Free Speech On Campus

Will new rules around free speech on campus wind up silencing protestors?

Ontario and Alberta universities have been told to draft new free-speech policies that could sanction those who oppose them

Freedom of speech, Maclean's student survey: Halifax, Canada - December 19, 2014: Protestors listen to speeches outside the Henry Hicks Building at Dalhousie University

Freedom of speech on campus: Our survey of Canadian students

Universities are supposed to be places where students are exposed to a wide range of ideas and viewpoints, but the status of free speech on campuses has become one of Canada’s biggest hot-button issues. Because some critics charge that a preoccupation with protecting students from hurtful or offensive ideas puts free speech in jeopardy, we decided to find out what students really think. Here’s what more than 16,000 undergraduates across the country had to say in our exclusive student survey.

What really happened at Wilfrid Laurier University

Inside Lindsay Shepherd’s heroic, insulting, brave, destructive, possibly naïve fight for free speech


Is free speech protected on Canadian campuses?

New report ranks universities on ability to uphold freedom of expression

Get out your bike locks

Christie Blatchford is returning to UWaterloo on December 7


The Charter right to insult your prof

Landmark ruling involving Facebook criticism confirms university actions are government actions


Rock wanted Ann Coulter to return

After UOttawa speech was canceled prez was advised not to invite Coulter back