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Controversy at Noon - Book Banning In Alberta and Canada

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Book banning in Alberta and Canada is seemingly on the rise, leaving many wondering what that means for writers, for readers, and for the community at large.

Book banning in Alberta and Canada is seemingly on the rise, leaving many wondering what that means for writers, for readers, and for the community at large. What are the ways in which censorship affects and/or impedes the literary world, and what can we do to maintain the creative freedom to read and to write what we choose to? Join our group of panelists as they examine censorship and book banning during the WGA's February Controversy @ Noon panel.


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