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  • Ontario Campus Freedom of Expression Policies

    Algoma University, “Algoma University Freedom of Expression Policy” Brock University, “Freedom of Expression Policy” Carleton University, “Freedom of Speech Policy” Lakehead University, “Free Expression Policy” Laurentian University, “Policy on the Freedom of Speech Laurentian University McMaster Un … Read more »

  • Fighting Doug Ford’s budget cuts to Ontario libraries

    Ontario’s Doug Ford government recently tabled a budget imposing substantial cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and Ontario Library Service North (OLSN). These provincial agencies provide numerous services to local libraries including training, technical support and inter-library lo … Read more »

  • Why I’m running for the UWO Board of Governors

    I am a candidate for the open faculty seat on the Board of Governors, and the election is being held today and tomorrow (Jan 29 & 30). I hold a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law and in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies. Before coming to Western in 2001, I was … Read more »

  • How privatized cannabis sales threaten your privacy

    by Samuel E. Trosow An overlooked aspect of recreational cannabis legalization in Canada is the privacy implications of the distribution systems, especially in the online environment. The privacy and security risks are substantial, and protecting the online rights of consumers needs more attention. … Read more »

  • Fighting Doug Ford’s threat to shrink Toronto city council

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s plan to cut Toronto’s city council from 47 to 25 wards, and to cancel regional elections outside of Toronto, has attracted strong opposition. It threatens to create what critics call a state of “civic chaos” because, if passed, The Better Local Government Act would take e … Read more »