Delegation of the European Union to Canada

Announcing the 2019 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellows

Ottawa, 28/06/2019 - 21:24, UNIQUE ID: 190628_16
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OTTAWA – The Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are pleased to announce the three winners of the 2019 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship.

The laureates will participate in a week-long study tour of European Union institutions in Brussels in October 2019. Prior to the trip, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony co-hosted by the Honourable George J. Furey, Speaker of the Senate of Canada, Peteris Ustubs, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada, and the CAJ on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

 

The winners are:

Jury members include:

  • Manon Cornellier, Le Devoir editorialist
  • Patrick Leblond, professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
  • Leslie MacKinnon, iPolitics journalist
  • Hugo Rodrigues, the Canadian Association of Journalists representative and managing editor of the Cornwall Standard Freeholder
  • Peteris Ustubs, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada

The European Union Delegation is pleased to partner with the CAJ on this initiative aimed at giving young Canadian journalists an opportunity to advance their career goals and form life-long bonds with Europeans.

 

We would like to thank all those who expressed an interest and entered the contest. We are looking forward to the next edition of the EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship to be launched in the spring of 2020.

 

The Delegation of the European Union to Canada is a diplomatic mission with the mandate to promote the policies and positions of the European Union in Canada, to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the European Union as well as to give visibility, promote and strengthen EU-Canada relations. Follow us @EUinCanada

 

The CAJ is Canada’s largest national professional organization for journalists from all media, representing nearly 600 members across the country. The CAJ’s primary roles are to provide high‐quality professional development for its members and public‐interest advocacy. Follow @caj and facebook.com/CdnAssocJournalists.

 

 

For more information:

Diodora Bucur, EU Delegation Press Officer,
Diodora.Bucur@eeas.europa.eu, at 613-563-6354.

Karyn Pugliese, CAJ President, karyn@caj.ca, at 204-995-1071

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