About Us

For more than 40 years the CAJ has worked to provide vital advocacy and professional development for journalists across Canada. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in journalism—from the university classroom to the national stage!

The CAJ offers you a chance to take part in and continue to grow the profession you have chosen as your own.

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WHO WE ARE

The CAJ is the national voice of Canadian journalists. We are committed to protecting the public's right to know.

ADVOCACY

We speak on behalf of journalists and in support of the highest quality journalism.

AWARDS

Our annual awards program recognizes the best in Canadian journalism, with a particular focus on journalism that is investigative in nature.

ETHICS COMMITTEE

The CAJ's ethics advisory committee was formed to consider and provide advice on ethical issues faced by journalists through the course of the regular work. 

SKILLS TRAINING

We hold professional development and networking events including an annual national journalism conference and regional events to help you stay up to date.

NETWORKING

We connect journalists across the country through regional chapter events and mentorship opportunities.