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Malcolm Ross (born 1946) is a former schoolteacher from the Canadian city of Moncton, who became notable for his antisemitic writings, including Holocaust denial.

In 1991, a local Jewish parent, David Attis, filed a human rights complaint against Ross's employers, New Brunswick School District 15, on the grounds that Ross's continued employment created a poisoned environment for Jewish students (including Attis's daughter, who - although not a student at Magnetic Hill School where Ross taught - had been intimidated out of attending interscholastic activities at Magnetic Hill).

After a lengthy hearing, during which Ross was represented by Doug Christie, the human rights commission ordered the District to remove Ross from the classroom, and to terminate his employment unless Ross's school could find a non-teaching position for him (and in fact, he was made the school librarian). In addition, the District warned Ross that, if he continued to publish or distribute antisemitic literature, his non-teaching position would be terminated as well. Attis was not awarded any damages.

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal subsequently ruled that these decisions were in violation of Ross's rights to freedom of religion and freedom of expression, and overturned the District's orders.

However, in 1996, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Ross's removal from the classroom was justifiable, on the grounds that, although it did constitute a violation of his freedoms, this was a reasonable limit, as schoolteachers must be held to a higher standard of behaviour.

The Court further ruled that the District's "gag order" (that Ross be dismissed from his non-teaching position should he continue to publish and distribute antisemitic material) was invalid.

In 2000, Ross' appeal to the UN Human Rights Committee was rejected, stating that 'the removal of the author from a teaching position can be considered a restriction necessary to protect the right and freedom of Jewish children to have a school system free from bias, prejudice and intolerance'.

In 1998, Ross filed a defamation lawsuit against Josh Beutel, an editorial cartoonist for the Telegraph-Journal, who had compared Ross to Joseph Goebbels; the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick ruled that, as Nazism was an anti-religious philosophy, and Ross was profoundly religious, Ross's extreme degree of antisemitism could not fairly be labeled as Nazistic. Beutel was ordered to pay Ross $7500 in damages; a 2000 appeal overturned this decision.
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Total Books: 67
The Oceanic Languages
2013 - The Oceanic Languages [Routledge Language Family Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415861571
ISBN-10: 0415861578
Genre: Reference
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Cultivating the Arts in Education and Therapy
2011 - Cultivating the Arts in Education and Therapy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780415603669
ISBN-10: 0415603668
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Nonfiction
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Machine Age in the Hills
2010 - Machine Age in the Hills (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781153505567
ISBN-10: 1153505568
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Scattered Seeds Or Five Years' Zenana Work in Poona
2010 - Scattered Seeds or Five Years' Zenana Work in Poona (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141463237
ISBN-10: 1141463237
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A Climber in New Zealand
2010 - A Climber in New Zealand (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781151978332
ISBN-10: 1151978337
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Light and Shade in War
2009 - Light and Shade in War (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781151212252
ISBN-10: 1151212253
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Aorangi
2009 - Aorangi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781151340801
ISBN-10: 1151340804
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math
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2003 - Arts in Education [Thought Bites 3] (Paperback)
Rose of Nancemellin
2002 - Rose of Nancemellin (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780750518383
ISBN-10: 0750518383
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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All Desires Known
2002 - All Desires Known (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781840674033
ISBN-10: 1840674032
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Oceanic Languages
2001 - Oceanic Languages (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780700711284
ISBN-10: 0700711287
Genre: Reference
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Wyatt and Dashwood European Union Law
2000 - Wyatt and Dashwood European Union Law (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780421680401
ISBN-10: 0421680407
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Tamsin Harte
2000 - Tamsin Harte (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780749905248
ISBN-10: 0749905247
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Woman Possessed
2000 - A Woman Possessed (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781840671971
ISBN-10: 1840671971
Genre: Romance
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Like a Diamond
1999 - Like a Diamond (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749931001
ISBN-10: 0749931000
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The Carringtons of Helston
1998 - The Carringtons of Helston (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749930509
ISBN-10: 0749930500
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A Woman Alone
1997 - A Woman Alone (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780750511056
ISBN-10: 0750511052
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Tomorrow's Tide
1996 - Tomorrow's Tide (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747252412
ISBN-10: 0747252416
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Trevarton Inheritance
1996 - The Trevarton Inheritance (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747248576
ISBN-10: 0747248575
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Crissy's Family
1995 - Crissy's Family (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780749903039
ISBN-10: 0749903031
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Notorious Woman
1993 - A Notorious Woman (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747232506
ISBN-10: 0747232504
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An Innocent Woman
1990 - An Innocent Woman (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747233473
ISBN-10: 0747233470
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1978 - The Creative Arts [Heinemann organization in schools series] (Paperback)Paperback
The Development of Aesthetic Experience [Curriculum issues in arts education] (Hardcover)
The Aesthetic Impulse [Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engin] (Hardcover)Hardcover
Supervision of State Aids and Public Undertakings Under Eec Law [Monographs of European International Trade Law] (Hardcover)