Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

Defining Moments

What matters more: personal conviction, or the praise of others? From my latest op-ed, Defining Moments: There are defining moments in everyone’s life. Often, those turning points are intensely personal and private. Sometimes, however, we are privileged to witness the uncompromising conviction of individuals who boldly take a public stand to defend what’s… More

Lie, or Lose Your Children

If you’re a parent, last weekend’s Easter celebrations likely included some coloured eggs and perhaps a chocolate bunny or two. Maybe your family replaced sugary treats with a scavenger hunt and some fun crafts. Or perhaps egg-painting inspired you to learn about different cultures (such as Ukrainian pysanky art) or… More

Culture Shift: Challenging the Star in Ontario Law Society’s Constellation

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ontario Law Society and Statement of Principles.

“If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation,” said Justice Robert Jackson, of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1943, “it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by… More