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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The CAJ board of directors is seeking to fill a vacancy on the board of a national director position. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about journalism and wants to help our organization support journalists and advocate for their rights. As a national director, you will be respons...

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CAJ FELLOWSHIPS: UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

(Photos courtesy of Andrew Seal and Patrice Senécal) We caught up with CAJ-EU Young Journalist Fellows Andrew Seal, Patrice Senécal and Kyle Greenham while they were on the one-week study tour in Brussels. Catch a glimps of their experience in the vignettes below. The next edit...

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JUDGE: POLICE WRONG TO ARREST ONTARIO JOURNALISTS

OTTAWA / October 22, 2018 — Ontario Court Justice Glen Donald blamed poor police communication for an incident leading to the arrest of two journalists. The judge concluded that the arrests should never have happened, and the reporters had every right to be on an accident scene observing polic...

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NIAGARA REGION NAMED MOST SECRETIVE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN CANADA

ST. CATHARINES, ON, Oct. 15, 2018 - The Regional Municipality of Niagara is the 2018 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the category of municipal government. The award is given annually by The Canadian Association of Jou...

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CAJ MANITOBA: BOARD OPENING

The CAJ board of directors needs a representative for Manitoba. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about journalism and wants to help our organization support journalists and advocate for their rights. As the board member for Mantoba, you will be the main CAJ contact person for journ...

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STATEMENT ON TREATMENT OF STUDENT JOURNALISTS

TORONTO / August 23, 2018 —The University of Toronto recently refused a media request from the Ubyssey, UBC's official student paper, writing, "due to the high volume of requests we receive we are unable to assist with requests from student media other than our own." The University of Toronto...

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IN THE FIELD: JAMUNA GALAY-TAMANG

Winner of the APTN/CAJ Aboriginal Investigative Journalism Fellowship, Jamuna Galay-Tamang talks about her experience working for 12 weeks with the APTN Investigates team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. A year ago this month I was working at a small hospital in Bella Bella, B.C. anticipating a career change...

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CALL FOR APPLICANTS: CAJ NORTH

The CAJ board of directors needs a representative for the North (Yukon/NWT/Nunavut). We’re looking for someone who is passionate about journalism and wants to help our organization support journalists and advocate for their rights. As the board member for the North, you will be the main CAJ co...

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CODE OF SILENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS

TORONTO / July 18, 2018 — The Canadian Association of Journalists, the Centre for Free Expression, News Media Canada and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are inviting nominations for the Code of Silence Award for outstanding achievement in government secrecy. The award wil...

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STATEMENT ON VICE CANADA LAYOFFS

OTTAWA / July 13, 2018 —The Canadian Association of Journalists has learned that our colleagues at VICE Canada are facing another round of layoffs. This comes on the heels of Rogers and VICE Canada ending their joint broadcasting venture. "These are only the most recent examples in a spate ...

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