Links

The following is a list of Web sites on intellectual freedom. Each year we update the list by adding and deleting Web sites. Many of the listed sites link to others that provide additional intriguing and useful information and viewpoints. If you wish to suggest other Web sites on this theme, please contact the Book and Periodical Council at [email protected].


Declarations of Basic Rights

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/charter/

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html


Legal Regulation of Expression and Information in Canada

Hate Propaganda
Department of Justice Canada, Criminal Code (C-46, s. 318)
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca

Office of the Information Commissioner
http://www.oic-ci.gc.ca

Prohibited Importations (Literature): D9-1-1 and D9-1-15 Memoranda
Canada Border Services Agency
http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Supreme court decision on linking to defamatory material (Crookes v. Newton, 2011 SCC 47)
http://scc.lexum.org


Censorship in Canada

Canada’s Thought Police
Zachary Margulis
http://www.efc.ca

A Chronicle of Freedom of Expression
Sandra Bernstein
http://www.efc.ca/pages/chronicle/

Crash-Test Dummies? Canada’s Experiments with Free Speech
Paul Trout
http://mtprof.msun.edu

General information on censorship in Canada
http://en.wikipedia.org

Report of Sub-Committee on Literature
National Council of Women of Canada
http://www.canadiana.org

A Small Sampling of Publications Seized or Detained by Canada Customs
Sandra Bernstein
http://www.efc.ca


Censorship of Children’s Literature

The Censorship of Canadian Children’s Literature, by Iram Khan
http://www.canadiancontent.ca

Judy Blume Talks About Censorship
http://judyblume.com

kidSPEAK
http://www.kidspeakonline.org


Censorship News and Views

Media Awareness Network
http://www.webawareness.org


Canadian Organizations for Free Expression

Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association
http://www.adidem.org

British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
http://www.bccla.org

British Columbia Library Association
Intellectual Freedom Committee
http://www.bcla.bc.ca/ifc

Canadian Civil Liberties Association
http://www.ccla.org

Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
http://www.cippic.ca

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
http://www.cjfe.org

Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms
http://www.jccf.ca

NewsWatch Canada
http://www.newswatchcanada.ca

PEN Canada
http://www.pencanada.ca

Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois
http://www.uneq.qc.ca


U.S./International Organization for Free Expression

American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
http://www.abffe.com

American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.aclu.org

American Library Association
Banned Books Week
http://www.ala.org/bbooks

Amnesty International
http://www.amnesty.org

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
http://www.fair.org

Feminists for Free Expression
http://ffeusa.livejournal.com

Free Expression Network
http://www.freeexpression.org

Index on Censorship
http://www.indexoncensorship.org

International Freedom of Expression Exchange
http://www.ifex.org

National Coalition Against Censorship
http://ncac.org

National Council of Teachers of English
Anti-Censorship Center
http://www.ncte.org


Scholarly Writing on Censorship

Bonfire of Liberties
The Texas Humanities Resource Center
http://www.humanitiestexas.org

Freedom of Expression Background
Graham Darling, University of Alberta LL.B. student
http://www.law.ualberta.ca

Labels, V-Chips, Internet Blockers, Filters, Ratings, Warnings, and Advisories:
Consumer Protection or Censorship Technologies?
Alvin M. Schrader
http://www.ualberta.ca

Papers and Publications on Access to Information
Alasdair Roberts
http://aroberts.us

Special Topics: Freedom of Expression in Canada
Constitutional Law of Canada
http://www.constitutional-law.net

Technology and the Politics of Choice: Information Literacy, Critical Thinking, and Intellectual Freedom
Alvin M. Schrader
http://aslc.teachers.ab.ca

Truth, the State, and Democracy:
The Scope of the Legal Right of Free Expression
Gordon Stuart Adam
http://www.cjc-online.ca