Join us at 18th annual CJFE Gala: A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting as we bring together Canada’s leading figures in media, business and academia for an evening to honour the courage and dedication of journalists and free expression advocates around the world.
Award Presentations, including the International Press Freedom Award and Vox Libera Award
Photo Exhibit and Silent Auction
Video Presentations on Press Freedom Around the World
Cocktail Reception and Dinner
2015 Award Winners
Each year CJFE honours courageous journalists and citizens who defend press freedom and free expression in Canada and internationally. We are pleased to award Safa Al Ahmad, Jameel Jaffer and Ken Rubin this year!
Every year, CJFE presents a photo exhibit, with all photos available for purchase at the Gala. This year, we are pleased to present "Finding Refuge," featuring photos from young Syrian refugee Hany al Moulia, as well as photos from the Syrian refugee crisis from some of the world's famed photographers.
Take a look at our previous award winners for some of the amazing stories we've been able to tell.
Denise Donlon, C.M., Canadian Broadcast Executive, Host and Producer
Anita Elash, Investigative Journalist, CBC News
Patrick Gossage, Founder and Chair, Media Profile
Margo Kelly, Arts Reporter, CBC Radio
Frank Switzer, Vice-President Corporate Communications, Sun Life Financial
Lyn Whitham, Marketing and Communications Consultant
Madeline Ziniak, National Vice-President, Rogers OMNI Television
2014 AWARD WINNERS
Learn more about the 2014 award winners:
Tara Singh Hayer Memorial Award: Kathy Gannon
International Press Freedom Award: Oleksiy Matsuka
Vox Libera Award: Native Women's Association of Canada
Niedringhaus was killed on April 4, 2014, while working in Afghanistan alongside Canadian journalist Kathy Gannon.