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CRA Audits of Charities – What’s the big deal?

CRA Audits of Charities – What’s the big deal?

By | August 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm

PEN Canada’s Executive Director Tasleem Thawar considers the discussions the CRA audit has spurred and the questions that still need to be answered.

Posted in: Blog

How Hard is it to Get Information on Political Activity from the CRA?

How Hard is it to Get Information on Political Activity from the CRA?

By | July 31, 2014 at 7:45 pm

Over the last 18 months, PEN has been trying to clarify how the Canada Revenue Agency defines political activity through a series of Access to Information requests.

Posted in: News

Sci-lenced: A Conversation at Massey College

Sci-lenced: A Conversation at Massey College

By | April 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm

On October 17, 2012, as part of Non-Speak Week, PEN Canada partnered with the Canadian Science Writers Association to host Sci-lenced, a panel discussion on the prevention of media access to government scientists. The venue was intimate, the crowd was thoughtful, and the conversation was engaging.

Posted in: Events, Podcast

pencil – Where Scribblers of the World Unite!

pencil – Where Scribblers of the World Unite!

By | May 30, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Welcome to pencil – PEN Canada’s blog.  This is where we’ll share opinions on current events, and explore quibbles, quarrels and queries that touch on issues of free expression. We’d like to get to the heart of things through an on-line conversation: Why defend freedom of expression at all?  Where should the lines be drawn?  […]

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