Advisory - Serge Ménard on his: "Bill to protect journalists' sources"

    TORONTO, Dec. 18 /CNW/ - The Montreal chapter of the Canadian Association
of Journalists will host a discussion with Bloc Québécois MP Serge Ménard,
Thursday, December 20, who will discuss his efforts to amend the Canada
Evidence Act to spare journalists from being forced to disclose the identity
of their sources or to turn over information or documents that would reveal
their identity.

    Bill C-426, introduced by Mr. Ménard, passed second reading in the House
of Commons, Nov. 28. If it passes third reading, it will become the first law
in Canada to protect journalists' sources.

    WHEN:     Noon, Thursday, December 20, 2007

    WHERE:    Canadian Newspaper Guild
              1134 Ste. Catherine West, Suite 710

For further information:

For further information: Robert Frank, CAJ Montreal, (514) 893-9221,

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