Censorship restricts what the public can see, read, hear and know. It happens when some people succeed in imposing their political or moral values on others by suppressing words, images, or ideas to which they object
Why It Matters
Freedom of expression rights are fragile and endangered by efforts of governments, special interest groups or individuals to impose their viewpoints by blocking access to that which they do not approve.
The Centre for Free Expression upholds the freedom of the public to read, to hear, to see, to know and to think for themselves. We monitor censorship in Canada, and, through public education and advocacy, we promote free expression.
Blog Post: The Nurse’s Facebook Case that calls into question the reasonableness of the “reasonableness standard”
The Disciplinary Committee of the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) says
By Micheal Vonn
On April 11, 2018, President Trump signed into law two anti-trafficking bills which will not only censor consensual sex workers, but will also profoundly affect freedom of expression on-line.
By Lara Karaian
Blog Post: Toronto Public Library Is Committed to Intellectual Freedom: A Response to “’No Platforming’ should have no place in a Public Library”
The No Platforming blog post calls on the Library Board to recons
Past Event: Are Arts Funders Starting to Define the Art?
Panelists: Philip Akin, Pat Bradley, Adrienne Wong
Moderator: Keith Barker
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