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CAJ LAUNCHES NATIONAL CONFERENCE BURSARY PROGRAM

Do you really, really want to attend this year's CAJ national conference in Montreal—but are on the fence because of a precarious financial situation?   The CAJ wants to help. That's why we’re pleased to launch our national conference bursary program for CAJ members who are la...

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NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR CAJ BOARD OF DIRECTORS JUNE 2020-2022 TERM

Nominations are now open for the 2020-2022 term for the following seats: B.C. regional director Atlantic regional director Northern Canada (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut) regional director Manitoba / Northwestern Ontario regional director National director (three pos...

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ANNOUNCING THE 2020 CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOW

WINNIPEG, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and APTN are pleased to announce Damian Frazee as the fourth recipient of the Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. This fellowship provides a 12-week, paid placement with APTN Investigates in Winnipeg,...

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CAJ CALLS ON REPORTERS TO CONTINUE DOCUMENTING RCMP INFRINGEMENTS ON MEDIA RIGHTS

OTTAWA, Feb.8, 2020 /CNW/ — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) continues to receive reports that RCMP officers are blocking media from bearing witness to police actions as they implement an injunction and arrest Wet’suwet’en people.  “All week the RCMP have b...

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REIN IN THE RCMP, JOURNALISM IS NOT A CRIME IN CANADA

OTTAWA, Feb.7, 2020 /CNW/ — This week, the RCMP threatened to arrest journalists covering the implementation of an injunction on Wet’suwet’en territory against First Nation people who oppose a pipeline on their territory. What for? For taking pictures? For trying to inform the pu...

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IT'S CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE DAY!

OTTAWA, Jan.17, 2020 /CNW/ — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) reminds journalists today is the deadline to submit entries for the 2019 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada’s top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award.  The deadline for entries is tod...

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3 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE THE CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE

This Friday (Jan. 17) is the nomination deadline for the CAJ Awards program. We know you worked hard to tell impactful stories last year and we encourage you to take a moment to celebrate (and nominate!) that work. Here are the top three tips from your CAJ Awards administrator, Hugo ...

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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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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ 2020 POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is seeking a post-secondary student intern to work with the CAJ board of directors and other journalists during the Winter/Spring term. The internship will run from January 20 to April 20, 2020 and offers an opportunity to connect with journalists acros...

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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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