Library and Archives Canada canceled the original screening of Iranium on Tuesday after receiving threats of protests and complaints from the Iranian government against the film, which calls Iran a nuclear and terrorist threat. The move was met with public outcry and an impassioned reaction from Heritage Minister James Moore, who instructed the arm’s length agency to reschedule the event and stressed that the Harper government would not let Iran “dictate” what films can and cannot be shown in Canada. Foreign Affairs sent a diplomatic note to Tehran on Wednesday, stressing Canada’s commitment to free speech.
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