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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/CSME WORKSHOP WITH THE WALRUS, GLOBAL NEWS +

The CAJ in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) is proud to present a dual event, “How to Become a Unicorn,” with Jessica Johnson, Executive Editor and Creative Director at The Walrus, and Shauna Rempel, National Managing Editor – Social Medi...

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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 ALBERTA: HOW TO COVER BUDGETS

But, but, but… journalists suck at math! Sure sure, but University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe does not. He can help you know what numbers and columns to be on the lookout for ahead of the Oct. 24 Alberta budget, likely to be one of the most important in years. Bring your qu...

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SUPREME COURT SETS ASIDE COURT ORDER FOR JOURNALISTS' SOURCES

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2019 — The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has set aside a court order which would have forced a Radio-Canada journalist to reveal confidential sources, and referred the case back to a lower court to hear arguments again.   This case was the first time the Journalist...

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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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CAJ MANITOBA: EXERCISING RIGHTS UNDER FIPPA

Right to Know How: Exercising Your Rights Under FIPPA Access to information provides individuals with knowledge to address public issues, scrutinize government and become active participants in the democratic process. In Manitoba, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The CAJ is seeking a post-secondary student intern to work with the CAJ board of directors and other journalists. The internship will run from September 23 to December 15, 2019.  This opportunity is open exclusively to post-secondary students who can use the internship prog...

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