The Council

  • The mission

    The Quebec Press Council is a private nonprofit organization dedicated for over 30 years to the protection of the freedom of the press and to the defense of the right of the public to quality reporting. The Council’s scope extends to all media organizations that publish or broadcast in Quebec, whether they belong to the print or electronic media, regardless of whether they are members of the Council. The Council was […] Read more »

Code of ethics

  • Information accessibility

    of the events and issues of the day, to give accurate expression to political, social and cultural currents, and to promote widespread and open debate, it is essential that the media have unhindered access to sources of information. Freedom of the press is an indispensable precondition for informed public opinion and debate. Gathering of information The media and journalists must be free to gather information about […] Read more »

File a complaint

  • 1 The guide

    See the guide that explains the rights and responsibilities of the press in Quebec. Consult this section

  • 2 The process

    Find out about the complaints procedure. Consult this section

  • 3 Online

    If you fell being a victim or witness to a violation of press's freedom or the public's right to information may, without charge, submit a complaint to the Press Council of Quebec. Consult this section

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