Windsor Star – November 19, 2010
Prof says U of W demonized her
Financial Post – Nov. 16, 2010
Tribunal has some flaws
By Howard Levitt
Heralded by the McGuinty government as the protector of human rights in Ontario, the Human Rights Tribunal was to have ushered in a new era. Unlike the Human Rights Commission before it, the government assured us the Tribunal would efficiently process complaints and ensure fair hearings for employers and employees alike.
The Windsor Star – November 12, 2010
Law prof ‘disruptive,’ U of W says: Failed dean candidate’s complaint disputed
By Joseph Brean, with files from Frances Willick, Postmedia News
November 17, 2010
University of Waterloo apologizes to Christie Blatchford: “freedom to speak and to learn is fundamental”
Posted by voiceofcanada
UPDATED 1230 Nov 17/10 — The University of Waterloo has issued a strongly worded apology to Helpless author Christie Blatchford after a small group of students were able to intimidate the university into cancelling her Nov 12/10 appearance at the Humanities Theatre:
The Chronicle-Herald – November 16, 2010
Where’s the respect for free speech at universities?
By Paul Schneidereit
I don’t know which is sadder: intolerant young people, including students, for shutting down speeches they don’t agree with, or universities for letting misguided activists get away with acting like fascists. As could easily have been predicted, the more these groups of self-righteous thought police get what they want without significant repercussions, the more their censorial efforts will target even people not seen as especially “controversial” by most folks.
Toronto Sun – November 13, 2010
Caledonia crisis of facts
By Peter Worthington
In an extensive interview in the Toronto Sun, OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis not only defended police actions (inactions?) during the 2006 Caledonia crisis, but says there were also great successes that are never talked about. According to Sun columnist Joe Warmington, Commissioner Lewis (who was field commander at Caledonia) feels a “pat on the back” is warranted as much as criticisms. Even though mistakes were made, “our people made me proud.”
The Toronto Sun – November 9, 2010
More frights from the human rights people
By Ezra Levant
The Alberta Human Rights Commission is at it again. The latest embarrassment from this out-of-control government agency is their gift of tax dollars to a group called “Racism Free Edmonton.” It’s an ironic name, because the world view of Racism Free Edmonton is racist itself. The Alberta Human Rights Commission is a specialist at the Orwellian perversion of language. Their counterfeit “right not to be offended” has meant the infringement of real rights, like freedom of speech.
Do you want to know how pathetic the concept of hate is when it comes to jurisprudence? So many leftists blather on about how some crimes need to be treated as more serious if there is evidence that they were committed out of “hatred” for some designated – politically defined – group of people. It might be race or “sexual orientation” or some other category.
ChristianGovernance – October 27, 2010
The humanist spirit of affirmative action is alive and well in Canada’s Parliament
By John Newnham
As we’ve noted before, affirmative action, group rights and parity of action are vehicles for the implementation of socialism or state-ism at the expense of our Judeo-Christian tradition of liberty and equity.
The Daily Mail – September 23, 2010
Three-year-olds being labelled bigots by teachers as 250,000 children accused of racism
By Laura Clark
Teachers are being forced to report children as young as three to the authorities for using alleged ‘racist’ language, it was claimed last night.