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

World Press Freedom Canada’s Access to Information Debate with Michael Wernick and Sean Holman

Be it resolved that the federal access to information system is broken and requires fundamental reform to meet the public’s right to know.

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

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September 7, 2021

World Press Freedom Canada’s Access to Information Debate with Michael Wernick and Sean Holman

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 14th, 2021Be it resolved that the federal access to information system is broken and requires fundamental reform to meet the public's right to know. Access to Information…
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June 16, 2021

Submission from World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) to Treasury Board’s review of the Access to Information Act (ATIA)

June 2021 Please accept the following brief from World Press Freedom Canada (WPFC) in response to the invitation from the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, president of the Treasury Board of Canada,…
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POSTPONED - World Press Freedom Day in Ottawa

World Press Freedom Canada holds an annual luncheon to mark UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day and honour award-winning journalists. The event was scheduled for May 5, but has been postponed until the fall due to COVID-19.