PEN Canada press release

PEN Canada concerned for detained Canadians

Toronto, September 19, 2013 – Today PEN Canada voiced concern at the decision of Egyptian authorities to continue holding Canadian citizens John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, without charge, in a Cairo prison.

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Meet PEN Canada’s New President and Board Members

On Thursday, Spetember 5th 2013 PEN held its Annual General meeting at the Faculty Club at the University of Toronto. Members discussed the work we have done through the year and voted on by-law changes. We also elected four new board members and a new president.

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Book Raises Money, Awareness for PEN Canada

Dominic Ali talks to Jennifer Lanthier, author of “The Stamp Collector”— a picture book Yann Martel described as “a darkly luminous tale about the power of stories and the bonds of empathy they can weave.”

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PEN Survey Results

When presented with a number of issues in Canada and abroad, 80% of respondents reported they were very or extremely concerned about the silencing of Canadian scientists and 77% were very or extremely concerned about right to information and access to information laws in Canada.