Career Colleges Ontario publishes new report on student demographics

A recent study, commissioned by Career Colleges Ontario and conducted by Environics Research Group, with nearly 6000 private career college (PCC) students in Ontario, found that more than half of the respondents had previous post-secondary education and employment experience. The students had chosen a program at an Ontario PCC for a better career or job, […]

A Canadian celebration

“Together in Canada — Ensemble au Canada“ a gala dinner and award event on June 24, 2017, was presented by the Canadian Ethnocultural Council in proud collaboration with the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. It was an evening to celebrate diversity, multiculturalism, heritage and identity, during Canada’s 150th Anniversary. And it was also an occasion to […]

Call for CEMA 2017 Awards submissions

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) has opened the call for submissions for its 39th annual Awards of Journalistic Excellence. CEMA will be accepting submissions from July 8 to September 15, 2017 in the following categories: • Print • Radio and Television Broadcasting • Podcasting, Internet Media, Documentary, and the Innovation Award.   These are juried […]

Celebrating Diversity and Multiculturalism in Canada

TORONTO – The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC), in collaboration with the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) will be holding a Dinner Gala and Award Event – “Together in Canada – Ensemble au Canada” – on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in celebration of diversity and multiculturalism in Canada, in this the historical sesquicentennial year. Canadian multiculturalism […]

Parks Canada reps guest speakers at June 1 Speaker’s Bureau

As summer approaches the final CEMA speaker’s bureau event for the season will feature addresses by three representatives of Parks Canada. They are Ethan Meleg, Jeffrey Sinibaldi and France Faucher. Meleg is a birder, whose Parks Canada career started in 1999 as a naturalist at Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park. […]

Victoria Day celebration

On Sunday, May 7, CEMA board members Elena Zolotko and Alex Gershtein, as well as members Sofia Tovmassian, the publisher of the St. Petersburg Magazine, and Marina Chernova, editor-in-chief of Radio Megapolis, attended Victory Day celebrations at Earl Bales Park in North York, a suburb of Toronto. Several thousand members of the Russian Diaspora of […]

OMDC provides funding for Ontario’s creative environment

Karen Thorne-Stone (3rd from right in foreground) addressed members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) is the Ontario government’s agency that is responsible for economic development in book and magazine publishing, music, film, television and interactive digital media. At the May 4, 2017, monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic […]

Launch of “Take Your Seat Canada”

The City of Toronto’s Mayor John Tory, and the partners and sponsors of “Take Your Seat Canada”, attended the launch of the cross-country expedition that photographs and “celebrates the natural diversity that makes Canada the envy of the world.“ The Canadian Ethnic Media Association is a proud partner of this project, acknowledging that the geographic […]

Ontario Government reaching out to Canada’s ethnic media

In a recent address to members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association, Laura Albanese, Ontario’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, said the provincial government’s promotion to the ethnic media needs to be improved. However, she took the opportunity to indicate that there are challenges in selecting the media in which to advertise. Albanese said the […]