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Happy Birthday, Rashad!

Happy Birthday, Rashad!

By | December 7, 2017 at 10:45 am

PEN Canada Honorary Member, Rashad Ramazanov, will celebrate his birthday behind bars again this year. Write him a birthday note!

Posted in: Campaigns

Season’s Greetings Campaign

Season’s Greetings Campaign

By | December 5, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Every December, members of the PEN community come together to write messages of solidarity, support and hope to their fellow writers imprisoned or persecuted for exercising their right to free expression.

Posted in: Campaigns

PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

By | June 26, 2017 at 4:03 pm

The following letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on behalf of the members of PEN Canada.

Posted in: News

Fix Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

Fix Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

By | September 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm

PEN Canada and our colleagues issued a joint letter to the major political parties in Canada calling on them to make concrete commitments to reform Canada’s access to information system.

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PEN Canada concerned by proposed City Hall amendments

PEN Canada concerned by proposed City Hall amendments

By | April 3, 2013 at 6:01 pm

In a letter to City Hall, PEN Canada voices concern regarding proposed revisions to the City of Toronto’s anti-discrimination policy and funding conditions for grant applications.

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PEN concerned by CRA actions towards ‘partisan’ charities

PEN concerned by CRA actions towards ‘partisan’ charities

By | December 17, 2012 at 2:29 pm

On November 19, 2012 PEN Canada voiced concerns that the “vague language of the Income Tax Act gives government officials discretionary powers that are overbroad and easily abused” with respect to determining the political activities in which charitable organizations can engage. PEN urged the federal government to reconsider the issue of “so-called ‘partisan’ activity by […]

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