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Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

By | May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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When Salman Rushdie Kissed Bob Rae

When Salman Rushdie Kissed Bob Rae

By | December 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Journalist Joseph Hall recounts Salman Rushdie’s surprise visit to PEN Canada’s benefit on December 7, 1992.

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From the Archives: Free Press has Obligations

From the Archives: Free Press has Obligations

By | January 15, 2015 at 5:11 pm

In September, 2005, the Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten published editorial cartoons that satirized the prophet Mohammed. PEN Canada recommended restraint in order to create a space for critical debate, while defending the right to publish the cartoons.

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