Canada

March 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

Media professionals, age 40 and under, from the U.S., Canada and Germany are invited to apply for an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries. Share professional expertise with your colleagues across the Atlantic while working as a "foreign correspondent" for your hometown news organization. Deadlines: Feb 1, 2016 for German applicants; Mar 1, 2016 for U.S. and Cdn.

January 27, 2016

DEADLINE: Frontline's Environmental Reportage

The Banff Centre's Frontline program series trains and supports writers who are exploring, testing, witnessing and reporting back on some of the most current and pressing issues of our time. This year’s program, Apr 11-23, 2016, is on environmental reportage. Apply by Jan 27.

"Alberta Launches $3 Billion Climate Change Strategy With Carbon Tax"

"Albertans will pay $3 billion more annually in a new economywide tax on carbon, and will likely have to shell out more for electricity as a result of an accelerated retirement of coal-fired power plants under the NDP government’s new climate-change strategy released Sunday."

Source: Calgary Herald, 11/23/2015

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