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CAJ HALIFAX: FEATURE WRITING WORKSHOP WITH JANA PRUDEN

HALIFAX, Feb. 1, 2019—CAJ Halifax presents a special writing workshop with Jana Pruden. Pruden is a member of the Globe and Mail’s feature writing team and will be sharing her knowledge with local CAJ members and other interested attendees on March 9. Two sessions will be offered: ...

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FINAL WEEK: NOMINATE YOUR BEST JOURNALISM WORK

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2019 - The Canadian Association of Journalists reminds journalists that less than a week remains to submit entries for the 2018 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada's top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award. The deadline for e...

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JANUARY NEWS

January 2019 In this issue CAJ Awards: Nominate your journalism work  2019 national journalism conference Advocacy: U of T student unions block journalists CAJ Local Chapter Initiatives Fund Updates from Toronto & Ottawa chapters Upcoming events and d...

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U OF T STUDENT UNIONS MUST REINSTATE JOURNALISTS' ACCESS TO PUBLIC EVENTS

OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2018—Student unions at the University of Toronto must abandon their attempts to block journalists from covering public meetings. The Canadian Association of Journalists reminds every government, whether elected by students or the general public, that they do not have the right...

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2018 CAJ AWARDS: CALL FOR ENTRIES

It’s with pleasure that 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. 14, 2019. Click here to submit an entry ...

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CAJ SUPPORTS SOME FEDERAL MEASURES FOR JOURNALISM, URGES CAUTION

OTTAWA / Dec. 10, 2018 / CNW / — The Canadian Association of Journalists supports some of the recently announced federal measures to encourage journalism in Canada, but urges caution as eligibility for funding is defined and eventually administered to news enterprises. The CAJ supports a long...

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SUPREME COURT STRIKES BLOW AGAINST PRESS FREEDOM

The Supreme Court strikes a blow against press freedom: CAJ and CJFE OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018 / CNW / — The Canadian Association of Journalists and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are deeply disappointed in the Supreme Court for striking a blow against press freedom in Canada. For thre...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ 2019 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The CAJ is seeking a post-secondary student intern in 2019 to work with the CAJ board of directors and other journalists. The dates are flexible, but the internship will run during the winter term (January-May 2019). Duties could include writing articles for our newsletter, help...

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AMBULANCE NEW BRUNSWICK NAMED CANADA'S MOST SECRETIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCY 2018

OTTAWA / Nov. 19, 2018 / CNW — Ambulance New Brunswick is the 2018 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 R...

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LA PRESSE LAYOFFS MEAN MONTREALERS, QUEBECERS LOSE VITAL STORYTELLING

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 — The owners of La Presse, a leading newsroom in Montreal that went digital-only in 2017 and shifted to a non-profit structure earlier this year, is cutting 37 jobs—and asking its journalists to take voluntary buyouts before the company imposes layoffs. "Journalists...

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