A briefing on defamation and SLAPP lawsuits in light of Ontario’s new Anti-SLAPP legislation.
If freedom of expression in Canada were a medical patient, it would be dangerously close to needing life support.
On September 14, 2015 in a Toronto parking lot, Mike Miller attempted to document the arrest of two youths by Toronto Police.
PEN Canada is watching with concern as the Law Society of Alberta considers a complaint against writer and former television host Ezra Levant.
Writer, artist and environmental activist Franke James will receive the inaugural PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize at PEN Canada’s Ideas in Dialogue event, June 2.
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.
PEN Canada is concerned with the current access to information (ATI) system. We call on the government to initiate a comprehensive review of the ATI system.
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.
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 …