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.

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; however, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, we’ve decided to postpone the luncheon for the protection of our guests and the community at large.

February 23, 2020

Call for submissions – 20th World Press Freedom international editorial cartoon competition

Here are the rules and regulations: 1. The theme for the 20th International Editorial Cartoon Competition is: Pulling the plug on social media After a facing backlash over the publication…
February 19, 2020

Nominations open for 2020 CCWPF Press Freedom Award

Do you know a journalist or media employee whose work has been frustrated by a cloak of secrecy over the public’s right to know, or by legal manoeuvres or political…
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