U.S. Public Affairs Officer delivers feature address at CEMA Speakers Series

Hilary Renner, the Public Affairs Officer at the United States Consulate General in Toronto, addressed members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association at their monthly meeting in February. During her presentation Renner highlighted many of the services offered at the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto. And the Public Affairs Officer also spoke about her experiences […]

CEMA’s 36th Annual Seasons Dinner a resounding success

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association’s 36th Annual Season’s Dinner, held at the St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Centre in Toronto on November 28th, was a resounding success. CEMA’s President Kiumars Rezvanifar, and CEMA’s Chair Madeline Ziniak led off the proceedings with warm greetings to journalists from media outlets representing a wide cross section of ethnocultural […]

CEMA’S SEASON’S DINNER

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association’s annual Season’s Dinner will be held on Friday,November 28. The event is being held at St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Church banquet hall, located at 76 Overlea Boulevard. The annual celebration begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails. This will be followed by dinner, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets this […]

Our Canada: Building on Citizenship, Building for Citizenship

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) has issued an invitation to members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) to a three-day “Symposium and Awards” to be held November 17-19, in Ottawa. The event’s organizers say some 200 delegates will discuss current issues, the role of Canada’s “Sesquicentennial in 2017” and “the future role of […]

LIFT’s executive director speaker at CEMA’s monthly meeting

The executive director of  the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Chris Kennedy, is the scheduled guest speaker for the November 6 monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. Kennedy is an independent filmmaker, film programmer, writer and teacher. LIFT was founded in 1981. It is an artist-run charitable organization dedicated to facilitating […]

CEMA IS PROUD TO SUPPORT THE FIRST WORLD BALLET ART COMPETITION

The GRAND PRIX showcases the extraordinary talent of professional dancers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. A list of honourable guests includes the world-famous choreographers, dancers, and performers: The National Ballet of Canada: Greta Hodgkinson, a principal dancer Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts: Max Ratevosian, artistic and executive director The American Ballet Theatre: Irina Dvorovenko, […]

Telefilm Canada’s Canada’s executive featured speaker for CEMA meeting

Francesca Accinelli, Telefilm Canada’s director of national promotion and communications, will be the featured speaker at CEMA’s next monthly meeting. It is scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014, at OMNI Television, 33 Dundas Street East. Prior to her current position at Telefilm Canada, Accinelli was the organization’s deputy director of the Television Business Unit. Before […]

Alberta’s Opposition leader addresses CEMA in Edmonton

Danielle Smith, leader of Alberta’s Wildrose Party, is the main speaker at the September meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) in Edmonton. Prior to embarking on a political career, Smith, the province’s opposition leader, worked in the media. She was an editorial writer and columnist at the Calgary Herald for six years. She […]

Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) Winners-2014 Unveiled

The winners were announced Friday, June 20th at the 36th Annual Awards Gala at the Velma Rogers Graham Theatre, 333 Bloor Street East, Toronto. Each year, through this gala event, CEMA recognizes and celebrates excellence in media, while also acknowledging Canadian Multiculturalism Day, held annually in June. We are privileged to honour colleagues who are devoted to […]

John Tory lays out plans for Toronto

Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory laid out his plans for the city to a capacity audience at the May monthly meeting of CEMA — the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The City of Toronto’s municipal election is being held on October 27, 2014. Tory, a “fiscal conservative” promised that he would get things done if he […]