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CAJ CONDEMNS WINNIPEG POLICE INTERFERENCE WITH REPORTER

On Oct. 7, 2020 Winnipeg Police Service officer Const. Rob Carver, a member of the public information office, interfered with a journalist’s ability to report after police shot a man. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Ryan Thorpe was in the process of procuring a video from a bystander to the shoo...

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN TO CANADIAN DATA JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce nominations have opened for the Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship. The scholarship awards a one-time prize of $1,000 CAD to a Canadian student who demonstrates a keen interest in data journalism. The winner will also ...

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JOURNALISM STUDENT JOINS CAJ FOR AUTUMN INTERNSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to welcome Concordia University journalism student Skye Legault to the organization as the post-secondary student intern for the fall semester.  Skye will be assisting the CAJ ethics committee in their work developing best-practices fo...

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CODE OF SILENCE AWARDS FOR GOVERNMENT SECRECY

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2020 Code of Silence awards for outstanding achievement in government secrecy. The awards are given annually in each of four categories—federal, provincial, municipal, and police services...

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THE RIGHT TO KNOW IS CRUCIAL IN A CRISIS

This International Right to Know Day, we call on all governments and public authorities to ensure that the ongoing COVID-19 crisis is not a pretext for limiting citizens’ right to information. Legal and practical processes for accessing information should now be restored to pre-pandemic levels...

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36 EMERGING JOURNALISTS MATCH IN INAUGURAL CAJ MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the successful applicants of its inaugural Mentorship Program for Early-Career Journalists.  Over the coming weeks, 36 early-career journalists will learn from mentors working in radio, television, digital, and print publicat...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this release incorrectly stated the application deadline as Sept.14. In fact, the application deadline is Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. ET. The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is recruiting a post-secondary student to work as an intern for the upcoming fall term. Th...

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APPEL DE CANDIDATURES: STAGE CAJ 2020

L’Association canadienne des journalistes (CAJ) est à la recherche d’un étudiant ou étudiante de niveau postsecondaire pour un stage à la session d’automne. Le ou la stagiaire travaillera conjointement avec le conseil d’administration de la CAJ, ses membre...

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PRESS FREEDOM GROUPS DEMAND ONTARIO POLICE DROP ALL CHARGES AGAINST INDIGENOUS JOURNALIST

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2020 /CNW/ —The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the Ontario Provincial Police’s decision to arrest and lay charges against an award-winning Indigenous journalist...

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CAJ: LA TRIBUNE DE LA PRESSE D'ALBERTA A LE DEVOIR (ET LE FROIT) DE CONTRÔLER L'ACCÈS À SES RANGS

TORONTO, 18 août 2020 /CNW/—Dimanche dernier, le conseil national de l’Association canadienne des journalistes (CAJ) s’est réuni pour une réunion ordinaire. Un des points importants à l’ordre du jour a été de discuter de la récente déci...

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