You Can’t Say That! – Teachers’ Rights to Free Expression

May 10, 2017

A Special Symposium for Teachers and Teacher-Candidates

While free expression is a Charter right, teachers face serious limitations on what they can do and say in school and outside. This symposium examines teachers’ rights in the classroom, on social media and outside school.

Panelists and workshop facilitators:

  • Danielle McLauglin, Director of Education Emeritus, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
  • Jerry Raso, General Counsel, Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association
  • Marvin Zuker, Judge (ret), Ontario Court of Justice; Associate Professor, OISE/UT
  • William Smale, Professor of Education, Trent University
  • April Julian, Director of Education, Canadian Civil Liberties Association & Education Trust
  • Moderator: James L. Turk, Director, Centre for Free Expression, Ryerson University

Sponsored by The Centre for Free Expression at Ryerson University and The Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust

Free admission but limited spaces. To reserve one of the limited places, please register at:

More details on the Centre for Free Expression’s website.