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Olympic Legislation Compromises Free Speech and Procedural Fairness

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

In its October 25th, 2006 Annual Report, the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) announced its intention to implement special legislation to protect the Olympic brand and to prevent ambush marketing of its sponsors for the period leading up to the 2010 Winter Olympics. As a result, on June 22, 2007, Bill C-47, the Olympic and ...