Defends freedom of the press

World Press Freedom Canada monitors press freedom issues nationally and globally.

Our mission is to advocate for freedom of expression which culminates in an annual event to celebrate World Press Freedom Day.

Through our activities, vigilance and relationships with like-minded organizations, our board of directors and supporters:

  • Raise public awareness for the right of free expression

  • Identify violations

  • Pro-actively defend freedom of the press

Nominate a journalist

Nominate a journalist who has confronted secrecy, interference, intimidation, or has had to overcome dangerous obstacles in their pursuit of truth. Accepting work published between January 1, 2022 to March 1, 2023. Deadline March 22, 2023.

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March 17, 2023

Anna Maria Tremonti and Irene Gentle to headline World Press Freedom Day luncheon May 3 to discuss online harassment and violence against female and marginalized journalists

World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) is pleased to announce multi-award-winning journalist Anna Maria Tremonti will be the keynote speaker at its annual World Press Freedom Day luncheon in Ottawa on…
February 15, 2023

World Press Freedom Canada condemns Cambodia’s crackdown on independent media; calls for Government of Canada to rally global support for press freedom in Cambodia

World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) is urging the Government of Canada and the international Media Freedom Coalition to take a strong stand condemning the Cambodian government’s shut-down of an important…
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