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

May 3, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: Nathan VanderKlippe, Sarah Cox Win Press Freedom Award

OTTAWA, May 3, 2021— Nathan VanderKlippe, The Globe and Mail’s China correspondent, and Sarah Cox, investigative reporter with The Narwhal, have been declared co-winners of the 2021 Press Freedom Award…
April 20, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 5

Episode 5: The path forward In our final episode we speak with Rachel Pulfer, executive director of Journalists for Human Rights, about the work being done to equip journalists and…
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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.