Police say Race Based Data Collection project a success
July 24, 2014
Ottawa Police have collected more than 60,000 traffic stop entries a year after the launch of a program to promote bias-free policing.
Police investigate ‘hate-biased’ vandalism against Calgary landlord
August 27, 2013
A Calgary man originally from Nigeria says he’s still reeling from racial slurs he discovered written on the walls and burned into the carpet of his vandalized house after tenants he planned to evict suddenly disappeared.
Education best way to combat hate crimes, experts say
August 8, 2013
As police search for a man accused of threatening a Jewish Calgary mother, human rights experts say education is the key to fighting hate crimes.
Gay activist's beating death prompts murder charge
April 7, 2012
A man is facing a charge of second-degree murder after a prominent gay activist in Halifax was beaten to death early Tuesday morning outside a gay club on Gottingen Street.
Canada's hate propaganda laws are no muzzle to freedom of speech
August 7, 2012
Absence of limits on free speech may be secret to tolerance; Restricting hate speech won't protect vulnerable groups," by Andrew Coyne, Opinion, July 10. I would like to clarify some misconceptions raised by Andrew Coyne in his column.
Section 13: How the battle for free speech was won
June 19, 2012
Macleans: The AHCC is mentioned in an article discussing the repeal of Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act which allowed Commissions to investigate complaints of hate speech on the internet and in print.
Hate laws vital in the digital age, Supreme Court hears in landmark case
May 22, 2012
The instantaneous spread of hateful material through the internet has made it all the more vital that hate-mongers be restrained, the Supreme Court of Canada was told this morning.
For a gay athlete, facing off against homophobic jock culture the toughest challenge
March 15, 2012
Scott Heggart from Lanark-Carleton Minor Hockey League. As a young athlete, steeped in the machismo of sport, where "about the worst thing" is to be a "fag" or a "homo," there was one conversation that Heggart dreaded: telling his teammates he was gay..
Alberta hate crime awareness group launches #StopHateAB campaign
Edmonton Journal, April 22, 2015
The Alberta Hate Crimes Committee is launching a social media campaign to fight hate crime with hashtags. The group held a youth forum WednesdayApril 22 at Harry Ainlay High School to educate teens about recognizing and reporting hate crimes.