World Press Freedom Day
Annual Luncheon
National Arts Centre
Ottawa
2014

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide
as World Press Freedom Day.


 Mohamed Fahmy

Jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy
wins Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom Award


Accepting the Award for Mohamed Fahmy
Pauline Dugré,
Don Newman


©Photos by Lois Siegel

National Press Club of Canada Foundation


Don Newman
Chair, Canada 2020


Guy Badeaux
Le Droit
Vice President, CCWPF


Bruce MacKinnon
Canadian Editorial Cartoonist, Halifax Chronicle Herald


Greg Weston, CBC Investigative Reporter


Hugh Winsor


Brent Rathgerber
MP Alberta


Don Newman


Arnold Amber


Malaysian High Commissioner "Dato" Hayati Ismail 


Louisa Taylor
Glen McGregor


Guy Badeaux
Bruce MacKinnon


Scott Taylor, Esprit de Corps
Julie Harris, Rx&D


James Baxter, iPolitics
Bruce MacKinnon


Al MacKay, Travers Debates
Phil Gibson,
Beaumont Communications Inc.


Stephen Maher
 Mercedes Stephenson, CTV
Hugh Winsor


Glen McGregor
National Affairs Reporter, Ottawa Citizen


John Ralston Saul
Canadian Author, Essayist, and President of PEN International
"Secrecy, Surveillance and Free Expression"

 
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