Comment Policy

Comments will be published after moderation, and by participating in the comment section of The Montreal Herald, you agree to comply with the following terms and conditions:

Moderation and Publication:

All comments submitted to The Montreal Herald are subject to moderation. We reserve the right to review and approve comments before publishing them on our website. This process ensures that comments meet our guidelines and maintain a respectful and constructive environment for all users.

Respectful Discourse:

While we encourage healthy and respectful debate, personal attacks on authors, other users, or any individual will not be tolerated. We expect commenters to express their opinions in a civil manner and refrain from engaging in derogatory, defamatory, or offensive language that targets individuals or groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or any other protected characteristic.

Prohibited Content:

Comments that contain abusive language, hate speech, or promote violence or discrimination against any individual or group will not be published. We strictly prohibit comments that incite violence, threaten harm, or harass others. Additionally, any comments that contain anti-religious sentiment or target specific religious beliefs in a derogatory manner will not be published.

Word Limit:

To maintain a concise and focused discussion, comments exceeding 150 words will not be published. We encourage commenters to express their thoughts concisely and effectively within the given word limit.

Legal Jeopardy:

The Montreal Herald reserves the right to remove any comment that may put us in legal jeopardy. This includes comments that violate copyright laws, disclose confidential or proprietary information, or engage in any form of illegal activity. We take the necessary steps to ensure that our website complies with applicable laws and regulations, and we will promptly remove any content that violates legal obligations.

Commercial and Spam-like Posts:

We do not allow commercial or spam-like comments on our website. Comments that solely promote products, services, or engage in any form of advertising or self-promotion will be removed. We encourage commenters to contribute meaningful insights and engage in relevant discussions related to the topic or content of the news reports.

By participating in the comment section of The Montreal Herald, you acknowledge and agree that any comments you submit may be edited, modified, or removed at our discretion. We reserve the right to block or ban users who repeatedly violate this Comment Policy.

Please note that the views expressed in the comments section belong to the individual commenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of The Montreal Herald or its editorial team.

Thank you for respecting our Comment Policy and contributing to a respectful and constructive dialogue on The Montreal Herald’s website.

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