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Don Macpherson on the reasons for the demise of the hate speech provisions of Bill 59:
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To begin with, the hate-speech provisions were unnecessary. “Hate propaganda” is already an offence under the federal Criminal Code.
It was Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée who this week, in the Couillard government’s latest retreat, withdrew the provisions on hate speech from her bill on, well, hate speech. 636 more words
Congratulations to Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law, UL) and Mark Walters (University of Sussex) on the publication of their new edited collection, entitled The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime? 79 more words
Appropriate response to concerns, especially given need for this specific provision unclear given existing Criminal and Civil code legislation:
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Dans l’espoir d’obtenir l’adoption de son projet de loi sur le discours haineux, le gouvernement Couillard accepte de mettre de côté son élément le plus controversé, perçu comme une menace à la liberté d’expression.