Events and Announcements

Published on Tue, 03/24/2009 by World Vision Canada

Teens fight hunger on empty stomachs, satisfying growing global appetites

Teens fight hunger on empty stomachs, satisfying growing global appetites

• 100,000 Canadian youth will participate in the World Vision 30 Hour Famine on April 3-4, 2009.
• Youth abstain from food for 30 hours to understand what hunger feels like and raise funds to fight poverty.
• The UN says 35 million children are expected to plunge deeper into poverty; teens want a recipe for change.

Published on Mon, 03/23/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post Community Literacy Awards, nominations open today

Canada Post Community Literacy Awards, nominations open today

OTTAWA (March 23, 2009) -- Nominations for the Canada Post Community Literacy Awards are now open. These awards highlight the achievements of Canadians making a special effort or important contribution to improving Canada's literacy landscape. The Awards recognize adult learners and educators in either Individual Achievement or Educator categories.

Published on Fri, 03/20/2009 by Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary

Toronto community unites at Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary's Yoga in Motion event

Toronto community unites at Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary's Yoga in Motion event

Vanessa Ferrone and Sandy Braz are only 28 years old, but they have each faced breast cancer.

Ferrone had a scare last year when she found a lump in her breast (it didn't turn out to be cancer), and Braz's mother bravely battled breast cancer six years ago and won.

Published on Fri, 01/23/2009 by Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

One day, around the world, to end MS.

One day, around the world, to end MS.

FEBRUARY 2009 -- It's a party with a purpose and folks across the country are busy planning gatherings and dreaming up party themes in preparation for the MS Global Dinner Party on Saturday, February 28. They'll be joined by others around the world hosting parties in support of research to end multiple sclerosis.

Published on Mon, 12/15/2008 by The Bishop Strachan School

Attention Education Editors: BSS Announces New Junior School Principal

Attention Education Editors: BSS Announces New Junior School Principal

(Toronto, December 15, 2008) Kim Gordon, Head of the Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, today announced the appointment of Patti MacDonald to the position of Principal, Junior School and Assistant Head, BSS, on the resignation of current Principal, Jennifer Armstrong. Ms. Armstrong has accepted the Principal's role at the Primary School of The International School of Geneva, and will be moving to Switzerland with her family in August of this year.

Published on Thu, 10/23/2008 by Media Profile

Kraft Hockeyville 2009 wants to bring the NHL to your community arena

Kraft Hockeyville 2009 wants to bring the NHL to your community arena

Grand prize is a 2009/10 pre-season NHL® game played at the winning community's arena and $100,000 in arena upgrade money, submission period starts November 1

Published on Wed, 10/22/2008 by The War Amps

Address labels will be mailed in Alberta on November 3rd

Address labels will be mailed in Alberta on November 3rd

WAR AMPS 2008 ADDRESS LABEL MAILING MARKS 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR I

NOVEMBER 3, 2008 – As Alberta residents begin to receive their 2008 War Amps address labels this week, they will find enclosed a letter from the Association's CEO Cliff Chadderton noting the anniversary of what was called "the war to end all wars."

Published on Wed, 10/22/2008 by The War Amps

Address labels will be mailed in Manitoba on November 3rd

Address labels will be mailed in Manitoba on November 3rd

WAR AMPS 2008 ADDRESS LABEL MAILING MARKS 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR I

NOVEMBER 3, 2008 -- As Manitoba residents begin to receive their 2008 War Amps address labels this week, they will find enclosed a letter from the Association's CEO Cliff Chadderton noting the anniversary of what was called "the war to end all wars."

"November 11th, 2008 is the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War, a war which, sadly and proudly, my family recalls due to service in Flanders of young men from both sides of my family," Mr. Chadderton writes.

Published on Mon, 10/20/2008 by Media Profile

Media Conference Call: KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE 2009 LAUNCH DETAILS

Media Conference Call: KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE 2009 LAUNCH DETAILS

Attention: News, Assignment, Community News, Sports Reporters and Editors

Media Conference Call

KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE 2009 LAUNCH DETAILS
All corporate sponsors available for comment

Media are invited to participate in a conference call for the launch of Kraft Hockeyville 2009 on Wednesday, October 22 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Call in to speak with representatives from Kraft Canada, CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players Association to find out about this year’s competition.

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