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.
The Centre for Free Expression, along with its co-signers BCCLA, CAUT, CCLA, and PEN Canada, have written today to the CEOs of Zoom and YouTube to express deep concern with the companies’ censorshi
October 15, 2020
October 9, 2020 - Last month, a judge in the Superior Court of Quebec acquitted a fiction author and a book publisher of child pornography charges.
Around the time the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was lying in state, my friend Farid reposted on Facebook a repo
By Ivor Shapiro
October 1, 2020 - In the Superior Court of Quebec, a judge has acquitted a fiction author and a book publisher of child pornography charges.
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