Canadian Authors and Books: An Endangered Species?

Canadian Authors and Books: An Endangered Species?

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Although there are many Canadian writers and genuine public interest, why is there a decline in sales and borrowing of Canadian books? What does this mean for Canada? What can be done? Join an panel of experts in the discussion of these vital issues.
Hot Docs Free Screening of "A La Calle"

Hot Docs Free Screening of "A La Calle"

18/02/2021 - 22/02/2021    
All Day
18th Annual Human Rights Watch Toronto Film Festival screening of A La Calle. Streaming for free on the Hot Docs Cinema website from Feb 18 [...]
2020 Annual General Meeting

2020 Annual General Meeting

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
PEN Canada’s annual general meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020. This meeting will be held remotely because of the COVID-19 [...]
08 Mar

The Shoe Project Presents: Taking Steps

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Shoe Project is back at work in Toronto, after sold-out performances in Vancouver and Calgary. Get ready for ten new stories of arrival -- and [...]
24 Feb

London Central Library Hosts Readings from the Works of Banned & Imprisoned Writers

7:00 PM
During Canada's "Freedom to Read Week", The London Central Library and Global Importune will be hosting an event celebrating the works of banned, persecuted and [...]
11 Apr

2019 PEN Gala Dinner with Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tickets are now sold out! PEN Canada pays tribute to the life and work of Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson in a conversation with Rick Mercer. [...]
29 Jan

Cancelled: Human Rights in Turkey: Panel Discussion

4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
  This event has been cancelled.   Tuesday Jan 29, 2019, 4.10 PM - 6.30PM York University Keele Campus, York Lanes, Room 280N, M3J 1P3 Thousands [...]
05 Dec

Greeting Cards to Imprisoned Writers 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
On Wednesday, December 5, all PEN Canada members are invited to visit our offices between 9am–4pm to send postcard messages of solidarity to imprisoned writers [...]
Making Sense of the Khashoggi Killing: Why A Free Press Matters

Making Sense of the Khashoggi Killing: Why A Free Press Matters

12:00 PM
The murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi has jeopardized America’s support for the Saudi monarchy and highlighted the West’s willingness to tolerate or ignore repressive behaviour in its allies. Historian, biographer, journalist and editor Sam Tanenhaus and award-winning CBC journalist Susan Ormiston will discuss the consequences of the murder and consider how they relate to the threats and violence faced by thousands of working journalists in other parts of the world.
Film Screening: The Poetess

Film Screening: The Poetess

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Poetess is the inspiring story of a woman risking her personal safety and seizing an opportunity. Presented in partnership with the Human Rights Watch Toronto Film Festival.
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