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Former Chief Justice Proposes Regulation of Social Media in Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada declined on April 22 to hear an appeal in the case of Yvan Godbout, a fiction author in Quebec.

In 2020, Quebec’s Superior Court acquitted Godbout of writing child pornography in his horror novel, Hansel et Gretel.

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Morgan Lowrie of the Canadian Press reports:

Pierre Saint-Arnaud of la Presse Canadienne reports:

https://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/justice-et-faits-divers/2021-04-22/affaire-hansel-et-gretel/la-cour-supreme-refuse-d-entendre-l-appel-de-quebec.php

September 2020

Morgan Lowrie of the Canadian Press reports:

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-court-acquits-author-declares-part-of-child-pornography-law-invalid-1.5120543


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