Immigration Museum CEO documents rich stories of the women and men who built Canada

By Sarah Taguiam Canadian Museum of Immigration CEO Marie Chapman spoke at CEMA’s Speaker Series last Thursday (May 3, 2012) about the museum as an important landmark of the country’s rich immigrant history . Located at Halifax’s Pier 21, Canada’s last surviving port where one million immigrants  arrived between 1928 and 1971, the museum hosts […]

SPEAKER SERIES: Canadian Museum of Immigration CEO to address CEMA members on May 3

Marie Chapman, Chief Executive Officer Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Thursday, May 3, 2012, 6:45 p.m. Majestic Boardroom, OMNI Television, 545 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (Bathurst & Lake Shore) (Parking is available in the OMNI parking lot, off Lake Shore, east of Bathurst. Please press the white button at the parking gate to […]

Ontario setting up expert roundtable on immigration to boost flagging economy, Charles Sousa tells editorial board meeting for OMNI and CEMA

Ontario is establishing an expert roundtable on immigration that will help build strategy and examine ways in which immigration can best support Ontario’s economic development, Charles Sousa , the province’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Minister responsible for the 2015 Pan Am Games told members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) and Omni […]

Speaker Series: EDC Chief Economist talks to CEMA members

Peter Hall, Vice President and Chief Economist of the Export Development Corporation (EDC) took time off from his busy schedule to speak to members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) on March 1 as part of the organization’s Speaker Series. Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. He has over 20 […]

CEMA 2012 Awards ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 18: nominate your favourite journalist… Innovation category added; glitzy ceremony on June 23

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) will host its annual awards ceremony on June 23, 2012,  and is inviting submissions from writers, journalists and broadcasters (including Internet journalists). Entry deadline is May 18. This year we have added a new category called “INNOVATION.” Here is how we define Innovation as part of our ethnic media […]

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