BPC Bulletin: Canada Post and Your Ward News

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

 

November 23, 2018

Carla Qualtrough, the federal minister of public services, has permanently ordered Canada Post to cease delivery of Toronto’s Your Ward News.

The order follows an older interim ban on Canada Post’s delivery of the controversial newsprint publication.

 

REPORTAGE

The Canadian Press reports:

https://globalnews.ca/news/4668793/your-ward-news-canada-post-order/

Peter Zimonjic of CBC News reports:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/your-ward-news-banned-permanently-1.4907808

Rachel Browne of Vice News reports:

https://news.vice.com/en_ca/article/d3bpn7/canada-bans-delivery-of-hate-speech-newsletter-through-postal-service

In The Canadian Jewish News, Paul Lungen reports:

https://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/minister-upholds-mail-ban-on-your-ward-news

At LifeSiteNews, James Risdon reports:

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/trudeau-govt.-orders-canada-post-to-cease-delivering-publication-lacking-di

 

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.

Share: