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Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

It would seem that connecting tech-savvy Canadians with those who could learn from their digital know-how could benefit both the teacher and the learner.

Many young Canadians have grown up with technology as a constant in their lives. They’ve always had the Internet at their fingertips; mobile devices and tablets always on-hand to be kept up-to-date on the latest news. For these Canadians, the rapidly changing demands of technology are expected and exciting, with the introduction of new devices promising to make everyday tasks easier and quicker.

Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

"Youth Teaching Adults will bring together youth tutors and adult learners for a rewarding intergenerational learning experience where both the tutor and adult will build confidence and skills."

TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – In the age of rapidly changing technology, it can be difficult to keep up. While some Canadians thrive on new digital devices and technology, others find it confusing and daunting. How do we connect tech-savvy individuals with those who could benefit the most from their knowledge? Introducing: Youth Teaching Adults.

Published on Tue, 03/26/2019 by Ontario BIA Association

Bricks & clicks: Digital Main Street shows how retail stores & digital can grow together

Bricks & clicks: Digital Main Street shows how retail stores & digital can grow together

By Gord McIntosh
Digital Communications Consultant
Digital Main Street provides main street small businesses with digital-readiness assessments, recommendations for quick wins, information and resources and $2,500 grants to qualifying businesses to bring on digital tools and techniques.

Dennis Van Staalduinen thinks that adding digital to traditional bricks and mortar is a new beginning.

In fact, the Executive Director of the huge and trendy Wellington West Business Improvement Area (BIA) just west of downtown Ottawa sees nothing but growth ahead.

That’s because bricks and clicks can go together to grow a customer base, with a little help from an innovative partnership program between the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) and the Province of Ontario.

Celebrating Francophone and Acadian Women Behind Canada’s Official Languages Act

Celebrating Francophone and Acadian Women Behind Canada’s Official Languages Act

From a female and feminist point of view, the AFFC will showcase a retrospective of the last five decades that helped shape this famous legislative initiative, a pledge to this country’s linguistic duality.

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Canada’s Official Language Act is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and the Alliance des femmes de la francophonie canadienne (AFFC) alliance is proud to commemorate this historic moment by dedicating a special bilingual edition of its PrésentEs! magazine, which will be unveiled this evening at a reception held at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel where ministers, senators and community leaders will be in attendance.

Published on Mon, 03/11/2019 by Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada

Media Advisory: Legendary Rock Band FOREIGNER to Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children® ─ Canada on Tuesday, March 12th

Media Advisory: Legendary Rock Band FOREIGNER to Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children® ─ Canada on Tuesday, March 12th

Event Information

03/12/2019 @ 1:00 PM
Montreal, Quebec

FOREIGNER Has A Long-Standing Relationship with Shriners Hospitals for Children®, and Recently Donated a Special Version of its Classic Song “I Want To Know What Love Is” with a Choir Featuring Shriners Hospitals for Children Patients

Published on Tue, 10/30/2018 by Newegg Inc.

Newegg Canada Set to Kick Off Black November® 2018

Newegg Canada Set to Kick Off Black November® 2018

Company Unveils Plans to Upgrade the Holiday Shopping Experience with Great Deals on the Year’s Most Sought-after Tech

Newegg Canada details plans for its annual Black November campaign

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, October 30, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Newegg Canada today detailed its plans for this year’s Black November®, the company’s month-long campaign featuring some of the hottest categories in consumer tech, including PC gaming, smart home, drones and more. Now in its 10th year, Black November gives the edge to early holiday shoppers in search of the holiday season’s hottest products.

Published on Fri, 10/05/2018 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week in Canada is October 1 to 7, 2018

Let’s send a message—to businesses, to government, to journalists across Canada—that #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver.

By Steve Nixon, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association
I am very concerned. You should be, too.

Recently, I read some statistics on how Canadians are navigating their way through the whole “Fake News” issue.

Published on Thu, 10/04/2018 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Newspapers Matter – Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Newspapers Matter – Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week in Canada is October 1 to 7, 2018

Let’s send a message—to businesses, to government, to journalists across Canada—that #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver.

By Dave Adsett, Publisher, The Wellington Advertiser, Fergus, ON

Every town has one. In Fergus, his name is Ian.

Published on Thu, 10/04/2018 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Newspapers Matter

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Newspapers Matter

National Newspaper Week in Canada is October 1 to 7, 2018

Let’s send a message—to businesses, to government, to journalists across Canada—that #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver.

By Margaret Hasein, Publisher, Biggar Independent, Biggar, SK

It was a typical summer night, sitting around the campfire at the lake. Friends and family, lots of laughter, toasting marshmallows, partaking in a few beverages.

Published on Wed, 10/03/2018 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

National Newspaper Week Op-Ed: Is researched reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

National Newspaper Week Op-Ed: Is researched reasoned journalism the next endangered species?

National Newspaper Week in Canada is October 1 to 7, 2018

Let’s send a message—to businesses, to government, to journalists across Canada—that #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver.

By Sarah Holmes, Publisher and Owner, Gabriola Sounder, Gabriola, BC

The internet isn't interested in getting it right, or correcting errors, or in telling a story that recognizes the importance in the mundane of community living. The internet is a thing.

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