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CAJ: Ontario journalists, whistleblowers impacted by Bill 156

2022-11-17T18:46:33-05:00

OTTAWA, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is raising a number of concerns about Ontario's proposed Bill 156 and it's impacts on journalists and the public's right to know. These concerns include the targeting of investigative journalists and a lack of protections for whistleblowers. The following written testimony has been submitted to the Standing Committee on General Government:  Dear Standing Committee on General Government, The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is a truly national association of working journalists with members all over the country, and across all forms of media. We would like to offer [...]

CAJ: Ontario journalists, whistleblowers impacted by Bill 1562022-11-17T18:46:33-05:00

CAJ: Police must stop attacking journalists covering protests in the U.S.

2022-11-17T18:44:33-05:00

OTTAWA, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is outraged after hearing CBC journalist Susan Ormiston’s report that U.S. police shot at her with rubber bullets and Radio-Canada journalist Philippe LeBlanc’s report that police slashed his tires. Both journalists were reporting on protests sweeping across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death.  “Some officers are purposely injuring reporters. It's positively nightmarish; they are out of control,” says CAJ president Karyn Pugliese. “We’re not armed and we’re not dangerous, unless you believe the truth is dangerous. So, I’m begging police, please stop.”  These are not the [...]

CAJ: Police must stop attacking journalists covering protests in the U.S.2022-11-17T18:44:33-05:00
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