Munk Centre, MHSO and OMNI commemorate Hungarian Revolution

The abortive Hungarian Revolution of 1956 against Communist rule, which brought 38,000 refugees to Canada can justifiably be recorded as part of our history; all levels of Canadian governments a came to the aid of the newcomers and both earlier immigrants from Hungary and native born Canadians responded quickly with donations of cash and clothing. […]

Scholarships for Portuguese-Canadian Students

The Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business Professionals is now taking applications for their annual scholarship. Attached you will find what you require to apply and the application form all in one document (pdf format). Please forward this application to anyone who is of Portuguese decent, and/or fill it out yourself if you are. ..you never […]

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 […]

CEMA event expanded my horizons, new member says

BY ACE ALVAREZ A new member of CEMA says that his first event at the association has expanded his horizons on the active participation of ethnic journalists in the general milieu of the Canadian society. Admitted as CEMA member recently, Roberto Butch Galicia was referring to the reception hosted by the Ontario Association of Radiologists […]

Hungarian Revolution: 50th Anniversary Observation in Vancouver

A Press Release from Rise Up! The 1956 Project: Welcome to the 1956 Project! Rise Up! The 1956 Project is a series of events and a companion publication dedicated to the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Order our publication for a unique overview of the […]

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