Bill C-51 Receives Royal Assent

In Ottawa, Bill C-51 received royal assent on December 13, 2018.

The law abolishes, among other things, the bans on

  • publishing blasphemous libel
  • possessing, printing, distributing or publishing crime comics

 

The website of Parliament shows the status of the bill:

https://www.parl.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&billId=9002286

The federal Department of Justice summarizes the bill:

https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/csj-sjc/pl/cuol-mgnl/c51.html