CJFE to host Access to Information event in Toronto on May 8

An informed public is critical to a functioning democracy, but in Canada the public’s right to information is threatened. The government prevents the gathering of vital information and fails to keep records of the processes used to make important decisions. Where information does exist, access is made difficult and sometimes impossible.

Join Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) in Toronto on Friday, May 8, for a day of engaging conversation about the current challenges to creating, accessing, and sharing information in Canada. Featuring experts working with the system and advocating for change, the day will provide insights into what needs to be done to permit a truly informed public essential to the future of a democratic Canada.

Registration for the event is just $10.

This event is being held in partnership between CJFE and the Centre for Free Expression, Ryerson University Faculty of Communications and Design. It is being co-sponsored by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre.

Source: CJFE