Events and Announcements

Published on Thu, 07/17/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

July 17, 2014

"Manitoba is where Canada’s heart beats, and this exciting event will showcase some of the best of what we have to offer."

(Charlottetown) – The province of Manitoba, a partner in the PEI 2014 celebrations, will be showcased at the PEI 2014 Celebration Zone during Manitoba Week July 21st to 27th.  Manitoba Week will highlight the province’s rich culture and heritage at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week includes a concert by Canadian rock legend and Winnipeg-born, Burton Cummings on July 24th. 

Published on Thu, 07/10/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

July 10, 2014

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the province of Alberta, a partner of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during Alberta Week July 14 to 20.  Alberta’s vibrant culture and exceptional performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include a performance by platinum-selling country star, Paul Brandt. 

Published on Thu, 06/26/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Historic newspaper competition invites Canadians to vote on their favourite front pages from the past 150 Years

Historic newspaper competition invites Canadians to vote on their favourite front pages from the past 150 Years

Thursday, June 26 (Toronto, ON) – Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to help choose the nation’s most significant front page news stories from the past 150 years for the national Front Pages Competition. This one-time competition is being held by Newspapers Canada in partnership with PEI 2014 in recognition of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference, which paved the way to Confederation.

Published on Thu, 06/26/2014 by Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF NDs LAUNCHES NEW HEALTHCARE SERIES

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF NDs LAUNCHES NEW HEALTHCARE SERIES

(Toronto, Ontario, June 26, 2014) The Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) invites news media and websites to publish a new, free series of columns that will discuss a range of everyday healthcare issues from a naturopathic medicine perspective. 

Published on Tue, 06/24/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Farm Safety Events Projected to Reach Over 15,000 Canadian Children and Participants

Farm Safety Events Projected to Reach Over 15,000 Canadian Children and Participants

The Foundations mission is to provide education and training to make farm, ranch and rural life safer and healthier for children and their communities.

June 24, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agriculture Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 15,000 children and participants are expected to take part in this year’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events across Canada. This is the largest number of participants since the introduction of Safety Day events in Canada in 2002.

Published on Mon, 06/23/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Nova Scotia Week kicks off July 3rd at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Nova Scotia Week kicks off July 3rd at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Nova Scotia Week will kick off a full 70- day tribute to Canadian culture, heritage and cuisine.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the Province of Nova Scotia, a partner of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during Nova Scotia Week July 3rd to 6th.  Nova Scotia’s vibrant culture and lively performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include performances by fiddling sensation, Natalie MacMaster, and Cape Breton music icons, The Barra MacNeils on July 4th. 

Published on Wed, 06/04/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

The results of this audit show that we've still got a long way to go before we really have a culture of openness and accountability around government data.

Toronto, ON (June 4, 2014). Newspapers Canada released its 8th annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Audit report today. The 2013/2014 audit reviews the performance of Canadian governments and various public institutions with respect to their access to information regimes.  As such, it provides the public with the opportunity to see the degree to which our governments are in compliance with their own FOI legislation, as well as facilitating comparisons among jurisdictions.

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Event Information

06/04/2014 @ 7:00
Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, ON (Monday, June 2) Newspapers Canada will release its 2013/2014 National Freedom of Information Audit and related materials on June 4, 2014.

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Business Development Bank of Canada

Call for nominees: 2014 BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

Call for nominees: 2014 BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

June 2, 2014 – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is seeking nominations for the BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award.

“Resiliency is an essential skill for entrepreneurs. With this new award, we are aiming to recognize that failing is part of the entrepreneurial process”

BDC is looking for applicants to share their inspirational story about how they overcame challenges to their business and bounced back stronger.

To qualify for the award:

Published on Wed, 05/28/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Newspapers Canada and PEI 2014 partner to launch historic newspaper competition

Newspapers Canada and PEI 2014 partner to launch historic newspaper competition

"The Front Pages contest will showcase the many ways in which newspapers have shaped Canadian identity and captured our nation’s history through the unique stories they tell."

Front Pages competition invites Canadian public to vote on best newspaper front pages from the past 150 years

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