PEN Canada press release

TSO Should not Censor Ukrainian-Born Pianist Lisitsa

PEN Canada deeply regrets the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s decision to cancel the April 8–9 appearances of Ukrainian-born pianist Valentina Lisitsa due to a controversy over her political views on the conflict in the Ukraine.

Can the Police Search my Phone?

This Know Your Rights guide is intended to help you understand your rights if you are asked to show your phone to the police. It is the second in a series aimed at helping you understand your legal rights to free expression and privacy. The Know Your Rights series is partially funded by IFEX and is part of PEN Canada’s Canadian Issues program.

Does the CSE Know Too Much About Us?

 Canada’s involvement in Five Eyes surveillance With the recent revelation of the existence of LEVITATION by the CBC proving once and for all that Canada is not just a “junior …