BPC Bulletin: Appeal of "Your Ward News" Editor and Publisher Rescheduled

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee.


In Toronto, the appeal of two men convicted of promoting hatred against women and Jews has been rescheduled.
Ontario’s Superior Court should begin hearing the appeal of James Sears and LeRoy St. Germaine on Nov. 10, 2020.
Sears and St. Germaine worked together on Toronto’s Your Ward News.

The Canadian Press reports:

In the Toronto Sun, Michele Mandel writes:



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