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Aleksandra Sagan and Laura Kane are the 2018 recipients of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

Aleksandra Sagan and Laura Kane traveled to India and South Africa to examine the impact of antimicrobial resistance and innovative approaches to combating an impending global crisis. Sagan is a Vancouver-based business reporter for The Canadian Press, covering the food and beverage industries, retail and technology. She’s dug into why some of the country’s egg […]

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Michael Petrou is 2017 recipient of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

  Michael Petrou examined the stories of displaced Syrians — with an emphasis on the millions of refugees who remain in the Middle East. He also reported on Canada’s response to the mass forced exodus and efforts to help both refugees and the countries hosting them. Petrou is a journalist, foreign correspondent, author and historian. He […]

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Michel Huneault & Sarah R. Champagne are 2016 recipients of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

Migrant workers living in Canada send almost four times as much to friends and family overseas as the federal government spends in official aid. According to the World Bank, remittances have surpassed foreign direct investment in some of the world’s least-developed countries.     Photographer-videographer Michel Huneault and journalist Sarah R. Champagne, a Montreal-based reporter […]

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Laura Payton is 2015 recipient of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

  Canada’s significant investment in maternal, newborn and child health in developing countries  is focus of  2015 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship On behalf of the Fellowship Awards Committee, Carleton University’s Susan Harada, associate director of the School of Journalism and Communication, announced that Laura Payton of CBC News is the recipient of this year’s […]

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Marco Chown Oved is 2014 recipient of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

  Public-private funding of Canadian overseas development is focus of  2014 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship A look at emerging partnerships between mining companies and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development  ( DFATD ) to fund overseas development projects has been awarded this year’s $25,000 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship. […]

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Mike Blanchfield is 2013 Recipient of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

Mike Blanchfield, a seasoned international affairs reporter for The Canadian Press, has won the second annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship, the selection committee announced Wednesday. Blanchfield told the committee he will use the $25,000 award to research and write about the human costs of cluster bombs and the politics surrounding adoption and ratification […]

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Katie DeRosa first recipient of R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship.

Katie DeRosa first recipient of R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship.

Katie DeRosa, a journalist with the Victoria Times Colonist, centre, is the first recipient of the $25,000 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship.  DeRosa said she was honoured to receive the fellowship and said her proposal will look in-depth at Australia’s tough crackdown on refugees and whether Canada will use it as a model. Katie […]

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