In Canada, one of the foundational provisions made under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the fundamental freedom of conscience and religion. An integral component of Canada’s national makeup is the commitment to tolerance and diversity.
The present era of reactionary institutional responses to violations of political correctness is exposing the fact that “academic freedom”, of both professors and students, does not really mean much, except what it has always meant.
The Canadian Armed Forces's (CAF) subsequent eleven-year deployment to Afghanistan was a primary battleground against terrorist organizations like al Qaeda and the Taliban. The new war challenged traditional military doctrine, but a historic enemy followed soldiers home plaguing them with nightmares and panic attacks—the internal struggle of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.