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Published on Thu, 01/07/2016 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Tips for Any Day!

Family Literacy Tips for Any Day!

Spending just 15 minutes a day doing literacy activities will improve your
children’s skills dramatically, as well as your own. Here are some fun and easy
daily activities from ABC Life Literacy Canada:

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Winnipeg MB, le 17 décembre 2015 :  L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est heureuse d’annoncer les partenariats avec la Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), l’Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) et SaskCanola pour contribuer à la construction et l’opération d’une unité de démonstration mobile pour l’immobilisation dans le grain dans les trois Provinces des Prairies.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Winnipeg, MB December 17, 2015:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce partnerships with Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) and SaskCanola to help build and operate a mobile grain entrapment demonstration unit in the three Prairie Provinces.

Published on Wed, 12/09/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Barbara Reid, award-winning Canadian author and illustrator, is named Honourary Chair of Family Literacy Day 2016!

Barbara Reid, award-winning Canadian author and illustrator, is named Honourary Chair of Family Literacy Day 2016!

December 9, 2015 – (Toronto, ON)  Each year January 27th marks Family Literacy Day in Canada. This annual celebration of families learning together happens in schools, libraries, learning centres and homes from coast to coast to coast. Created by ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) in 1999, Family Literacy Day also presents the opportunity for organizations to raise awareness around the importance of reading and engaging in literacy activities as a family.

Published on Tue, 12/08/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Tweet Chat

Family Literacy Tweet Chat

Event Information

12/10/2015 @ 1:00
12/10/2015
Ontario

Thursday December 10

1:00-2:00 pm (Eastern)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, ABC Life Literacy Canada is Hosting a Family Literacy Tweet Chat.

This event may be of interest to reporters writing about Family Literacy Day, or to newspapers that are considering planning or supporting an event.

Published on Tue, 11/24/2015 by Keith McNeill

Global warming will require a global solution

Global warming will require a global solution

Hello fellow community newspaper editor,

I hope that you will consider running the following as a guest editorial or, at the least, a letter to the editor.

Keith 
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By Keith McNeill

Prime minister Justin Trudeau should call for a worldwide referendum on a global carbon fee-and-dividend at the COP21 climate change conference in Paris.

The conference will start on Nov. 30 and will last until Dec. 11.

Published on Tue, 11/24/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Gifts for a green Christmas

Gifts for a green Christmas

Your tree isn’t the only thing that can be green this holiday season. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has the perfect gift for the nature lover who already has four pairs of binoculars.  

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s annual charitable gift-giving program, Gifts of Canadian Nature, program provides an opportunity for people to contribute to the conservation of wild areas across Canada by sponsoring five of our country’s most quintessential species: moose, grizzly bear, Canada lynx, gray wolf and great horned owl.

Published on Thu, 11/19/2015 by Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada Ensures “No One Left Behind”

Scouts Canada Ensures “No One Left Behind”

Matte Article: 184 Words

Do you know a family that needs a little extra help this holiday season?

Scouts Canada has a program called No One Left Behind that helps reduce the economic barriers to participation by subsidizing membership fees and related costs such as uniforms, program equipment and activities, for youth whose families are experiencing financial hardships.

Published on Thu, 11/12/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Winnipeg, MB November 12, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Back to Ag Program.

Published on Thu, 11/12/2015 by Universities Canada

Media Advisory: Canadian Universities Welcome Members of Parliament to Campuses

Media Advisory: Canadian Universities Welcome Members of Parliament to Campuses

Event Information

11/16/2015
11/27/2015
Nationwide

November 12, 2015

OTTAWA – Canada’s universities are inviting their local Members of Parliament for behind-the-scenes campus experiences to showcase how universities are preparing students for the future and building stronger communities.

WHO: Local Members of Parliament, local universities

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