2014 Nobel Peace Prize jointly awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay

>>From the official website of the Nobel Prize The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their … [Read more...]

CLA releases results of eighth annual survey of challenges to library resources and policies

>>From the Canadian Library Association (Ottawa, September 15, 2014) - The Canadian Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee has released the results of its eighth annual … [Read more...]

Freedom to Read Week Celebrates 30 Years of Challenging Censorship

FREEDOM TO READ WEEK CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF CHALLENGING CENSORSHIP Events throughout Toronto put censorship and surveillance in the spotlight Toronto, January 29, 2014 ---- The Book and Periodical … [Read more...]

Freedom to Read Week Celebrates 30 Years

FREEDOM TO READ WEEK CELEBRATES 30 YEARS Events Across Canada Support Freedom of Expression, Challenge Censorship Toronto, January 23, 2014 — The Book and Periodical Council and its Freedom of … [Read more...]

Canadian Library Association Releases Report on Challenged Materials

The Canadian Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee has released the results of its seventh annual survey of challenges to library resources and policies in Canada for … [Read more...]

The Citizen Lab wins the 2013 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award

The Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce that The Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, has been chosen as winner of the 2013 CLA Advancement of … [Read more...]

Canada’s Writers Honour Children’s Book Publisher, Patsy Aldana

Via the Writers' Union of Canada. Freedom to Read Award Given for Courageous Publishing. The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) recognizes the courageous work of children’s book publisher, Patsy … [Read more...]

Censorship, Uncovered. Toronto Freedom to Read Week Events

Toronto Writers, Storytellers, Activists Celebrate Our Freedom to Read. The Book and Periodical Council is delighted to announce the lineup of Toronto events for the 29th annual Freedom to Read Week … [Read more...]

Announcing 29th Annual Freedom to Read Week

Events across Canada Support Freedom of Expression, Challenge Censorship Via the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee The Book and Periodical Council and Freedom of … [Read more...]

Freedom to Read Week is just over a month away!

Can it be true? Freedom to Read Week is just over a month away! We have tons of updates for you on upcoming events and ways that you can get involved with FTRW 2013. We'd love your help! We've … [Read more...]