Canada Freedom of Expression

Rights And Responsibilities In Canadian Universities

Jeffrey Ansloos | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Politics
Jeffrey Ansloos

Our society and our universities need a renewed ethic for how we are to navigate deep social divisions with one another, including how we advocate for the protection of rights, respond to the violation of rights and how we contest the terrains of rights and our responsibilities to one another in a pluralistic society.

These Metal Musicians Were Jailed In Iran For Blasphemy

Derek James From | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada Politics
Derek James From

Now, you may not like Confess's music. You may not like that they've chosen to express themselves through a loud and vociferous medium. But that's just a matter of taste, not of principle. Consider this fundamental tenet of a free society: it is too dangerous to grant a monopoly over expression to any government.

Who's Watching You on the Internet?

Dwayne Winseck | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Business
Dwayne Winseck

2012-10-11-nonspeak.jpg We have reached a critical juncture where choices and decisions made now could tilt the evolution of the network media ecology in Canada toward a more closed, surveilled and centralized regime instead of an open one that strives to put as much of the internet's capabilities into as many people's hands as possible.

Reviewed: What To Do About Them

Pasha Malla | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada
Pasha Malla

2012-10-11-nonspeak.jpg Where to start with this... "book." One uses the term hesitantly, if not reluctantly, since books are made out of paper and exist as something concrete one can hold in one's hands and smack stupid people with across the face. Yet since What To Do About Them (more on this misleading, histrionic title later) is essentially a computer file, available for free download from its eponymous website, one wonders how these 40,000-odd words qualify as more than a PDF'd blog-post.

Are Feds Silencing Freedom of Expression?

Charlie Foran | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada
Charlie Foran

2012-10-11-nonspeak.jpg PEN has become uneasy with how freedom of expression is faring at home. Like many other groups, we've monitored the current federal government, and noted a tendency towards excessive secrecy and a wish to control information, dalliances with censorship and internet surveillance, among other things.