BPC Bulletin: Canada Deports Danish Journalist

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee.

 

August 23, 2020 - In Vancouver, border guards recently denied a Danish journalist entry into Canada and then deported him.

Kristian Lindhardt had planned to report Tsleil-Waututh opposition to construction on the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

In The Tyee, Geoff Dembicki reports:
https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/08/22/Danish-Journalist-TMX-Pipeline-Guard-YVR-Deported/?fbclid=IwAR2kLi8Nf8fHdcXIqUdrQn_CHsDoiVFtbWKCNdDnvqNvXpqIyNeWw1lmdoQ

Thanks go to Paul Weinberg who spotted the story.

 

The Book and Periodical Council was formed in 1975 as the Book and Periodical Development Council to provide a venue for members to discuss industry issues, address mutual concerns and undertake projects for the benefit of Canadian writing and publishing.

 

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