Tag: Freedom of Expression

St. Lawrence Barristers Represents the David Asper Centre at the Ontario Court of Appeal

The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights has been granted leave to intervene before the Ontario Court of Appeal in City of Toronto v Attorney General of Ontario. At issue on appeal is whether the introduction of Bill 5 mid-election, which had the effect of changing the ward boundaries in Toronto, breached the guarantee of freedom of […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

Join us in celebrating this year’s World Press Freedom Day, which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, assesses the state of press freedom throughout the world, defends the media from attacks on their independence, and pays tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Learn more on the UNESCO […]
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Phil Tunley attends IFEX AGM and Conference in Berlin

As the President of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, Phil Tunley attended the 2019 Annual and General Meeting and conference of the International Free Expression eXchange (IFEX) in Berlin, Germany on April 8-10, 2019. CJFE was one of 12 founding member organizations that came together in 1992 to form IFEX as a global network of […]
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Consult on Issue of Curium Magazine

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to be consulted for the July-August issue of Curium, a French magazine with a target audience of teenagers 14-17 years old. The Quebec magazine discusses issues directly affecting teenagers, including technology, environmental issues, international news, and science. The July-August issue focuses on teenage sexuality in the age of the […]
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Speak at CCLA’s 21st Annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference

The Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust celebrated its 21st annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference, bringing together hundreds of Toronto District School Board high school students. Students had the opportunity to attend various workshops, including: food security, police carding, health, sexuality, and the justice system. Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to present a workshop on […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers Proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual CJFE Gala

St. Lawrence Barristers is proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual Canadian Journalists for Free Expression gala, “A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting”. The CJFE monitors, defends and promotes free expression and access to information in Canada and internationally. It promotes a free media as essential to a fair and open society, champions […]
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Phil Tunley Discusses Access to Information as a Fundamental Human Right

Phil Tunley appeared on a panel with Alex Neve (Amnesty International Canada), Toby Mendel (Centre for Law and Democracy) and Michael Vonn (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association) at the Right to Know Conference: Access to Information as a Human Right held by the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. The expert panel shared their views and […]
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