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Whistleblowers are people, often employees, who reveal information about activity within private or public organizations or institutions that they feel is illegal, immoral, illicit, unsafe, fraudulent, or otherwise harmful. Current laws and policies to protect whistleblowers in Canada are weak, if not entirely ineffective.

News May 9, 2023

Ross Alderson awarded 2023 Peter Bryce Prize

Ross Alderson, former director of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation's anti-money laundering office, was awarded 2023 Peter Bryce Prize.   Awarded annually by the Centre for Free Expression at Toronto Metropolitan University, the Peter Bryce Prize honours individuals who serve the greater good by courageously speaking up about wrongdoing and abuses of public trust.
Policy Submission April 26, 2023

CFE Presentation and Submissions to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates on Bill C-290, An Act to amend the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act.

The video of the presentation by CFE Senior Fellows David Hutton and Ian Bron, and accompanying submissions [Briefing Note on Bill C-290, a detailed Written Assessment of Bill C-290, an Evaluation of the Effects of Bill C-290’s proposed changes to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act and CFE’s Evaluation Criteria for Protection of Whistleblowers: A guide for legislation and policy] are available by clicking the above link.