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.
I think I am living in the proverbial “interesting times.”
The Toronto Public Library (TPL) Board kicked-off 2018 by bringing in a new policy on community and event space rental. While the new policy is meant to address discrimination and promote inclusio
By Micheal Vonn
Is it ever appropriate to crack sex jokes at work? I hope so - since I’ve been known to do it on occasion. But a recent one-liner made by a Canadian parliamentarian has prompted me to interrogate
By Ummni Khan
Upcoming Event: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Russia - Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin
Upcoming Event: CFE Film Series: Romero
United States - John Duigan
- 1 of 10
- next ›