This morning the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision on the case of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission v. William Whatcott. The ruling is considered to be a landmark decision for free expression in Canada, impacting the interpretation and strength of hate speech legislation in the country.
CJFE was one of 20 intervenors on the case.
• CBC | Top court upholds key part of Sask. anti-hate law
• Edmonton Journal | Anti-gay flyers violated Saskatchewan human rights code: Supreme Court
• The Globe and Mail | Supreme Court upholds hate laws in case involving anti-gay proselytizer
• Huffington Post | You've Been Robbed By the Supreme Court's Whatcott Decision
• Macleans | Whatcott Decision: The implications extend far beyond one anti-gay crusader
• National Post | Supreme Court upholds Canada’s hate speech laws in case involving anti-gay crusader
• Toronto Star | Hate speech ruling: Anti-gay pamphlets broke law, Supreme Court of Canada says