BPC Bulletin: Freedom to Read Week in Canada

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


Freedom to Read Week — Canada’s annual celebration of the freedom to read — begins on February 20 and ends on February 26.

Visit www.freedomtoread.ca to learn the details about events in your area.


In The Globe and Mail, Barry Rueger writes:


In Psychology Today, Christopher J. Ferguson writes:
Is 2022 the Year of Censorship? | Psychology Today Canada

At Newswire, John Johnson writes about reading online:
How Can I Bypass Internet Censorship? (newswire.net)

At the Toronto Star, Rosie DiManno comments:
Book banning is a mark of societies losing their minds | The Star


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.