Enriching Newspaper Standards Within Alberta While Defending The Established Freedom of the Press.

Alberta Press Council Press Releases

2016 Chair's Report

There are crossroads in life where choosing the direction to pursue is critical.”
Steven Redhead

 As in the year gone by, the Alberta Press Council continues to:

  • hear and mediate complaints brought against member newspapers,
  • defend the established freedoms of the press, and
  • protect against limitations…
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Innacurate and Misleading Content

The Alberta Press Council Panel (The Panel) heard the appeal of the Appellant on December 3, 2016. The Appellant contends that the Respondent’s paper published several articles that were inaccurate and misleading. The Appellant further contends that he was not given a fair opportunity to correct the inaccuracies and misleading facts of the articles or to reply to personal attack or criticism.


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Public Director 2015 - 2018

Dr. Maggie Fulford, Chair, Alberta Press Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Blake Pedersen has been elected to the position of Public Director 2015 - 2018. He is a former business owner and served as MLA 2012-2015 where he sat on several legislative and government committees.

The Alberta Press Council receives and mediates complaints from the public, defends the established freedoms…

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