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. […]

“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 […]

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 […]

CEMA members tour the Aga Khan Museum

Members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) were special guests at a reception and tour of the Aga Khan Museum’s collections.. There was also the viewing of a special exhibition, titled: “A City Transformed: Images of Istanbul Then and Now”. Among those welcoming CEMA’s members were: • Arlene Madell – Head of Marketing and […]

Director of the Aga Khan Museum the keynote speaker at CEMA’s April 7 meeting

Henry S. Kim, director and CEO of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, will be the keynote speaker at the next monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. It will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2015, at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, starting at 6:45 p.m. Mr. Kim is an […]

Canadians urged to visit national parks

Parks Canada’s guest speakers Camille Girard-Ruel (3rd from left) and Jeffrey Sinnibaldi (right) were welcomed by CEMA’s President Kiumars Rezvanifar (left) and Chair Madeline Ziniak. National parks fun places for visitors Canada’s national parks are great places to visit and explore, says Camille Girard-Ruel. This was the message she delivered to members of the Canadian […]