Impunity Watch: Writers Challenge Section Thirteen of Canadian Human Rights Act

“Levant and Steyn pointed out that the truth is no defense to a Section Thirteen accusation. Even if all the facts of a published article are true, a person can still successfully bring an action against the writer of an article if it would expose persons to hatred or contempt. Levant and Steyn also pointed out that Section Thirteen serves as a source of financial gain for the privileged class who often bring suits for economic reasons.