Events and Announcements

Published on Thu, 10/27/2011 by Organic Federation of Canada

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

An interview with Ted Zettel, President of OFC/FBC

by Nicole Boudreau


OFC was first operational October 1 2007; four full years have passed since then. Are you happy with the evolution of OFC and the current challenges it is facing?

Published on Thu, 10/27/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2011

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (345 words)

Check out Pioneer Toolbox Talks -- a new resource to help Canadian farm and ranch operators deliver regular safety training to their workers.

Toolbox Talks are notes for brief, informal talks or meetings about specific ag safety topics. These notes provide the tools for two to five minute, interactive discussions on working safely on the farm.

Published on Thu, 10/13/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Communicating safety responsibilities to farm visitors

Communicating safety responsibilities to farm visitors

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (484 words)

As a farm owner/operator, you are responsible for the health and safety of everyone who sets foot on your farm -- whether they are workers, suppliers, contractors, your children's friends or a stranger asking for directions. Fulfill that responsibility with a written farm safety plan that everyone understands and follows.

Published on Thu, 10/06/2011 by Cold Fire Canada

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Fire Safety Week 2011 sees the revolutionary anti-combustible Cold Fire™ make its journey from predominantly government and industrial use to availability for domestic use as well. Front line Tested by NASCAR racing teams and firefighters around the globe, Cold Fire's natural fire suppressants and retardants are now available to the public for use in their own homes.

Published on Wed, 09/28/2011 by Cackleberries Entertainment Inc.

Canadian Mother Develops Safe and Sound Cackleberries Online World for 3-7 Year Olds

Canadian Mother Develops Safe and Sound Cackleberries Online World for 3-7 Year Olds

Picture a friendly world reminiscent of a more innocent earlier time, a world of childhood wonder. This unique edutainment site where safety comes first has a mission to restore the innocence to childhood and in a real life story twist, it was virtual world producer and creator Eronne Foster's experience with street and addicted youth that made her so determined to create this site.

Published on Wed, 09/14/2011 by The Canadian Newspaper Project

Become Part of Internet Business Planning for Community Newspapers

Become Part of Internet Business Planning for Community Newspapers

If you are one of the many community newspaper publishers across Canada trying to craft strategy for Internet news distribution, this study will be of interest to you. I invite your help in defining current and future practice of electronic news distribution at Canadian community newspapers.

A ten-minute anonymous survey is located at www.newspaperproject.ca

Published on Fri, 09/09/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Canada FarmSafe Plan: A new guide to manage safety risks on your farm

Canada FarmSafe Plan: A new guide to manage safety risks on your farm

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (413 words)

Published on Thu, 09/08/2011 by Canada Post

Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

PRESS RELEASE EMBARGO : September 8, 2011

Globally some 796 million adults lack minimum literacy skills

OTTAWA (September 8, 2011) – In recognition of International Literacy Day, Canada Post today announced the winners of its 2011 Community Literacy Awards. There are 13 winners - seven in the Educator category and six Individuals from all parts of Canada. The Canada Post Community Literacy Awards program began in 1993 to recognize literacy learners and the community-based organizations that support them.

Published on Tue, 09/06/2011 by Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Knights in Shinerama armour fight to help cure cystic fibrosis

Knights in Shinerama armour fight to help cure cystic fibrosis

Students across Canada fundraise in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Published on Mon, 08/22/2011 by lululemon athletica

It’s time to dance, Canada! lululemon athletica inc. announces the launch of ivivva athletica's canadian online store

It’s time to dance, Canada! lululemon athletica inc. announces the launch of ivivva athletica's canadian online store

Vancouver, BC -- August 22, 2011 - Calling all movers and shakers across Canada -- ivivva athletica is now playing on a screen near you. lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ: LULU; TSX: LLL) is proud to introduce ivivva athletica's Canadian online store at ivivva.com. Inspired by movement and created by lululemon in 2009, ivivva offers dance and athletic apparel for active girls.

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