Canadian Heritage Minister Joly asked for help

The Ukranian Canadian Civil Liberties Association (UCCLA) is calling on the Minister for Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, for help in saving a Great War cemetery holding the remains of at least 16 “enemy aliens.” During Canada’s first national internment operations of 1914-1920, a large camp holding Ukrainians, and other Europeans, was established at Spirit Lake, […]

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 […]

Camille Girard-Ruel CEMA Guest Speaker

Parks Canada’s Camille Girard-Ruel during visit to Overhanging Point Parks Canada’s Camille Girard-Ruel will be the guest speaker at CEMA’s first meeting for 2016. It will be held on Thursday, February 4, at Ryerson University’s TransMedia Zone, 80 Gould Street, starting at 7 p.m. Girard-Ruel holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Ottawa University, […]

Canada Media Fund Director addresses CEMA membership

NATHALIE CLERMONT, Director of Program Management with the Canadian Media Fund (CMF), will be the keynote speaker at the next monthly meeting of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The CEMA meeting is being held on Thursday, December 3, 2015, in the Trans Media Zone at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street. It begins […]

CEMA’s 2015 Awards Gala a resounding success

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association this year honoured a number of individuals with Excellence in Journalism Awards for the work they have been doing. The awards were presented at a gala function held at the National Event Centre in Toronto. The recipients in the various categories are: RADIO – Monica Muraira, host of the show […]

CEMA’s Annual Awards Honouring Journalistic Excellence

The 37th Annual Awards of Journalistic Excellence handed out by the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015. The event is being held at the National Event Centre, 1000 Finch Avenue West in North York, Toronto. The gala, which begins at 6 p.m., includes a reception, the presentation of […]

Addressing the Syrian situation at CEMA’s Speaker Series

The Syrian situation from a Canadian perspective will be addressed at the November 5 meeting of the Canadian Media Association. The meeting is being held in the Trans Media Zone at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, starting at 6:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mustafa Alio who was born in Latakia, […]

Israel’s Consul General keynote speaker at CEMA’s October 1 meeting

The Canadian Ethnic Media Association’s new “Speakers Series” kicks off on Thursday, October 1, at 6:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be DJ Schneeweiss, Israel’s Consul General in Toronto. Mr. Schneeweiss, who assumed duties in Canada in August 2012, was previously the Director of Civil Society Affairs in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 1998 […]

Earl Bales Park Arts & Music Festival

The annual Earl Bales Park Arts and Music Festival will be held on Sunday, August 30, from 12 Noon to 6 p.m. It will feature performances by a variety of local musicians. In addition, there will be displays by artists, food booths from local restaurants, games and other activities for kids, interactive dance classes and […]