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 […]

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: […]

Canadian Heritage Minister Joly asked for help

The Ukranian Canadian Civil Liberties Association (UCCLA) is calling on the Minister for Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, for help in saving a Great War cemetery holding the remains of at least 16 “enemy aliens.” During Canada’s first national internment operations of 1914-1920, a large camp holding Ukrainians, and other Europeans, was established at Spirit Lake, […]

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 […]

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 […]