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

Is Picketing a Teachable Moment?
January 13, 2020 by Danielle S. McLaughlin

You may have noticed your kids sleeping in on school days a bit more this academic year. Or maybe you haven’t noticed because they are up and out the door, marching on a picket line in front of their local school.

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BPC Bulletin: Cancel Culture: Canadian Edition
January 22, 2020

In recent months, some Canadians have tried to deny public platforms to prominent people such as George Elliott Clarke, Meghan Murphy, Don Cherry and Jordan Peterson. As a result, some Canadian writers have tried to explain cancel culture to their readers.

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