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There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think
12 months ago

There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think

Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent – and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.
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HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections
1 year ago

HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections

HuffPost Canada’s blogging platform is staying open, even though HuffPost US has ended its self publishing contributors platform.

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Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
1 year ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour

JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St.… Continue Reading Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique
1 year ago

Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique

By  •  News, Labour

Educators, former interns, reflect on the Toronto Star’s internship program, which was suspended last week.
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Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call for voluntary resignations
1 year ago

Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call for voluntary resignations

By  •  News, Business, Labour

The January layoffs took effect just as the 160-year-old Times Colonist announced the sale and impending renovation of its building.
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