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FIVE JOURNALISTS JOIN CAJ BOARD FOR THE 2020-2022 TERM

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is thrilled to welcome five new faces to the CAJ board of directors for the 2020-2022 term. These members will work with the rest of the CAJ board to connect and support journalists working across Canada:  Laurie Few – Nation...

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CAJ: POLICE MUST STOP ATTACKING JOURNALISTS COVERING PROTESTS IN THE U.S.

OTTAWA, June 1, 2020 / CNW / — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is outraged after hearing CBC journalist Susan Ormiston’s report that U.S. police shot at her with rubber bullets and Radio-Canada journalist Philippe LeBlanc’s report that police slashed his tires. B...

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ANNOUNCING THE 2019 CAJ AWARD WINNERS

OTTAWA, May 30, 2020 / CNW / The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 CAJ Awards for outstanding investigative journalism. This included presenting the McGillivray Award to Craig Silverman of BuzzFeed News, for his multi-part look at how one co...

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THREE JOURNALISTS AWARDED CAJ PRESIDENT'S AWARD FOR WET'SUWET'EN COVERAGE

Each year the Charles Bury President's Award is given under circumstances of exceptional merit to those people or organizations that have made a significant contribution to Canadian journalism. This year, the award is presented to Jerome Turner, Jesse Winter and Amber Bracke...

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VICKY MOCHAMA TO HOST CAJ CYBER AWARDS CEREMONY

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is thrilled to announce that our first-ever cyber CAJ awards ceremony will be hosted by the incredible Vicky Mochama.  Nominees are invited to attend the Zoom party and recipients will be invited to make a short acce...

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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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