Press Freedom Advocates Look Back on a Bloody Year
The Château Laurier was filled with journalists and press freedom advocates Thursday, April 30.
Don Newman moderated the luncheon again this year.
The Globe and Mail's Shawn McCarthy, Canada Council of the Arts' Simon Brault, and AP's Kathy Gannon, accepting the 17th annual Canadian World Press Freedom Award.
AP reporter Kathy Gannon giving a speech about what press freedom means to her, during the luncheon.
University of Ottawa's Anne McIlroy, Free the Children's Shelley Page, and Maclean's Sue Allan.
University of Ottawa professor Tolga Yalkin, and Global News' Jacques Bourbeau.
First place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Signe Wilkinson.
Second place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Elchicotriste.
Third place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Ebrahim Ghanei.
House Speaker's D.Comms Heather Bradley, Andrew House, and Chris Day.
Earnscliffe's Geoff Norquay and Hugh Scott from RX&D.
Kristie Jones and Katie Tenenhouse of Reporters Without Borders.
Mohamed Fahmy joined the celebrations via video message.