Thompson Rivers University
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TNRD Talks: Freedom To Read 2018

  Posted on: February 6, 2018

Freedom To Read _TRU Library & TNRD

On Tuesday, February 27th the TNRD Library System and TRU Library will host a panel discussion in celebration of Freedom to Read Week.

Freedom to Read Week celebrates and supports authors and readers by encouraging all Canadians to think about intellectual freedom. Intellectual freedom is the right to read, view, hear, express, and discuss any idea on any subject.

To guide our discussion, we want to hear your thoughts on intellectual freedom, book banning and censorship. Find our feedback form here:


Join us as CBC Daybreak’s Shelley Joyce moderates a panel of speakers, including:

Judy Moore – Chief Librarian, TNRD Library System (

Lesra Martin, LLB – Lawyer, Martin & Martin Lawyers (
Dr. Jeff McLaughlin – Associate Professor, TRU ( )
Brenda Mathenia – University Librarian, TRU (
Mel Rothenburger – Journalist (
Dr. Peter Murphy​ – Author, Life 25 (

When: Tuesday, February 27th

Where: Alpine Room, Campus Activity Centre, Thompson Rivers University

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm