This is Freedom to Read Week in Canada, a celebration of our Charter-guaranteed right to intellectual freedom. We are blessed: Our government does not tell us what to read. Or are we? In some ways our freedom to know, to understand, is under greater threat now than ever before. Read on.
Katherine Govier is the author of 13 works of fiction, published in English and translation around the world. She is a former President of PEN Canada and the Director of The Shoe Project.
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