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Published on Mon, 09/16/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada Launches ‘SPOT Fake News Online’ Media Literacy Tool

News Media Canada Launches ‘SPOT Fake News Online’ Media Literacy Tool

Campaign will help Canadians to ‘SPOT’ fake news online by asking four critical questions

 

TORONTO, September 16, 2019 --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada today announced the launch of a new media literacy tool, SPOT Fake News Online, to help Canadians of all ages critically assess online news and information.

Published on Thu, 09/12/2019 by Domino's Pizza of Canada

Domino’s Pizza of Canada® Once Again Partners with SickKids

Domino’s Pizza of Canada® Once Again Partners with SickKids

Every time a Customer Orders the “SickKids Special Offer,” $2 will be donated to SickKids!

Join Dominos Canada on Sunday, September 15th between 11am–4pm (or while supplies last) to help raise money for SickKids!

TECUMSEH, Ontario --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- On Sunday, September 15, Domino’s Pizza stores in the Greater Toronto Area will be raising “dough” for SickKids Foundation.

Published on Thu, 09/05/2019 by Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada

The 33rd Shrine Bowl Canada: A Testimony That Despite Their Physical Limitations Our Patients Strive to Remain Active!

The 33rd Shrine Bowl Canada: A Testimony That Despite Their Physical Limitations Our Patients Strive to Remain Active!

MONTREAL--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--The 33rd edition of Shrine Bowl Canada will take place on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. at Concordia Stadium located at the 7200 Sherbrooke Street West in Montreal.

Published on Thu, 09/05/2019 by VirgoCX Inc.

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--To celebrate the Virgo Month (August 23 – September 23), VirgoCX has announced that the company will start give-away campaigns consisted of a number of online and offline events, aiming to give back to the community.

To encourage more people to devote themselves to charity, with every new funded user on VirgoCX platform during the Virgo Month, VirgoCX is going to donate $20 to Sickkids.

Published on Thu, 09/05/2019 by PPG

PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at Tom Donovan Arena in New Brunswick

PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at Tom Donovan Arena in New Brunswick

“The Tom Donovan Arena is truly interwoven into the town’s history, and PPG is honored to help revitalize the arena back to its former glory for future generations.”

RENOUS, New Brunswick--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project in Renous, New Brunswick, that helped revitalize the Tom Donovan Arena. The two-day project brought together nearly 25 volunteers from PPG’s architectural coatings business and Crack N Teal, a PPG customer. The volunteers painted the indoor hockey arena’s locker rooms, hallways, ceiling beams and concession areas, with PPG providing approximately 75 gallons (284 liters) of DULUX® Paints products by PPG to assist with the project.

Published on Mon, 08/26/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Services of Greater Vancouver is top winner of the Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award

Family Services of Greater Vancouver is top winner of the Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award

Each of the winners have demonstrated that their program has made a positive contribution to the lives of their adult learners as well as the community, and all serve as a model for other organizations to adapt.

TORONTO, August 26, 2019 --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is pleased to announce the top and honourable mention winners of the 2019 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award (LIA). The annual award recognizes organizations that develop and implement innovative adult literacy and essential skills programs in communities across Canada.

Published on Wed, 07/10/2019 by Top Hat

Top Hat Awards $100,000 Scholarship to Five Exceptional University Students

Top Hat Awards $100,000 Scholarship to Five Exceptional University Students

Nominated by their professors, honorees across North America selected for displaying leadership, growth and academic success.

Recipients of the first annual Top Hat Scholarship attend Ohio University, Michigan State University, Texas A&M, University of North Georgia and Dalhousie University.

Top Hat Gives Back with $100,000 Scholarship: The five recipients of the inaugural Top Hat Scholarship were nominated by their professors for displaying leadership, growth and academic success.

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--Top Hat, the leading active learning platform for higher education, has awarded scholarships worth a combined $100,000 USD to five exceptional North American students for their academic achievements and the positive learning environ

Published on Wed, 06/12/2019 by Purina

Purina Honours Canadian Pet Heroes Who Have Shown Great Courage

Purina Honours Canadian Pet Heroes Who Have Shown Great Courage

Three devoted dogs receive medals of honour for their valiant actions

TORONTO —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The human-to-animal bond is a fascinating relationship that has long been proven to be mutually-beneficial and essential to the positive health and wellbeing of both pet and owner. This dynamic connection is often illustrated by heroic and altruistic stories that prove that animals will protect us when it matters most.

Published on Fri, 06/07/2019 by HBC Foundation

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

“The HBC Foundation has been able to make a meaningful impact and we’re thankful for our partners who continue to support our mission.”

TORONTO – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian HBC Foundation, the charitable arm of Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada, announced that it has raised $1.35 million for mental health programs and to support Canadian athletes through its 18th Annual HBC Foundation Golf Tournament and Spa. The funds raised are part of the US and Canadian HBC Foundations’ commitment to distribute $6 million (CAD) to mental health initiatives across North America by 2020, and a $2.5 million (CAD) commitment by the Canadian HBC Foundation to the HBC Athlete Bursary program.

Published on Thu, 06/06/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

CASA Welcomes Safety Partner FMC Canada

CASA Welcomes Safety Partner FMC Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sponsorship Supports CASA’s BeGrainSafe Program

WINNIPEG, MB, June 6, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that FMC Canada has committed $37,000 to the BeGrainSafe Program.

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