Day: 20 February 2021

English Opinion

Censorship through “Wordsmithing” and turning grammar on its head

The Federation of Law Societies in Canada’ Annual Report (2017) indicated 127,707 licensed lawyers in the country, 82% of them, 104,497, still classified as “active”.

When combined with approximately 37,000 paralegals (Census 2006), that represents a ratio of one “legal expert” for every 218 Canadians. Their services keep societies “civil” and the marketplace “free”.

But what happens when lawyers seek to silence, repress contrary opinion to favour their client and the Courts allow it to take place, direct – in layman’s terms, order – certain usage of vocabulary/pronouns in a Court environment? (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English

Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

Globally, there have been over 110 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 86 million people have recovered and more than 2.4 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of February 20, 2021, at 11:00 am (EST). ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;