May 3

#CAJ19 CONFERENCE

Two days of workshops, panel discussions, keynote speeches and our annual awards banquet!

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CAJ ENCOURAGED BY CHARGES AGAINST OFFICER WHO ARRESTED MEDIA

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019—The Canadian Association of Journalists is encouraged to learn that charges have been laid against a Hamilton police officer who arrested two photojournalists, Jeremy Cohn and freelancer Dave Ritchie. The arrests occurred at the scene of a fatal Waterdown crash where a ...

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STATEMENT ON JOURNALISM MEASURES IN BUDGET 2019

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019—The CAJ welcomes certain details of the government's $595 million for journalism announced in today's budget. In particular, the "full independence" of the body determining which journalism outlets are eligible for funding is something the CAJ called for previously and w...

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IN THE FIELD: DEAN STOLTZ

The CAJ's Jasmine Stamos speaks to Dean Stoltz about his emotional journey reporting on medically assisted death, and the responsibility that comes with telling the intimate story of a man's passing in Dying with Dignity.  What was going through your mind when Ed Ness asked you to tell ...

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#CAJ19: REGISTER NOW!

Journalism is community. Pure and simple. Whether it’s through collaborative storytelling or engaging new audiences, this year’s CAJ national conference will dive deep into how the idea of community is wholly intertwined within journalism’s DNA. From an opening plenary right throu...

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2019 EU-CANADA YOUNG JOURNALIST FELLOWSHIP

  OTTAWA, March 4, 2019—The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are thrilled to launch the 2019 edition of the European Union-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship. [Le texte en français suit le texte en anglais] The EU-Cana...

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FINAL SUBMISSION: FEDERAL TAX MEASURES IN SUPPORT OF JOURNALISM

Final submission on federal tax measures in support of journalism Submitted by: The Canadian Association of Journalists Date: Feb. 19, 2019 Introduction How should the panel be established? How should eligibility for the three tax measures be defined? What should the panel’s terms of r...

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PRELIMINARY SUBMISSION: FEDERAL TAX MEASURES IN SUPPORT OF JOURNALISM

The Canadian Association of Journalists is Canada's largest national professional organization for journalists from all media, representing almost 800 members across the country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide public-interest advocacy and high-quality professional development for its members...

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LAYOFFS AT CANADIAN PRESS AND GLOBAL NEWS

The Canadian Association of Journalists is disappointed to learn about another round of layoffs at two national news agencies.Today we learned the Canadian Press has cut six reporting jobs and the CAJ is also hearing more journalists from Global News have been let go. "Unfortunately t...

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CAJ HALIFAX: FEATURE WRITING WORKSHOP WITH JANA PRUDEN

HALIFAX, Feb. 1, 2019—CAJ Halifax presents a special writing workshop with Jana Pruden. Pruden is a member of the Globe and Mail’s feature writing team and will be sharing her knowledge with local CAJ members and other interested attendees on March 9. Two sessions will be offered: ...

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FINAL WEEK: NOMINATE YOUR BEST JOURNALISM WORK

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2019 - The Canadian Association of Journalists reminds journalists that less than a week remains to submit entries for the 2018 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada's top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award. The deadline for e...

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A RECAP OF #CAJ18!

 

We get so excited about CAJ conferences every year, but this one was special. This year we celebrated 40 years of the CAJ. Forty years of providing vital advocacy and professional development on behalf of journalists—always with an eye to the future. Our delgates and presenters collaborated on valuable discussions on press freedom, freelancing, interviewing, data, ethics and more—and they networked throughout.

As journalism continues to take a hit, with layoffs piling up and continued attacks on press freedom, we know it's not easy in Canadian newsrooms. And we also know this:

#JournalismMatters

So we rallied in Toronto. 

If you missed the conference, check out the #CAJ18 page and browse some of the liveblogs we offered.