CAJ Awards

***The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 17, 2020.***

The Canadian Association of Journalists runs an annual awards program that recognizes the best in Canadian journalism—with a particular focus on investigative work. Entries are welcome from any practising journalist whose work has been published or broadcast in Canada.

Winners will be announced in Montreal on May 30, 2020 at the CAJ's annual national conference.

Click here to go straight to the site to submit your work. (Link will open in a new tab/window).

Information on current categories / awards is here.

Rules of entry and other pertinent information is here.

Become a CAJ member today to take advantage of the lowest fees. To renew your membership, login to your CAJ account (note this is not the same as your awards submission account). 

 

PREVIOUS CAJ AWARD WINNERS:

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

Archive (coming soon!)

CAJ CANCELS 2020 CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL

OTTAWA, March 16, 2020 /CNW/— The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is sad to announce that it is cancelling the upcoming national conference and changing the format of its in-person awards gala. The conference was scheduled to take place in Montreal from May 29-31. “Our top pri...

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2020 EU-CANADA YOUNG JOURNALIST FELLOWSHIP: APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

  [Le texte en français suit le texte en anglais] OTTAWA, March 5, 2020 /CNW/—The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are thrilled to launch the 2020 edition of the European Union-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship.  ...

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CODE OF SILENCE AWARD GOES TO POLICE IN 3 PROVINCES

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/— The police forces in Sudbury, Windsor, Peterborough, Longueuil, Quebec City, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, and the Ontario Provincial Police share the distinction of winning the 2019 Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in ...

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TOWN OF ERIN NAMED MOST SECRETIVE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN CANADA

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/— The Town of Erin, Ont., is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the category of municipal government. The award is given annually by The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), Centre for Free Expressi...

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ANNOUNCING THE 2020 CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOW

WINNIPEG, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and APTN are pleased to announce Damian Frazee as the fourth recipient of the Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. This fellowship provides a 12-week, paid placement with APTN Investigates in Winnipeg,...

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IT'S CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE DAY!

OTTAWA, Jan.17, 2020 /CNW/ — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) reminds journalists today is the deadline to submit entries for the 2019 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada’s top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award.  The deadline for entries is tod...

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3 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE THE CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE

This Friday (Jan. 17) is the nomination deadline for the CAJ Awards program. We know you worked hard to tell impactful stories last year and we encourage you to take a moment to celebrate (and nominate!) that work. Here are the top three tips from your CAJ Awards administrator, Hugo ...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ 2020 POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is seeking a post-secondary student intern to work with the CAJ board of directors and other journalists during the Winter/Spring term. The internship will run from January 20 to April 20, 2020 and offers an opportunity to connect with journalists acros...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP

MANITOBA / Dec. 17, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) have extended the deadline for applications for the fourth Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Application instructions are available on both the APTN...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2019 CAJ AWARDS

It’s with pleasure that the Canadian Association of Journalists invites entries for its annual awards program — which includes Canada’s top investigative award, the Don McGillivray Award. The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 17, 2020. Click here to submit an entr...

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