Enabling Civil Society Conference – October 20, 2017 – Click here to read more


Canadian journalism is increasingly seen as being in crisis, with both the quantity and quality over journalism under threat due to both financial challenges to traditional news media and government attempts to restrict the freedom of journalists to report and protect sources. The decline in both the quantity of news coverage and quality of reportage has serious consequences for our democracy as Canadian journalists loose the ability to act as the “fourth estate” that provides the public with the critical information necessary to allow for a robust and participatory democracy.