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CAJ CALLS ON RCMP FOR TRANSPARENCY, CONTINUED UNRESTRICTED MEDIA ACCESS

OTTAWA / Jan. 14, 2020 / CNW  — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is urging the RCMP to remain open and transparent, and allow media continued access to the exclusion zone in Wet’suwet’en Territory so the media can report fairly and accurately on events as they unf...

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CAJ DONATIONS TO SUPPORT IN-NEED, LAID-OFF JOURNALISTS

OTTAWA / Dec. 18, 2019 / CNW  — When the Star Metro newspaper chain announced its closure and layoffs from Vancouver to Halifax, Canadians rallied behind their journalistics peers. Within a few hours, 100 journalists and journalism supporters raised $2,660 through crowdfunding meant as sy...

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TURTLE ISLAND NEWS FIRE: UPDATE FROM THE PUBLISHER

Turtle Island News continues to operate following a fire at their newsroom in October. According to a report published in the paper, a person or persons doused the office building with gasoline early in the morning on Oct. 28. Six Nations Fire Chief, Matthew Miller, is calling it a targeted att...

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CBC REVERSES DECISION TO CONSOLIDATE NORTHERN NEWSCASTS

YELLOWKNIFE / Nov. 20, 2019 / CNW— The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) applauds the CBC’s decision to walk back its controversial plan to merge regional English-language morning radio newscasts in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.  As part of the plan lai...

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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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CAJ SASK LUNCH & LEARN: MMIWG MEDIA CALLS TO JUSTICE

    The Saskatchewan chapter of the Canadian Association of Journalists alongside CBC Saskatchewan in Regina is hosting a learning event regarding the MMIWG media calls to justice. This event takes place Nov. 4, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at CBC Saskatchewan. The MMIWG repo...

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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 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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