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Spotlight: Canada | Free Expression & the Law

In historic step for press freedom, Canadian Senate passes Press Shield Bill

In historic step for press freedom, Canadian Senate passes Press Shield Bill

By adopting the Journalistic Source Protection Act, the Canadian Senate has taken a strong stand for press freedom, and sent a clear message to the House of Commons that they must take action. Canada is one of the only industrialised countries in the world that lacks legislation for the protection of journalists' sources.

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Motion to reduce and condemn Islamophobia is not a threat to free speech

CJFE shares an opinion which has already been expressed in part by our allies at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. We believe that Motion 103 in its current form presents no inherent risk to free expression. Claims that it will prohibit religiously motivated critiques of Islam are simply false.

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