free Expression Lawsuit

2018 seems to be the year for freedom of expression lawsuits in Canada.  Dr. Richard Thain has launched a lawsuit to defend his right to speak out in opposition to public funding of religious school systems in Ontario; Lindsay Shepherd is suing Laurier University regarding her academic employ-ability and the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms … Continue reading 2018: Year of the Free Expression Lawsuit

Lindsay Shepherd: Academic Employ-ability Lawsuit

Canadian media have started to report that Lindsay Shepherd has launched a $3.6 million lawsuit against Laurier University and several of the individuals involved in her struggles at the University. On a superficial level, Shepherd's difficulties appear to have started when she showed a video of Jordan Peterson to a class.  Peterson is currently a … Continue reading Lindsay Shepherd: Academic Employ-ability Lawsuit

Ottawa Panel Discussion: Freedom of Expression Under Fire

In celebration of  the United Nations' World Press Freedom Day, the Humanist Association of Ottawa (HAO) announces an open-to-the-public panel discussion regarding freedom of expression in Canadian academia and media. Freedom of Expression Under Fire! - Academia and the Media: The New Battlegrounds. Thursday May 03, 2018 - 6:30 PM Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch, 120 … Continue reading Ottawa Panel Discussion: Freedom of Expression Under Fire