Online Hate

Canada is Bringing in New Legislation to Stop the Spread of Online Hate

What can you expect to see in Canada's new federal online hate legislation?

Amira Elghawaby, Human Rights & Inclusion Columnist April 7, 2021

The federal government is preparing to unveil strong legislation that aims to severely curtail the proliferation of online hate.

What will that look like and how will it protect people? That remains to be seen as there’s no consensus among experts and activists.

Yet everyone agrees that something must be done and they need only point to a chilling anniversary this past spring.

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