In June 2022, an amendment to Canada’s Criminal Code received royal assent. The amendment, which appeared in Bill C-19, criminalizes Holocaust denial.
Today, “wilfully promoting antisemitism by condoning, denying or downplaying the Holocaust through statements communicated other than in private conversation” is an offence.
Is the law effective?
Stephanie Taylor of the Canadian Press reports:
In the National Post, Ryan Tumilty reports:
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