Finance and Business

Published on Mon, 02/03/2020 by Canadian Union of Public Employees

Ottawa and Ottawa Valley ParaMed staff say, “enough of low wages, exploitation”, begin workplace actions today

Ottawa and Ottawa Valley ParaMed staff say, “enough of low wages, exploitation”, begin workplace actions today

OTTAWA, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– More than 200 nurses, personal support workers (PSWs) and care dispatchers employed locally by ParaMed are among Ottawa’s and the Ottawa Valley’s lowest paid health care workers. But today (Monday, February 3, 2020) these predominantly female workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public of Employees (CUPE) begin workplace actions to increase their wages on par with similar care staff across the region.

Published on Thu, 01/09/2020 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism Initiative applications

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism Initiative applications

Applications are being sought from Ontario English media, Quebec French media, and Indigenous media across the country. Print and digital news media are eligible to apply for funding to News Media Canada.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada, the voice of the print and digital news media industry in Canada, announced today a second call for applications to its Local Journalism Initiative program.

Published on Fri, 12/20/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

TORONTO, ON -- /COMMUNITYWIRE/ -- News Media Canada today announced that it will fund 105 journalists at 94 host news organizations across Canada under the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.

“We believe the Local Journalism Initiative will make a significant contribution to the industry and help strengthen civic journalism across Canada.”
- John Hinds, President and CEO

News Media Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) program will provide funding to grant recipients to hire reporters to create new journalistic content covering civic issues and institutions of importance to Canadians.

Published on Thu, 12/12/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Training, Equipment, and Teamwork Combine to Save Youth Trapped in Corn

Training, Equipment, and Teamwork Combine to Save Youth Trapped in Corn

By Robin Anderson for the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association
Grain entrapment is a growing concern on farms and in grain handling facilities. Grain entrapment happens quickly and is often fatal. That’s where the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s (CASA) BeGrainSafe program comes in. BeGrainSafe works to save lives through awareness and training.
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

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