In June, the Federal Government introduced Bill-36 to amend the hate speech provisions in the Criminal Code and to restore a hate speech prohibition in the Canadian Human Rights Act. Join an expert panel in exploring whether these legal measures are suitable for the task of reducing hate in Canada.
Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, PEN Canada, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library, World Press Freedom Canada
- Faisal Bhabha, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School; Former Vice-Chair, Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
- Ena Chadha, Outgoing Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission
- Richard Moon, Distinguished University Professor of Law, University of Windsor & author of 2008 Report for the CHRA on the regulation of hate speech on the Internet
- Cara Zwibel, Director, Fundamental Freedoms Program, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
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