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TORSTAR SHUTS DOWN STARMETRO PRINT DAILIES IN FIVE CITIES

OTTAWA / Nov. 19, 2019 / CNW / — Five major Canadian cities will watch invaluable journalism disappear from newsstands before the end of 2019. Torstar will shut down its StarMetro newspapers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax and Toronto on Dec. 20. When Torstar expanded boldly into fou...

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$1000 CAJ/INVESTINTECH J-SCHOOL DATA SCHOLARSHIP

OTTAWA / Nov. 11, 2019 / CNW —  The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is proud to announce nominations have opened for the first annual Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship. Investintech.com, developers of Able2Extract Professional, aims to help journalism students pay fo...

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: #CAJ20 MONTREAL

Each year, the CAJ’s annual 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 In...

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SECOND CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2019 CODE OF SILENCE AWARD

The Canadian Association of Journalists, the Centre for Free Expression, News Media Canada and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are extending the call for nominations for the 2019 Code of Silence awards for outstanding achievement in government secrecy. The awards are given annually in t...

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CAJ CONDEMNS ATTACK ON TURTLE ISLAND NEWS

OTTAWA / Nov. 4, 2019 / CNW — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) condemns the attack on Turtle Island News, an Indigenous paper at Six Nations Territory located in Southern Ontario. According to a report published in the paper, a person or persons doused the office building with ga...

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CAJ/CSME WORKSHOP WITH THE WALRUS, GLOBAL NEWS +

The CAJ in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) is proud to present a dual event, “How to Become a Unicorn,” with Jessica Johnson, Executive Editor and Creative Director at The Walrus, and Shauna Rempel, National Managing Editor – Social Medi...

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CAJ CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AGAINST OTTAWA MEDIA

OTTAWA / Oct. 18, 2019 / CNW —The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) condemns violence directed at media earlier today.  A CTV News photographer was punched multiple times outside of an Ottawa court house today, where several reporters were threatened and another photographer was ...

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CAJ ENCOURAGED COURT DECISION ON PRESS ACCREDITATION WILL PUSH FOR TRANSPARENCY

OTTAWA / Oct. 9, 2019 / CNW — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is encouraged that a Federal Court decision on accreditation will push the Leaders' Debate Commission to be more transparent. A Federal Court judge ruled Rebel Media and the True North Centre for Public Policy should ...

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CAJ ALBERTA: HOW TO COVER BUDGETS

But, but, but… journalists suck at math! Sure sure, but University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe does not. He can help you know what numbers and columns to be on the lookout for ahead of the Oct. 24 Alberta budget, likely to be one of the most important in years. Bring your qu...

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SUPREME COURT SETS ASIDE COURT ORDER FOR JOURNALISTS' SOURCES

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2019 — The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has set aside a court order which would have forced a Radio-Canada journalist to reveal confidential sources, and referred the case back to a lower court to hear arguments again.   This case was the first time the Journalist...

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