Cancel Culture

Standing up for JK Rowling gets YA author Gillian Philip cancelled

Scottish author Gillian Philip of the Warrior Cats series was sacked by her employer, Working Partners, for standing up for JK Rowling on Twitter.

Erin Perse

Goya Foods CEO refuses to apologize for praising Trump

Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue is refusing to apologize for praising US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday.

Barrett Wilson

Alberta Law Society embraces politically correct cancel culture

Faced with baseless NDP claims about a "racist" Aboriginal scholar and lawyer who represents people harmed by residential schools, Jason Kenney’s UCP government folded like a cheap tent.

John Carpay

Laurence Fox slays Owen Jones on free speech and 'cancel culture'

Fox responded saying "It’s great isn’t it? People now refusing to be cancelled by you and your cry bully chums?" Jones proceeded to call Fox a D-list actor.

Sam Edwards

SPLC launches hit piece on Jack Posobiec, prominent Jews stand up for him

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has recently taken aim at Jack Posobiec of One America News (OANN), charging him with ties to "far-right extremists" and targeting "Jewish journalists with antisemitic hate."

Collin Jones

Marquette University threatens to rescind a student’s acceptance over pro-Trump TikTok video

Marquette University threatened to cancel an incoming freshman’s admission after she posted a TikTok video supporting President Donald Trum

Mia Cathell

Noted authors demand end to censorship and cancel culture

The letter was signed by Noam Chomsky, Margaret Atwood, JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell, Jonathan Haidt, and dozens more writers, journalists and academics.

Quinn Patrick

BC Mountie under review by RCMP for blackface jokes

RCMP is reviewing the online behaviour of a police officer in Kamloops who made blackface jokes while receiving skincare treatment.

Sam Edwards

Education council accuses white member of 'racist behaviour' for holding a black baby on his lap

A white man holding a black baby while council discussed the topic of integration is being alleged as an act of racism.

Libby Emmons

J.K. Rowling fires back at critics with new Twitter thread on mental illness

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter early Sunday morning to fire back at people who have berated her on a number of sensitive topics, including allegations that she made light of mental illness.

Collin Jones

Owen Jones says 'cancel culture' doesn't exist—facts say otherwise

The Guardian columnist Owen Jones took to Twitter on Sunday morning to express his view that "cancel culture" does not exist, but is rather a strategy used by those with large platforms to shut down other who criticize them.

Collin Jones

Twitter blacklists the term 'blacklist' and other 'racist' terms

"Whitelist" is now "allowlist," for example, while "blacklist" is now "denylist," and "master/slave" is now “leader/follower” among other variations.

Mia Cathell

Washington Redskins to review team name after pressured by major corporations—Nike removes their merch online

A 2016 Washington Post poll of 504 Native Americans found that nine of 10 were not offended by the Redskins name.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

As the Fourth of July approaches, The New York Times compares America to Nazi Germany and tries to cancel Mount Rushmore

You read that right— the gray lady seems hellbent on dismantling the country by churning out sophomoric hot takes that would make even Brian Stelter blush.

Libby Emmons and Barrett Wilson

Canadian activists seek to change names of 'racist' and 'sexist' mountains

The names of several hiking trails in Alberta are being looked into as some members of Alberta's climbing community want them to be changed.

Quinn Patrick