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Published on Thu, 11/28/2019 by National Newspaper Awards

Community newspapers are now able to enter the National Newspaper Awards

Community newspapers are now able to enter the National Newspaper Awards

  • Must first apply for eligibility
  • Applications for eligibility must be received by December 12, 2019
  • Entries can be submitted between December 15, 2019 and January 15, 2020

Did you know that community newspapers and other non-broadcast organizations that publish original content online most days are now able to enter their work in the National Newspaper Awards?

Published on Tue, 11/05/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative

News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative

Created by the Government of Canada, the Local Journalism Initiative supports the creation of original civic journalism relevant to the diverse needs of people living in underserved communities across Canada.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada is inviting media organizations to submit applications for the Local Journalism Initiative, which aims to provide funding to Canadian media organizations to hire reporters to cover civic institutions and issues in underserved communities across Canada.

Published on Thu, 10/24/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Take Charge of Your Finances with Money Matters

Take Charge of Your Finances with Money Matters

Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adults that helps learners take control of their finances and make smarter decisions about spending and saving. Access the Money Matters program online at online.abcmoneymatters.ca.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- November is Financial Literacy Month and this year’s theme is “Take Charge of Your Finances”. The goal of Financial Literacy Month is to encourage Canadians to take control of their financial well-being by making a budget, having a savings and debt reduction plan, and understanding their financial rights and responsibilities.

Published on Wed, 10/23/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

New research finds that print newspaper advertisements are the most engaging and effective form of advertising

“This new information confirms the power of newspaper advertising and, we hope, will help marketers reconsider advertising in local newspapers across the country.”

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- A new study conducted by Totum Research on behalf of News Media Canada has found that printed newspaper ads engage Canadians more than any other medium, print or digital.

Published on Tue, 10/22/2019 by ECO Canada

Committed to Full-Time Job Creation for Emerging Practitioners in the Growing Natural Resource & Environmental Sectors.

Committed to Full-Time Job Creation for Emerging Practitioners in the Growing Natural Resource & Environmental Sectors.

“Employers must align talent acquisition and retention strategy to prepare for this gap of skilled professionals and the intellectual capital they will take with them.”

ECO Canada Continues to Bridge Employment Gaps for Emerging Environmental Practitioners.

CALGARY, Alberta --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- ECO Canada is pleased to announce renewed commitment for the creation of new environmental jobs for young professionals. This employment program helps emerging practitioners that have training in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) by providing them with the chance to gain meaningful on-the-job experience and launch their environmental careers.
Published on Mon, 10/07/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Newspapers Matter: Now More Than Ever

Newspapers Matter: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week celebrates the importance of credible journalism in communities across our country

Published on Thu, 09/26/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Digital literacy program now available in French

Digital literacy program now available in French

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--A successful digital literacy program presented by ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) and Youth Empowering Parents has just been released in French.

Youth Teaching Adults provides an opportunity for youth to develop their leadership skills through teaching technology to adult learners one-on-one, and for learners to increase their digital literacy skills.

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada adds three new workshops to its UP Skills for Work program

ABC Life Literacy Canada adds three new workshops to its UP Skills for Work program

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--In honour of the 10th annual Essential Skills Day, ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has added three additional workshops to its UP Skills for Work employability skills program on the topics of Stress Management, Adaptability and Confidence.

The program aims to help develop the key employability skills that employers look for when hiring. These soft skills help workers to be adaptable and motivated throughout their whole employment and as they move into new roles or careers.

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by Amazon

Amazon Expands in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough

Amazon Expands in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough

“We’re excited to welcome Amazon’s first fulfillment centre in the City of Toronto and the more than 600 new, good jobs that will be created in Scarborough”

The facility will create more than 600 full-time jobs in the Greater Toronto Area

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by Bioscience Association Manitoba

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Global Biotech Week showcases the global significance of Manitoba’s $9 billion biotech industry

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