Todd Kyle, CEO of the Brampton Public Library, is joining the Centre for Free Expression’s Working Group on Intellectual Freedom.
“Mr. Kyle is a long-time champion of intellectual freedom who brings a wealth of experience from his many leadership roles in the Canadian library world,” said James L. Turk, Director of the Centre for Free Expression. “We are delighted he is joining our working group.”
For its persistent efforts to impede the free flow of information to the public, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the law enforcement category.
British Columbia Premier John Horgan, Minister of Citizens’ Services Lisa Beare, and the provincial government of B.C. have been selected as the 2021 recipients of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the provincial category.
The Centre for Free Expression (CFE) is publishing today a detailed guide for evaluating whistleblower protection legislation and policy. Titled Evaluation Criteria for Protection of Whistleblowers. the guide is a tool for evaluating the adequacy of arrangements by governments and private sector organizations for enabling reporting on concerns about organizational wrongdoing or other information important for the public interest.