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- 2009 Leaves One of Worst Records for Targeted Killings of Journalists, Says IFJ (December 31, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for more action from governments and the United Nations to protect media as it announced a grim total of 137 journalists and media personnel killed during 2009.
- IFJ Welcomes "Historic Opportunity" as Palestinian Journalists Agree to Hold Congress (December 31, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists welcomes the decision by the Palestine Journalists' Syndicate (PJS) yesterday to hold a Congress to elect a new leadership and rebuild the unity and solidarity of journalists across the occupied territories
- IFJ Condemns "Flagrant Violation of Press Freedom" After Sentence of Spanish Journalists (December 31, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists has strongly condemned a court verdict against two Spanish journalists. The two men, who were charged with "revealing secrets", have been condemned to suspended jail terms of a year and nine months.
- Royal BC Museum offers admission by donation (December 29, 2009)
As a gift to thank the community for its continued support, the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) is carrying on its New Years tradition by offering admission by donation. Visitors are asked to
pay-what-they-can from Jan. 2 - 9.
- World Renowned Hypnotist holds Gala Opening and Charity Workshops in Toronto in honour of World Hypnotism Day (December 28, 2009)
Debbie Papadakis, BCH, CI, popular hypnosis expert and founder of Torontos Hypno Healing Institute will be celebrating World Hypnotism Day with three very special events being held at the Hypo Healing Institute, 355 Keele St., Toronto.
- Gazas civilians, still unable to rebuild one year after Operation Cast Lead, betrayed by international community (December 22, 2009)
The international community has betrayed the people of Gaza by failing to back their words with effective action to secure the ending of the Israeli blockade which is preventing reconstruction and recovery, say a group of 16 leading organizations.
- IFJ Condemns Murder of Turkish Editor (December 22, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists and its European regional group, the European Federation of Journalists, today condemned the killing of Cihan Hayirsevener, the editor-in-chief of a newspaper engaged in exposing corruption in Turkey.
- Seven Things Not To Do When Creating a New Years Resolution (December 22, 2009)
One in four people will not make it a week with their New Years resolution. Here are seven things not to do when creating a New Years resolution that will help you go the distance.
- Toronto Peace Activists March in Solidarity to End the Illegal Siege of Gaza (December 20, 2009)
On December 31, 2009, more than 1,300 citizens from across the world (including more than 55 Canadians) will join with an estimated 50,000 Palestinians in a peaceful march to the Erez border crossing into Israel.
- Toronto Company Receives Record $15 Million Fine (December 18, 2009)
The Competition Bureau announced today that the Ontario Superior Court has imposed a record $15 million fine against DataCom Marketing Inc. for operating a business directory scam targeting Canadian and U.S. businesses.
- Academics Urge Government Climate Action (December 17, 2009)
More than 500 university faculty members from universities across Canada signed a letter to the Canadian Government calling for immediate drastic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The letter points out the time frame of reductions is critical.
- Farmers Reclaim Power (December 17, 2009)
Farmers from the international peasant's organisation La Via Campesina are joining the Reclaim Power Action in Copenhagen. his protest is co-organised by the large coalitions of social movements, NGOs, unions and activists.
- Freedom of expression under attack in every region, say IFEX members on International Human Rights Day (December 17, 2009)
To mark International Human Rights Day IFEX members paused to comment on violations of free expression as they commemorated the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- IFJ Calls for "New Mindset" over Media Accountability and Future of Journalism (December 17, 2009)
Building public trust in journalism is critical for democracy and development and requires a "new mindset" about media accountability says the International Federation of Journalists.
- Gifts to Inspire: Online Contest Gives Charities a Chance to Win $30,000 (December 16, 2009)
Popular Snack Maker Launches Social Media Campaign To "Show Us Your Goodness" And Nominate Inspiring Nonprofit Groups To Win $30,000 in Prize Money.
- Holiday Shopping for Those Who Have it All or Are Difficult to Buy For (December 16, 2009)
Are you struggling this time of the year, trying to figure out what gifts you will get for everyone on your list? Here are some ideas on what to give that hard-to-buy person this holiday season. They will be pleased with their gift, and you will be
- Donate Your Video Camera, Laptop or Work Tools to Authentic Journalists (December 15, 2009)
Donate Your Video Camera, Laptop or Work Tools to Authentic Journalists
- Spirit of the season alive at Royal BC Museum (December 14, 2009)
The Royal BC Museum is ready for the holidays, with carolling and displays for all.
- Axworthy to Serve on International Advisory Board (December 10, 2009)
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) has announced the establishment of a new Advisory Board which includes the appointment of Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Winnipeg and former Minister of
- DYNAMIC FUNDS RECEIVES IFICS 2009 INVESTOR EDUCATION AWARD (December 10, 2009)
Toronto, Ontario Financial advice tied to key life events such as Parenthood, Divorce and Leaving a Job, took centre stage on December 2 when Dynamic Funds was awarded IFICs Investor Education Award at the Canadian Investment Awards and Gala.
- Climate Change: Aircraft fuel is cheaper than Coke, a direct tax on fossil fuel is what the world needs urgently. (December 9, 2009)
What is needed is to actually make annual cuts in international trade. After all, how can the world aim to bring down greenhouse gas emissions when on the other it aims to push for increased international trade.
- Bloggers invited to compete for special DEUTSCHE WELLE free expression prize with Reporters Without Borders (December 9, 2009)
Deutsche Welle, Germanys international broadcaster, today announced the start of its sixth annual international Best of the Blogs award, The BOBs.
- Alternative Gift Wrapping Ideas (December 9, 2009)
Sometimes wrapping gifts can be equally as stressful as buying and sometimes equally as expensive. Here are some quick and cost-effective ways to nix the wrapping this year.
- Des jeunes participent à une occupation pacifique pour la justice climatique à l'intérieur du Comité sur l'Environement de la Chambre des Communes (December 8, 2009)
Six jeunes ont entrepris une occupation pacifique à l'intrieur du Parlement canadien, à
l'occasion d'une rencontre du Comité permanent de l'environnement et du
développement durable dans l'édifice du centre.
- Youth Stage Peaceful Sit-in for Climate Justice inside House of Commons Environment Committee (December 8, 2009)
Six youth staged a peaceful sit-in inside the Canadian parliament, at a meeting of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, pledging to stay until the Harper government acts to combat the climate crisis.
- An Open Letter To Congress From US Scientists On Climate Change And Recently Stolen Emails (December 6, 2009)
As U.S. scientists with substantial expertise on climate change and its impacts on natural ecosystems, our built environment and human well-being, we want to assure policy makers and the public of the integrity of the underlying scientific research
- Spies for Hire: New Online Database of U.S. Intelligence Contractors (December 6, 2009)
Starting today, journalists, activists, and corporate researchers will be able to use the Internet site SpiesForHire.org to track the nations most important intelligence contractors.
- CorpWatch Announces Version 2.0 of the CrocTail Corporate Subsidiaries Database and Open API (December 6, 2009)
CorpWatch announces the release of a second version of the CrocTail application and open CorpWatch API. CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information about several hundred thousand U.S. publicly traded corporations and their many foreign an
- Vienna Declaration calls on governments to respect media freedom in fight against terrorism (December 6, 2009)
Effective security and respect for freedom of expression and press freedom are not incompatible but, rather, complementary.
- American journalist interrogated at Canadian border (December 6, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the detention and interrogation of a U.S. journalist crossing the border into Canada. Host Amy Goodman of the syndicated community-oriented radio and television program Democracy Now! was detained
- Iran: Appeal by European journalists for release of reporter Fariba Pajooh (December 6, 2009)
We journalists working for the media in Europe have united to ask for Fariba Pajoohs immediate and unconditional release.
- Prominent woman journalist killed in suspicious fall from building (December 6, 2009)
Calling for a thorough investigation into the death of Olga Kotovskaya, a prominent journalist who apparently fell from the 14th floor of a building in the centre of Kaliningrad 6 days after a court ruled in her favour in an important case.
- Support for lawsuit brought against Iranian government before Montreal court (December 6, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is supporting the lawsuit which Stephan Hashemi has brought against the Islamic Republic of Iran before a Montreal court in an bid to obtain reparation for the detention, torture and death of his mother, photo-journalist Zah
- PITCHfest, LAUNCHfest Contests to Debut at DOMAINfest Global 2010 Conference (December 6, 2009)
DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization division of Oversee.net®, announced today that PITCHfest(TM) AND LAUNCHfest(TM) will debut at its fourth annual DOMAINfest Global® (DFG) conference, scheduled for January 26-28, 2010 in Santa Monica, California
- Eight Gifts That Don't Clutter: Consumable Gifts! (December 2, 2009)
Tired of gifts being returned or unused? Do gift certificates seem too impersonal? Give these gifts that will be used almost immediately!
- Ryan Reynolds and a host of other Canadian celebrities have joined forces to protect nature (November 30, 2009)
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.
- National Safe Driving Week: December 1 to 7, 2009 - Who has your back on the road this winter? (November 26, 2009)
December 1st to 7th is National Safe Driving Week and Canada Safety Council encourages all Canadian drivers to take precautions on the road throughout the winter months. Being prepared is the best way to ensure for safe winter driving.
- CMFR statement on the killings in Maguindanao (November 25, 2009)
The brutality and the sheer senselessness of the attack in Maguindanao represent a new low, even in the country's shameful record of violence. It calls for collective outrage and condemnation and the strongest demand for the immediate apprehension.
- CJFE welcomes release of Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout and Australian Nigel Brennan (November 25, 2009)
CJFE is overjoyed by the news that Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout and her Australian colleague Nigel Brennan have been released after 15 months in captivity.
- IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence (November 25, 2009)
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
- Lung Association and Canadian Thoracic Society begin building lung health research agenda for Canada (November 25, 2009)
Recognizing the need to position Canada as a global leader in the fight against lung disease, the Canadian Lung Association together with the Canadian Thoracic Society have launched the development of a national research agenda
- Eliminate Holiday Stress (November 25, 2009)
Feeling pulled in a million directions this holiday season? Your children need you at school concerts, work has extra holiday hours and commitments and your friend needs help planning a big holiday party? The extra money, time and energy
- Aon Consulting Survey on Wireless Ban Affecting Employers Highlights Significance of Policy Considerations (November 23, 2009)
Aon Consulting Survey on Wireless Ban Affecting Employers Highlights Significance of Policy Considerations
- Twelve journalists killed on Mindanao island in "dark day for press freedom" (November 23, 2009)
At least 12 journalists were killed today in Maguindanao province, Philippines, by armed men, including two policemen, linked to the provinces governor. More than 30 other people were murdered.
- With Proper Time Management Exercise Can Fit into Your Holiday Schedule (November 23, 2009)
Fitness expert Marci Lall shows you exactly how to fit exercise into your busy and hectic holiday schedule.
- Thanks for (not) shopping!? (November 19, 2009)
Mixed-messaging during North American holidays puts the responsibility back on consumers.
- Bill 168: Workplace violence and harassment: Ontario government proposes new legislation to Ontario's Health and Saftey Act (November 19, 2009)
If the amendments to Ontarios Health and Safety Action, Bill 168, become law, a range of new obligations will be placed on employers, including assessing the level of risk of violence in a workplace, providing written policies to deal with the risk
- Connexions Archive seeks a new home (November 18, 2009)
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
- Discover the Opportunities in Franchising At The Franchise Show on November 21 & 22, 2009 (November 18, 2009)
The Franchise Show - Canadas Largest Franchise Show Comes To Vancouver November 21 & 22
- Quick tips for a Holly Jolly Holiday Season (November 18, 2009)
Its the holiday season. Time for buying gifts, throwing parties and decorating your home. All that work can leave little time for enjoying what should be the most wonderful time of the year. So here are some quick tips to help make your holiday
- Judge dismisses obscenity charges against newspaper editor (November 17, 2009)
A Lusaka court yesterday acquitted The Post editor Chansa Kabwela of a charge of distributing obscene material for sending the vice-president photos of a woman giving birth in a hospital car park.
- Two foreign journalists arrested while covering Greenpeace operation (November 17, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders deplores yesterdays arrest of two foreign journalists Kumkum Dasgupta of India and Raimondo Bultrini of Italy while covering a Greenpeace protest against uncontrolled deforestation on Sumatra Island.
- Fire Safety Tips for the Holiday Season - National Home Fire Safety Week: November 24 30, 2009 (November 17, 2009)
November 24th to 30th is National Home Fire Safety Week and Canada Safety Council encourages all Canadians and their families to take every precaution to ensure the holiday season is one that is safe and happy.
- Make it a Green Holiday: Put a piece of Canada under the tree (November 13, 2009)
This holiday season, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has the answer for holiday shoppers struggling to find that perfect gift. Give your friends and family a Gift of Canadian Nature.
- Take Action for Climate Justice: Mobilize November 30, 2009 (November 13, 2009)
A broad coalition of organizations working for social, ecological, racial and economic justice has come together under the banner of the Mobilization for Climate Justice. Join us as we organize mass action on climate change on November 30, 2009!
- WiPC issues a call for solidarity for persecuted writers (November 13, 2009)
To mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer (DoIW) on 15 November, the Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC) is highlighting the cases of imprisoned writers and honouring those who have been slain for defending free speech.
- IFJ Endorses Joint Russian-Georgian Demand to End Media Restrictions (November 13, 2009)
The IFJ has endorsed a joint declaration by the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ) and the Independent Association of Georgian Journalists (IAGJ) that demands an end to all restrictions to reporting of the Georgian/ Russian conflict.
- Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media (November 13, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even in the face of political difficulties.
- Leading Canadian Think Tank Closes Its Doors (November 12, 2009)
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) will cease to exist after 15 years of quality independent public policy research.
- Ten tips for stress-free Christmas gift shopping (November 12, 2009)
Finding the right Christmas gift for everyone on your list can be tricky, not to mention stressful. So here are some handy tips that will help make your seasonal shopping simple and stress-free.
- Cracked Houses in San Miguel Ixtahuacan: The Marlin Mine Influence (November 11, 2009)
Today in Guatemala City, <http://resistance-mining.org/> COPAE and <http://www.uusc.org/> UUSC present the results of an investigation, after two years of monitoring by a team of engineers: 'Cracked Houses Around the Marlin Mine: Preliminary Investig
- Axworthy Leads Group to Make Freight Transportation More Sustainable (November 9, 2009)
The Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has embarked on a new study to evaluate opportunities for making freight transportation more sustainable in North America.
- Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content (November 6, 2009)
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
- Appeal for donations for Iranian journalists who have fled abroad (November 6, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is launching an appeal for financial support for Iranian journalists and bloggers, who find themselves utterly destitute as they search for a safe refuge.
- Editor of Tamil weekly held for past 11 days on criminal defamation charge (November 6, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist A.S. Manis detention in the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu on a criminal defamation charge.
- Call for more international support for exile radios after station director wins award (November 6, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders congratulates Kim Seong-Min, founder and director of the Seoul-based Free North Korea Radio, on winning the Taiwan Foundation for Democracys Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award.
- Secularist Center for Inquiry Delivers Statement to UN Opposing "Defamation of Religions" Resolution (November 4, 2009)
The Center for Inquiry (CFI), a secularist think tank and NGO has delivered a statement strongly opposing the proposed "Combating the Defamation of Religions" resolution backed by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
- Mexican crime reporter abducted and slain in Durango State (November 4, 2009)
Crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was found murdered Monday night, according local news reports, after reportedly being abducted from a street in the Mexican city of Durango that morning.
- Berlin Twitter Wall website blocked just days after its launch (November 4, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders deplores the fact that the Chinese authorities blocked the Berlin Twitter Wall website (www.berlintwitterwall.com) just days after its launch.
- Nominations open for the second annual Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector (November 4, 2009)
CMA Canada and CIPFA have issued an open call for nominations from federal public servants to nominate colleagues and/or to self-nominate for the Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector.
- Little Mosque stars stand up for children at Toronto Elvis fest (November 4, 2009)
'Little Mosque' stars Sheila McCarthy and Debra McGrath host a Tribute to Elvis fundraiser Friday, November 13 for Canadian Feed The Children in Toronto. Tickets are $100 per person and include a full-course meal and wine.
- New Yemeni press court sentences, bans journalists (November 3, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists urges Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to end the intensifying judicial and media campaign to silence critical journalists and eradicate press freedom.
- Celebrate National Down Syndrome Awareness Week, November 1-7, 2009 (October 30, 2009)
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is proud to announce National Down Syndrome Awareness Week, November 1-7, 2009. Citizens with Down syndrome are going to school, working, getting married and making important contributions to Canadian communities.
- Experts advise WHO on pandemic vaccine policies and strategies (October 30, 2009)
The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization, which advises WHO on policies and strategies for vaccines and immunization, devoted a session of its 2729 October meeting to pandemic influenza vaccines.
- National Senior Safety Week - Healthy Active Living (October 30, 2009)
November 6th 12th is National Senior Safety Week, and Canada Safety Council along with the Active Living Coalition for Older Adults, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-being and independence through a lifestyle that
- Take action: Help free imprisoned songwriter (October 30, 2009)
Freemuse, a free expression organisation for musicians and composers, is asking for your support to help dissident singer/songwriter Lapiro de Mbanga. He was imprisoned in 2008 and fined US$640,000 for writing a song critical of Cameroonian President
- Burmese authorities detain freelance journalist (October 30, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists strongly condemns and calls for the immediate release of freelance journalist and blogger Pai Soe Oo, who was detained by government authorities on Wednesday for questioning.
- Death threats sent to paper of slain editor in Sri Lanka (October 30, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned by ongoing threats to Sri Lankas journalists and media organizations.
- EU Fails Human Rights Victims (October 30, 2009)
The European Unions decision today to lift the arms embargo against Uzbekistan despite its atrocious human rights record is an unconscionable abdication of responsibility toward Uzbek victims of abuse.
- WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journalism Awarded to Bulgarian Journalist (October 30, 2009)
Lidiya Pavlova to receive the prize for her courageous report on violence and corruption. Award is presented for the first time.
- IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google (October 30, 2009)
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
- Dress with Finesse - workshop comes to Vancouver (October 29, 2009)
Internationally accredited, certified professional image consultant, Kimberly Law, AICI CIP, presents Dress with Finesse' workshop in Vancouver. This workshop answers the question, "What should I wear?". Just in time for the holiday season...
- Dress with Finesse comes to Nanaimo, BC (October 29, 2009)
Internationally accredited, certified professional image consultant, Kimberly Law, AICI CIP, launches Dress with Finesse' workshop on Vancouver Island. This workshop answers the question, "What should I wear?".
- Debit card fraud Dont become a victim (October 29, 2009)
November is National Crime Prevention and Community Safety month and the Canada Safety Council advises all Canadians to take steps towards protecting their debit cards and personal identification numbers (PIN), by doing so, this will help reduce your
- L'Inde dans le monde: une conversation avec l'ecrivain Pankaj Mishra (October 29, 2009)
Pankaj Mishra, essayiste, journaliste et romancier, sera de passage Ottawa le 2 novembre afin de livrer une confrence au Centre de recherches pour le devlopement international (CRDI). M. Mishra sera le tout dernier invit du cycle L'Inde e
- India in the World: In conversation with author Pankaj Mishra (October 29, 2009)
Essayist, journalist and novelist Pankaj Mishra will be in Ottawa on November 2 as part of The India Lectures organized by Canadas International Development Research Centre (IDRC). This final instalment of The India Lectures will be a special
- CCNM Honours $3-Million Bequest From Lucy Hopkins (October 29, 2009)
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) recognizes Lucy Hopkins, a Toronto resident who left a $3-million remainder trust to the College.
- Just Published: Winning Digital Strategies (October 28, 2009)
Two new reports from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) provide an in-depth examination of digital media opportunities for income and audience growth.
- New Website for International Association of Sports Newspapers (October 28, 2009)
The International Association of Sports Newspapers (IASN) has launched a new website, www.press-iasn.org, to highlight its work in the promotion of the interests and freedom of the sports press.
- IFJ Welcomes Saudi Withdrawal on Decision to Flog Female Journalist (October 27, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today welcomed the decision of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz decision to cancel a Saudi Court sentence ordering a female journalist to receive 60 lashes over a controversial sex broadcast.
- Poppy Campaign Begins 30 October (October 27, 2009)
Poppy Campaign begins 30 October and lasts until 10 November.
- Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced (October 23, 2009)
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womens Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
- 23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance (October 22, 2009)
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.
- Middle East & North Africa: Region performs poorly, Israel nose-dives (October 22, 2009)
For the first time Israel is not at the head of the Middle Eastern countries in the press freedom index. By falling 47 places to 93rd position, it is now behind Kuwait (60th), United Arab Emirates (86th) and Lebanon (61st).
- Europe no longer so exemplary, Russian tragedy deepens (October 22, 2009)
For the first time since 2002, the press freedom indexs top 20 is not quite so European. Only 15 of the 20 leading countries are from the Old Continent, compared with 18 in 2008.
- Sakharov Network welcomes Russian NGO among its ranks (October 22, 2009)
The Sakharov Network of former winners of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought hails todays European Parliament decision to award this years prize to Memorial, an NGO that defends human rights in countries of the former Soviet Union.
- Organizer Boosts Hoarding Expertise (October 22, 2009)
Colette Robicheau, president of the full-service organizing agency Organize Anything, is the first Canadian to receive the top level of certification from a respected U.S.-based organization that studies chronic disorganization and productivity.
- Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website (October 21, 2009)
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
- Loi ontarienne sur la distraction au volant (October 21, 2009)
La loi ontarienne sur la distraction au volant entrera en vigueur lundi prochain.
- Ontario Distracted Driving Legislation (October 21, 2009)
Ontario distracted driving legislation comes into effect next Monday. The new law makes it illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, or dial using hand-held cell phones and other hand-held communication and entertainment devices.
- CCNM Applauds the Awarding of ND Prescribing Rights in Ontario (October 20, 2009)
The Standing Committee on Social Policy has voted unanimously to amend the Naturopathy Act through Bill 179, awarding Ontarios naturopathic doctors (NDs) the controlled act of prescribing, dispensing, compounding or selling a drug
- Discover the Opportunities in Franchising At The Franchise Show - October 24 & 25, 2009 (October 20, 2009)
Canadas Largest Franchise Show Comes To Toronto. Produced by the Canadian Franchise Association, The Franchise Show runs October 24 & 25 at the Toronto Congress Centre, Hall F.
- CCNM's New Integrated Healthcare Centre Offers Patients a Variety of Health and Wellness Options (October 19, 2009)
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is celebrating the grand opening of the CCNM Integrated Healthcare Centre (IHC) on Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m. Meet our practitioners and check out our new state-of-the-art clinic.
- Symposium Examines the Role of Naturopathic Medicine in a Patient-centred Health Care System (October 19, 2009)
CCNM is holding its first-ever symposium, The Role of Naturopathic Medicine in a Patient-centred Health Care System, on Thursday, October 22 from 1 4:30 p.m. Naturopathic medicine will soon be regulated under Ontarios Regulated Health
- Renowned Board Certified Hypnotist presents at Galaxy of Stars in Romulus, Michigan. (October 16, 2009)
Toronto, ON, October 15, 2009 - Debbie Papadakis, founder and director of the Toronto, Canada based Hypno Healing Institute Inc is invited to the IACT and IMDHA Galaxy of Stars conference held held in Romulus, Michigan from Oct. 17 - Oct. 18, 2009
- Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA (October 16, 2009)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
- IFJ Condemns Assault on Union Activist in Tunisia (October 16, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned attacks and harassment of Tunisian journalists after a series of incidents which suggest deliberate targeting of activists for independent journalism.
- IFJ Condemns "Injustice" as Journalists are Jailed in Morocco (October 16, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the jailing of two journalists and their boss by a court in Morocco accusing the authorities of "gross injustice."
- International Report Demands Radical Reform of Belarus Media (October 16, 2009)
Today, international media and press freedom organisations issued " For Free and Fair Media in Belarus", a report calling for far reaching reforms of the media in Belarus.
- No Reason for Force Applied to UWO Student by Police (October 16, 2009)
Members of the legal community at UWO have also raised issue with an incident of forcible arrest on the campus.
- Le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix uvrera au renforcement des capacités en Amérique latine (October 15, 2009)
Le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix (CPMP) travaillera en étroite collaboration avec les centres de formation au maintien de la paix de lAmérique latine et leur Association, (ALCOPAZ) afin de renforcer la capacité dÉtats dAmér
- The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre to Build Capacity in Latin America (October 15, 2009)
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) will be working with Latin America Training Centres and their association, ALCOPAZ, to enhance their ability to provide civilians, military and police support for United Nations peace operations.
- The Dos and Don'ts for Tradeshow Attendees (October 14, 2009)
To anyone new to the world of franchising, The Franchise Show, produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), is full of countless opportunities. With over 100 franchise brands exhibiting this year, The Franchise Show on October 24 & 25 at the
- 30th Right Livelihood Awards: Wake-up calls to secure our common future (October 13, 2009)
The 2009 Right Livelihood Awards go to four recipients: David Suzuki, René Ngongo, Alyn Ware, and Catherine Hamlin.
- First Canadian Online Dream Dictionary features artist Erich Rock (October 13, 2009)
New Canadian Dream Dictionary at http://www.dreamsdictionary.org
- Two Azeri journalists imprisoned, a third sentenced (October 12, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the prison sentences given to journalists at the weekly newspaper Nota on defamation charges.
- Sakharov Prize 2009 finalists chosen (October 12, 2009)
The three finalists for the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought have been announced. The winner will be announced October 22, 2009.
- IFJ Condemns Attempts by Embattled Food Company to Censor Free Speech in US (October 12, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned as "unforgiveable censorship" attempts by the US fruit company, Dole Food, to prevent the release of a documentary film Bananas which exposes threats to the health of banana plantations
- October 11-17 is Co-op Week! (October 9, 2009)
Members of co-operatives and credit unions across Canada will celebrate Co-op Week from October 11-17, 2009, a time to reflect on the contribution the co-operative sector has made to the lives of Canadians and their communities.
- Review of the new book, MUDDLED, MEAGER AND MESSY, Marketing performance repair manual for small business. (October 8, 2009)
Small business marketing book delivers timely, important information for entrepreneurs and leaders in small and medium business. An easy read, the book holds out firmly for the necessarily unique identity and usefulness of small business.
- Popular small business book now available as downloadable e-book (October 8, 2009)
Muddled, meager and messy-Marketing performance repair manual for small business is a must-have for all small businesses and entrepreneurs. It's friendly, effective style of information delivery helps business get more efficient and grow their sales.
- Breast Cancer Awareness Month::SoftScan® molecular breast imaging system - made in Canada (October 8, 2009)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full swing, and here's an opportunity to introduce you to the SoftScan® breast imaging device.
- National School Safety Week - Allergy Safe Schools (October 8, 2009)
National School Safety Week is focussed on allergies within the school. Parents, guardians, students and the school board all need to work together to share the responsibility of making Canadian schools allergy safe.
- Plenty of work to do, but still lots to be thankful for! (October 7, 2009)
As Thanksgiving approaches and we gather with friends and family for the annual feast, we recognize in our lives that there are a number of things we can and should be thankful for.
- New Report Examines Space Security Issues (October 7, 2009)
Space Security 2009 has been jointly released by Project Ploughshares and Secure World Foundation on behalf of the Space Security Index, an international research consortium. This is the sixth annual report on trends and developments in space.
- Lieutenant Governor to Honour Award Winners from the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (October 7, 2009)
The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will present awards on behalf of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada to 8 publisher/editors, 3 journalists and 12 individuals from the ethnic communities.
- Editor of newspapers website faces 15 years in prison (October 7, 2009)
Journalist Aylin Duruoglu has spent nearly six months in Istanbuls Bakirköy prison on totally unfounded charges of belonging to a terrorist organisation, Reporters Without Borders said.
- Cartoon magazine seized and banned as soon as first issue appears (October 7, 2009)
The governments decision to prosecute the company that published the new cartoon magazine Gedung Kartun for not having a permit is a setback for press freedom in Malaysia. We urge the interior ministry to reverse its ban on Gedung Kartun, Re
- IFJ Condemns Campaign against Independent Media in Morocco (October 7, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins today its affiliate the Syndicat national de la presse marocaine (SNPM) in condemning the Moroccan government's campaign to muzzle critical journalists.
- EFJ Hails Momentous Success in Italian Demonstration for Right to Know. Duty to Inform (October 7, 2009)
The European Federation of Journalists, along with other organisations organised one of the biggest recent demonstrations in Rome this weekend under the theme Right to Know. Duty to Inform, in cooperation with other unions and civil society.
- Tenant Inducements for Commercial Property (October 7, 2009)
Although not widely known, there are certain tax treatments available for landlords and tenants who provide tenant inducements for commercial properties.
- So Many Opportunities at The Franchise Show on October 24 & 25 (October 6, 2009)
Attending The Franchise Show on October 24 and 25, held at the Toronto Congress Centre and produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), will help everyone explore the many opportunities available in Canadian franchising.
- Beauty and philanthropy come together in Montréal (October 6, 2009)
FREE haircut and treatments in downtown Montreal on October 18 to help raise funds for Canadian Feed The Children's nourishment programs for children in Canada
- Little Mosque stars stand up for children at Toronto Elvis fest (October 6, 2009)
Little Mosque stars Sheila McCarthy and Debra McGrath host A Tribute to Elvis in Toronto to raise funds for Canadian Feed The Children
- Hungry to Succeed Tip Sheet (October 5, 2009)
Give email a starring role in your e-business Are you an e-marketer who wants to make more sales and profits without spending a dime more on advertising? Then get customers salivating for your product or service using email as the lead method to driv
- "Selling The Invisible - A Field Guide To Modern Marketing" Book Review (October 5, 2009)
This week's review is a book "Selling The Invisible - A Field Guide to Modern Marketing" by Harry Beckwith. Now the title sounds a little dour, but I have to say that this is a very quick read and very enjoyable.
- The 4 Hour Workweek Escape 9-5 - Live Anywhere And Join The New Rich Book Review (October 5, 2009)
So this week I am going to share my review of one of the books that caught my eye and Wall Street Journal as well...The 4 Hour Workweek Escape 9-5, Live anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss. I loved this book and I could not put it down.
- How to Brand Yourself (October 5, 2009)
At the Marketing Chefs we are often asked to help companies find and define their brand statement. Recently it seemed that a number of friends and business associates were looking for help in re-positioning themselves or providing a bio that fit thei
- What Guerrillas Know About USPs (October 5, 2009)
A USP is a unique selling proposition, first popularized in 1961 by advertising legend Rosser Reeves in his book, "Reality In Advertising." Your USP is your proprietary competitive edge stated in clear, concise terms. Every business must have one to
- Experiential Marketing (October 5, 2009)
Experiential marketing is the next marketing methodology that can bridge the disconnect between the consumers' increasing demand to engage marketers and brands on their own terms. Consumers are more skeptical than ever about marketing and advertising
- 5 Perfectly Promotable Ideas (October 5, 2009)
As a small business marketer you are often looking for ideas to promote your business that are often guided by smaller budgets, little time, you want relationship building to occur, you want to make a sale, or you want the customer to become a repeat
- Advice For a Home Builder Who Wants to Build a Website Or Any Small Business Owner With a Trade Back (October 5, 2009)
Got a small trades business you wish to promote? In today's busy marketplace there are two broad ways to get your message out. Yes, you'll still probably need traditional offline marketing-word of mouth is probably the best form of advertising you ca
- How to Measure Website Effectiveness Using New Success Metrics (October 5, 2009)
Traditionally Google PageRank and sheer traffic have been the measure of website success. However, these older metrics are becoming less meaningful in the current web environment. Business people are now demanding more than just traffic and rankings,
- Kid Approved Gluten-Free Desserts (October 5, 2009)
If you have children with gluten issues you'll know it's tough finding foods they'll like. Here are some kid approved gluten free recipes.
- Diet Rules For Celiac Disease (October 5, 2009)
Having celiac disease means having to adjust your diet. Here are some important rules to follow.
- Homemade Gluten-Free Snacks (October 5, 2009)
Need gluten free snacks? You can make them at home and avoid the expense and frustration of looking for great snacks. Here are some ideas.
- Low Calorie Gluten-Free Snacks For the Whole Family (October 5, 2009)
You can make great gluten free snacks at home. Here are some ideas that will be fun for the whole family to make and eat!
- Guy Expert Answers Mens Questions In 24 Hours Canadas Popular Free Daily (October 2, 2009)
Beginning Tuesday, October 5, 2009, Mens' Expert Dale Curds distinct awareness and expertise on men will now be read in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton several times every month in a Question & Answer column format in 24 Hours.
- Internet Talk Show www.beavertalk.com continues to grow with Susan McCord's New Advice Column! (October 1, 2009)
Now viewers can get involved with beavertalk's content! Send ALL your Dating/Relationship/Lifestyle questions to Susan McCord's Advice Column at firstname.lastname@example.org. You could be in their next video credits!
- "Canadian Foreign Policy and the Coming Elections" in FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas (September 30, 2009)
Featuring the impact of minority government on Canadian foreign policy, Haitian democracy, U.S.multilateralism in the Americas, Colombia-UNASUR relations, Cuban bloggers, and boosting Canada's relationship with Mexico. FOCALPoint is available online.
- Hen adoption program offers new hope to rescued birds and at-risk children (September 24, 2009)
New ex-battery hen adoption program offers hope to rescued birds and at-risk children. Hens from battery cages are being offered a new free-range life at a farm sanctuary in Ontario.
- Organizing on the Air (September 24, 2009)
Halifax, N.S.-based organizing coach Colette Robicheau is launching a monthly half-hour radio show on Oct. 6 on 105.9 Seaside FM. The show will feature organizing tips and techniques to achieve a calm, clutter-free life.
- HR Survey: Telecommuting and Flexible Hours Solutions to Impacts of 2010 Winter Games (September 23, 2009)
The BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA) released its report on HR Approaches to the 2010 Winter Games today. According to the report, which is based on a survey of 282 B.C. organizations, HR practitioners in the province are bracing
- World Debut of Stirring Video Installation on Tourette Syndrome (September 22, 2009)
An innovative video installation titled The Space Between You And Me will debut at the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada's Annual Conference.
- Sources welcomes Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (September 21, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals.
- Sources welcomes Dr. Cory Torgerson - Facial Cosmetic Surgery (September 21, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Dr. Cory Torgerson - Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
- Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories Speaking in Toronto (September 20, 2009)
Richard Falk, the UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, will be speaking in Toronto next Sunday September 27th at 2pm. at 155 College St. Room 610.
- Announcing 24 Scholarships in Authentic Journalism for February of 2010 (September 18, 2009)
Narco News will grant 24 scholarships for up-and-coming journalists and communicators to attend a ten-day session of the School of Authentic Journalism on February 3 to 13 of 2010 on Mexicos Yucatán Peninsula.
- Unload and Lock your Firearms - Store Them Safely! (September 15, 2009)
Overall, most firearm deaths and injuries occur in the home environment. Few are related to crime; by and large, they happen simply because a gun is accessible and not securely stored.
- OAS Secretary-General to Address Canada's Engagement in Honduras at FOCAL Roundtable (September 14, 2009)
José Miguel Insulza, Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS) will discuss what happened in Honduras, the role that Canada has played and implications for democracy in Latin America at the University of Ottawa today at 2:00 pm.
- The Canadian Down Syndrome Society Responds to Cases of Abuse Reported (September 11, 2009)
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society once again calls for the closure of all institutions in Canada. Institutions are a breeding ground for abuse.
- GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector (September 11, 2009)
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has called the recent discovery of contaminated flax seed in Europe unacceptable, and said biotechnology companies must take
- Go Casual for the Cause on Dress Down Day (September 8, 2009)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to honour this special time and raise funds for breast cancer research, the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) is hosting the 12th Annual Dress Down Day on Friday, October 2.
- Swine Flu in the Workplace: Top 4 questions & answers employers and employees need to know about H1N1 (September 8, 2009)
Employment Lawyer Christine Thomlinson, outlines the top four questions her law firm, Rubin Thomlinson has been getting from employers and employees and the answers they have complied relating to the issues of H1N1 in the workplace.
- CPJ award goes to jailed Sri Lankan journalist (September 3, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists announced today that it will honor imprisoned Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam with a 2009 International Press Freedom Award.
- Reuters photographer begins second year in US military detention (September 3, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the continuing American refusal to release Reuters photographer Ibrahim Jassam, who today begins his second year of detention by the US military in Iraq.
- No visa for German journalist who wants to base himself in New Delhi (September 3, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders urges the Indian government to issue a press visa to Hasnain Kazim, a German journalist of Indian origin, so that he can base himself in India as the German weekly Der Spiegels correspondent.
- Using Social Media to Grow Your Business: Speaker Series (September 2, 2009)
On November 11th at the Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre, as a part of the Company of Women Rogers sponsored speaker series, Using Social Media to Grow Your Business is the last of three Connect, Communicate, Create series events fea
- Telling Her Story: Speaker Series (September 2, 2009)
On October 14th at the Guelph Delta Hotel, as a part of the Company of Women Rogers sponsored speaker series, Telling Her Story is the second of three Connect, Communicate, Create series events featuring Cora Tsouflidou, Founder of Coraï¿
- Telling Your Story: Speaker Series (September 2, 2009)
On September 30th at the Waterloo Inn, as a part of the Company of Women Rogers sponsored speaker series, Telling Your Story initiates the first of three Connect, Communicate, Create series events featuring expert panellists on getting b
- Connect, Communicate, Create: Speaker Series (September 2, 2009)
Company of Women presents a Rogers sponsored three-tiered speaker series, Connect, Communicate, Create where female industry experts will discuss how women can grow their business.
- Great Expectations (September 2, 2009)
Do you offer the quality of service you gauge others by? Do you demand the same high standards of yourself that you expect from other business professionals when youre working with clients?
- How Do Men See The World Around Them? - Expert on Men Offers The Male View For Best Health - Canada's New Healthy Lifestyle Magazine For Women (September 2, 2009)
Expert on Men Offers The Male View For Best Health - Canada's New Healthy Lifestyle Magazine For Women
- Time Out - for Time Well Spent (August 26, 2009)
Summer always seems to slip away. This year in Toronto, summer never really arrived and now it seems to be over. So last Sunday, I decided to celebrate the season with a brief interlude to make a clean break from the incessant busyness
- Minding your PDA Ps and Qs (August 21, 2009)
We have become a nation of archivists meticulously recording even the smallest of details. Although the accent is on social, some would say theres a dark side to all this documentation.
- Performing Arts Alliance releases Our Fiscal Performance (August 20, 2009)
Buoyed by pre-recession subscription sales and the stabilizing effect of government funding, performing arts organizations are preparing to ride out this economic crisis, according to a recent survey by Canadas Performing Arts Alliance.
- An Amazing Fashion Exhibition in NYC A Disappointing First Lady's Inaugural Ensemble (August 17, 2009)
Often called the designers designer, Cuban-born Isabel Toledo was little known outside fashions inner sanctum until First Lady Michelle Obama selected her shift dress and coat for the January Inauguration Ceremony. Last week in NYC, I v
- Email scam which targets professional speakers (August 13, 2009)
An email scam targetting professional speakers is making the rounds. The NSA, a British speakers' association reports that the scam has been aimed at its members. Speakers listed with SOURCES - www.sources.com - have also reported being targetted.
- Initiative mexico-canadienne lancée par la Fondation canadienne pour les Amériques (FOCAL) et Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI) (August 11, 2009)
COMEXI et FOCAL se sont alliées pour créer un groupe de travail indépendant, pépinière didées qui viendront dynamiser, élargir et approfondir les relations entre le Mexique et le Canada.
- FOCAL and COMEXI Launch Mexico-Canada Initiative (August 11, 2009)
The Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales and the Canadian Foundation for the Americas are combining forces to create an independent working group that will bring forward ideas to deepen, broaden and add dynamism to the relationship.
- IFJ and INSI Join Global Call for Release of Journalists in Gambia (August 10, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the International News Safety Institute (IFJ) call for the urgent release of jailed journalists in Gambia, adding their voices to growing global protest at the press freedom crisis in the country.
- Document Dilemma (August 8, 2009)
If memory serves, it wasnt long ago when experts were forecasting that offices around the world would phase out paper. Not due to environmental pressure, but because cutting edge technology would see paper as the 21st century equivalent.
- Des agentes de lUNPOL contribuent à un rapport du Secrétaire général (August 7, 2009)
Le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix (CPMP) a contribué à lavancement de la Résolution 1820 du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies, qui vise à prévenir la violence sexuelle en zone de conflit, en invitant des agentes de la police
- Female UNPOL Officers participate in Secretary General Report (August 7, 2009)
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) is advancing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1820 (UN SCR 1820), which addresses the prevention of sexual violence in conflict zones, by bringing United Nations Police (UNPOL) officers to the Security
- IFJ Demands End to Intimidation as Iran Shuts Journalists' Association (August 7, 2009)
International Federation of Journalists calls on Iranian authorities to end the campaign of intimidation of journalists in the country following closure of the Association of Journalists in Tehran whose offices were raided and sealed by armed men.
- Bil'in: Palestinian Village Under Attack (August 7, 2009)
Leaders of non-violent protests in Bil'in village against Israeli settlements and occupation arrested by Israeli occupation forces. International supporters are asked to support the non-violent resistance in the face of Israeli attempts to crush it.
- More Than a Few Good Women (August 5, 2009)
Company of Women is hosting an evening event for women business owners and hopeful women entrepreneurs. Guest speaker and small busines expert Catherine Swift will be discussing women's role in the Canadian marketplace.
- Three Steps to Creating a Life That Matters (August 5, 2009)
Company of Women is hosting an evening event where guest speaker Carol Ring, Vice President Strategic Initiatives for Rogers Cable Inc., will discuss how busy career-women can balance personal and professional life in a successful manner.
- I Am So Sorry! - A Few Words on Apologies (August 4, 2009)
When youre truly sorry for something, apologize profusely and sincerely. Its not sufficient to make a simple apology. Grace, style and promptness are imperative. The offended person needs to feel able and ready to acknowledge your sincerity
- Leading news website needs new funding (August 4, 2009)
Support the appeal for help being made by The Nut Graph (http://thenutgraph.com/), an independent Malaysian news website that is strapped for cash because its original investors have decided they cannot continue funding it.
- Sources welcomes Steven Goldhar, President and Founder of Sundance Media Inc. (August 4, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, Steven Goldhar, President and Founder of Sundance Media Inc.
- Gym Etiquette or "Correct Form" (August 3, 2009)
Gym etiquette advice from Canada's image and etiquette expert, Diane Craig.
- Goodwill Stores: A Cool Place to Shop (July 30, 2009)
Style-makers and trendsetters, even Hollywood celebrities, have long known the benefits of combing Goodwill Stores for hidden gems, but a funny thing happened on our way through the recession. Goodwill stores across North America noticed an increase
- Golf tournament a driving force for child nutrition (July 30, 2009)
Proceeds from Whistler's 18th Golf Tournament at Angus Glen North Course in Markham will go to support Canadian Feed The Children's nourishment programs for children affected by poverty. Opportunities still exist to participate.
- Sources welcomes Canadian Co-operative Association (July 23, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: the Canadian Co-operative Association.
- Sources welcomes Chris Chopik, Professional Speaker, Writer, and Founder of www.EvolutionGreen.com (July 23, 2009)
Sources welcomes Chris Chopik, Professional Speaker, Writer, and Founder of www.EvolutionGreen.com.
- Sources welcomes Eugene Oscapella, Barrister and Solicitor/Oscapella and Associates (July 23, 2009)
Sources welcomes Eugene Oscapella, Barrister and Solicitor/Oscapella and Associates.
- IFJ Welcomes Lifting of Ban on Al-Jazeera in West Bank (July 21, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today welcomed the decision of the Palestinian Authority to revoke its order of 15 July to close Al-Jazeera's office in the West Bank.
- Forbidden Words- Cursing and Swearing (July 21, 2009)
Strong language helps people cope with stress. But what are the repercussions?
- Can-Fit-Pro presents fitness celebrities at the Consumer Fitness and Wellness Show (July 20, 2009)
TORONTOCan-Fit-Pro will host its annual Consumer Fitness and Wellness Show on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Discover the latest exercises and nutrition tips from world-renowned fitness experts and celebrities.
- RSVP or Repondez sil-vous-plait (July 19, 2009)
There is tremendous confusion about RSVPs. Not just surrounding weddings but for all kinds of events.
- IFJ Condemns Palestinian Authority Over Ban on Al-Jazeera (July 17, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on the Palestinian Authority to rescind its decision to close down the office the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television in the West Bank.
- The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) reacts to the potential Visa confrontation between Mexico and Canada (July 17, 2009)
David McCaig, President and COO of the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) said, The sudden imposition of travel Visa requirements for Mexican citizens arriving into Canada will hurt the domestic Canadian Tourism market at a time
- Sound business advice for new recruits (July 16, 2009)
Just as fitness instructors build specialized exercise programmes, varying from beginner to Olympian, I set the bar high for a wide range of business professionals from new recruits to seasoned executives and CEOs.
- Renowned Canadian Addiction Treatment Centre Continues Family Legacy (July 15, 2009)
In 1984, the late Dr. Gordon Bell and his daughter Linda Bell opened the doors of Bellwood Health Services to their first client. Three generations into the family business, Bellwood is pleased to announce that Dr. Bells granddaughter, Laura Bhoi
- Bellwood Draws on Founders Legacy to Provide Canadian Soldiers with Effective Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Addictions (July 15, 2009)
Trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use problems often co-occur, especially in employees of hazardous occupations. Bellwood Health Services provides support for members of the Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada.
- From Heroin To Methadone To Abstinence New Treatment Program Helps Individuals Seeking A Complete Recovery (July 15, 2009)
Bellwood Health Services offers a treatment program that provides an alternative for individuals dependent on methadone.
- This Summer, Accessories Rule (July 10, 2009)
Great news in a season of closely trimmed clothing budgets. All these accessories provide a much-needed boost to existing wardrobes. Take last years little black sundress or Capri pants and give them a fresh spin with a cutting-edge accessory.
- Honduras: Press freedom violations continue post-coup (July 9, 2009)
Press freedom continues to suffer in the aftermath of the coup in Honduras.
- Israeli army raids on Bilin village (July 9, 2009)
Israeli army forces are launching night-time military raids on Bilin village in Palestine. Military raids launched by Israeli forces in Palestine in parallel to court case in Canada.
- Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians (July 9, 2009)
Ina report, Five years of illegality, Oxfam International presents testimonies of fifteen Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of the Wall and its associated regime of land confiscation.
- FOCAL Welcomes New Board Chair Kathryn Hewlett-Jobes (July 8, 2009)
Former Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica to lead the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL). She succeeds longstanding Board Chair John W. Graham, elected chair in 2001.
- WAN, IFRA Merge Into Single World-Wide News Publishing Organisation (July 7, 2009)
The World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, the leading international associations for print and digital news publishing, have merged into a new organisation, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
- Journalists and media workers assaulted by occupation forces (July 7, 2009)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemns the attack on Reuters photographer Nayef Alhishlmon and several Palestinian journalists by the Israeli occupation forces.
- Release of Al Jazeera journalists held by Israelis (July 7, 2009)
The two Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested on 30 June have been released from Ramleh prison, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv.
- IFJ Accuses Iran over Massive Attack on Media and Journalists (July 7, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists warned that a massive attack on independent media in Iran which has seen the jailing of journalists and a continuing crackdown on free expression reveals the desperation of the regime to curb democracy.
- IFJ and the National Federation of Israeli Journalists (July 7, 2009)
Following a number of press inquiries related to the IFJs decision to expel the National Federation of Israeli Journalist at the last meeting of its Executive Committee (June 6/7, the IFJ is making available two documents clarifying the position
- Umbrella Etiquette Matters (July 7, 2009)
Back on Bay Street and all these stockbrokers and entrepreneurs and chic, city women reminded me of wild soccer fans: unruly, pushy, out of control.
- Sources welcomes Strategic Insights Canada (July 6, 2009)
Sources welcomes Strategic Insights Canada. Strategic Insights Canada provides competitive market research and analysis in Ontario energy, nuclear energy, aerospace and municipal infrastructure.
- Wedding Bell Blues - Destination Weddings (July 2, 2009)
Destination Weddings in today's environmentally conscious times.
- IFJ and FEPALC Condemn Attacks against Media and Journalists in Honduras (July 1, 2009)
The IFJ and FEPALC have today strongly condemned attacks on journalists and the closure of media in Honduras.
- We are NOT the Story, Its Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers (July 1, 2009)
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed humanitarian and reconstruction supplies to Gaza.
- African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists rights (June 30, 2009)
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
- Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza (June 30, 2009)
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
- Diane Craig, Image Expert, Comments on Michael Jackson's Signature Sense of Style (June 30, 2009)
In the era before professional stylists routinely created the image of everyone on the red carpet, Michael was self-styled. He created his own signature look, both on and off camera.
- Communications seen key to boosting workplace morale. (June 29, 2009)
Uncertainty and low morale dominates mood in national workplaces, National Employment survey indicates.
- Sources welcomes Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (June 29, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA).
- Trend spotting - Coffee is the new lunch (June 28, 2009)
Trend spotting - Coffee is the new lunch
Times change. "Coffee is the new lunch." Business meeting over coffee.
There, you have it. A simple concept, but one charged with implications.
- The Look of Success by Diane Craig - Image and Etiquette (June 28, 2009)
Diane Craig is now blogging twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday on a variety of topics and current news related to image and etiquette. www.corporateclassinc.com/blog Read this coming Tuesday about Michael Jackson sense of style and fashion.
- IFJ Condemns Shocking Attack on Tamil Newspapers in Sri Lanka (June 26, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns an attack on three Tamil newspapers in the northern Sri Lankan city of Jaffna. According to reports from IFJ sources, news agents for Jaffnas three main newspapers were attacked.
- Sources welcomes Brewers Association of Canada (June 24, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, the Brewers Association of Canada. The Brewers Association of Canada, in operation since 1943, is the national trade association for the brewing industry in Canada.
- Sources welcomes Dale Curd (June 24, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, Dale Curd, Counselor, Mens' Issues Expert. Dale Curd is one of Canada's leading authorities on men's emotional health and well-being.
- US and European companies jointly responsible for Internet censorship (June 24, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders has called for the need for legislation to allow US and European Internet companies operating in repressive countries to escape rules imposed on them by these governments.
- Robert Menard and staff leave Doha Centre for Media Freedom (June 24, 2009)
International press freedom campaigner Robert Ménard has resigned as director-general of the Doha Centre for Media Freedom along with other members of the staff.
- Sources welcomes Dorothy Ratusny (June 23, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, Dorothy Ratusny, M.A., (C). OACCPP., Psychotherapist & Author of The Purpose of Love.
- Canadian authorities jeopardize health of native citizens (June 23, 2009)
Government fails to adequately inform citizens of possible negative health hazards caused by consuming contaminated whale products.
- Historic organic trade agreement will benefit Canadian producers and companies (June 22, 2009)
The Organic Trade Association in Canada (OTA) has responded in support of a historic, world-first "organic equivalency agreement" between Canada and the United States, allowing organic products to be traded between the two countries.
- New solidarity ship to sail to Gaza on June 25 (June 20, 2009)
On June 25th, the Free Gaza movement will set sail on its eighth mission to break Israels horrific siege and collective punishment of 1.5 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
- Reporters Without Borders publishes a first Guide for exiled journalists (June 20, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders marked World Refugee Day by publishing a guide for journalists driven into exile, to provide them with information about the procedures and potential obstacles in seeking asylum.
- IFJ Hails Milestone Victory of Journalist on Protection of Sources in Northern Ireland (June 20, 2009)
The IFJ welcomes a court decision to dismiss the police application to force journalist Susanne Breen to reveal her source for a story on the murder to two British soldiers as a historic victory for the protection of sources.
- Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario Eager to Work On Early Learning Implementation (June 18, 2009)
The Association of Daycare Operators of Ontario (ADCO) applauds the themes covered in the Pascal report, but has concerns that some of the details of its implementation may have unintended consequences for licensed child care programs.
- Sources welcomes Leading Communicators Inc. (June 18, 2009)
Leadership communication: Assessments & Solutions
- Sources welcomes Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society (June 18, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society. The Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society monitors and reports on the population status of Arctic marine mammals.
- Sources welcomes Coalition For No Whales in Captivity (June 18, 2009)
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.
- Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach (June 17, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in December and January.
- Renowned Hypnotherapist Receives Life Fellowship in Hypnotherapy Award (June 17, 2009)
Debbie Papadakis, founder and director of the Toronto, Canada based Hypno Healing Institute Inc. has earned the prestigious Life Fellow in Hypnotherapy award from the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.
- Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests (June 17, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to prevent news coverage of protests.
- Sources welcomes Dave F. Musgrave (June 16, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Dave F. Musgrave - Senior Employee Benefits Specialist, Renfrew Insurance.
- Body-in-Motion on the air (June 15, 2009)
Dianne L. Woodruff, PhD, is a featured speaker on Alternative Talk radio KKNW in Seattle. Her topic is "the fiction of fitness." Woodruff is a specialist in body movement and longevity. The talk-phone-in format airs Wednesdays at 12 noon eastern.
- World now at the start of 2009 influenza pandemic: Statement to the press by WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan (June 11, 2009)
On the basis of available evidence, and these expert assessments of the evidence, the scientific criteria for an influenza pandemic have been met. The WHO has therefore decided to raise the level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6.
- IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia (June 11, 2009)
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
- New Journal of Natural Medicine Launched This June, Promotes Natural Therapies (June 10, 2009)
The field of natural medicine attained a new voice this month with the launch of the International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine (IntJNM), a first of its kind, peer-reviewed journal that serves as a benchmark to the international medical community
- How to avoid a Mid-life Crisis (June 10, 2009)
A unique, self-directed, web-based assessment has the ability to accurately and objectively identify careers for individuals in which they have the greatest opportunity for success.
- Sentence Against US Journalists in North Korea is Inhumane and Unjust, Says IFJ (June 10, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) called for the immediate release of the two United States journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who have been jailed by North Korea.
- Nova Scotia election results online at Sources.com (June 10, 2009)
The results of the Nova Scotia election, with all members elected to the Nova Scotia legislature, are now available via Parliamentary Names & Numbers. Parliamentary Names & Numbers is the directory of Canadaâ²s federal and provincial governments.
- Marketing Internships Toronto (June 9, 2009)
Sources offers a four- to six-month unpaid marketing internships in Toronto. Tasks may include web-based marketing, social networking, identifying and contacting prospective clients, web page design, phone surveys, helping to produce newsletters.
- Organic Trade Association in Canada opposes introduction of genetically engineered alfalfa (June 9, 2009)
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has registered strong opposition to federal permission to allow production of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa in Canada.Alfalfa is a perfect crop for Canadian organic agriculture..."
- Tom Baker Cancer Centre receives $50,000 gift (June 9, 2009)
The Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC), in support of its goal of improving the lives of those affected by breast cancer across Canada, has generously granted $50,000 to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
- Sources welcomes Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) (June 9, 2009)
Sources welcomes Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). ACTA is a national trade association representing the retail travel sector of Canada's travel industry.
- Sources welcomes CareerDirection.com (June 8, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: CareerDirection.com. Career Direction is a unique, self-directed, web-based, career identification tool that is 90% accurate and 100% objective in identifying the careers in which an individual has greatest opportunity.
- Sources welcomes Susan McCord (June 8, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, Susan McCord, "Beavertalk.COM" Internet Talk Show Host, Producer, Writer.
- HR Trends Report 2009 - Tough Times Ahead (June 8, 2009)
Vancouver, B.C. The BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA) released its annual report on HR trends. HR functions are set to handle significant change and will face a tough year restructuring their organizations on reduced budgets.
- New Canadian Festival in Waterloo, and Made Viewable Online to the World (June 5, 2009)
Dr. Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute, and John Matlock, Director of External Relations and Outreach, will announce details on June 12th, 2009, of an innovative, public science festival coming in October, 2009.
- Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action (June 3, 2009)
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
- World Press Freedom Day: Commission launches 2009 Lorenzo Natali Prize for committed journalists (June 3, 2009)
On World Press Freedom Day the Commission is officially launching the Lorenzo Natali Prize for 2009. The prize is awarded to journalists who have demonstrated a commitment to human rights, democracy and development.
- Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser (June 3, 2009)
Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser: Silence Tastes Bad
Put Free Speech on the Menu.
Artists and supporters speak out for freedom of association at the launch of the Koffler Gallery fundraiser, ARTFUL DISH, Thursday, June 4, 10 AM.
- Educational Survey Findings: Reading -- The number one summer educational activity (June 3, 2009)
A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that reading is the top summer learning activity of families with high achieving children. Includes tips from educational specialist, Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond, on how to make the most of summer reading activities.
- Educational Survey Findings: Social responsibility linked to good grades (June 3, 2009)
A recent Ipsos-Reid educational survey has found a link between social responsibility and good grades for children in Canada.
- Educational Survey Findings: Canadian parents ensure summer learning (June 3, 2009)
A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that Canadian parents are promoting summer learning activities that can be done as a family. Includes the top-five activities parents encourage with tips from educational specialist, Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond.
- Erin Davis Keynote Speaker at Journey to Success Conference (June 2, 2009)
Erin David on "Living Out Loud at third annual Journey to Success Conference.
Successful CHFI radio personality, Erin Davis will show what it means to Live Out Loud, as this years Luncheon Keynote speaker at the Journey to Success conference.
- Company of Women Presents 3rd Annual Journey to Success Conference (June 2, 2009)
Company of Women Continues to Inspire Business Women in Third Annual Journey to Success Conference. Company of Women is proud to present the third annual Journey to Success Conference on Tuesday, June 16, 2009.
- Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration (June 2, 2009)
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
- Press freedom activist badly beaten in Colombo, hospitalised (June 2, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by an assault on Poddala Jayantha, the secretary-general of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA), the countrys leading journalists organisation.
- Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws (June 1, 2009)
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in practice limiting free expression and press rights.
- Occupation on Trial -- Palestinian village sues Canadian corporations for building illegal Israeli settlements (May 30, 2009)
Bil'in, a Palestinian village that has become an international symbol of Palestinian popular non-violent resistance to the ongoing construction of the Israeli separation wall, is suing Canadian corporations for building illegal settlements.
- Oprah Blames Hormonal Imbalance on Preventing Weight Loss: Expert Explains Hormone Health in Best Selling Book (May 29, 2009)
Dr. Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor And Author Of The Best Seller The Hormone Diet To Discuss Hormone Health And Weight Loss With Maryon Stewart During Free Telephone Helpline On June 4.
- Alert: Police raid opposition party headquarters, arrest protesters amid continuing unrest in Perak State (May 28, 2009)
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) strongly protests continuing police arrests of protesters and a related raid at the headquarters of the opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) to eliminate critical expression about the political crisis.
- Morrison Hershfield Senior Vice President Introduced as Leader of Engineering Licensing Body (May 28, 2009)
Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng., installed as president of Professional Engineers Ontario. Ms Carakatsanus is the fourth woman to be elected president of the association.
- IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom (May 28, 2009)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can media strengthen gender portrayal in the news?
- IFJ Blasts Authorities over Failure to Stop Killings of Journalists after Veteran Murder in Mexico (May 28, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today blamed the Mexican authorities for failing to tackle the killings of journalists following the murder of veteran journalist, Eliseo Barrón Laguna, who worked for La Opinión.
- Mexican journalist who covered police is abducted and killed (May 27, 2009)
Authorities found the body of a journalist who covered the police beat in northern Mexico after he was abducted from his house on Monday night, according to Mexican news reports.
- IFJ Launches Emergency Appeal for Pakistani Journalists (May 26, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is launching an emergency appeal to provide emergency financial support to more than 100 journalists and their families who were forced to flee the intense conflict in northern Pakistan.
- Are you paying too much to send out your news releases? (May 25, 2009)
If you have been using a corporate newswire service to send out your news releases you are likely paying $500 or more to send out a single release -- and that release may not even be reaching the people you want to reach.
- International Multimedia News Lab Launched in Prague (May 25, 2009)
Representatives of World Association of Newspapers (WAN) and PPF Group have launched the International Multimedia News Lab in Prague. The training and educational centre, combined with the editorial house is called FUTUROOM - newsroom of the future.
- Sources welcomes B.C. Human Rights Coalition (May 25, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member, the B.C. Human Rights Coalition.
- Sources welcomes Wendy Moore-MacQueen (May 25, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Wendy Moore-MacQueen, Author, Speaker and President of Mormac Brand Re-engineering.
- Celebrity Fitness Trainer Creates Choi-Bo: New Exercise That Helps Those With Joint Health Issues (May 24, 2009)
Celebrity Fitness Trainer Anthony Aurelius Creates Choi-Bo, A New Mind And Body Workout Routine Aimed at Improving Fitness In Adults And Young People. Natural Health Expert Maryon Stewart To Interview Aurelius about its application to joint health.
- Canadian Down Syndrome Society is Concerned About Our Most Vulnerable Canadian Citizens (May 22, 2009)
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is outraged at the recent decision by a Quebec judge to acquit an HIV positive man accused of sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome after she was unable to positively identify her attacker.
- Staycation: home vacations popularity growing (May 22, 2009)
As summer quickly approaches; people are starting to plan how theyre going to spend their much deserved time off. Normally this would be an exciting time but with the economy in todays state, people are looking for different ideas.
- The Canada Science and Technology Museum recognizes the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille (May 21, 2009)
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM), in collaboration with CNIB, presents an exhibition and a guided tour which will be offered throughout 2009.
- Egypt: Security authorities confiscate book about corruption (May 20, 2009)
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) reports that the Egyptian security authorities have confiscated a book entitled "A Flood of Corruption and the Advance of bin Laden in Algeria" by the Algerian writer, Anwar Malek.
- Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper (May 20, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned newspaper.
- Iraq: News website latest target in governments legal offensive against independent media (May 20, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governments continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
- Former President of Peru to receive Honorary Doctorate of Laws on June 2, 2009 (May 20, 2009)
The former President of Peru, Alejandro Toledo a man of Indigenous Andean heritage who began as a shoeshine boy and rose to become a respected economist will be in Winnipeg on June 2, 2009 to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.
- Federal Government Helps Realize State-Of-The-Art Science & Environment Complex (May 20, 2009)
An historic $18,042,000 million infrastructure grant by the Government of Canada to The University of Winnipeg today means the world-class Science Complex and Richardson College for the Environment will be constructed.
- Moroccan journalists face charges of defaming Qaddafi (May 19, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is dismayed by the start of court proceedings today against five Moroccan journalists charged with publicly harming Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and hurting his dignity.
- Sri Lanka Army holding three doctors who gave information to press (May 19, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders urges the Sri Lankan authorities to quickly release three Tamil doctors who have been arrested for providing the news media with information about the humanitarian situation in Vanni.
- The Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA) announces new Chief Executive Officer (May 19, 2009)
It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of C. Charles Brimley as the new CEO of the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA). This appointment will become effective May 25, 2009.
- Sources welcomes Solutions in Mind (May 16, 2009)
Solutions in Mind is a uniquely qualified world-leading authority on communication, utilizing innovative communication tools to coach organizations and individuals to understand how the mind works.
- Sources welcomes ARETE safety and protection inc. (May 16, 2009)
ARETE safety and protection Inc. ia a leading Canadian firm specializing in the prevention and management of workplace violence and conflict for over 15 years.
- Authorities step up offensive against journalists and websites (May 14, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about freedom of expression in Bahrain. In the past couple of months, two journalists have been charged because of what they wrote and the information ministry has stepped up Internet filtering.
- IFJ Backs Russian and Asian Unions in Campaign to Rebuild Trust in Media (May 14, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is backing a regional campaign led by journalists' leaders from Russia, Turkey and Central Asia to strengthen quality journalism in the face of political pressure and a media crisis across the region.
- IFJ Condemns New Attack on Journalists' Sources in UK (May 14, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today joined their affiliate, the National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland (NUJ), in condemning the secrecy.
- IFJ Condemns Reckless Use of Violence against Media House in Yemen (May 14, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the shocking disregard for safety of journalists and media staff who were caught in the crossfire of a battle between security forces and armed guards at a publishing house in Yemen.
- Dissident journalist facing jail term on disrespect charge (May 14, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate release of independent journalist Alberto Santiago Du Bouchet, who was arrested after a verbal exchange with a policeman in Artemisa (in Havana province) on 18 April.
- Newspaper reporter arrested as she returns to Israel from Gaza Strip (May 14, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns Israeli newspaper reporter Amira Hasss arrest at the Erez border crossing yesterday as she returned to Israel after spending four months in the Gaza Strip reporting for the Tel Aviv-based daily Haaretz.
- IFJ Condemns Threats and Intimidation against Journalists in Somalia (May 14, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists has condemned today the threats and intimidations against journalists in Somalia after the head of an Islamic militia group in Somalia warned journalists against reports which are critical of the movement
- Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem (May 12, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday mornings decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
- Roxana Saberi finally freed (May 12, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders hails todays release of Iranian-American journalist.
- IFJ Calls for Inquiry Into Lasanthas Murder (May 12, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the widow of Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge in calling on Sri Lankas power-holders to take immediate action to conduct a full, fair and independent investigation into the murder
- Fad Diet or Not: Celiac Expert Dispels Common Myths about Gluten-Free Diet (May 11, 2009)
While Celebrity Elisabeth Hasselbeck Sheds Light On Gluten-Free Living, International Celiac Expert Shelley Case Dispels Common Myths about the Gluten-Free Diet
- Sangster's Health Centres Wins Grand Prize in Canadian Franchise Association Award of Excellence in Franchising (May 8, 2009)
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising competition.
- Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs Revolutionizing Business Practices (May 8, 2009)
Are you a female entrepreneur with an ecologically sound business or just curious about how you can develop a more eco-friendly business? If so, attend the Company of Women dinner event featuring an eco-friendly entrepreneurial panel.
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces 2009 Frankie Award Winners (May 7, 2009)
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) congratulates the 2009 Frankie Award winners, representing the top advertising and marketing creative in Canadian franchising.
- Reporter who criticized officials is slain in northern Mexico (May 7, 2009)
A Mexican journalist who was critical of local authorities in the northern state of Durango was fatally shot by unidentified assailants on Sunday.
- U.S. reporter found guilty of obstruction, faces 4 years in jail (May 7, 2009)
The CPJ is concerned about the prosecution of American reporter Diane Bukowski, who was found guilty of 2 felony counts of resisting, obstructing, opposing, and endangering two Michigan state troopers while covering a crime scene.
- IFJ Condemns Outrageous Attacks on Media in Yemen (May 7, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned attacks by Yemeni authorities on independent media which have been seized after the government accused them of publishing material allegedly "harmful to the national unity".
- 5 Ways To Cut The High Cost Of Divorce (May 5, 2009)
For most people ending a marriage is financially devastating. Often costs are purposefully accelerated. Understand the ways legal fees increase rapidly. Learn how to lower the impact.
- The Canadian Down Syndrome Society Responds to Current Class Action Law Suit Facing Sequenom (May 4, 2009)
In financial terms, the sum total of the damage to those who invested in Sequenom is easily measured. There is, however, less of a provision to measure the consciousness of a company, who trades in tremendously powerful and important information.
- BlueRush 3-Time Winner at 2009 US Internet Advertising Competition (May 4, 2009)
BlueRush Media Group Corp. (TSX-V: BTV), is pleased to announce three big wins at this years US Internet Advertising Competition, for Best Financial Service Interactive Application, Best Telecommunication Rich Media Online Campaign, and Best Gover
- "The Drunkard's Walk" - Perimeter Institute's Public Lecture on Wednesday, May 6 (May 4, 2009)
In The Drunkard's Walk, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, change, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives.
- Publicity 101 for Community Colleges (May 2, 2009)
Q: Whats the best way for a college to get continuing media attention?
A: By being found in SOURCES, the Medias Guide to Experts and Spokespersons
- Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status (May 2, 2009)
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, according to Freedom House's annual media study.
- World Press Freedom Day: Statement from the Media Foundation for West Africa (May 2, 2009)
The theme for this year's celebration of World Press Freedom Day, Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, could not have been more appropriate in any other year than this one, particularly for countries in West Africa.
- Jailed Zimbabwe journalist Honored by Black Journalists group (May 2, 2009)
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced that Anderson Shadreck Manyere, a freelance photojournalist in Zimbabwe, will receive the organizations 2009 Percy Qoboza Award.
- Newspaper editor in coma after latest case of violence against journalists (May 2, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders voiced deep concern today about newspaper editor Vyacheslav Yaroshenko, who is in a coma after being attacked and beaten outside his home in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don on 29 April.
- Roxana Saberis family and lawyers under strong pressure from Iranian authorities (May 2, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iranian governments attempts to intimidate Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, her family and her lawyers. Sentenced to 8 years in prison on a spying charge Saberi been on hunger strike since 21 April.
- Press Freedom Under Fire in South Asia, 2008-09 (May 2, 2009)
The seventh annual report on press freedom in South Asia documents alarming trends in working conditions for journalists.
- IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East (May 2, 2009)
Launching its Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of media laws in the Middle East.
- IFJ Welcomes New Vintu Partnership to Assist Stricken Media Families (May 2, 2009)
As part of its World Press Freedom Day actions the International Federation of Journalists has announced a new agreement with the Vintu Foundation to provide humanitarian assistance to families of journalists and media personnel killed on duty,
- Hair care line nourishes children affected by poverty (May 1, 2009)
Beginning April 2009, Laboratoire Cosmepro will donate two percent of sales from its Light Blue Shade hair care products to Canadian Feed The Childrens National Nutrition Program, which provides nutritional support to children living in poverty.
- Organic Trade Association welcomes federal credit-guarantee forganic farmers in Canada (May 1, 2009)
Canadian organic sector welcomes the announcement of new federal government-guaranteed loans for farmers and farmer-coops
- Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom (April 29, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
- IOM Medical Conflict of Interest Report Released (April 28, 2009)
New voluntary and regulatory measures can strengthen protections against financial conflicts of interest in medicine without hindering patient care or the advancement of medical knowledge, says a new report by the Institute of Medicine. The report t
- Experience International Astronomy Day (April 28, 2009)
Experience your own Galileo Moment by participating in daytime activities, lectures, and an evening Star Party on International Astronomy Day, Saturday May 2nd at the Canada Science and Technology Museum.
- Finalists announced for inaugural Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector (April 28, 2009)
CMA Canada and CIPFA are pleased to announce the selection of finalists for the first
recipient(s) of the Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector.
- Swine influenza: Statement by WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan (April 27, 2009)
The WHO Director-General has raised the level of influenza pandemic alert from the current phase 3 to phase 4.The change to a higher phase of pandemic alert indicates that the likelihood of a pandemic has increased, but not that it is inevitable.
- Ontario Takes Legal Action Against Pharmacies, Generic Drug Companies and Wholesalers (April 27, 2009)
Ontario is taking legal action against a number of pharmacies, generic drug manufacturers and wholesalers after the discovery of their involvement in a scheme where drug products were being sold several times.
- Right To Water - Maude Barlow To Speak At Ontario Water Conference, May 4 (April 27, 2009)
Maude Barlow to address water industry professionals at the Ontario Water Works Annual Conference & Trade Show, Monday May 4, Toronto Congress Centre, Dixon Road.
- Canadian Business Leaders to Meet in Toronto at the CFA National Convention (April 27, 2009)
Some of the biggest names in Canadian business will gather at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto, Ontario from May 3 5 for the 18th annual Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) National Convention.
- Leonard Cohen urged to cancel Israel concert (April 26, 2009)
Leonard Cohen urged to cancel Israel concert.
- Government of Canada is Working Closely with Provinces and Territories and International Partners to Address Swine Flu (April 26, 2009)
Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. David Butler-Jones today assured Canadians that the federal government is working closely with the provinces and territories and international partners to protect the health.
- Swine flu illness in the United States and Mexico - update 2 (April 26, 2009)
On Saturday, 25 April, upon the advice of the Emergency Committee called under the rules of the International Health Regulations, the Director-General declared this event a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
- ARTICLE 19 launches the Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality (April 26, 2009)
ARTICLE 19 has launched The Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality, a ground-breaking document that will guide legislators, policy-makers and civil society in balancing the rights to freedom of expression and equality.
- American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi on hunger strike for past five days (April 26, 2009)
Roxana Saberi, the young American-Iranian journalist who was sentenced to eight years in prison on a spying charge in Tehran on 18 April, has been on hunger strike for the past five days.
- FAJ says African journalists face series of threats ranging from safety and security, repressive laws, oppressive regimes (April 26, 2009)
Journalists and media workers in Africa face series of threats ranging from safety and security, repressive laws, oppressive regimes, monopolies, bad labour practices and unfair competition.
- World Copyright Day: Stop Unfair Contracts for Journalists (April 26, 2009)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) condemns the widespread use of unfair contracts by media employers that deprive journalists from their authors' rights.
- All Out For May Day (April 24, 2009)
The Halifax May Day 2009 celebrations coincides with the 90th anniversary of the 1919 May Day 100 per cent strike of the construction trades against exploitation and gouging in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion and the labour revolts.
- World press freedom groups call for Saberi's release (April 24, 2009)
Thirty-five members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) join CPJ and Reporters Without Borders in a letter to the head of Iran's judiciary calling for the release of imprisoned journalist Roxana Saberi.
- IFJ Welcomes Successful Safety Training for Gaza Journalists in Egypt (April 24, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the successful safety training organised for Gaza Journalists which took place in Cairo from 20 to 22 April.
- Sources welcomes BlueRush (April 24, 2009)
BlueRush is a full service digital marketing company focused on developing highly engaging and interactive solutions using Web 2.0 technologies, award-winning rich media animation and video production.
- Sources welcomes Anne Day -- Company of Women (April 24, 2009)
Anne Day is the Founder of Company of Women, an organization that supports, connects and promotes women in business through monthly events, online and print directory, an extensive website, annual conference and quarterly magazine, Company.
- CCNM students research examines impact of trigger point therapy for athletic injuries (April 24, 2009)
Musculoskeletal injuries are a devastating setback for athletes, and a quick recovery with minimal pain and interruptions in lifestyle and training is critical. Many sports-related injuries are related to myofascial trigger points (MTrPs).
- Seven journalists injured by Israeli soldiers in West Bank since January 2009 (April 23, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders deplores the repeated use of violence against journalists covering peaceful demonstrations in the West Bank in protest against the construction of the Security Wall. The Israeli armed forces have been directly responsible.
- AMARC welcomes bill limiting media concentration (April 23, 2009)
AMARC's Latin America and Caribbean office (AMARC-ALC) has welcomed a bill on Audiovisual Communication Services and the government's openness to a participatory process of forums on the suggested text.
- Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi launches legal action against three Moroccan newspapers (April 23, 2009)
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has described today the complaints made by the Libyan Embassy in Rabat against three Moroccan newspapers as a threat to freedom of expression and the press in Morocco which must be confronted.
- Ruling recognizes Detroit Free Press reporters right to protect his sources (April 23, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is thrilled with U.S. District Judge Robert Clelands ruling that Detroit Free Press reporter David Ashenfelter does not have to reveal his confidential sources from a 2004 article about a failed terrorism prosecution.
- Ten Years On, IFJ Says NATO "Must Apologise" over Belgrade Media Killings (April 23, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists say that, ten years after NATO forces defied the protests of journalists and human rights groups and bombed a television centre in Belgrade killing 16 media staff, the damage from that unprecedented strike.
- Author concerned Canadians may get caught up in low rate hype (April 23, 2009)
Robert Abboud, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and author of the book, No Regrets, A Common Sense Guide to Achieving and Affording Your Life Goals who warned 2 years ago of the upcoming Spendemic is raising the alarm again.
Canadians may not y
- Can-Fit-Pro returns to Saskatoon, SK for an action-packed fitness conference (April 23, 2009)
Can-Fit-Pros annual Group Fitness and Personal Training One-Day Conference returns to Saskatoon, SK on May 30, 2009! Media can especially benefit from this event to network with fitness professionals and generate possible stories and interviews.
- Human Resources Professionals Gather in Victoria to Build Business Results (April 22, 2009)
Nearly 900 human resources professionals will gather at the Victoria Conference Centre May 6 8 to participate in the BC Human Resources Management Associations 47th Annual Conference: Building Business Results Blue Skies and Grassroots.
- Geneva: Withdrawal by States from Durban Review Major Setback for Freedom of Expression (April 22, 2009)
ARTICLE 19 and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies are extremely concerned by the recent decision of the USA, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands to withdraw from the UN anti-racism conference, otherwise known as the Durban Rreview.
- Professional Women Facing An Uncertain Business World - "What Next?" (April 21, 2009)
Are you in transition? Perhaps youve been laid off or are worried that you might be. Whatever the scenario, youre not alone. What Next? is an opportunity to explore different career options and revisit long-held dreams.
- Economic Downturn Furthers Environmental Action (April 20, 2009)
The global economic downturn has revitalized an old sensibility in Canadian homes, the art of prioritizing needs vs. wants. To help, Earth Day Canada offers ways to save money and decrease your impact on the environment every day.
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces 2009 CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising Finalists (April 20, 2009)
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) announces finalists for the 2009 CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising, which honours excellence in franchise operations and franchisor/franchisee relationships.
- Hemispheres Leaders Adopt Declaration of Commitment of Port of Spain (April 19, 2009)
Affirming their renewed spirit of cooperation, integration and solidarity the hemispheres leaders concluded the Fifth Summit of the Americas with a consensus to advance joint solutions to address the most pressing challenges facing the region.
- Iranian-American journalist gets eight years on spying charge (April 19, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the eight-year prison sentence which a Tehran revolutionary court passed on Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi on a charge of spying for the United States.
- Hypnotherapist Gains Media Attention From OPRAH, MoneySense, CNN, WTN, CTV and Others. (April 17, 2009)
Debbie Papadakis, a well known Hypnotherapist based in Toronto has been gaining international media attention in publications such as Oprahs O Magazine and Canadian Business Online for years, but her continued success has also garnered attention.
- Appeal to international bodies and NGOs participating in 2nd World Conference against Racism (April 17, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders and the Doha Centre for Media Freedom are concerned about the threat to free expression that arises when the media broach religious issues.
- Fiji: Foreign Journalists Deported, Media Censored in State of Emergency (April 17, 2009)
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) are demanding that Fiji's military government stop deporting journalists and censoring the media after the government declared a 30-day state of emergency last
- Asesinato de dos periodistas en Guatemala y Honduras. La FEPALC y la FIP expresan su total consternación (April 17, 2009)
La Federación Internacional de Periodistas (FIP) y la Federación de Periodistas de América Latina y el Caribe (FEPALC) expresan su consternación absoluta ante el asesinato, en menos de 48 horas de dos periodistas centroamericanos.
- Children with Type 1 Diabetes are at Much Greater Risk Than Adults for Celiac Disease, Which is Now Much Easier to Diagnose (April 16, 2009)
First at-home screening test for celiac disease is now available in Canada from 2G Pharma Inc.
- Brain Tumour Collaborative Unites to Fund New Research (April 16, 2009)
Today, the eight North American private funding organizations comprising the Brain Tumour Funders Collaborative announced a new funding initiative aimed at accelerating development of non- or minimally- invasive methods for monitoring if, when, an
- Quit Yo-Yo Dieting - Lose Weight Permanently Now (April 16, 2009)
Fitness expert Marci Lall, shares a valuable and free resource for women who suffer from yo-yo dieting and weight cycling.
- Leaders urged to give joint commitment to press freedom (April 16, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders hopes the two-day Summit of the Americas that begins tomorrow in Trinidad and Tobago will result in a firm commitment to media freedom and human rights by the participating presidents.
- China Imposes Yet More Restrictions on Journalists (April 16, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns instructions to media issued by Chinas Prison Bureau and Central Propaganda Department that they must only report information distributed through official channels.
- IFJ Puts Ethical Journalism on Middle East Media Agenda (April 16, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has launched a programme of work to strengthen ethical and independent journalism in the Middle East with the opening of a regional office in Bahrain.
- The Red Flags of Greenwashing (April 15, 2009)
Buyer beware, many products have far less of a positive impact on the environment than marketing campaigns suggest. To help see through the smoke and mirrors, Earth Day Canada is encouraging consumers to internalize the Red Flags of Greenwashing.
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces 2009 Frankie Award Finalists (April 14, 2009)
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is pleased to announce the 2009 Frankie Award finalists in 15 categories, representing the top advertising and marketing creative in Canadian franchising.
- Moldova: Protest violations of access to information rights and attacks on journalists following elections (April 14, 2009)
Twenty-five IFEX members and 10 other organisations protest violations of access to information rights and attacks on journalists following elections.
- EFJ Backs Spanish Journalists in Protest (April 14, 2009)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the regional group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) , today backed the Federation of Journalists Associations of Spain (FAPE) after protests over attacks on journalists covering publ
- Oprah Story Sparks Interest in Helpline on Alexander Technique for Back Pain Relief (April 14, 2009)
O Magazine Article Prompts Natural Health Expert Maryon Stewart To Deliver Free Helpline Advice On Using Alexander Technique To Remedy Back Pain. Her April 22 Helpline Includes an Interview with Carolyn Nicholls, a Leading Alexander Instructor
- Sri Lanka: Call for journalists to be let into area where a major humanitarian crisis is unfolding with no media presence (April 11, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders reminds Sri Lanka's government of its international undertakings as the media continue to be prevented from moving about freely in the north especially in the area where tens of thousands of Tamils are surrounded by the army
- Ideale FM radio station closed for refusing to reveal sources (April 10, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the 8 April 2009 closure of Idéale FM, a privately-owned radio station in Haiti for allegedly "obstructing justice" by refusing to reveal sources.
- Journalists Organisations in Sri Lanka Feel Anti-Media Heat (April 10, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says ongoing interrogation of journalists leaders in Sri Lanka is a bullying tactic that only serves to highlight an intolerance of freedom of expression and the failure of democratic processes in
- Canadian Jews support the Durban Review (April 9, 2009)
As Canadian Jews, we support and will attend the Durban Review of the World Conference Against Racism in Geneva, April 20-24. We do so because we are concerned about all expressions of racism.
- In Iran, Roxana Saberi charged with espionage (April 9, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by news reports that the Iranian government has charged Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi with espionage.
- Groups Launch New Effort to Amend Patriot Act (April 9, 2009)
Organizations representing booksellers, librarians, publishers, and writers today launched the latest phase in their five-year campaign to restore the reader privacy safeguards that were stripped away by the USA Patriot Act.
- EFJ Protests Over Intimidating Signal' to Media From Slovak Prime Minister (April 9, 2009)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), today condemned a warning issued by Robert Fico, the Prime Minister of Slovakia, over media coverage of what he says are trouble-making extremist groups.
- Videos Released (April 9, 2009)
Kathleen Meadows, psychic advisor in Kitchener ON releases media interviews and lectures in video HD format to youtube @ http://www.youtube.com/psychickathleen.
- BCs Human Resources Management Association Announces Finalists for Industry Awards (April 8, 2009)
The BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA) is proud to announce the finalists for the provincial HR industry awards, including Award of Excellence - HR Professional of the Year.
- Concern about conditions in which journalists and cyber-dissidents are being held in Iran (April 7, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the conditions in which journalists and cyber-dissidents are being held in Iran and the arbitrary nature of their detention, and calls for their release.
- UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize 2009 to be awarded posthumously to Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge (April 7, 2009)
The late Sri Lankan journalist and editor of the Sunday Leader Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was assassinated on 8 January this year, has been named laureate of the 2009 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize.
- Inhance Moves Companies to Action (April 6, 2009)
Inhance Mutual Funds releases annual review of shareholder engagement in eight areas: climate change, environmental performance, community engagement, lifecycle impacts, human rights, sustainability reporting, diversity and health and safety.
- Remedy Me! sure cure for TV blahs (April 6, 2009)
View Debbie Papadakis, Toronto based Hypnotherapist, (www.hypno-healing.com ) working with a client in Episode 3 Overactive Bladder airing on W Network, Tuesday April 21, 2009 at 8:00pm ET/PT
- Ricardh J. Goldstone Appointed to Lead Human Rights Council Fact-Finding Mission on Gaza Conflict (April 6, 2009)
The Human Rights Council today announced the appointment of Richard J. Goldstone to lead an independent fact-finding mission to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations related to the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip.
- Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes (April 6, 2009)
Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes.
- Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts publishes special report on the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip (April 6, 2009)
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) published today its special report on the Israei offensive in the Gaza Strip 27.12.2008 - 18.01.2
- Canada's Top Three Killers, Are They Preventable? (April 3, 2009)
Statistics Canada recently reported that Cancer, Stroke and Heart Disease are responsible for 58% of all deaths in Canada. Dr. Martin reveals in his book simple tests that can lead to early detection and prevention of Canada's top three killers.
- Sugar Cravings Heighten at Easter: Weight Loss Expert Offers Free Helpline Advice (April 2, 2009)
Natural Health Expert Maryon Stewart To Deliver Advice On How to Fight Obsessive Food Cravings. Her April 8th Helpline Will Offer Solutions to Overcome the Sugar Craving Syndrome that is Heightened Around Holidays Like Easter.
- Mother's Day Walk (April 2, 2009)
Mothers Day Weekend: May 9th and 10th, 2009: The Breast Cancer Society of Canada and cleo, will team up again this year for a nationwide Mothers Day Walk throughout malls across Canada
- North Korea: Two American journalists face up to 10 years in labour camps (April 1, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders urges the North Korean authorities not to go ahead with their announced intention to try two American journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, on charges of entering the country illegally and carrying out hostile" activities
- Local newspaper reporter dies two days after beating, human rights activist attacked outside Moscow home (April 1, 2009)
Sergey Protazanov, a reporter for Grajdanskoye Soglasye, a local newspaper based in the north Moscow suburb of Khimki, died at his home on 30 March, two days after being attacked and beaten.
- South Korean authorities must release journalists' leader (April 1, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on authorities in South Korea to immediately release YTN union chairman Jong-Myun Roh, who has been detained for 10 days since being arrested ahead of strike action at the broadcaster.
- Kingston Field Naturalists Sponsor Celebration of Nature (March 31, 2009)
Kingston Field Naturalists today announced sponsorship of Celebration of Nature, an art show and sale celebrating its 60th anniversary. The show and sale will be held at Sydenham St. United Church on May 2nd, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- 50%-80% of Impaired Drivers Have Substance Abuse Problems - Treatment Can Be a Solution for Safer Roads (March 30, 2009)
Impaired driving results in the deaths of over 1000 Canadians a year. Impaired drivers are often struggling with drug or alcohol addictions. Effective treatment programs can help make our roads safer while helping individuals recover from their add
- Inhance Investment Management Inc. releases analysis of its top-rated socially responsible investment fund (March 30, 2009)
Inhance Investment Management Inc. has released a report of its analysis for the Inhance Monthly Income Fund, which was recently named a top Canadian SRI mutual fund by Corporate Knights.
- Toronto SEO & Web Analytics Expert to Address Two Web Analytics Conferences (March 30, 2009)
Alan K'necht, president of K'nechtology, a Toronto based search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing and web analytics company, will be addressing both SMX Search Analytics and eMetrics in Toronto March 31 - April 1
- Reporter shot and killed in Rawalpindi (March 30, 2009)
Pakistani authorities must not allow Thursday's shooting death of veteran Pakistani reporter Raja Assad Hameed in Rawalpindi go uninvestigated and unprosecuted, the Committee to Protect Journalists says.
- Fromage Frais wins odd title prize (March 27, 2009)
The 2009-2014 World Outlook for 60-miligram Containers of Fromage Frais, published by Icon Group International, has been crowned the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year.
- Anti-capitalism campaigners distribute spoof edition of Financial Times (March 27, 2009)
Anti-capitalism campaigners in London have published a spoof edition of the Financial Times today as Britian prepares to host next week's G20 summit in London.
- Petition for the unconditional release of two American journalists (March 27, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders and the International Womens Media Foundation have jointly launched a petition for the immediate and unconditional release of reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who have now been held in North Korea for an entire week.
- Outrage at UN Human Rights Council resolution on defamation of religions (March 27, 2009)
In the resolution it adopted yesterday on the defamation of religions, the United Nations Human Rights Council has yet again demonstrated its inability to defend the values enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- More than 180 Rights Organisations Reject Defamation of Religions Campaign (March 27, 2009)
More than 180 rights organisations worldwide have banded together to oppose a "defamation of religions" campaign at the UN mounted by Islamic states that would make criticising religion a crime in UN resolutions, declarations and world conferences.
- Roland Berger Human Dignity Award goes to Reporters Without Borders and Shirin Ebadi (March 26, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders and Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi, a Nobel peace laureate, have been chosen as the winners of this years Roland Berger Human Dignity Award.
- IFJ Urges Unity and Fresh Start for Journalists in Palestine (March 26, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists calls on Palestinian media to stand up and unite for their profession and said it was ready to support fresh efforts for better relations with political leaders to ensure more protection and needed reform.
- Business Ownership is Easier than You Think: Exploring Opportunities at the CFA Explore Franchising Show (March 25, 2009)
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) presents the CFA Explore Franchising Show, its newest show designed to help the public Explore Franchising. It will be held on Saturday, April 4 at the Hampton Inn Ottawa & Conference Centre in Ottawa.
- Symmetry Math Sheds New Light on Fundamental Physics (March 25, 2009)
A team of researchers from Perimeter Institute, Cambridge University, and Texas A&M has for the first time estimated, from mathematical symmetry arguments, the size of a fundamental imbalance pervading the subatomic world.
- Cross-Canada Media Training (March 24, 2009)
Register now for a media training workshop in your community. Sessions are scheduled for Coquitlam BC, Red Deer AB, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Guelph ON, Toronto, and Halifax.
- Information Loss - From Tornadoes to Black Holes at Perimeter Institutes Public Lecture on Wednesday, April 1 (March 24, 2009)
If information is lost in a black hole, is the information gone forever? There is a good chance that not only does it come back, it comes back in the blink of an eye.
- Malaysia: CIJ and WAMI condemn suspension of opposition newspapers (March 24, 2009)
Malaysia: Harakah and Suara Keadilan opposition newspapers suspended for three months
- Authorities arrest two TV presenters in Kabul (March 24, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is disturbed by yesterdays arrests in Kabul of two commercial TV presenters, Fahim Kohdamani of Emroz and Ajmal Alamzai of Ariana TV.
- Arresting Journalists violates the law, must be stopped (March 24, 2009)
The Palestine Institute for Communication and Development (PICD) issued a press released condemning the targeting and arresting of Palestinian journalists in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
- Water Not For Sale: The University of Winnipeg first university in Canada to ban plastic water bottles (March 23, 2009)
The University of Winnipeg is listening to its student body, which voted to ban the sale of plastic water bottles last week. The ban will be phased in over the coming months, making UWinnipeg the first university in Canada to adopt the policy.
- The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive (March 23, 2009)
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel in a Report on Medical Ethics during the War on Gaza:"The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive"
- On the Withholding a Visa to H.H. Dalai Lama (March 23, 2009)
The South African Friends of Tibet (SAFT) expresses its dismay at the withholding of travel documents to H.H. Dalai Lama by the South African High Commissioner.
- Getting Away With Murder 2009 (March 23, 2009)
The already murderous conditions for the press in Sri Lanka and Pakistan deteriorated further in the past year, the Committee to Protect Journalists has found in its newly updated Impunity Index
- Freedom of Expressions Award 2009 Shortlist Announced (March 23, 2009)
Index on Censorship announces the shortlist for the 2009 Freedom of Expression Awards.
- Afghanistan: Press freedom in free-fall in run-up to presidential election (March 23, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders has released the report of a fact-finding visit to Afghanistan in January. Entitled We have free speech, but were not safe and we dont act responsibly".
- Attorney General applies presumption of openness in Freedom of Information Act guidelines (March 23, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders today welcomed US Attorney General Eric Holders guidelines on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in which he breaks with the Bush Administrations stance of withholding information and applies a presumption of openne
- Statement from George Galloway on being denied entry to Canada (March 20, 2009)
For a G7 government to ban a five times elected British parliamentarian from addressing public events or keeping my appointment with some of their flagship television and radio programmes is quite a serious matter.
- Galloway: This idiotic ban shames Canada (March 20, 2009)
Respect MP George Galloway today vowed to use all means at my disposal to challenge the decision by Canadas pro-war, conservative immigration minister, Jason Kenny, to refuse him entry to the country to give a series of speeches.
- Peace with Justice in Sri Lanka: Genocide of Sri Lankan Tamils its causes and solutions (March 20, 2009)
Peace with Justice in Sri Lanka: Genocide of Sri Lankan Tamils its causes and solutions. A lecture by Dr. Brian Senewiratne, a Sinhalese closely connected with the ruling families of Sri Lanka.
- Blogger jailed for insulting leaders dies in Iran's Evin prison (March 19, 2009)
The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an immediate investigation into the March 18 death of an Iranian blogger imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin prisonâ.
- IFJ Condemns Jail Term for Shoe-Throwing Iraqi Journalist (March 19, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has protested over the disproportionate decision of an Iraqi court which sentenced television journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi to three years in jail for throwing his shoes at President George W. Bush.
- France: Call for solidarity for Action day on 19 March (March 19, 2009)
The participating trade unions (SNJ, SNJ-CGT, USJ-CFDT, SGJ-FO, CFTC and CGC Journalists' Trade Unions) call on all journalists to mobilise for the national day of a general strike and demonstrations planned for March 19.
- National Charity Puts Fresh Spin on Group Walk Fundraiser (March 19, 2009)
The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) announces Canadas first ever national fundraiser for Tourette Syndrome (TS), the 1st Annual Trek for Tourette, scheduled to hit communities across the country on March 29th, 2009.
- OECS Secretariat holds talks with Canadians on ways of improving the lives of Eastern Caribbean Citizens. (March 12, 2009)
The OECS Secretariat hosted officials from the Nova Scotia branch of a Canadian education organisation called EDUNOVA, on various issues including ways of improving the lives of Eastern Caribbean citizens.
- Ivey and Western Law Students to Present at United Nations in New York City (March 12, 2009)
Canadian MBA and law students from UWO present at the United Nations.
- International Metis Aboriginal Governance Conference in Winnipeg (March 11, 2009)
The first international Métis Aboriginal Governance: Charting a Path Forward conference is attracting renowned scholars, authors, political representatives and community participants to The University of Winnipeg from March 24-26, 2009.
- National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Board of Directors Election 2009 (March 11, 2009)
The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada has elected its Board of Directors for 2009 - 2011.
- Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel (March 10, 2009)
Over 150 Jewish Canadians have signed a statement expressing their concerns about the campaign to suppress criticism of Israel that is being carried on within Canada. The signatories include many prominent Canadians.
- CPJ calls for Iranian president's intervention in Saberi case (March 9, 2009)
With an American journalist now in an Iranian jail for more than five weeks, the Committee to Protect Journalists called for the charges against her to be made public and for the Iranian government to ensure that she will receive due process.
- Freedom of expression systematically violated in Tibet (March 9, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the systematic violation of press freedom and free expression in Tibet.
- International Womens Delegation Granted Entry to Gaza (March 9, 2009)
International Womens Delegation Granted Entry to Gaza. Novelist Alice Walker, parents of Rachel Corrie and 58 others, including six Canadians, spend International Womens Day in war-torn territory
- The Pearson Peackeeping Centre Marks International Women's Day with Launch of New Video (March 9, 2009)
To mark International Womens Day, the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) is launching a video detailing its efforts towards preventing the sexual violence and abuse of women in Darfur.
- Sources welcomes Meadowridge School (March 6, 2009)
Meadowridge School: Independent, coed, university preparatory, International Baccalaureate World School (JK - Grade 12). One of 8 schools in Canada to offer both IB Primary & Middle Years Programs.
- Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education (March 6, 2009)
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded projects relating to genocide and human rights.
- An investigation into the serious abuses of the War on Terror is imperative (March 6, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders asks that the new Obama administration lead an investigation into the destruction of interrogation videotapes at secret prisons.
- IFJ Launches Website to Promote Ethical Journalism Initiative Campaign (March 6, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today launched a new website to promote its Ethical Journalism Initiative (EJI) Campaign about making core values of journalism an integral part in today's media worldwide.
- Journalists Call Israel to Account over "Premeditated and Precise" attacks on Media in Gaza (March 6, 2009)
The targeting of media by the Israeli military during last month's offensive in the Gaza Strip was "premeditated and precise" and in violation of international law, says the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).
- IFJ Launches Booklet to Engage Media Professionals in Fight Against Gender Discrimination (March 6, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today called on media professionals and unions activists to join the fight against gender discrimination by releasing a booklet on gender equality.
- Suffering from the Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Medical Experts Say Get Tested for Celiac Disease, Now Easier to Diagnose (March 6, 2009)
First at-home screening test for celiac disease now available in Canada from 2G Pharma Inc.
- Dedicated Financial Solutions Team Arranges Round Table for Select Group with Billionaire Michael Lee-Chin (February 27, 2009)
Mother and daughter financial advisor team Janet Baccarani and Jennifer Black leveraged their relationship with billionaire mentor, Michael Lee-Chin, to challenge and inspire a select group of business executives in a round table discussion regarding
- Can-Fit-Pro presents the best health and fitness presenters in Winnipeg, MB (February 26, 2009)
WINNIPEGCan-Fit-Pros annual Group Fitness and Personal Training One-Day Conference returns to Winnipeg, MB on April 5, 2009! It is a phenomenal event for all fitness professionals, where they have networking opportunities, educational workshops
- alPHa Fuels Campaign to Put Food in the Budget for low-income Ontarians (February 26, 2009)
alPHa is partnering with the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction in an Ontario-wide campaign to urge the Ontario government to add a $100 Healthy Food Supplement to the Basic Needs Allowance for all adult recipients.
- Fighting Discrimination Still Requires Rules (February 21, 2009)
The winner of the 2nd Annual Koskie Minsky LLP Diversity Moot speaks about how discrimination in society should be properly fought.
- Letter to Jason Kenny on his threat to defund the Canadian Arab Federation (February 19, 2009)
As Jews, we affirm that criticizing Israeli policies is NOT anti-Semitic. More and more Jews world-wide, as well as in Israel openly oppose oppressive Israeli policies, and they also denounce this irresponsible use of the label anti-Semitic.
- Pakistan: Press freedom activist attacked in Lahore (February 19, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders voices its supports for journalist Imtiaz Alam, the secretary general of the South Asia Free Media Association (SAMFA), a regional press freedom group, who was attacked in Lahore.
- Free speech activist prevented from leaving Iran (February 19, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iranian governments decision to ban Abdolreza Tajik, a freelance journalist and staunch free speech activist, from leaving the country.
- IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone (February 19, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while covering events against female circumcision.
- IFJ Condemns Murderous Attacks on Journalists in Pakistan (February 19, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists is shocked and horrified at the murder of Musa Khankhel, a reporter for The News International daily and Geo News channel, in the Matta sub-division of the Swat valley in Pakistans North-West Frontier.
- IFJ Hits Out over Arrest and Detention of Journalists in Palestine (February 19, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today condemned the "unjustified" detention of journalists by the Palestinian Authority's Preventive Security Services.
- Middle-Aged Fitness Workouts: What's The Minimum Exercise Needed to Keep Fit? (February 19, 2009)
Acclaimed Fitness Trainers Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll Deliver Advice to Become Fit With Easy "Impossible To Quit" Workout.
- Unexplained Infertility: The Culprit Could be Celiac Disease - Now Much Easier to Diagnose With a New Home Screening Test (February 19, 2009)
Health studies suggest that celiac disease, a hereditary condition that often goes undiagnosed, can lead to infertility. Experts acknowledge that without treatment, celiac disease can cause repeated miscarriages and early menopause.
- Empowering Small Business Owners: How to Achieve Preeminence in Brutal Marketplace (February 19, 2009)
Canada's Preeminent Speaker, Mike Lipkin, Delivers Advice to Create a Superior Personal Brand in Recessionary Times
- Operation Cast Lead: News control as a military objective (February 17, 2009)
News was another casualty of the war in Gaza. The sealing off of the Gaza Strip, which was the full responsibility of the Israeli authorities, is unacceptable and disturbing.
- EFJ Supports UK Photographers in Counter Terrorism Act Protest (February 17, 2009)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today condemned amendments to the UK Counter Terrorism Act, which came into force in the UK yesterday.
- Fitness Pros will converge at the first-ever Can-Fit-Pro Group Fitness and Personal Training One-Day Conference in Moncton, NB (February 17, 2009)
Can-Fit-Pro announces its first-ever Group Fitness and Personal Training One-Day Conference in Moncton, NB which will take place March 29, 2009 at Future Inns Hotel and Conference Centre.
- The story Israel doesn't want you to know: Israeli Resistance to Israeli Apartheid (February 17, 2009)
Shachaf Polakow, a member of the Israeli group, Anarchists Against the Wall will be speaking about the work of the group who act jointly with the popular Palestinian struggles against the Wall in the West Bank.
- A climate of fear endangers press freedom, emphasises CPJ in its annual report Attacks on the Press (February 14, 2009)
Throughout Latin America, violent criminal gangs are forcing journalists to censor their work. Governments in Southeast Asia are emulating China's model of media control and punishment. In the Middle East, a regional pact threatens satellite TV.
- Egypt: Concerns with Draft Broadcast Law (February 14, 2009)
ARTICLE 19 and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information have serious concerns with the draft Broadcast Law released by the Egyptian authorities. A detailed analysis of the draft Law conducted by ARTICLE 19 highlights these concerns.
- Human Rights Watch Mourns Loss of Alison Des Forges (February 14, 2009)
With enormous sadness Human Rights Watch announces the death of our beloved colleague Dr. Alison Des Forges, who was killed in the crash of Flight 3407 from Newark to Buffalo on February 12, 2009.
- Organic Trade Association applauds new Canadian organic regulations (February 13, 2009)
The new organic regulations provide clarity on what products are covered, a new organic logo, and detailed provisions on organic imports and exports, including a possible equivalency agreement with Canadas major trading partners.
- IFJ Defending Journalists in Palestine and Israel (February 13, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend the interests of journalists in Palestine and Israel.
- FOCALPoint: How Will U.S. President Barack Obama Transform the Americas? (February 11, 2009)
Seven writers and thinkers from Canada and the United States try to answer this question in the latest edition of FOCALPoint: Canadas Spotlight on the Americas, the monthly newsletter of the Canadian Foundation for the Americas.
- Organic industry gets ready for new federal rules governing organic (February 11, 2009)
Canadian Organic Growers, the Organic Trade Association in Canada and the International Organic Inspectors Association have teamed up with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Another reporter threatened with contempt for refusing to reveal sources (February 10, 2009)
Detroit Free Press reporter David Ashenfelter not to hold the journalist in contempt of court for refusing to identify confidential sources.
- Support Builds for Charter 08: Manifesto for Human Rights and Democratic Reform in China (February 9, 2009)
China Right's Network panel discussion on Charter 08, a manifesto for human rights and democratic reform in China.
- Free Harry Nicolaides: Cyber-demonstration to call for the release of jailed Australian writer Harry Nicolaides (February 9, 2009)
Since the new government took office in Thailand in December, many punitive measures have been ordered in the kings name in order to silence criticism. Anyone commenting on the royal family is liable to be threatened with a lese majeste prosecuti
- Canadian Health Professionals Call for Ceasefire and Ending the Siege of Gaza (February 9, 2009)
Canadian health professionals unequivocally protest against the Israeli siege and invasion of Gaza and against the Canadian Governments support of Israel in its complicity in this massacre.
- Canada Has Blood On Its Hands! (February 7, 2009)
On February 9th, a day before the Israeli elections, concerned Canadians will demonstrate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in a peaceful vigil to urge the Canadian government to challenge Israeli impunity in committing war crimes and human rights abuses.
- Warm-Hearted Gesture, Just In Time For Valentine's Day (February 7, 2009)
Snack Company Donates 15,000 bags of Sweet Chili riceworks® to Daily Bread Food Bank in Time for Valentines Day.
- Image Power Personal Image Strategies from 20 Top Image Experts for only $20 (February 6, 2009)
When times are tough, such as in a slow economy personal image can be more important than ever. Says Vancouver certified image consultant Kimberly Law, AICI CIP, and co-author of Image Power.
- Nine Leading Researchers Join Stephen Hawking as Distinguished Research Chairs at Perimeter Institute in Ontario, Canada (February 6, 2009)
Dr. Neil Turok, Director of Canadas Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI), is pleased to announce the appointment of nine more outstanding international scientists to the positions of PI Distinguished Research Chairs.
- Government Report, 2030 Ontario Plans Half Our Workforce in High Paying Jobs (February 5, 2009)
Ambitious plans released today that Ontario by 2030 will be the first in the world to have half our workforce in high paying high value jobs. How will this effect people and their career search
and interview skills.
- Canadian Franchise Association Identifies Hot Sector Trends in Franchising for 2009 (February 5, 2009)
A recent analysis of emerging trends in franchising by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) provides a taste of what makes Canadians happy: Beauty, Business, Fitness, Food and Coffee.
- Impunity and "Callous Indifference" Remain Threats as New Wave of Media Killings Wipes out Optimism (February 5, 2009)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued its report on the killings of journalists in 2008 with a warning that 2009 could be the deadliest year yet for journalists.
- Modern Physics Summer Camp Opportunity for Senior High School Students (February 5, 2009)
Canadas Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) is now accepting applications for a free summer science camp for senior high school students, age 16 and 17, who intend to pursue post-secondary physics.
- Somalia: Director of HornAfrik radio murdered in Mogadishu (February 5, 2009)
The director of Somalia's HornAfrik radio, Said Tahlil, has been shot dead in the capitals market district of Bakara. His murder comes 16 months after the radios former director, Ali Imam Sharmake, was killed by a booby trap car bomb.
- What if Jihad was Really about Social Justice? (February 4, 2009)
Religious scholars discussed the meaning and context of jihad in vol. 8 no. 1 of the Journal of Scriptural Reasoning. Omar Ha-Redeye provided a historical and textural context demonstrating that the role of jihad was to create peace and justice.
- Turkmenistan: NGOs urge president to include imprisoned journalists in amnesty (February 4, 2009)
NGOs urge Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov to release imprisoned journalists as part of the amnesty that will be announced on 19 February, national flag day in Turkmenistan.
- Sources welcomes Kathleen Meadows - Psychic Advisor (February 3, 2009)
Kathleen is a Tarot Grandmaster teacher and certified psychic advisor with a M.A. in Religion and Culture. She combines a strong, credible academic background with psychic gifts to inform her wise and down-to-earth spiritual guidance.
- Sources welcomes iPower Train (February 3, 2009)
Founder and "mompreneur" Ivy Lim understands the constraints of finding time for fitness and for yourself. She trains a range of individuals from high performance athletes, busy moms, weight loss struggles, seniors, bootcamp fitness & special needs.
- Sources welcomes the Canadian Council on Animal Care (February 3, 2009)
The Canadian Council on Animal Care oversees the ethical care and use of animals in science across Canada through the work of veterinarians, scientists and the public.
- Sources welcome The Career Council (January 30, 2009)
The Career Council creates Key Candidates through confidence building techniques and skills of resume building, role-playing, counselling and advice.
- Sources welcomes Omar Ha-Redeye (January 30, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Omar Ha-Redeye. Omar Ha-Redeye is frequently interviewed by the media on subjects relating to health, security, law, politics, social media, disasters, minority rights and multiculturalism.
- Franchising: A Business Model You Can Depend On (January 30, 2009)
Now, more than ever, people interested in having their own business should be looking at the possibilities offered through franchises and attending The Franchise Show on February 21 and 22 is an essential step towards their success.
- Sources welcomes Valerie Jones (January 30, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Valerie Jones, M.B.A., Speaker, Social Networking, E-Commerce Expert, GrandandToyEmpower.com.
- Sources welcomes Diane Craig (January 29, 2009)
Diane Craig is a leading expert in all matters of image and etiquette. She provides carefully designed programs to help individuals progress through their own organizations by improving their interpersonal communication skills and professional image.
- Iroquois Caucus says budget falls short in meeting necessary needs (January 29, 2009)
The federal budget represents a missed opportunity by the Government of Canada to strengthen its relationship withFirst Nations, according to the Iroquois Caucus which represents seven Iroquois communities.
- Petition launched for release of two Burmese bloggers serving sentences of 20 and 59 years in prison (January 29, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders urges the international community not to forget Nay Phone Latt or or Zarganar, one of Burmas best known comedians.
- Sources welcomes CMA Canada (January 29, 2009)
CMA Canada grants a professional designation in strategic management accounting and is responsible for standards-setting, accreditation and the continuing professional development of CMAs.
- 'Food for Thought Symposium Attracts World Renowned Experts (January 29, 2009)
alPHa Promoting Child Health by Advocating A Ban on Commercial Advertising of Food and Beverages Targeted to Children. Positive Benefits of Physical Activity Highlighted at Launch of 2009 Great Waterfront Trail Adventure.
- Law Student Publishes Textbook with Oxford University Press (January 28, 2009)
A law student at the University of Western Ontario has published a chapter in an Australian textbook on public health.
- Physics Student to Physics Researcher - Top Scientists to Share Wisdom with the Researchers of Tomorrow (January 27, 2009)
Canadas Perimeter Institute, in partnership with University of Waterloo, has launched Perimeter Scholars International (PSI), a concentrated Masters level course for exceptional students who wish to become researchers in theoretical physics.
- ONE HOUR OF YOUR TIME. A LIFETIME OF GOOD ADVICE. (January 26, 2009)
Join Franklin and his guests this Thursday, January 29, 2009 for a complimentary breakfast at 7:45 am Presentation 8:00 Out by 9:00 - at Canaccord Capital Corporation, Brookfield Place (Front & Bay), 161 Bay Street, Suite 2900.
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- Entrepreneur Launches Business from Lessons Gleaned from Best-Seller Book 'The Secret' (January 24, 2009)
Speaker-Series Co-Founder Gail James Shares Business Success Tips in Podcast Available on GrandandToyEmpower.com Website
- Sources welcomes Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (January 23, 2009)
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) is a Canadian-based institution dedicated to making international peace operations more effective through research, education and training, and capacity development.
- What Do You Mean We're In A Recession (January 23, 2009)
Recessions spare few people, including business owners. But there are entrepreneurs who have discovered the main keys on how to profit despite the economy. Here is how to profit as a business owner in a recession.
- Russia: Investigate Murder of Prominent Rights Lawyer (January 23, 2009)
Russian authorities should immediately investigate the killing of Stanislav Markelov, a prominent Russian human rights lawyer, and bring his killers to justice, Human Rights Watch says.
- Sources welcomes Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada (January 22, 2009)
Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada is a a national charitable organization dedicated to funding research, public and health professional education in complementary and alternative medicine.
- Policy guru says sustainable development of the Oil Sands will provide half US energy needs for 100 years (January 22, 2009)
Policy guru says sustainable development of the Oil Sands will provide half US energy needs for 100 years
Toronto, January 22, 2009 - Satya Das, strategic advisor to oil companies, government, and environment groups, says Alberta has 173 billion bar
- Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo (January 22, 2009)
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.
- Self-censorship, exile or certain death: the choice faced by journalists in Ciudad Juárez (January 22, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders and the Centre for Journalism and Public Ethics (CEPET) are releasing the results of a joint fact-finding visit to the northern city of Ciudad Juárez Chihuahua, that was prompted by the murder of Armando Rodríguez Carreón
- Global media rights groups condemn "culture of impunity and indifference" in Sri Lanka (January 22, 2009)
Since the beginning of the New Year, both the killing of a senior editor and the attack on the facilities of a popular independent TV channel have led to a total paralysis of the media community in Sri Lanka.
- Kazakhstan: RFE/RL website editor beaten unconscious in Almaty (January 22, 2009)
Ermek Boltay, a young journalist who edits the website of Radio Free Europe/Radio Libertys Kazakh-language service, was beaten unconscious outside his home in Almaty on 18 January.
- Sources welcomes the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) (January 22, 2009)
For the betterment of Canadian theatre, PACT provides leadership, national representation and a variety of programs and practical assistance to member companies, enabling members to do their own creative work.
- Letter regarding Israel's attack on Gaza and international law (January 19, 2009)
Israel's attack on Gaza constitutes a war crime in that it is disproportionate to the threat posed and violates international humanitarian law on at least grounds: Collective punishment, Targeting Civilians, Disproportionate military response.
- Dr. Allan Bonner's launch of new book (January 19, 2009)
Launching Dr. Allan Bonner's new book "Political Conventions, The Art of Getting Elected and Governing', with wine tasting by John Szabo, MS, Canada's only Master Sommelier and try some of Allan's favourite wine courtesy of Malivoire.
- From Sources: More tools for getting your messages out (January 19, 2009)
Sources members can benefit from media training, free news release postings and calendar listings, and they can include their books in the Sources Bookshelf. It's all at www.sources.com, where you'll also find breaking news from around the world.
- Quavez-vous à perdre? (January 16, 2009)
18 janvier au 24 est la Semaine nationale sans fumée (SNSF) 2009
- What have you got to lose? (January 16, 2009)
January 18 24 is National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) 2009
- Hundreds of engineering students to 'freeze' in Toronto to advance fair trade (January 15, 2009)
Hundreds of socially-active engineering students from across Canada, including the University of Waterloo, will raise public awareness about the fair trade movement at a special event in downtown
Toronto as part of the Engineers Without Borders Nati
- Order of Ontario appointments announced (January 15, 2009)
Former Premier David Peterson, former Chief Justice Patrick LeSage, human rights activist George Brady, former Olympic figure skater Barbara Ann Scott-King, medical researcher Dr. Michael Baker and publisher Ellen Seligman are among the new appointee
- Croatia: Judicial harassment of war crimes reporter continues (January 15, 2009)
Zeljko Peratovic is accused of disseminating information likely to upset the population under article 322/1 KZA of the criminal code.
- Murder attempt against pro-Chávez journalist in Portuguesa state (January 15, 2009)
A murder attempt against Rafael Finol, political correspondent on the privately-owned daily El Regional in Acarigua, Portuguesa state, central-western Venezuela.
- Israeli military asked to explain how Gaza media building came to be hit by explosion (January 15, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Israeli military to investigate and explain exactly how a 16-storey building in Gaza City that houses several news organisations including Reuters came to be hit by an explosion this morning.
- In Support of the Palestinian Human Rights Community Call for International Action (January 14, 2009)
It is the signatories' belief that Israel's atrocities will not cease without a massive intervention by the international community. We are calling on the world to stop Israeli violence and not allow the continuation of the brutal occupation.
- Israeli Human Rights groups: Clear and present danger to the lives and well-being of tens of thousands of civilians (January 14, 2009)
Since the beginning of the Gaza campaign a heavy suspicion has arisen of grave violations of international humanitarian law by military forces. This kind of fighting is a blatant violation of the laws of warfare and raises suspicion of war crimes.
- Sources welcomes Eluta.ca (January 14, 2009)
Eluta.ca is a search engine for full-time jobs from direct Canadian employers.
- Sources welcomes Marci Lall (January 14, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Marci Lall, Weight Loss & Body Sculpting Specialist. Marci specializes in women's fitness and weight loss issues.
- More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip (January 14, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been in force since November.
- New online censorship campaign extinguishes last flicker of Olympic torch (January 14, 2009)
China's campaign against 'Internet porn' is targetting political and human rights websites such as Amnesty International's. Bullog (http://www.bullog.cn), a political blog portal, has been inaccessible since 9 January.
- Nepalese journalist and womens rights activist brutally murdered (January 12, 2009)
Uma Singh, a Nepalese journalist and human rights activist who worked for the Janakpur Today Daily and Radio Today FM was brutually murdered on January 11.
- Mexico : Molotov cocktails thrown at Oaxaca newspaper editors home (January 12, 2009)
The home of Carlos Velasco Molina, the editor of the weekly El Correo de Oaxaca, in the southwestern city of Oaxaca in Mexico, is attacked.
- St. Vincent : outcry about press photographers arrest (January 12, 2009)
Criticisms are made of the police and Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves government for the arrest of Jeff Trotman, a journalist who works for The Vincentian.
- Sources welcomes Nickolette Reid (January 12, 2009)
Sources welcomes Nickolette Reid, Image Expert.
- Nobel Prize Nominee and Israeli Peace Activist visits Canada on 'Gaza' tour (January 12, 2009)
Jeff Halper, an Israeli human rights activist, anthropology professor, coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee is on a cross-Canada speaking tour.
- Ouvrez la bande de Gaza à la presse ! (January 9, 2009)
Ouvrez la bande de Gaza à la presse !
Appel des médias du monde entier et de Reporters sans frontières aux autorités israéliennes.
- Sources welcomes Canadian Tax Foundation (January 9, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: the Canadian Tax Foundation, a national non-profit tax research organization which provides a forum for discussion on personal, corporate, international taxation and sales taxation.
- Sources welcomes Cecile Peterkin (January 9, 2009)
Sources welcomes a new member: Cecile Peterkin, Career Coach, Corporate Mentor, Author and Professional Speaker. Cecile is a charismatic and inspiring expert in career, leadership, corporate mentoring programs and life development.
- More websites blocked at governments behest (January 8, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the directive issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to Internet Service Providers instructing them to block access to 6 web pages on the grounds they are harmful for the integrity of the country."
- Demonstrate against the Israeli Assault on Gaza ! Lift the Siege! (January 8, 2009)
Join us this Saturday at 11:00 to demand that the Canadian government call for an immediate halt to Israel 's attacks and an end to the siege of Gaza! Followed by Free Gaza - A Teach-In, 1:00 - 5:30 st United Steelworkers Hall, Toronto.
- Outrage at fatal shooting of newspaper editor in Colombo (January 8, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the murder of Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunga, who was shot dead by two men on a motorcycle as he drove to work this morning in Colombo.
- Montrealers lay siege to Israeli Consulate: Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada (January 8, 2009)
Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada. Early Thursday, January 8th Montrealers blockaded the Israeli Consulate in Montreal in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people of Gaza.
- Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate (January 7, 2009)
A group of Jewish-Canadian women successfully occupied the Israeli Consulate in Toronto today. They were arrested, held by police, and then released. The group carried out this occupation in solidarity with the 1.5 million people of Gaza.
- Mexico: Investigating attack on Monterrey TV studios a "test" for federal justice ministry (January 7, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders hopes for quick results from the investigation into yesterdays armed attack in Monterrey in which gunmen threw a grenade and opened fire on the regional studios of the privately-owned national TV network Televisa.
- As holder of EU presidency, Czech government urged to intercede on behalf of jailed bloggers and journalists (January 7, 2009)
Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Jean-François Julliard wrote yesterday to Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek asking him to do everything possible to obtain the release of the 11 journalists and bloggers currently held in Iran.
- Arrests underway in Toronto Israeli Consulate Sit-in (January 7, 2009)
Police have moved in to arrest a group of Jewish Canadian women who are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. The women took their action in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people of Gaza.
- Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate in Toronto (January 7, 2009)
A diverse group of Jewish Canadian women are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. This action is in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people of Gaza.
- The Outcry of Worldwide Authentic Judaism Condemning the Genocide in Occupied Palestine (January 6, 2009)
Worldwide Authentic Orthodox Judaism strongly condemns the genocide being carried out by the Zionist occupation army through air attacks on Gaza city.
- Sri Lanka: Government urged to punish violence against independent media outlets after new attack (January 6, 2009)
A pre-dawn attack by a dozen heavily-armed men that badly damaged the studios of the Maharaja Television/Broadcasting Network (MTV/MBC) in Pannipitiya, near Colombo, after charges that the networks reporting was not patriotic enough.
- An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada (January 5, 2009)
Let us not be silent bystanders while humanity suffers. Let us raise our voices, as Jewish youth, and demand a single, democratic state, with equal rights for everyone in Israel/Palestine.
- Kenya: President deals major blow to press freedom (January 4, 2009)
Kenyan President deals major blow to press freedom. Also known as the ICT Bill, the new legislation provides for heavy fines and prison sentences for press offences. It also gives the government, above all the information and interior ministrie
- Urgent Call for Immediate International Intervention (January 4, 2009)
The Palestinian Medical Relief Society and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel call for urgent and immediate intervention by the international community, and especially the Quartet, for the enforcement
of an immediate ceasefire.
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