Canada

June 24, 2009

Statistics for Media

Statistics Canada will be hosting a free workshop for media designed to show you how and where to look for the data you need, how to interpret them, and how to present them.

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Will State, Local Pesticide Bans Make More News?

When EPA falls short on regulation of pesticides, might states step into the breach? That’s exactly what happened in June when Hawaii banned toxic organophosphate chlorpyrifos. To take a closer look, this week’s TipSheet reports on how federal regulation opens the door for state, or even local, preemption and offers angles and resources for environmental reporters.

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The ‘Dock Deck Doc’ – Multimedia Storytelling in the Web-Wide World

​An independent journalist finds a key to survival by building a mini-empire of multiplatform content based on his deep research and extensive interviewing. In our latest Freelance Files column, Silver Donald Cameron shares his so-called “Dock Deck Doc” approach and the collaborative, multimedia techniques that support it.

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Disappearing ‘Climate,’ EPA FOIA Surge, Pipeline Docs Ruling and More

A reporter reveals that the National Park Service is deleting references to climate change in an upcoming study of sea level rise, and FOIA requesters are behind a record surge in information lawsuits involving Pruitt EPA. That, plus Keystone XL Pipeline documents and more, in the latest WatchDog.

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Great Lakes Offer Great Stories to Reporters in the Know

The Great Lakes are not only the largest fresh water system in the world, supplying drinking water to tens of millions. They also face a range of environmental woes that make them ready fodder for reporters. This week’s TipSheet runs down some ongoing developments, plus key resources to cover them.

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March 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018

CitiesIPCC Cities & Climate Change Science Conference

SEJ members are invited to attend and cover this inaugural event in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Elected officials, scientists, UN representatives, urban development experts and others will gather to discuss the latest scientific research on climate change and advance understanding of how cities can address this global challenge. Can't attend in person? You may be able to cover the conference remotely.

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March 9, 2018

DEADLINE: COMPASS Fellowships for Journalists @NACCB2018

COMPASS will provide travel fellowships for journalists from the United States and Canada to attend the North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB) in Toronto, Ontario, July 21-26, 2018. A range of activities is planned for this year’s NACCB, based on feedback from both previous journalist fellows and the scientists attending the conference. Apply by Mar 9.

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