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News April 16, 2020

The Trudeau government and Correctional Services Canada need to withdraw rules that stifle reporting on federal prisons, CFE and other press freedom organizations demand

The Centre for Free Expression joined four other press freedom organizations in calling on the federal government to permit  the media to provide the public with an accurate and timely depiction of the state of current COVID-19 health risks in federal prisons and among federal inmates in provincial institutions.
News March 16, 2020

COVID-19 update from the Centre for Free Expression

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the Centre for Free Expression is suspending all its public panels and its film series for March and April. At the end of April, we will assess the situation on the advice of public health authorities and make a further announcement. The staff of the Centre will be working from home during this period. You can always reach us at