CEMA News

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 […]

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CEMA supports the principles of Canadian citizenship, multiculturalism and the right of free expression without ethnocentric bias.

We welcome a lively exchange of ideas to foster ethnocultural awareness and promote dialogue on identifying ways to bring different cultural groups together.