Take your seat in Canada

This year Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary. To mark the occasion the federal government has invested $500 million in projects marking the occasion. CEMA is partnering with “Take Your Seat Canada” in the celebration. Ziniak, in a message to CEMA’s membership says: “We are very proud to announce our partnership in Take Your Seat Canada. […]

National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee

Shooting at Mosque in Quebec City January 30, 2017 Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, the injured, and their families at the Quebec City mosque. It is with sadness that we send our deepest condolences to those affected by this tragedy. We pray that God has mercy on the victims and their […]

CEMA’s board members welcomed at Pho Vistro Restaurant

Pho Vistro is dedicated to the presentation of all natural, organic Vietnamese cuisine with a multitude of gluten free and vegan options. The restaurant is located at 259 Queen Street West. By Vasil Yancoff On a cool Thursday evening on bustling Queen Street in Toronto at the newly opened Pho Vistro restaurant, members of the […]

CEMA Awards Gala a resounding success

The 38th Annual Canadian Ethnic Media Association Awards Gala, held recently at the National Event Venue in Toronto, attracted a packed audience. During the evening the Lifetime Achievement Award, named in honour of the founder of CEMA — Seirhey Khamara Ziniak — was presented to Sid Ikeda. Mr. Ikeda is involved in numerous organizations, including […]

Canadian Ethnic Media Association Gala

The 38th Annual Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) Gala will be held on Friday, November 25th, 2016. The Gala has been designed to provide ample opportunity to develop and refresh connections with the public and private sectors, ethnic media and multicultural leadership. We have arranged a program that will encourage networking and outreach among attendees. […]

Toronto Seniors’ Forum

At a recent Toronto Seniors’ Forum members addressed five priority areas. They included the following: • Housing and accommodation and long-term care • Financial resources and access to services • Health, environment and culturally sensitive services • Safety, security and legal protection • Senior participation and leadership and advocacy The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) participated […]

“Ethnic Media in Ontario important” Conservative Party leader says

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader Patrick Brown recently met with members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association at Queen’s Park. Brown, the leader of the official opposition, says that it is in the interest of governments to get their messages out to the people. And the ethnic media cannot be ignored, because it provides “a […]

Toronto Summit focusing on seniors

The Toronto Seniors Summit is being held on Saturday, on June 18, 2016, at Toronto City Hall. The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) is taking part in the summit, which is being presented in collaboration with the City of Toronto and the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat. The summit will highlight current policies relating to seniors. And there […]

Ontario NDP hosts 2nd annual reception for province’s ethnic media

CEMA was among many media organizations honoured by Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath. Ethnic newspapers, blogs, radio stations and television strengthen cultural communities, says Andrea Horwath, leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party. Horwath made the comment during the second annual reception in celebration of the province’s diverse ethnic media. The Ontario NDP leader said: […]

Hungary’s Consul General keynote speaker at CEMA meeting

Hungary’s Consul General in Toronto, Stephania Szabo, will be the keynote speaker at the May 5, 2016, monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The meeting is being held in the Trans Media Zone at the Rogers Communications Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street. It begins at 6:30 p.m. Since 2013 Szabo has been […]