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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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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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INAUGURAL CAJ CLIMATE REPORTING AWARD

OTTAWA / Nov. 22, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is proud to announce the inaugural Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Award. The award recognizes the work of professional journalists in Canada who have contributed to improving the public understanding and awa...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOW

MANITOBA / Nov. 21, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the third Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Application instructions are available on both the APTN a...

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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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$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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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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