US VISA CHANGES THREATEN JOURNALISTIC FREEDOM: JOINT STATEMENT

A proposal to change the way the US manages visas for foreign journalists threatens to seriously jeopardise the exercise of journalistic freedom. We, the undersigned, urge the Department of Homeland Security to drop this proposal.   The “I visa” is required for all foreign jou...

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FIVE JOURNALISTS LEAD THE CAJ OTTAWA CHAPTER

The CAJ is thrilled to welcome a new roster of journalists to the National Capital Region leadership for the 2020-2021 term: Zi-Ann Lum (Huffington Post) - President Dylan Robertson (Winnipeg Free Press)- Vice-president Anja Karadeglija (The Wire Report) - Chapter representative Murad Hemmadi ...

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PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY: A VIRTUAL MENTORSHIP EVENT

An evening for journalists to ask questions and learn from four of this year's CAJ mentors. Featuring: ADRIAN HAREWOOD, co-anchor of CBC News OttawaANDREE LAU, managing editor of digital news for CBCEMMA GILCHRIST, editor-in-chief and executive director of The NarwhalMIKE DE SOUZA, managing edit...

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CAJ CONDEMNS WINNIPEG POLICE INTERFERENCE WITH REPORTER

On Oct. 7, 2020 Winnipeg Police Service officer Const. Rob Carver, a member of the public information office, interfered with a journalist’s ability to report after police shot a man. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Ryan Thorpe was in the process of procuring a video from a bystander to the shoo...

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN TO CANADIAN DATA JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce nominations have opened for the Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship. The scholarship awards a one-time prize of $1,000 CAD to a Canadian student who demonstrates a keen interest in data journalism. The winner will also ...

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JOURNALISM STUDENT JOINS CAJ FOR AUTUMN INTERNSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to welcome Concordia University journalism student Skye Legault to the organization as the post-secondary student intern for the fall semester.  Skye will be assisting the CAJ ethics committee in their work developing best-practices fo...

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CODE OF SILENCE AWARDS FOR GOVERNMENT SECRECY

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2020 Code of Silence awards for outstanding achievement in government secrecy. The awards are given annually in each of four categories—federal, provincial, municipal, and police services...

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THE RIGHT TO KNOW IS CRUCIAL IN A CRISIS

This International Right to Know Day, we call on all governments and public authorities to ensure that the ongoing COVID-19 crisis is not a pretext for limiting citizens’ right to information. Legal and practical processes for accessing information should now be restored to pre-pandemic levels...

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36 EMERGING JOURNALISTS MATCH IN INAUGURAL CAJ MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the successful applicants of its inaugural Mentorship Program for Early-Career Journalists.  Over the coming weeks, 36 early-career journalists will learn from mentors working in radio, television, digital, and print publicat...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this release incorrectly stated the application deadline as Sept.14. In fact, the application deadline is Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. ET. The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is recruiting a post-secondary student to work as an intern for the upcoming fall term. Th...

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#caj20: MONTREAL 

Each year, the CAJ’s national conference brings together journalists from across the country for two days of professional development workshops and panel discussions—not to mention a healthy dose of networking and making friends! 

#CAJ20 will be held at the Holiday Inn in downtown Montreal from Friday May 29-3, 2020. 

What's a CAJ conference like? Click here for more. 

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