CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION

Voices of Canada

CEMA’s event-filled fall season capped by awards gala

January 26, 2015

The presenters on hand were the Honourable Minister of Labour, Lisa Raitt, Laura Albanese, Parliamentary Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Culture, Mark Sakamoto of the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), Jennifer Callegaro of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Jack Jedwab of the Association for Canadian Studies, and Madeline Ziniak, the Chair of CEMA. The hosts were Lucy Zilio and Wei Lee from OMNI Television. The audience will not soon forget the evening’s entertainment, which consisted of the traditional Japanese drummers Yakudo, the folk trio Original Impressions, and the Shaolin Kung Fu masters. CEMA would like to extend a hearty congratulations to this years winners: Gina Valle (television documentary), Sudha Krishnan (television news), Dr. Qais Ghanem (radio), Ewart Walters (print) and Paul Nguyen (internet). The photos above provide a good overview of the evening. Join us next year!