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CODE OF SILENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

The Canadian Association of Journalists, the Center for Free Expression, News Media Canada, and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are inviting nominations for the 2019 Code of Silence awards for outstanding achievement in government secrecy. The awards are given in each of the four categories: federal, provincial, municipal and police services.

Previous winners include:

The federal department of finance

The RCMP

The Regional Municipality of Niagara

Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure

Toronto Hydro 

If you have met resistance in getting information from a public body, please send us your nomination for a deserving award recipient along with the reasons why it should be chosen.

Nominations must be submitted by September 15th, 2019.

They should be sent to Ange Holmes, Coordinator, Center for Free Expression, Ryerson University by email ([email protected] ) or by mail (350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3). 

All nominations will be recognized and nominators will be invited to the awards ceremonies.

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