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  • CJFE Annual General Meeting 2014 and Panel Discussion: Should Surveillance Scare You?

    Date: 
    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Location: 
    NOW Lounge, 189 Church Street, Toronto, ON

    Please join us at 6:00 p.m. for our members only Annual General Meeting for the election of board members and adoption of new bylaws. Food and non-alcoholic refreshments will be provided.

    To nominate someone for election to the CJFE Board of Directors, please download and complete the nomination form (.doc) and send it to Tom Henheffer at thenheffer@cjfe.org by Tuesday, June 3.

    AGM Details

  • 2013 Annual General Meeting and “Canadian Science in Crisis”

    TORONTO, June 7, 2013 - Yesterday, members of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) filled the NOW Lounge in Toronto for CJFE’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

    At the meeting, presided over by CJFE President Arnold Amber, the organization welcomed new Board member Nadine Touma, an experienced trilingual Montreal criminal lawyer with Poupart, Dadour, Touma & Associates. As an active member of CJFE’s Canadian Issues Committee, she has been instrumental in providing insight on freedom expression issues in Quebec and brings to the Board her expertise in criminal law.

  • Save the Date! CJFE's Annual Gala Set for December 5

  • CJFE co-presents "Our Newspaper" at Hot Docs

    Date: 
    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Location: 
    Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 9:45pm (Cumberland 3) Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 1:30pm (The ROM Theatre)

    CJFE is proud to co-present the Canadian premiere of "Our Newspaper" at this year's Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary film festival held in Toronto, Canada. This year's festival will run from April 28 to May 8, 2011, presenting over 200 films from more than 43 countries, and welcoming hundreds of international filmmakers and industry delegates to Toronto.

    About the film

  • Challenging Books: Who Should Decide What Our Children Read?

    Date: 
    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Location: 
    The Gladstone Hotel 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto Time: 6:30p.m. Doors open: 6:00p.m.

    Come and hear a thought-provoking discussion on access to reading, controversial subjects and our schools, as part of the annual Freedom To Read Week.

    The evening will also feature:
    Award Presentation of the Writers’ Union of Canada’s Freedom to Read Award:
    An annual award honouring Canadians who defend the freedom to read

    The main program for the evening is a panel discussion featuring:

    Patsy Aldana, Eve Freedman and Peggy Thomas

    moderated by Ken Setterington

  • CJFE's Annual General Meeting

    Date: 
    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Location: 
    Toronto: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place

    The panel discussion, which will commence at approximately 8:00p.m., is open to the public
    Panel Discussion
    Afterwards, we invite CJFE members and members of the public to join us for refreshments and a panel discussion in the Common Room.
    Topic: Protection of Sources
    Speakers:
    media lawyer Peter Jacobsen
    investigative journalist Kevin Donovan, Toronto Star
    Moderator: Anna Maria Tremonti, host of CBC Radio's "The Current"

  • Canadian Journalists for Free Expression Annual General Meeting

    Date: 
    Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    Location: 
    Toronto: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place

    The meeting will be open to all members of CJFE, with a reception to follow.

    All CJFE members are welcome to attend the meeting. Please register with the CJFE office.
    To become a member of CJFE contact our office
    Guests of members are also welcome for the guest speaker lecture which will commence at approximately 8:00p.m.
    Panel Discussion
    Afterwards, we invite CJFE members and members of the public to join us for refreshments and a panel discussion in the Common Room.
    Topic: The police practice of impersonating journalists.
    Speakers: lawyer Phil Tunley
    journalist Kelly Toughill

  • Canadian Journalists for Free Expression Annual General Meeting

    Date: 
    Thursday, June 12, 2008
    Location: 
    Toronto: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place

    The meeting will be open to all members of CJFE, with a reception to follow.

    All CJFE members are welcome to attend the meeting. Please register with the CJFE office.
    To become a member of CJFE contact our office
    Guests of members are also welcome for the guest speaker lecture which will commence at approximately 7:30PM.

  • Canadian Journalists for Free Expression Annual General Meeting

    Date: 
    Thursday, June 7, 2007
    Location: 
    Toronto: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place

    The meeting will be followed by a talk by our special guests, journalist Derek Finkle and lawyer, Ian MacKinnon, with a reception to follow.

    In 1998 Derek Finkle wrote "No Claim to Mercy" about the Robert Baltovich case. CJFE, along with the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Writers' Union and the Professional Writers Association of Canada, are interveners in Finkle's bid to quash the Crown's request to access his material. Derek is represented in court by Iain MacKinnon

    All CJFE members are welcome to attend the meeting. Please register with the CJFE office.

  • CJFE Annual General Meeting

    Date: 
    Tuesday, September 19, 2006
    Location: 
    Toronto: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place

    The meeting will be followed by a talk by our special guest, Ron Deibert, with a reception to follow.

    Ronald Deibert is the Director of Citizen Lab/Open Net Initiative and Associate Professor of Political Science at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

    All CJFE members are welcome to attend the meeting. Please register with the CJFE office.

    Guests of members are also welcome for the guest speaker lecture which will commence at approximately 8:00PM.

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