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Canadian Association of Journalists

Bill 156 threatens to leave animal cruelty and agriculture watchdogs in the dark, say advocates
3 weeks ago

Bill 156 threatens to leave animal cruelty and agriculture watchdogs in the dark, say advocates

Journalism and animal rights groups say ‘ag gag’ bill will silence whistleblowers and expose reporters to legal threats for uncovering misconduct

2020 King’s College Summer School in Data Journalism

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The King's Summer School in Data Journalism is partnering with the Canadian Association of Journalists to offer a live, online school June 22 to 26. It will be led by University of King's College professor Fred Vallance-Jones and by David McKie, who had a long career with the CBC before becoming a freelance data producer and trainer. The theme is data reporting in the time of pandemic.
CAJ Cyber Awards Ceremony

CAJ Cyber Awards Ceremony

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This first-ever cyber CAJ awards ceremony will be hosted by the incredible Vicky Mochama. Nominees are invited to attend the Zoom party and recipients will be invited to make a short acceptance speech (30 seconds) live on the call. The…
CAJ Cyber Happy Hour

CAJ Cyber Happy Hour

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Connect with journalists from across Canada on Friday May 8 and learn about some of the best reporting of 2019. 
We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada
3 months ago

We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada

From pay cuts to layoffs, print reductions to closures, thousands across the industry are hit hard by the pandemic

The CAJ’s First Virtual Happy Hour

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From the western-most reaches of Vancouver Island, all the way to St. John’s, you’ve been pulling out all the stops to keep your communities informed during the COVID-19 pandemic. But even workers in the most essential services need a break.…
Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada
4 months ago

Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada

National collaboration of news organizations and journalism schools undertakes “wartime effort” to map novel coronavirus data in the public interest
CAJ: Rein in the RCMP, journalism is not a crime in Canada
6 months ago

CAJ: Rein in the RCMP, journalism is not a crime in Canada

'Canada is a free country, not a police state. But it continues to get tripped up on issues of media freedoms.'
CAJ Montreal conference meet up

CAJ Montreal conference meet up

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CAJ Montreal will hold a meet up for local journalists on Wednesday, Jan 22 at 3 Brasseurs (1658 St Denis St.) to talk about the upcoming Montreal conference and share programming ideas for workshops, panels and keynotes. We will be…
Apply for the 2019 CAJ awards
7 months ago

Apply for the 2019 CAJ awards

There’s still time left to submit your nominations for the Canadian Association of Journalists awards, which recognize excellence in Canadian reporting. To learn more about entry procedures, visit its website here. Winners will be announced at CAJ’s spring conference,…