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CAJ RESPONDS TO CLIMATE CRISIS ACTION PLAN

OTTAWA / June 19, 2019 / CNW — The Canadian Association of Journalists recognizes that the urgency of climate change, and the public’s right to know about how governments respond to an important national conversation, requires news organizations to rethink their best practices on climate...

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CAJ SUPPORTS MMIWG INQUIRY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MEDIA

OTTAWA / June 11, 2019 / CNW—Today, on the anniversary of Canada’s apology to residential school survivors, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) accepts and supports the calls to justice for media as issued in the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Wo...

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CAJ NAMES ESTHER ENKIN TO JOURNALISM PANEL AFTER GOVERNMENT AGREES TO TRANSPARENCY MEASURES

OTTAWA / June 4, 2019 / CNW—Officials from the Department of Canadian Heritage have agreed to one of the CAJ’s key transparency requests for the government’s proposed Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts that will review definitions and criteria that will offer...

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CAJ CALLS FOR TRANSPARENCY, FULL INDEPENDENCE OF GOVERNMENT'S $595-MILLION JOURNALISM PANEL

OTTAWA / May 30, 2019 / CNW—The CAJ is calling for basic transparency on the government’s $595-million plan to offer new tax credits to news organizations and their subscribers. Earlier this week the CAJ spoke to officials at the Department of Canadian Heritage, requesting a more transp...

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CAJ WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

OTTAWA / May 17, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to welcome the following four Canadian journalists to the CAJ board of directors for the 2019-2021 term: Mick Côté – Quebec regional director Mick Côté is a digital journalist based...

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EXCELLENCE IN CANADIAN JOURNALISM HONOURED AT CAJ AWARDS

Congratulations to the 2018 CAJ Awards recipients! WINNIPEG, May 6, 2019 / CNW / The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 CAJ Awards for outstanding investigative journalism. This included presenting the McGillivray Award to Laura Kane and Aleksandr...

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STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF JULIAN ASSANGE

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) wishes to express a number of concerns regarding the United States attempt to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying that doing so could lead to a slippery slope ultimately eroding the ability of citizens to hold governments accountable. As ...

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#CAJ19: JIM ACOSTA (CNN)

OTTAWA / April 9, 2019 / CNW - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is thrilled to announce that Jim Acosta, CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent, will be delivering a keynote address at the association’s upcoming national conference in Winnipeg. Acosta is recognized worldwid...

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CAJ 2019-21 DIRECTOR ELECTIONS

Nominations are now open for the CAJ board of directors. The following positions are open for nominations for the 2019-2021 term: Quebec regional director Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario regional director Saskatchewan regional director Alberta regional director National board ...

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CAJ AWARDS HOST: TIM FONTAINE

OTTAWA, April 4, 2019—The Canadian Association of Journalists is thrilled to announce that Tim Fontaine will host this year’s CAJ Awards Banquet & Gala in Winnipeg on May 4. Tim Fontaine is the founder, head writer and Editor-in-Grand-Chief of the satirical website Walking...

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