Link between police and courts called into question
by Emilee Gilpin & Matt Gilmour
Canada prides itself on being a country where individual rights and the freedoms of thought and expression serve as pillars of a liberal democracy. Yet, recent revelations that police have tapped the phones of journalists indicate that those freedoms are under attack in Quebec.
An investigation into the relationship between police and the courts reveals that changes to the legal system may be necessary in order to protect journalists’ rights.