House Justice Committee to mull revival of controversial hate-speech provision, as it shifts focus away from SNC-Lavalin
By Beatrice PaezMar. 25, 2019
While advocates acknowledge Sec. 13 was an imperfect remedy, they say its removal has resulted in a gap in the government's ability to hold those who promote hateful rhetoric online accountable.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
The House Justice Committee will examine whether to revive a contentious rule on hate speech, one that experts say could deter the spread of incendiary propaganda, in the wake of the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 dead.
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