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

Ryerson Made a Mistake in Cancelling Panel Discussion
August 18, 2017 by James L Turk

Ryerson University made a mistake two days ago. It lost sight of its mission in cancelling an upcoming panel discussion featuring controversial speakers that included University of Toronto psychologist Jordan Peterson and Rebel Media journalist Faith Goldy.

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Upcoming Events

The CFE has concluded its public events for 2016-17. The 2017-18 series will begin in September, with details to be posted in late summer.

See Past Events and Podcasts.

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Call for nominations – Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy
July 20, 2017

The Canadian Association of Journalists, the Centre for Free Expression, News Media Canada and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are inviting nominations for the Code of Silence Award for outstanding achievement in government secrecy.

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