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Call for entries: Canadian Journalism Foundation awards and fellowships

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2021 – To celebrate the exceptional work of journalists and news organizations across the country and to provide professional growth opportunities for emerging journalistic talent, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is now accepting entries for its 2021 awards and fellowships program. The deadline for all submissions is February 19. “The global pandemic […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202133 Views

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ACTRA Toronto Names Jani Lauzon its 2021 Award of Excellence Recipient

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2020 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce Jani Lauzon as its 2021 Award of Excellence recipient. Jani Lauzon (she/her) is a Métis multi-disciplinary artist. She is an award-winning screen actress, a Juno-nominated singer-songwriter, a Gemini Award-winning puppeteer, a multi-award-winning stage actress, a director and filmmaker. Jani grew up in creative environments; both […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202024 Views

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WarnerMedia and the Canadian Academy join forces to provide opportunity for experienced Canadian writers from underrepresented communities

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2020 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) and WarnerMedia announced today that the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program, a talent activation initiative focused on experienced Canadian writers from underrepresented communities, is now open for submissions through Friday, December 18, 2020 on Academy.ca/WMAccess_Writers. The WarnerMedia x […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202028 Views

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Awards honour local Indigenous leaders – Yahoo News

November 27, 2020 WATERLOO REGION — Three local Indigenous leaders are getting recognition for their advocacy and activism. Atlohsa Family Healing Services, a not-for-profit organization that provides Indigenous-focused programming and services, has chosen O:se Kenhionhata:tie — also known as Land Back Camp — as one of eight recipients of the 2020 Atlohsa Peace Awards. Launched […]

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Half the Story is Never Enough: Threats Facing Women Journalists

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2020 – This November 19, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), World Press Freedom Canada and Journalists for Human Rights are proud to launch a unique collection of papers written by women journalists from across the globe. The three organizations invited three leading women journalists, Nisreen Anabli of Syria, Sandra Bashengezi of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202039 Views

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Call For Nominations: Inuit Recognition Award

Nominations are now open for the Inuit Recognition Award for the 2020 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting that will be taking place virtually December 7-10, 2020. The focus of this award is to recognize Inuit who are making strong efforts towards meaningful Inuit involvement in Arctic research. Inuit partners will recognize one recipient who has shown […]

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Government of Canada congratulates Circuit Rider Training Program Coordinator from Wendake, recipient of the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 2, 2020 — Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada First Nations individuals and organizations are leading the efforts to ensure their communities have access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. The hard work and dedication of these people is vital in achieving the goal of safe […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202035 Views

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Winners Announced for 19th Annual DGC Awards

TORONTO – October 28, 2020  – The DGC is delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 DGC Awards. There were over 300 submissions this year in both film and television from across the country. OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM Vincenzo Natali – In the Tall Grass ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY Michelle Latimer […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202031 Views

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First-Ever MCFN Eagle Award Recipients Announced

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, Canada’s first Indigenous appeals court judge and a community volunteer are the inaugural recipients of the Eagle Awards from Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) aimed at strengthening our culture and sense of heritage. “We have so many people who do so much for our Nation and we have never formally […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202026 Views

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Alanis Obomsawin Awarded the Glenn Gould Prize

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2020 – Prolific documentary filmmaker, singer-songwriter, visual artist, activist and member of the Abenaki Nation, Alanis Obomsawin C.C., G.O.Q., C.A.L.Q. has been chosen as the thirteenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.  During her 53-year filmmaking career, Canada’s Alanis Obomsawin has devoted herself to chronicling the lives and concerns of First Nations people. “What […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202064 Views

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