Freedom to Read Begins with Access

Freedom to Read Begins with Access

Tweet this quote.“There is no freedom to read if you can’t afford to buy books to read,” Laura May said in explaining why Ottawa’s Twice Upon a Time gives books to children in the city’s most at-risk neighbourhoods.

More from Laura today, in my Canadian, Eh? column at

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Terry Fallis inspired me to write this story, because of his piece “It’s hard to censor what you don’t even have—Freedom to Read” for Corey Redekop’s blog.
Link to my Canadian, Eh? column on

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