Defends freedom of the press

World Press Freedom Canada monitors press freedom issues nationally and globally. Our mission is to celebrate World Press Freedom Day and to advocate for freedom of expression. Through our activities, vigilance and relationships with like-minded organizations, we raise public awareness for the right of free expression, identify violations and pro-actively defend freedom of the press.

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.

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April 30, 2020

Canadian leaders mark World Press Freedom Day 2020 – Les leaders canadiens soulignent la Journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse 2020

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April 30, 2020

Arash Ekramifar of Iran is the Grand Prize winner in 20th International Editorial Cartoon Competition

The 20th International Editorial Cartoon Competition had the theme Pulling the plug on social media. We received more than 300 cartoons from 31 countries. Grand prize winner Arash Ekramifar has…
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