Free speech on campus—modern constructs inevitably spur conflict

Lately there has been increasing tension over the freedoms of expression and association in Canada and the United States. The reason—these freedoms have come in conflict with anti-discrimination sentiments and laws, and institutions are figuring out what to do or what balance to strike in addressing them.College campuses in both countries remain on the frontlines of this tension, sparking headlines, most recently at the University of Toronto, with the trend seemingly being to weaken speech and association rights.For example, we’ve seen conservative and libertarian speakers silenced due to high security fees necessary to manage protestors, professors limiting what students can

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