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

Canadian leaders mark World Press Freedom Day 2020

Podcast
April 6, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 4

Episode 4: The road to regulation The impact of misinformation and disinformation on society at large and their influence on the journalism sector. Host: Journalist Sarah Turnbull Featuring former SCOC…
Podcast
April 1, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 3

Episode 3: Misinformation & disinformation amid a pandemic The impact of misinformation and disinformation on society at large and their influence on the journalism sector. Host: Journalist Sarah Turnbull We…
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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.