BPC Bulletin: Mike Ward
January 18, 2019
In Montreal, the Quebec Court of Appeal is hearing Mike Ward’s appeal of a decision of Quebec’s human rights tribunal.
Mr. Ward is a stand-up comedian. In 2016, the tribunal fined him $42,000 for repeatedly joking about Jérémy Gabriel, a young singer who has a physical disability.
In Montreal, CTV News reports:
Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press reports:
In August 2016, Mike Ward was interviewed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe about the dispute:
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