Tagged: freedom of expression

Only “Counsel” and “Media” Can Tweet Inside Court: A Charter Infringement?

The open court principle requires that the media is able to report on court proceedings, except in rare cases where doing so would infringe, for example, an accused’s right to...

Canada Without Poverty v AG Canada: Charities’ Political Activities and Freedom of Expression

Earlier this summer, charity and not-for-profit law hit a milestone in Canada Without Poverty v Attorney General of Canada, 2018 ONSC 4147 [Canada Without Poverty], when Justice Edward Morgan of the Ontario...

Freedom of Expression and Subjective Feelings of Fear at a Town Hall Protest

Political protest is undeniably an essential right in a free and democratic society, but constitutional protection of that right is not absolute; acts and threats of violence, which serve to...

B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v BC (AG): #Sponsored #Ad

In the case of BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v British Columbia (AG), 2017 SCC 6, the Supreme Court once again wrestled with the uniquely Canadian issue of...