This piece appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on January 25, 2024. Here is a link to the entire article.
The trucker convoy was a maelstrom of impoliteness and inconvenience. But it was not a ‘clear and present danger.’
A quote apparently misattributed to Voltaire goes as follows: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” It is a foundation of our concept of freedom of speech….