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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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CAJ CALLS FOR OVERHAUL OF CANADA'S INFORMATION LAW

OTTAWA / Sept. 28,, 2019 / CNW — As 2019 Right to Know Week falls in the middle of a federal campaign, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) calls on all federal parties, once again, to overhaul Canada’s broken Access to Information law—change that’s been promised and...

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CAJ VANCOUVER SEEKING JOURNALISTS FOR LOCAL CHAPTER

The CAJ board of directors is seeking journalists in Vancouver that may be interested in starting a local chapter of CAJ members. There are now over 50 journalists in the Metro Vancouver area holding active CAJ membership. As such, the area qualifies to have one member sit on the CAJ’s board o...

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