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It is a discriminatory practice for a person or a group of persons acting in concert to communicate telephonically or to cause to be so communicated, repeatedly, in whole or in part by means of the facilities of a telecommunication undertaking within the legislative authority of Parliament, any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt by reason of the fact that that person or those persons are identifiable on the basis of a prohibited ground of discrimination.
As you noted, this section of the CHRA has been used recently by the Canadian Islamic Congress (CIC) to file a complaint against columnist
Again, thank you for taking the time to share your views on this issue with me. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
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Legislative Repeal of Section 13:
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CDN Association of Journalists
B'nai Brith Jewish Tribune
David Warren (Ottawa Citizen)