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  • Rewriting Journalism: How to Support Emerging Indigenous Reporters

    Two children using equipment from the Indigenous Reporters Program in Nibinamik First Nation Photo credit: Adrianna Oskineegish This article was written by Shelby Lisk and published on TVO.org https://www.tvo.org/article/rewriting-journalism-how-to-support-emerging-indigenous-reporters TVO.org speaks with Megan Fowler of Journalists for Human Rights about what institutions can do to create environments where Indigenous journalists can thrive By Shelby Lisk –

  • Help Journalists Fight Covid-19 and Save Lives

    Unprecedented. That is the word people use, time and again, to describe the historical moment we are living through with Covid19. And yet we are all navigating it, as best as we can. For amidst the grim daily statistics and stories of tragedy, there is heroism, even joy. And there is a future. We will get

  • JHR joins the Emergency Coalition to support Charities

    Emergency Coalition of Canadian Charities Tel: 416-971-7474 / 416-994-4426 (c/o War Child Canada) March 25, 2020 DELIVERED BY EMAIL Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, PC, MP Prime Minister of Canada Hon. Chrystia Freeland, PC, MP Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Navdeep Bains, PC, MP Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, PC, MP President of

  • Sometimes, you got to just ‘shoot, then aim’

    By Karli Zschogner I’ve often been afraid of doing something wrong in some way, often paralyzed to just try. A few years ago, I was working security at the Prime Minister’s office while I was just starting an internship as a coordinator for a parliamentary group. An older security colleague surprised me with a simple

  • Stop and smell the cedar: Reflecting on eight months in Grassy Narrows

    By Elizabeth McSheffrey I have less than a month left in Grassy Narrows with the wonderful people of Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek. The imminence of my departure is starting sink in as I fill in the last few columns of my spreadsheet, submit outstanding paperwork and collect final surveys from community members I’ve been working with since

  • Grassy Narrows community newsroom holds politicians to account

    By Elizabeth McSheffrey On Monday, a team of local reporters in Grassy Narrows published four news stories within two hours, using shared laptops in a classroom with intermittent Internet access. I phrase it this way because I’m impressed — in the midst of resource challenges and a steep uphill learning curve, the participants in my

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