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Shelby Thom in her element. (Credit: Shelby Thom via Twitter).

CKNW reporter ejected from Harper rally, as Conservatives struggle to control message

Shelby Thom made the grave error of raising the issue of legalizing marijuana.

Symphony of Censorship: Twitter reacts to Ukranian pianist's cancelled gig

TORONTO — The Toronto Symphony Orchestra's decision to cancel performances by a Ukrainian-born pianist over what it calls her "deeply offensive language" is part of a troubling phenomenon that could...

Fresh leaks show U.S. bullying in the TPP is intensifying

New TPP leaks show just how far the U.S. is willing to go to ram through their Internet Censorship Plan

Top five ways lobbyists win and you lose with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

"The Internet was created to share information, not suppress it!" says OpenMedia community member Michelle Vee.

Sex talk slips by censors on Sina Weibo

Proof that Chinese authorities are more concerned with censoring political subversion than maintaining their idea of public decency.

Chinese censors crack down on treasonous porridge: The SinoFile

Beijing is onto the tricks of some of China's most cunning wordsmiths.

Southern Weekend's good, bad and imagined implications for Chinese press freedom: The SinoFile

The first in VO's new daily China blog series, The SinaFile, asks the universal question on Southern Weekend: What does it mean?

Weekend movie reviews

Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)