Freedom of Information Resources


Freedom to Read

Freedom of Expression Committee of the Book and Periodical Council

Center For Freedom of Expression

Resources and news about freedom of expression issues

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

International fundamental human rights document issued by the United Nations in 1948

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Fundamental rights as guaranteed by the Government of Canada

BCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee

British Columbia Library Association blog on freedom of expression issues


Supplementary Information on Intellectual Freedom

Introduction to Intellectual Freedom (American Library Association, 2019) – Video

Banning a book: Why the freedom to read can’t be taken for granted by Andie Bluman (CBC News, September 27, 2020) – Article

A Modest Exercise in Freedom by Brian Morton (Dissent, Summer 2021) – Article

Whose Free Speech? by K-Sue Park (Dissent, Summer 2021) – Article