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How far will Canada go to support the free press?
If Canada's leaders are serious about press freedoms, they will demand an impartial investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera's Shireen Abu Akleh
Amber Bracken and Michael Toledano on the decline of press freedom in Canada
And how the industry outsources much of its riskiest work to freelance photographers and videographers like themselves
CANADALAND
#735 Jailed for Journalism: Amber & Michael Speak Out
Amber Bracken and Michael Toledano are freelance journalists who were arrested by RCMP officers on the morning of Nov. 19, 2021 while they were covering the demonstrations of Wet'suwet'en people and hereditary chiefs against the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. 
Short Cuts
#732 Stop Arresting Journalists
The struggle against Coastal Gaslink was bigger news this week because journalists got arrested. And even CBC can't seem to avoid the wrath of covering WE Charity. Canadaland contributing editor Danielle Paradis co-hosts. 
In Smearing Julian Assange, Our Press Have Become Hypocrites
Journalists should focus on why Assange matters on the issue of press freedom instead of attacking his character
What We Know About The Assault On Sun Photographer Stan Behal
The full video and a new witness account help flesh out the context of the hat-snatching that reportedly caused a concussion
CANADALAND
#227 Journalism On Trial
We hear from two Canadian journalists currently facing legal consequences for doing their jobs. The outcomes of these cases could set precedents for how the press is allowed to operate.
Brampton councillor backs off controversial media motion
Gael Miles admits her motion was “a knee-jerk reaction” to press coverage
Brampton Councillors Want City To Publish All Inquiries From Journalists
The "bizarre" motion will be voted on Wednesday.
Journalist Facing Criminal Charges For Covering Indigenous Protest
Move seen as "serious threat to press freedom" in Canada