THE CAJ AWARDS: CELEBRATING CANADIAN JOURNALISM IN 2020

 

CAJ: IT IS EVERY JOURNALIST'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CALL OUT RACISM—EVEN IN THEIR OWN NEWSROOM

In the wake of the arbitration decision in the matter of CBC vs. CMG on behalf of journalist Ahmar Khan, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) calls on all Canadian newsrooms to guarantee that journalists can discuss and report on race and racism without reasonable fear of censure or repercu...

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CAJ AWARDS: THREE THINGS TO REMEMBER

We know how hard you worked last year to bring critical information and stories to Canadians. We encourage you to take a moment to celebrate (and nominate!) that work.  Here’s a short checklist of tips from Hugo Rodrigues, your CAJ Awards administrator, to help make sure your awards subm...

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A SOBERING WEEK FOR JOURNALISM

Dear members, Wednesday's infamous events brought into focus the critical work journalists perform each and every single day around the world, in times of both peace and conflict. It is a journalist’s duty to seek and report the truth, bear witness, and explain complex events so that society ...

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ANNOUNCING THE 2021 CAJ POST-SECONDARY STUDENT INTERNS

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to welcome three post-secondary students to the organization for the Winter 2021 internship. These students will be working with the CAJ's board of directors, as well as other journalists, on a variety of projects including the CAJ's...

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IN MEMORIAM: REMEMBERING SOME OF THE VOICES CANADIAN JOURNALISM LOST IN 2020

A kind editor, a veteran investigative journalist who redefined crime reporting, and a longtime municipal reporter with a sense of humour. These are some of the people Canadian journalism lost in 2020.  Here, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is commemorating the lives of some of ...

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2020 IN REVIEW: A LETTER FROM CAJ PRESIDENT BRENT JOLLY

Dear CAJ members, On behalf of the CAJ’s board of directors, I’d like to wish all of you a warm and spirited season’s greetings!  2020 has been a year that has tested the physical and mental limits of journalists across Canada, and, indeed, the world. In the span of 12 hella...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2020 CAJ AWARDS

Instructions en français It’s with pleasure the Canadian Association of Journalists invites entries for its annual awards program — which includes Canada’s top investigative award, the Don McGillivray Award. The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 18, 2021. Cl...

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2020 CAJ AWARDS PROGRAM OPENS FOR SUBMISSIONS

OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce entries are now being accepted for the 2020 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada’s top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award. The deadline for entries is Jan. 18, 2021. Full...

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HINDSIGHT 2020: NEW YEARS EVENT FOR JOURNALISTS

Can't wait to see the backside of 2020? Had it up to here with this clunker of a year? The Canadian Association of Journalists invites all members to join us for drinks, trivia and some hard-earned laughs as we spike this dumpster fire of a year. Register here. Headlines competition: Here's a ch...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP JANUARY 2021

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is recruiting a post-secondary student to work as an intern beginning January 2021. The intern will work collaboratively with the CAJ’s board of directors, its members, and other journalists.  The internship will run from January 11, 2021- Ap...

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#caj20: MONTREAL 

Each year, the CAJ’s national conference brings together journalists from across the country for two days of professional development workshops and panel discussions—not to mention a healthy dose of networking and making friends! 

#CAJ20 will be held at the Holiday Inn in downtown Montreal from Friday May 29-3, 2020. 

What's a CAJ conference like? Click here for more. 

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