Honoring Truth: NEPMCC Celebrates World Press Freedom Day with Journalist Awards at Toronto City Hall
Edited by : sosina ashenafi -5/14/2024
Toronto, ON – The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) marked World Press Freedom Day with a ceremony on May 10th, honoring five distinguished journalists for their contributions to the field. The event, held in the Members Lounge/Council Chambers of Toronto City Hall, underscored the critical role of journalism in upholding democracy and challenging dominant narratives. NEPMCC, dedicated to supporting multicultural media outlets across Canada, emphasized the importance of press freedom, particularly in a year marked by numerous attacks on journalists worldwide. The celebration served as a poignant reminder of the perils faced by those who pursue truth in the face of adversity and the indispensable role of a free press in fostering a democratic society.