Events and Announcements
Submitted by the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada
For Immediate release
Join the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 6th annual Great Strides™: Taking steps to cure cystic fibrosis walk
Toronto, ON (May 28, 2010) – On Sunday, May 30, more than 50 communities across Canada will be taking great strides towards finding a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF), the most common, fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults.
High Schools for Haiti: Students encouraged to empathize with Haitian youth, says leading youth expert
Dr. Karyn Gordon participates in a speaking tour that teaches students about the importance of empathy
TORONTO, May 20 /CNW/ - One of Canada's leading youth and family experts, Dr. Karyn Gordon, is participating in a speaking tour next week sponsored by Maple Leaf Foods. Beginning on May 25, Dr. Gordon will be visiting schools in the GTA, hosting an interactive workshop for students in grades 7 to 12 that will focus on empathy and how to build healthy friendships.
Authors At Harbourfront Centres 36th Season Comes To A Close While New Festivals And Innovative Programmes Spring Up In June
For Immediate Release
AUTHORS AT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE’S 36th SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE WHILE NEW FESTIVALS AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMES SPRING UP IN JUNE
With appearances by Linda Holeman, Andreï Makine, David Pogue and others
The nomination period for the 2010 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards has been extended.
Nominate yourself…..Nominate someone else. But make sure that we get your nomination before midnight (EDT) May 31, 2010.
Come visit our website after July 21, 2010 to see all of the finalists.
What can you do in the meantime?
TORONTO, May 13, 2010 ----- Programme partners the Ontario Library Association (OLA) and Authors at Harbourfront Centre are delighted to announce the winners of the 2010 Forest of Reading® Awards. This year’s Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ was held at Harbourfront Centre on May 12 and 13, during which the winners were announced.
Have you made a nomination for the 2010 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards?
If not, do it right now!
Nominate yourself….Nominate someone else. But make sure that we get your nomination by midnight (EDT), Friday, May 21, 2010.
Not sure if you know someone who deserves to win this award?
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Attached is an advance copy of the National Freedom of Information Audit report as well as a package of articles for publication and a news release.
Please note that the information is under embargo and not for publication until Wednesday, May 12 at 3 PM.
A press conference will take place on Wednesday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the Peel Room at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W. Audit author Fred Vallance Jones and CNA/CCNA CEO John Hinds will be on hand to discuss the findings and answer questions. A media advisory is attached.
May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
Toronto, ON (May 4, 2010) – Imagine drowning on the inside. Your lungs fill with fluid as you cough uncontrollably with little relief. This is the fear, and the reality for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), the most common, fatal, genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. There is no cure.
During May, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, Foundation members and supporters make a special effort to raise awareness of the disease and to let the public know what they can do to help.