Michael McAuliffe to speak on Somalia Inquiry at CCPJ meeting

Wednesday, September 3, 1997
Journalist Michael McAuliffe will speak on "The Somalia Inquiry: Press Freedom Triumph or Tragedy?" at the end of the Canadian Committee to Protect Journalists' (CCPJ) Annual General Meeting on 17 September 1997. McAuliffe, a reporter with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)'s national radio, was instrumental in the events that led to the Somalia Inquiry, and he has covered the inquiry into Canada's military citadel from beginning to end. Find out why, despite the promise the Inquiry held for freedom of expression in this country, McAuliffe fears the Somalia Inquiry has dealt a death blow to access to information, and that the Somalia Inquiry may be Canada's last public inquiry. Date: Wednesday, September 17, 1997 Time: 8:00 p.m. (The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.) Place: Metro Hall, 27th Floor, 55 John St., Toronto, Ontario Directions: If you are using the TTC, get off the King streetcar at the corner of King and John Streets and walk south, or walk west to John St. from St. Andrews subway station. Parking is available across John Street.

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