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Fort McMurray fire: Social media reflects worries and fear as flames enter city - ‎May 3, 2016‎
People in Fort McMurray, Alta., are still trying to get out of the city as a wildfire puts neighbourhoods at risk. Local and emergency officials were calling for patience and calm as people packed the roads trying to flee the city.

Canadian-free NHL playoffs no killjoy for Rogers Media

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The mass mediocrity of Canadian teams that undermined NHL television ratings for Rogers Media this season combined to give the company a rare bonus on Saturday night.

Facebook Canada aims to help Toronto charities expand reach through social media - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Facebook Canada managing director Jordan Banks, left, East Toronto Families for Syria's Jennifer Scott, Free the Children's Angelique de Montbrun, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Geoff Craig sit on the panel during the Global Causes event at ...

Media Advisory: Minister Foote to Make Announcement Regarding the Canada Post Review

Benzinga - ‎3 hours ago‎
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - Members of the media are invited to attend an event where the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will make an announcement regarding the Canada Post Review.
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Canadian ordered out of Nepal after criticizing government on social media

Reuters - ‎May 3, 2016‎
KATHMANDU A Canadian living and working in Nepal who criticized the government on social media has been ordered to leave the country within two days, a Nepali official said on Tuesday.
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Vice Canada applies to unionize with Canadian Media Guild - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
"We've heard from creative and digital media workers that they want fair pay, benefits, and sustainable working conditions," Martin O'Hanlon, president of CWA Canada, the CMG's parent union, said in a release. "The decision by Vice Canada staff to ...
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With First Nations snub, Trudeau shows contempt for media

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"My problem is that Mr. Trudeau is excluding Canadian media from the visit to a First Nations reserve, an important national story given the rash of suicides and other troubles facing indigenous communities," said Globe and Mail Ottawa bureau chief ...

Alberta media present skewed picture of workplace injury: report

OHS Canada - ‎May 3, 2016‎
(Canadian OH&S News) - The Alberta public has been receiving an inaccurate snapshot of occupational injuries and fatalities in the province through news media, according to a new study from the Parkland Institute, a public-policy research centre at ...
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Blowing up the system to save it

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Four years ago, when the parent company of CTV was taking its first run at buying the specialty-TV player Astral Media, Bell told regulators and interest groups that the purchase would help them create a Canadian star system: dozens of TV channels and ...
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The challenge of reshaping Canada's cultural landscape

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Valerie Creighton, president and CEO of the Canada Media Fund, said she hopes the industry - famous for infighting and entrenched positions - will look at the big picture as it moves to reshape itself.

Media Advisory/It's Time for Fair Banking in Canada: ACORN Canada and CUPW Come Together to Replace ...

Marketwired (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - On Thursday May 5 The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are coming together to call on the Federal government to bring back ...

Media Advisory: Canada's Leading Thinkers Converge to Find Solutions on Environmental Assessment

Marketwired (press release) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - May 01, 2016) - Experts from across the country are gathering this week in Ottawa for a highly anticipated "meeting of the minds" to help shape the future of environmental assessment (EA) in Canada. WHAT: The three-day ...
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Canada Blames 'Social Media' for Gonorrhea Epidemic

Gizmodo - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
If these numbers are to be believed, the residents of Alberta are swimming in sexually transmitted diseases. Last year, the Canadian province saw an 80 percent increase in cases of gonorrhea. What to blame? According to the government, “social media.”.
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Vice Media seeks court appeal for sake of 'free, independent press'

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
RCMP charged the Toronto-born Shirdon, 22, in absentia last September with several offences, including leaving Canada to participate in the activity of a terrorist group, taking part in the activity of a terrorist group, and threatening Canada and the ...

Social Media Defamation: the #creeper decision

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Canada: Social Media Defamation: the #creeper decision ... In Pritchard v. Van Nes, 2016 BCSC 686 (CanLII), the court noted that the social media posts constituted attacks on the plaintiff's character which "were completely false and unjustified. [The ...

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What Rates of Return Can Canadians Expect From the Canada Pension Plan? New ...

Marketwired (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Amid the ongoing debates about expanding the CPP, the study, Rates of Return for the Canada Pension Plan, compares the rates of returns for Canadians born after 1955 (retiring in 2021 or later) and Canadians born after 1971 (retiring in 2037 or later).

U.S. Media Laud Canada As 'Best Hope For Global Economy'

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
All of a sudden, the U.S.'s financial media loves Canada's economic policies. In the space of a few days, both the Wall Street Journal and Quartz have published columns essentially arguing that Canada is a beacon unto the global economy, doing right ...
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Trudeau manipulates media once again

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The itinerary for Thursday directed media attention to how in the afternoon the PM "will train at Gleason's Gym" - a popular boxing haunt in Brooklyn.
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Earls vows to get Canadian beef back into restaurants 'quickly' after social media beating

Calgary Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
After taking a lashing on social media, Canadian restaurant chain Earls announced Wednesday it will bring Canadian beef back to its eateries. Last week, Earls faced a sharp consumer backlash after it announced it would begin sourcing its beef from the ...
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Bell Media exclusive media partner of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017

TSN - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
TORONTO - Bell Media announced it has reached an agreement to become the exclusive Canadian broadcast partner of the INVICTUS GAMES, including INVICTUS GAMES TORONTO 2017 and the upcomingINVICTUS GAMES ORLANDO 2016.