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Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo
PEN Canada
Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Nino Ricci and more than 40 members of PEN Canada, the writers' association, have signed a petition on behalf of prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Climate Fast News from The Hill
Hungry For Climate Leadership
On DAY 10 of the Fast, climate activists, maintain their presence on Parliament Hill to call on the Government to take immediate action to confront the Climate crisis and ask for public to pledge thei...
Fasters Head to Court
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Day 11 of Fast - Three "Hungry for Climate Leadership" Fasters in Court - Climate Change Trial Begins in Ottawa Courtroom - Harper Government Accused of Dividing Canadians With Oil-Dominated Energy a...
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois and Quebec Student Group Classe to Tour Canada
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, former spokesperson for Quebec student group CLASSE, will be embarking on a whistle-stop national speaking tour from the 29th of September to the 5th of October.
IFIC Welcomes New Members
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada and WhiteHaven Securities Inc. have joined IFIC as members, effective June 25, 2014.
International Acclaim For Books By Hamilton, Ontario Publisher
Bridgeross Communications
The latest release from Bridgeross, Prose To Go: Tales From A Private List, has been hailed by South African reviewer Lois C. Henderson writing in the New York Journal of Books as “a life-enhancing ex...
Ryan Reynolds and a host of other Canadian celebrities have joined forces to protect nature
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Ryan Reynolds, Jason Priestley, William Shatner and Rachel Blanchard, star in A Force for Nature - a 30 minute television journey through some of our most magnificent but threatened landscapes.
Sources welcomes Coalition For No Whales in Captivity
Coalition For No Whales in Captivity
Sources welcomes a new member: Coalition For No Whales in Captivity. The Coalition For No Whales In Captivity is the "watchdog" of the Vancouver Aquarium.
Sources welcomes Valerie Jones
Valerie Jones, M.B.A., Speaker, Social Networking, E-Commerce Expert, Grand
Sources welcomes a new member: Valerie Jones, M.B.A., Speaker, Social Networking, E-Commerce Expert,

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Canadian Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on Canadian topics in the Sources directory for the media.
Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo
Sources News Release
PEN Canada
Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Nino Ricci and more than 40 members of PEN Canada, the writers' association, have signed a petition on behalf of prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Connexions Library: Canada Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Canada.
A damning indictment of the Ontario Liberal government's private power strategy
Walkom, Thomas
The Star
Private power is a great deal for private power owners, writes Thomas Walkom. For the rest of us, not so much.
Fake grassroots advocacy part of TransCanada's plan to silence Energy East critics
Uechi, Jenny
Vancouver Observer
Documents show plans to "pressure" pipeline critics by working with third parties and industry-funded grassroots advocacy groups in favour of Energy East.
Mercenary of Reaction
Lynton Crosby in Canada
Kampmark, Binoy
Dissident Voice
Lynton Crosby has a full schedule. He is the modern electoral PR hitman for parties in dire straits. He is hired to stir the pot of resentment and undermine hopes for change. His very existence sugges...
Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues
More than 460 people have died in encounters with police in Canada since 2000
Nicholson, Katie; Marcoux, Jacques
More than 460 people have died in encounters with police across Canada since the year 2000, and a substantial majority suffered from mental health problems or symptoms of drug abuse, a CBC News invest...
NDP campaign enters panic mode
Needham, Fraser
The Left Chapter
If in politics a week can be a lifetime, a month can be an eternity -- especially in an election campaign.
Operation Soap
Wikipedia article
Operation Soap was a raid by the Metropolitan Toronto Police against four gay bathhouses in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which took place on February 5, 1981. More than three hundred men were arrested, t...
Province ignored whistleblowers who warned about child abuse at its training schools
An ongoing Star investigation of alleged physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the schools for troubled youth between the 1960s and the 19
Wallace, Kenyon
Toronto Star Newspapers
An investigation of alleged physical, sexual and emotional abuse at Ontario training schools between the 1960s and the 1980s found that two officials warned the province of brutal and sadistic treatm...
Radical Digressions
Diemer, Ulli
Ulli Diemer
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian Marxist perspective.
Thinking About Self-Determination
Diemer, Ulli
Canadian Dimension / Ulli Diemer
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...
Venezuela declares Craib Kowalik, Canada's Chargé d'Affaires in Caracas, persona non gratas
Engler, Yves
Dissident Voice
Last week Venezuela declared Canada's chargé d'affaires in Caracas persona non grata. In making the announcement the president of the National Constituent Assembly Delcy Rodriguez denounced Craib Kowa...

Sources Bookshelf

Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Rosner, Cecil
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
Communicating in Canada's Past
Essays in Media History
Allen, Gene; Robinson, Daniel J. (eds.)
Address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada. Includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study and essays on a range of subjects, including print journalis...
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Rayburn, Alan
Includes 6,200 names of Canadian cities, towns, lakes, rivers, national parks, mountains, capes, channels and bays.
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
1000 Questions About Canada
Places, People, Things and Ideas. A Question-and-Answer Book on Canadian Facts and Culture.
Columbo, John Robert
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Yesterday's News
Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Miller John
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.


Airforce Magazine
The magazine of Canada's Airforce heritage.
Alberta Construction Magazine
The Alberta construction scene.
The Archivist/L'Archiviste
A free, bilingual, information-packed magazine highlighting the archival resources and services of the National Archives of Canada.
Bar & Boissons
Bar & Beverage Business Magazine is a publication dedicated to managers, owners and staff of Canada#s nightclubs, bars, cabarets and hotel/restaurant lounges.
Bio Business
Articles on life sciences and the biotechnology industry.
The leading accounting publication in Canada and the preferred information source for chartered accountants and financial executives. Provides a forum for discussion and debate on professional, financ...
Rousseau Automotive Communication is the Canadian leader in automotive business information.
Canadian Property Valuatioin
News and articles of interest to real estate appraisal professionals.
Canadian Chemical News
For chemists, chemical engineers, and chemical technologists.
Country Guide
Business aspects of farming.
Documentary Channel
Documentary films from Canada and around the world. Featuring innovative, enlightening, hard-hitting and inspiring documentaries covering subjects such as medicine, the environment, technology & scien...
Gazeta Plus
Canadian Russian Weekly news.
Latin Life News
Showcasing the best of Canadian Latin culture.
Propane Canada
Natural gas liquids industry. Topics range from production to transportation.
Sheep Canada
Focus on sheep production and farming.
The Western Producer
Newspaper about the agricultural industry.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Museum of History
To enhance Canadians# knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada#s history and identity, and also to enhance their awarene...

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