Canada Day Celebration of the Constitution Act 1867

Canada Day History It's almost time to light the candles for Canada's 146th birthday! Canada Day occurs on July 1st, the anniversary of Canada's confederation. Canadians commemorate the day with parades, fireworks, cookouts, and concerts. The popularity of the holiday has been on the incline since the late 1960's and has since become a nationwide celebration. Formerly known as "Dominion Day," Canada Day marks the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, joining Nova Scotia, New … [Read more...]

PM to pay final respects to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

April 16, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today departed for London, United Kingdom where he will pay his final respects to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The Prime Minister will be joined in the Canadian delegation by his wife Laureen, former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ed Holder, Member of Parliament for London West. Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on the death of … [Read more...]

Ceremonial Meeting with the First Nations Leaders

Ceremonial Meeting with the First Nations Leaders Rideau Hall, Friday, January 11, 2013 "I am so pleased to welcome you to Rideau Hall, the home of the people of Canada. Let me begin by acknowledging that this gathering is taking place on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Nation, which spans the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. I would also like to take this opportunity to say a special welcome to Chief Theresa Spence and to say how concerned I am about your health and … [Read more...]

Prime Minister of Canada on Canadian Academy Award nominees

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Canadian Academy Award nominees January 10, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today congratulating Canadian Academy Award nominees: "On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my congratulations to director Kim Nguyen and producers Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin for the nomination of their film Rebelle (also known as War Witch) as Best Foreign Language Film.   "I would also like to … [Read more...]

Charlene Brisson is Taking Action on A Celebration of Women TV!

A Celebration of Women is pleased to share our very own WOMAN of ACTION - Charlene Brisson, marketing expert, in an interview with Wendy Ladd, spokeswoman for A Celebration of Women TV.   Turn it on, get a lovely tea or coffee, let it load; and return to enjoy a wonderful show! … [Read more...]

Celebrating NIGER: Listener’s Clubs Network

A successful approach to gender inclusion in communication for development Dimitra and its partner in Niger, ONG VIE Kande ni Bayra created the “listener’s clubs” project in 2009 to give rural men and women better access to information and means of communication. ONG VIE Coordinator Ali Abdoulaye explains the reasons for the project’s success. In 2008, Dimitra and its partner in Niger, ONG VIE Kande ni Bayra, started supporting the creation of rural “community … [Read more...]

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