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TWUC Freedom to Read Award Winners

“The Writers’ Union of Canada is proud to present the Freedom to Read Award as part of the celebration of Freedom to Read Week across Canada in February of each year. The award recognizes work in support of freedom of expression.

Previous winners have included author Lawrence Hill for his response to the threat to burn his novel The Book of Negroes, Quebec writer Charles Montpetit for his tireless work to help preserve the freedom to read and write in this country, Janine Fuller of Little Sisters bookstore in Vancouver for her ongoing challenges to Canada’s ability to ban books at the border, and Toronto lawyer Clayton Ruby for his many years of working to fight censorship.”

See the full list of the Writers’ Union of Canada’s Freedom to Read award winners here: https://www.writersunion.ca/freedom-read-award