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Publication bans draw attention

Following a controversial publication ban in the Tori Stafford case, the issue has gotten a lot of media play in the past few days, including this piece in the Toronto Star. Most don’t really understand…


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Mounties Tighten Taser Policy

The Mounties have finally decided to implement reasonable limits on their Taser use policy. It’s interesting to read the comments at the end of this Globe & Mail story. Canadians are apparently underwhelmed with this…


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Prorogued, but not forgotten

While many breathed a sigh of relief when various tough on crime bills died after the last Parliament was prorogued, it appears that the Conservatives are determined to resuscitate at least some of that legislation,…




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Jim Richards needs CCLA… again

Clarington resident, Jim Richards, who was previously muzzled by town council after calling one member a bully is apparently again dealing with similar issues. According to this story, he intends to call on CCLA for…



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Anti-abortion censorship arises again

Threatened with possible expulsion for an explicit anti-abortion display, students at the University of Calgary are digging in their heels for what could be a protracted free speech fight, according to this Globe & Mail…