Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Announces 2013-2014 Media Fellowship Recipients

Vancouver, BC— March 21, 2013 -The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada today announced three recipients of its 2013-2014 Media Fellowship Program. The program, supported in part by Cathay Pacific Airways, offers up-and-coming and established Canadian journalists the opportunity to travel and spend time in Asia to research and prepare stories that are both relevant and of interest to Canadians.

The 2013-14 Media Fellows are:

Jas Johal, a Vancouver-based senior correspondent with Global News, will examine issues surrounding the delivery of Canadian energy resources to Asian markets and the implications for British Columbia.

Ken Mark, a Toronto-based freelance writer with National Post, will explore urban planning in Hong Kong and lessons for Canada.

Christopher Pollon, a Vancouver-based freelance journalist with The Tyee, will do a series on Asia and the life-cycle of British Columbia copper.

The Media Fellowships are part of the Asia Pacific Foundation Research Grants Program, funded through the proceeds of an endowment established by the Government of Canada and designed to stimulate informed discussion on Canada’s relations with Asia.

For more information on the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Media Fellowship Program, please click here.


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About APF Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation is an independent resource for Canadians on contemporary Asia and Canada-Asia relations. As a national not-for-profit organization established by an Act of the Federal Parliament in 1984, the Foundation brings together people and knowledge to provide the most current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Asia and on Canada's transpacific relations.


For additional information, please contact:

Trang Nguyen
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Tel: 604-630-1540

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