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Free Expression Walks into a Bar, Part 2: How Stand-up Comedy Became the Target of Censorship
June 24, 2022 by Dax D’Orazio

Historically, stand-up comedy has pushed expressive boundaries and found itself at the forefront of battles over free expression. In Part 1 of this series, I made the case that stand-up comedy, even the deliberately offensive kind, can tell us something important about free expression. 

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Ian Bron named a CFE Senior Fellow
June 20, 2022

The Centre for Free Expression has named whistleblowing expert Ian Bron as its newest senior fellow. 

“A long-time advocate for more robust whistleblower protection and a former Canadian whistleblower, Mr. Bron brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the work of the CFE,” said James L. Turk, the Centre’s Director.

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The Centre for Free Expression at Toronto Metropolitan 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.