On Oct. 1, a Canadian photojournalist on route to Standing Rock, N.D., was detained at U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Vancouver Airport for over six hours. Ed Ou was headed to cover the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline for CBC, when his trip was halted before boarding. His phone was taken and he was interrogated. Border guards […]
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This past year has been a busy one in the debate over free speech on campus. Between the denial of club status for controversial student groups such as men’s issues and anti-abortion, and the #IStandWithGilary (ISWG) posters that were torn down by current and incoming Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executives, free speech — or rather, who’s allowed to have it […]
By Abigale Subdhan Ryersonian Staff The Ryerson Students’ Union has been rated the second-worst student union in the country when it comes to honouring freedom of expression rights, according to a recent report. The 2013 Campus Freedom Index, which measures the state of free speech in Canadian universities, gave the RSU a D and an F for failing to implement […]