Canada Media Fund Director addresses CEMA membership

NATHALIE CLERMONT, Director of Program Management with the Canadian Media Fund (CMF), will be the keynote speaker at the next monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The CEMA meeting is being held on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in the Trans Media Zone at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street. It begins […]

CEMA’s 2015 Awards Gala a resounding success

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association this year honoured a number of individuals with Excellence in Journalism Awards for the work they have been doing. The awards were presented at a gala function held at the National Event Centre in Toronto. The recipients in the various categories are: RADIO – Monica Muraira, host of the show […]

CEMA’s Annual Awards Honouring Journalistic Excellence

The 37th Annual Awards of Journalistic Excellence handed out by the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015. The event is being held at the National Event Centre, 1000 Finch Avenue West in North York, Toronto. The gala, which begins at 6 p.m., includes a reception, the presentation of […]

Addressing the Syrian situation at CEMA’s Speaker Series

The Syrian situation from a Canadian perspective will be addressed at the November 5 meeting of the Canadian Media Association. The meeting is being held in the Trans Media Zone at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, starting at 6:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mustafa Alio who was born in Latakia, […]

Israel’s Consul General keynote speaker at CEMA’s October 1 meeting

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association’s new “Speakers Series” kicks off on Thursday, October 1, at 6:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be DJ Schneeweiss, Israel’s Consul General in Toronto. Mr. Schneeweiss, who assumed duties in Canada in August 2012, was previously the Director of Civil Society Affairs in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 1998 […]

Earl Bales Park Arts & Music Festival

The annual Earl Bales Park Arts and Music Festival will be held on Sunday, August 30, from 12 Noon to 6 p.m. It will feature performances by a variety of local musicians. In addition, there will be displays by artists, food booths from local restaurants, games and other activities for kids, interactive dance classes and […]

Ontario NDP leader says ethnic media important

IN DISCUSSION: Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath (left) in discussion with CEMA’s Madeline Ziniak. Ontario’s New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Andrea Horwath recently told a group of ethnic journalists that the ethnic media is crucial to our province. Speaking at the event, titled “Celebrating Diverse Media”, she said: “Your work is as important now as […]


It’s time for members to make submissions for the annual CEMA Awards. The awards will be given for the best submissions in the following categories: • Print • Radio • Television • Innovation The deadline for submissions is September 10, 2015. Attached is the CEMA 2015 Awards Nomination Form and Awards Rules and Regulations: 2015 […]

Ontario’s Tourism Industry celebrates

CEMA’s Chairperson, Madeline Ziniak (left) introduced TIAO’s President and CEO Beth Potter at the media organization’s monthly meeting. Promoting tourism in Canada During Tourism Week In Ontario – May 31 to June 6 — Beth Potter, President and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO), urged members of CEMA – the Canadian Ethnic […]