Much of her response to the scandal, including a 2009 report to Parliament that recommended scrapping the hate law’s penalty provisions, was in vain. The law, known as Section 13, was doomed to be repealed. Though it was technically saved as constitutional by the Supreme Court of Canada, the days of Ms. Lynch’s investigators inviting white supremacists to mediation with complainants are over. The legal test of whether a message is “likely to expose” a protected group to “hatred or contempt” is now all but defunct at the federal level.Defunct: it has a lovely sound, don't you think?
Update: A writer who had the distinction of making it on to la Lynch's enemies list recounts his experience with her redaction action (via SteynOnline).
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