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The Boissoin human-rights case—10 years in

As a piece of comedy, the Red Deer preacher’s letter to the ‘Advocate’ has held up surprisingly well


The Boissoin case: freedom gains a moral victory

So how stands freedom of the press in Alberta after Thursday’s Queen’s Bench decision tossing out the Boissoin human-rights panel ruling [PDF]? Justice E.C. Wilson’s reasons establish two big things, pending some higher-level judicial review of Alberta’s human-rights regime: