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Spotlight: Canada | Free Expression & the Law

In historic step for press freedom, Canadian Senate passes Press Shield Bill

In historic step for press freedom, Canadian Senate passes Press Shield Bill

By adopting the Journalistic Source Protection Act, the Canadian Senate has taken a strong stand for press freedom, and sent a clear message to the House of Commons that they must take action. Canada is one of the only industrialised countries in the world that lacks legislation for the protection of journalists' sources.

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