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Published on Wed, 02/13/2013 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Ag Safety Week Organizers Encourage Farmers to Get with the Plan!

Ag Safety Week Organizers Encourage Farmers to Get with the Plan!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON, February 13, 2013: This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), and exclusive corporate sponsor Farm Credit Canada (FCC) want to encourage farmers to "Get with the Plan!" just in time for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 10 to 16, 2013.

Published on Wed, 02/13/2013 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Newspapers Canada partners with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to launch new writing competition

Newspapers Canada partners with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to launch new writing competition

Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership and charitable writing competition for Canadian journalists. Staff writers at daily and non-daily newspapers are invited to enter the Jumpstart Awards for a chance to win a community grant worth up to $5,000 to donate to their local Jumpstart chapter.

Published on Thu, 01/17/2013 by Phoenix Gate Studio

Phoenix Gate Studio announces new website development and social media plans

Phoenix Gate Studio announces new website development and social media plans

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TORONTO (January 17, 2013) - Phoenix Gate Studio (www.phoenixgatestudio.ca) wants to help companies kick off 2013 with the right tools, and to get them started we're announcing new website development and social media plans for organizations of all sizes.

New pricing options for 2013 start at just $500 for a feature-packed website that includes a content management system that will give your business control over your website's content, and help reach your customers, clients, or partners.

Published on Mon, 12/10/2012 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

15 minutes is all it takes to improve literacy skills

15 minutes is all it takes to improve literacy skills

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After a long day at school, the last thing most kids want to do is learn at home. But the benefits of learning as a family outside the classroom are huge -- not only are children exposed to a culture of lifelong learning, but the bond between parent and child can grow with each teachable moment.

Published on Mon, 12/03/2012 by Appraisal Institute of Canada

AIC-NS Real Estate Appraisers and Habitat For Humanity Team Up To Bring Families Home For The Holidays

AIC-NS Real Estate Appraisers and Habitat For Humanity Team Up To Bring Families Home For The Holidays

Halifax, NS (Dec. 1, 2012) - Local real estate appraisers and designated members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada – Nova Scotia (AIC-NS) and representatives from Habitat for Humanity – Nova Scotia and other community groups came together today to present two families with the keys to their new homes in the Spryfield community of Halifax. The homes were built throughout the year and are now completed – just in time for the holidays.

Published on Mon, 11/26/2012 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

How to choose your charitable holiday gifts

How to choose your charitable holiday gifts

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Showing your loved ones that you care by making a charitable gift in their name resonates with the true holiday spirit of giving. It also ensures your gifts won't be returned, left unused, or re-gifted. But with so many options to choose from, where do you start your search for the right charity?

Published on Mon, 11/19/2012 by The GATE

The GATE challenges media, bloggers to give back this holiday season

The GATE challenges media, bloggers to give back this holiday season

TORONTO (November 16, 2012) - The 2012 edition of The GATE's Holiday Gift Guide series launched today, and as is tradition, The GATE kicked it all off with some suggestions for charities you and your family can support.

This year, The GATE selected Plan Canada as our feature charity, and purchased the motorcycle ambulance gift from their Gifts of Hope program.

Published on Mon, 11/12/2012 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Buck the old holiday tradition this season

Buck the old holiday tradition this season

Caribou are the only members of the deer family where both males and females have antlers. Photo by Darren Colello.

Tired of the same ill-fitting gifts? The busy malls and the race for that last parking spot? Want your gifts to stand out this year? Then leave the mall behind and give a gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas to get you started!

Published on Wed, 09/26/2012 by CBC

Victoria Duffield named Cross Country Fun Hunt treasure: Canadian kids can bring singer home by nominating their local fun spot

Victoria Duffield named Cross Country Fun Hunt treasure: Canadian kids can bring singer home by nominating their local fun spot

Note to Editors: "Today" in copy is Wednesday, Sept. 26. For photo and multimedia materials, see link at bottom of copy.

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Victoria Duffield named Cross Country Fun Hunt treasure: Canadian kids can bring singer home by nominating their own local fun spot. 510 words with optional trim of 105 words.

By Chris Lackner
Canadian kids are being challenged to put their community on the map by winning their hometown a national reputation - and a special concert performance.

Published on Tue, 09/11/2012 by Newspapers Canada

Winners revealed for the 2012 Extra Awards

Winners revealed for the 2012 Extra Awards

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EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE:
September 12, 2012

The Extra Awards celebrate outstanding advertising in newspapers and on their sites. Newspapers Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the Extra Awards for 2012.

The 2012 Extra's Best of Show is BleuBlancRouge with its outstanding execution for The Gazette "Tweet Edition".

Other award winners include stunning work from (in order of number of awards received):

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