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Published on Fri, 04/11/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

April 11, 2014

"Prince Edward Island has long been the place to be on Canada Day, but in 2014 the commemoration of our nation’s birth will be bigger and better than ever."

(Charlottetown) – A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country’s largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago.  Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country.

Published on Thu, 01/02/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Thousands on hand to kick off PEI 2014 Celebrations

Thousands on hand to kick off PEI 2014 Celebrations

In 2014, Canadians will mark the 150th anniversary (Sesquicentennial) of the historic 1864 Charlottetown Conference, which paved the way to Confederation.

(Charlottetown) – Prince Edward Islanders and visitors alike turned out in droves this evening to ring in the New Year and officially kick off the PEI 2014 Celebrations.  Thousands of people were on hand for the PEI 2014 New Year’s Eve Outdoor Celebration along historic Great George Street and in front of Province House National Historic Site.  A few blocks away over 2,500 more packed into the PEI Convention Centre to see Canadian music superstar Johnny Reid and PEI’s own Lennie Gallant ring in this important celebration year.

Published on Tue, 01/14/2014 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Day – January 27 and every day

Family Literacy Day – January 27 and every day

“When learning is valued and practiced every day at home, family time can be full of teachable moments that build the bonds between parents and children.”

- Gillian Mason, President of ABC Life Literacy Canada

Every year on January 27, Family Literacy Day encourages families to participate in literacy-related activities together. Started by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999, Family Literacy Day is celebrated each year with thousands of activities and events across the country in homes, schools, learning centres and literacy organizations.

Published on Tue, 01/07/2014 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Celebrate Family Literacy Day

Celebrate Family Literacy Day

ABC Life Literacy Canada encourages families to take 15 minutes a day to learn together.

Even time spent doing the dishes, eating dinner or having a bath can have a focus on learning in a fun way. It’s important to embrace these teachable moments at home every day. Here are some great ways for families to get started.

On January 27, 2014, Family Literacy Day will celebrate 16 years of learning together. The initiative, first celebrated by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999, has since been embraced by literacy and learning organizations such as schools and libraries in communities across Canada. This year, ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging families to take 15 minutes a day to learn together.

Published on Wed, 12/04/2013 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Day, January 27, 2014

Family Literacy Day, January 27, 2014

Event Information

01/27/2014 @ 9 am
Nationwide

Family Literacy Day is the largest national family literacy initiative in Canada.

Every year on January 27, families and communities across the country celebrate this special day at literacy-themed events at schools, libraries, literacy organizations and homes.

ABC Life Literacy Canada is asking every newspaper in Canada to run a Family Literacy Day ad. Newspapers Canada is proud to offer a variety of ad sizes for you to choose from.

Published on Mon, 12/02/2013 by Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

Academy celebrating 65 years of Canadian screen stars

Academy celebrating 65 years of Canadian screen stars

NEWS RELEASE - Martin Short Back by Popular Demand! Read the release:  http://cbc.sh/k2SHjKZ
VIDEO – Martin Short Footage – Inside Martin Short release

Published on Thu, 10/17/2013 by Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Tenors Launch New Single Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Tenors Launch New Single Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters

A vocal and video demo was recorded in June 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio while The Tenors were on their 70-city North American tour.

“I Thank You” now available for download
Single Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Canada

Published on Thu, 09/26/2013 by BASF Canada

Where does food come from? (ON)

Where does food come from? (ON)

Agriculture meets Innovation on Canadian Better Living

On a recent episode of Canadian Better Living on CTV, in a special report entitled “Where Does Our Food Come From,” BASF Canada took viewers behind the scenes to explore the perceptions consumers have when it comes to farming in Canada.

Now in its third year, the half-hour CTV program explores the most important issues and topics related to Canadians’ health and well-being.

Published on Thu, 09/26/2013 by BASF Canada

Where does food come from? (MB)

Where does food come from? (MB)

Agriculture meets Innovation on Canadian Better Living

On a recent episode of Canadian Better Living on CTV, in a special report entitled “Where Does Our Food Come From,” BASF Canada took viewers behind the scenes to explore the perceptions consumers have when it comes to farming in Canada.

Now in its third year, the half-hour CTV program explores the most important issues and topics related to Canadians’ health and well-being.

Published on Thu, 09/26/2013 by BASF Canada

Where does food come from? (SK)

Where does food come from? (SK)

Agriculture meets Innovation on Canadian Better Living

On a recent episode of Canadian Better Living on CTV, in a special report entitled “Where Does Our Food Come From,” BASF Canada took viewers behind the scenes to explore the perceptions consumers have when it comes to farming in Canada.

Now in its third year, the half-hour CTV program explores the most important issues and topics related to Canadians’ health and well-being.

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