Alberta’s Bill 45—which imposes fines for illegal strikes and bans counselling encouragement to strike—does not affect columnists and news reporters, said the press secretary for deputy premier Dave Hancock.
Glenda Luymes, a reporter with The Province who grew up on a dairy farm, launched Farmgate in October to put agricultural news on the radar of Vancouverites, and talk about how food gets on the table.
The Ontario Press Council has dismissed a complaint against the Toronto Star, which ran a wire photo of an identifiable Afghan youth who had been sexually abused. A complaint had been launched that the Star would not have published a picture of a Canadian youth in a similar situation, and that this publication led to a double standard.
In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Tannis Toohey demonstrates three great ways photographers can get themselves into a group photo this holiday season.
Scott has been named the managing editor of digital at Canadian Business, which recently merged with Profit.
The EU-Canada Young Journalist Award (YJA) was created to recognize outstanding journalistic potential among Canadian students. Since 2001, three students are selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour of various EU institutions and the Canadian Mission to the EU in Brussels. Winners will also have the chance to attend a Midday EU press briefing. Prior to the trip, which is paid for by the European Union, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony in Ottawa on 9 May Europe Day, an event attended by ministers, the diplomatic corps and journalists.
CJN vice-president Elizabeth Wolfe took helm of the Jewish newspaper as its president last week, while Yoni Goldstein will step in as the new editor as of Jan. 6, 2014.
After the mayor issued a second apology—a written one this time—Dale announced he will drop his lawsuit against Ford and Vision Television.
A discussion of the Toronto mayor’s coverage will be one of many stories in the upcoming edition of Media magazine, writes Ideas editor David McKie.