The Walrus Wins at the Canadian Association of Journalists Awards Program

Nicholas Hune-Brown received an award in the Written Feature category

CAJ Awards logo.

The Walrus continues to be recognized for its investigative journalism. At the CAJ 2022 conference in Montreal, the organization won in the Written Feature category.

“We are delighted to see continued recognition for The Walrus’s long-form, investigative journalism on important issues,” said editor-in-chief, Jessica Johnson. “Congratulations to writer Nicholas Hune-Brown for his commitment to bringing this story to a wide audience.”

Image of the CAJ award to Nicholas Hune-Brown.

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is an independent, non-profit organization that provides advocacy and professional development for journalists across Canada. The CAJ’s annual awards recognizes the best in Canadian journalism with a focus on investigative work.

The CAJ awards continues The Walrus’s run of recognition, with wins at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards and nominations at both the 2022 National Magazine Awards and the Digital Publishing Awards. Nicholas Hune-Brown’s story was also awarded the 2022 Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism earlier this year.

The Walrus congratulates all the contributors and staff who worked on the winning and nominated stories.


Written Feature
Nicholas Hune-Brown
“The Shadowy Business of International Education”
Freelance / The Walrus

JHR / CAJ Award For Human Rights Reporting
Jane Gerster
“The Dark Side of the RCMP”
Freelancer / The Walrus

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