Welcome to the Centre for Free Expression

The Centre for Free Expression at Ryerson University is a hub for public education, research and advocacy on free expression and the public’s right to know. Our work is undertaken in collaboration with academic and community-based organizations across Canada and internationally.

Latest News

Shorts, Tank Tops, Bread and Circuses
June 10, 2019 by Danielle S. McLaughlin

Last month, after nearly a decade, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Canada’s largest, updated its policy on student dress.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events for 2019-2020 will be posted shortly.

See Past Events and Podcasts.

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BPC Bulletin: Federal Government Committee Considers Hateful Expression on the Internet
June 17, 2019

In Ottawa, a federal government committee is considering ways to stem the tide of hate propaganda and incitement to hatred on the Internet.

The House Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights is chaired and dominated by Liberal MPs. However, Conservative MPs and one New Democratic MP also sit on the committee.

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