“Canada’s charter does, on the other hand, establish some pretty explicit protections for free speech. But what happens if you ask for protection from authorities when someone is infringing on your right to speak at a public forum?
Not much it seems.”
Related: Human rights and the state, Howard Levitt, counsel to Lang Michener LLP
“Canadian human rights law has become an international laughing stock, noted Rex Murphy in his April 3 column in the National Post titled “Please Don’t Call It Human Rights.”
“The concept of human rights, as experience and history inform us, is protection from the state’s power, not oversight, interference and punishment by the state’s power,” he wrote.”