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LIBERALS CAN SALVAGE BROKEN ATIP SYSTEM IF THEY MUSTER POLITICAL WILL

OTTAWA, May 11, 2020 / CNW /—The access-to-information system, an essential service providing Canadians information about the internal workings of government, is at a near standstill. Delays have produced huge backlogs that are overwhelming departments. This comes at a time when the federal go...

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THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: CAJ CYBER HAPPY HOUR ON MAY 8

We're back for Round 2! Connect with journalists from across Canada on Friday May 8 and learn about some of the best reporting of 2019.  Beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT, we'll start off with a toast to celebrate this year's CAJ award nominees. Four of those nominees will briefl...

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ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE CANADA WINS CODE OF SILENCE AWARD

TORONTO, April 30, 2020 /CNW/—Environment and Climate Change Canada is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the federal category. The award is given annually by The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), Centre for Free Expre...

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CODE OF SILENCE AWARD GOES TO ALBERTA GOVERNMENT

TORONTO, April 28, 2020 /CNW/—The Government of Alberta is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the provincial category. The award is given annually by The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), Centre for Free Expression at ...

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2020 EU-CANADA YOUNG JOURNALIST FELLOWSHIP: APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO SEPT 30

  [Le texte en français suit le texte en anglais]  OTTAWA, APRIL 20, 2020 /CNW/—In view of the current extraordinary public health situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the application deadline for the 2020 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship has been extended t...

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THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: CAJ NOMINEES AT CYBER HAPPY HOUR

*You must register for this event to recieve a meeting link and password. This event is limited to 100 people. It is open to all journalists but CAJ members will take priority in the event that capacity is reached. From the western-most reaches of Vancouver Island, all the way to St. John's,...

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED CAJ BYLAW CHANGES

*An earlier version of this statement cited the date of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) as May 30. In fact, the date of the AGM is May 31. We regret the error*  The CAJ's board of directors would like to invite members to review two proposed changes to CAJ bylaws. The changes have been propos...

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NEWSROOMS MUST NOT COMPROMISE JOURNALISTIC INDEPENDENCE FOR ADVERTISERS: CAJ

OTTAWA, April 8, 2020 /CNW/—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is disturbed to hear from journalists who say their stories are being vetted to ensure advertisers are kept happy. While the CAJ cannot confirm the practice is widespread, several journalists have reported that their ne...

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ANNOUNCING THE 2019 CAJ AWARDS FINALISTS

OTTAWA, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ – The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to release the list of finalists for the 2019 CAJ Awards program. Congratulations and a hearty félicitations to all finalists. The original plan was to announce the recipients of each of the awards li...

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CAJ BOARD NOMINATIONS EXTENDED

The Canadian Association is extending the deadline for nominations for seats on the CAJ board of directors until May 1, 2020. Nominations are now open for the 2020-2022 term for the following seats: B.C. regional director Atlantic regional director Northern Canada (Yukon, Northwest T...

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