- Predictions for 2009 - do they work? (December 31, 2008)
Predictions - When they work, when they don't
"In many cases we can predict the future. But frequently our brains, experiences, and approaches conspire to give us false confidence in our predictions," says Randy Park, author of The Prediction Trap
- Azerbaijan: Government ban on foreign radio stations called "strategic error" (December 30, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by Azerbaijan's National Television and Radio Council′s decision today to ban foreign radio stations from broadcasting on local FM and medium wave frequencies from 1 January.
- Judicial authorities unearth more libel cases against national daily (December 30, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the judicial harassment of the French-language daily Al-Watan that has continued since its libel conviction on 23 December.
- Media involved in several incidents since start of Israeli offensive against Gaza Strip (December 30, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about several incidents affecting the news media since Israel began its air strikes on the Gaza Strip on 27 December, including the bombing of the headquarters of the Hamas TV station Al-Aqsa TV, as well as Isra
- 62 reporters killed in 2008, Reporters without Borders reports (December 30, 2008)
Press Freedom Round-up 2008: Better figures despite a hostile climate and more Internet repression.
- Cease Fire Now (December 30, 2008)
On behalf of thousands of Israelis who have demonstrated in the streets of Tel-Aviv within hours after the start of the war, we demand: To stop at once the attack on Gaza!
- Les professionnels du conditionnement physique et les consommateurs de mise en forme sont invités à venir approfondir leurs connaissances, élargir (December 30, 2008)
MONTRÉAL, QC; Can-Fit-Pro est fier d′annoncer l′événement de conférence et de salon commercial de l′entraînement personnel, des cours d′exercice en groupe et d′aquaforme, présenté du 6 au 8 février 2009, au Fairmont Le Reine Élizab
- Fitness pros and fitness consumers to learn, network, and shop at the Can-Fit-Pro Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Tra (December 30, 2008)
MONTREAL, QC—Can-Fit-Pro announces its annual Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Trade Show to take place February 6-8, 2009 at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, QC. Fitness professionals and consumers can expe
- Can-Fit-Pro met en vedette les meilleurs présentateurs lors de la conférence et du salon commercial de Montréal! (December 30, 2008)
MONTRÉAL; l′événement annuel de conférence et de salon commercial de l′entraînement personnel, des cours d′exercice en groupe et d′aquaforme Can-Fit-Pro s′en vient à Montréal, du 6 au 8 février 2009, au Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth!
- Can-Fit-Pro showcases world-renowned presenters at Conference and Trade Show in Montreal (December 30, 2008)
MONTREAL—Can-Fit-Pro′s annual Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Trade Show is coming to Montreal February 6-8, 2009 at the Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth. Fitness professionals and enthusiasts will enjoy sessions in b
- Can-Fit-Pro présente des sujets tout chauds lors de la conférence et du salon commercial de Montréal! (December 30, 2008)
MONTRÉAL; l′événement annuel de conférence et de salon commercial de l′entraînement personnel, des cours d′exercice en groupe et d′aquaforme Can-Fit-Pro s′en vient à Montréal, du 6 au 8 février 2009, au Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth!
- Can-Fit-Pro presents hot fitness topics at Conference and Trade Show in Montreal (December 30, 2008)
MONTREAL—Can-Fit-Pro′s annual Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Trade Show is coming to Montreal February 6-8, 2009 at the Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth. Fitness professionals and enthusiasts can expect a weekend fil
- Emergency Gaza Update 28.12.2008 (December 29, 2008)
Targeting of civilians and/of medical facilities is a breach of international humanitarian law. The targets chosen by the Israeli military include also clearly civilian installations.
- Massacre In Gaza Black Saturday (December 27, 2008)
UHWC asks you, to issue a strong Last Appeal Statement condemning Israel′s human rights violations against the Palestinian people and to demand a cessation of this military offensive.
- International Witnesses Speak Out from Gaza (December 27, 2008)
Human Rights Defenders from Lebanon, the UK, Poland, Canada, Spain, Italy and Australia are present in Gaza and are witnessing and documenting the current Israeli attacks on Gaza.
- A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza (December 23, 2008)
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza. This Friday at our weekly vigil, we will mark the season with a Christmas tree decorated with barbed wire to depict the prison-like conditions the people of Gaza are enduring.
- Charges withdrawn against Paving Scam ringleader (December 22, 2008)
Charges against alleged Paving Scam Artist withdrawn
- Can-Fit-Pro presents the best health and fitness presenters in Whistler, BC (December 19, 2008)
Can-Fit-Pro presents an all-star line-up of health and fitness presenters in Whistler BC. Open for all fitness enthusiasts. Media can especially benefit from this event to network with fitness professionals and generate possible stories and interview
- Gisha to Israeli Ministers: Stop Using Civilians in Gaza as a Weapon to Enforce the Ceasefire (December 18, 2008)
New Legal Opinion Published: Not a siege, not a blockade, not an economic sanction – closure and collective punishment. Punishing civilians in response to rocket fire by militants is illegal.
- Debbie Papadakis Says Hypnotherapy Offers Everyone the Potential of Health, Wealth & Happiness (December 18, 2008)
Debbie Papadakis, BCH, CI, popular hypnotherapy expert and founder of Toronto′s Hypno Healing Institute http://www.hypno-healing.com invites everyone to join her for World Hypnosis Day on January 4, 2009.
- UNRWA suspends food distribution in Gaza (December 18, 2008)
Food distribution for both emergency and regular programs in Gaza will be suspended from 18 December until further notice. All crossings for goods into the Strip are closed and no humanitarian supplies, fuel and other needed commodities are being all
- Algeria : prosecutor requests two-month sentence for newspaper editor and reporter (December 18, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities to withdraw a criminal libel prosecution against the Algiers-based daily El Watan over a 2004 article accusing a "raqui" (faith healer and exorcist) of being a charlatan.
- Mexico: Special federal prosecutor rules out that community journalists were killed for their work (December 17, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders today voiced astonishment at a public statement by the special federal prosecutor for dealing with attacks on the media ruling out that two young women community journalists in Oaxaca State were killed because of their work.
- Taiwan: Public media independence threatened, despite government denials (December 17, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders urges Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou to keep his promises to us to respect public media independence.
- Concerns grows after more abductions of journalists (December 17, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by the abduction of freelance photojournalist Shadreck Manyere and attempted abduction of Obrian Rwafa, a reporter with the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC).
- Government closes TV station owned by political rival (December 17, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Madagascar government′s closure of Viva TV since 13 December, after it broadcast a message by former President Didier Ratsiraka.
- Kenya: Faiths Join Protests Against Curbs on Media Freedom (December 17, 2008)
Violent scenes reminiscent of the dark days of President Daniel Moi′s dictatorship have returned to the Kenyan capital after parliament passed a bill which tightens the state′s grip on the broadcast media.
- Sources welcomes the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals (December 17, 2008)
The Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals raised for food in Canada through public education, legislative change and consumer choice.
- Sources welcomes ParticipACTION (December 17, 2008)
ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, focuses on inspiring and supporting Canadians to move more.
- Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Introduces Legislation Regarding Abitibi Bowater (December 16, 2008)
We will today introduce a bill to ensure these valuable natural resources are returned to their rightful owners – the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Sources welcomes the Canadian Centre for Skills Development & Travel College Canada (December 16, 2008)
Louise Blazik is a Travel & Tourism Expert often interviewed by the media on TV and radio; world traveller; author; consultant and Training and Development Specialist.
- Sources welcomes Wildeboer Dellelce LLP (December 16, 2008)
Canada's leading boutique Corporate Finance firm, Wildeboer Dellelce strives to be the premiere transactional law firm in Canada for emerging companies and deal makers
- Look at shoe tossing in context: union (December 16, 2008)
Canada's largest media union is calling for the release of the reporter who threw shoes at U.S. President George Bush.
- Media cuts erode much-needed information flow (December 16, 2008)
Canadian media is being hammered by job losses at precisely the time when Canadians require more local and national news.
- Iraq - Call for leniency for Muntadar al-Zaidi after shoe throwing protest (December 16, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders today called for the release of Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi, of al-Bagdhadia television arrested after hurling his shoes at George W Bush at a Baghdad
- Sun Media Announces Workforce Reductions (December 16, 2008)
Sun Media Corporation, Canada's largest publisher of newspapers, has announced it will reduce its workforce by approximately 600 full-time equivalent positions as part of a major restructuring of its operations in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec
- Call for Entries - Canadian Dermatology Association Public Education Awards (December 15, 2008)
The CDA Public Education Award is granted for excellence in furthering the understanding of dermatologic issues and encouraging healthy behaviour in the medical, surgical and cosmetic care of skin, hair and nails.
- Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) (December 13, 2008)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Sources welcomes Life's Next Steps (December 13, 2008)
Life's Next Steps (LNS) is an innovative new Canadian company formed to help retirement age boomers develop a clear life-plan that puts them on a path to the life they really want.
- Sources welcomes Adam Strimaitis, Author of The Millionaire Moron (December 13, 2008)
Sources welcomes a new member: Adam Strimaitis, Author of The Millionaire Moron. Adam Strimaitis is an author, professional speaker and corporate trainer.
- Nominations for Canadian Newsperson of the Year (December 13, 2008)
J-Source is collecting nominations for Canadian newsperson of the year.
- Baisse du taux d'inoccupation des logements locatifs au Canada en 2008 (December 11, 2008)
Selon les résultats de l′Enquête sur les logements locatifs, diffusés aujourd′hui par la Société canadienne d′hypothèques et de logement (SCHL), le taux d′inoccupation moyen des appartements locatifs dans les 34 principaux centres urbai
- National rental vacancy rate decreases in 2008 (December 11, 2008)
The average rental apartment vacancy rate in Canada's 34 major centres decreased to 2.2 per cent in October 2008 from 2.6 per cent in October 2007 according to the Rental Market Survey released today by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
- Government Fails in Bid to Steal CWB elections: Huge victory for farmers (December 10, 2008)
Farmers celebrate victory in Wheat Board elections. National Farmers Union pleased, relieved, by election results.
- Statement from the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights on Palestinian territories (December 10, 2008)
It would seem mandatory for the International Criminal Court to investigate the situation, and determine whether the Israeli civilian leaders and military commanders responsible for the Gaza siege should be indicted and prosecuted.
- Mountain Equipment Co-op becomes first Canadian retailer to disclose supplier factories (December 10, 2008)
Vancouver-based outdoor sportswear company Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) has become the first Canadian apparel retailer to disclose the supplier factories of its own-brand products.
- Sources welcomes the Federation of Metro Tenants′ Associations (December 10, 2008)
We are the largest and oldest Tenant organization in Canada. Our mission is to improve the lives of residential tenants through organizing outreach, education and advocacy.
- Sources welcomes Commuto Inc. (December 10, 2008)
Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.
- Sources welcomes Trevor Franklin - Canaccord Capital (December 9, 2008)
Sources welcomes a new member: Trevor Franklin - Canaccord Capital - Alternative Strategies For Creating and Protecting Wealth.
- Quebec election results online at Sources.com (December 9, 2008)
The results of the Quebec election, with all new members elected to the Quebec National Assembly, are now available via Parliamentary Names & Numbers at www.sources.com.
- Urgent Statement by Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews Worldwide (December 9, 2008)
It is time for leaders with a sense of morality and courage to stand up and finally declare ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!
- 2009 Deadlines Set for $75,000 Grantham Prize (December 9, 2008)
The Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting invites entries for the fourth annual
Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment. Entrants will be competing for the largest journalism cash award in the world.
- Quest for the Historical Jesus Begins Anew (December 9, 2008)
Scholars gathered this past weekend for the inaugural meeting of The Jesus Project in a renewed quest for the historical Jesus. The project is an effort by historians, biblical scholars, and theologians.
- Closure of Parliament Shuts out Workers During Economic Crisis, Say Labour Leaders (December 4, 2008)
The dissolution of the current Parliament represents an abandonment of leadership by Stephen Harper at a time when Canadians need it most, say the leaders of the country's three largest
- Four Innu communities unite to defend their land rights (December 4, 2008)
A press conference of the Innu Chiefs for the signature of a strategic Alliance to defend
their land rights.
- Reporters Without Borders co-launches Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival (December 4, 2008)
Reporters Without Borders co-launches the first edition of the Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights of the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival.
- Ethnocultural Council Marks Passing of Ted Rogers (December 4, 2008)
Ted Rogers' legacy as a leader in media and communication will long remain with us. His visionary leadership helped define our Canadian iidentity in media and telecommunications.
- Tips to Recession proof Your Holiday Spending (December 3, 2008)
Trying to control your spending this holiday season? Here are some Holiday Tips from CFP
and author of No Regrets, A Common Sense Guide to Achieving And Affording Your Life
Goals, Robert Abboud. "By following these recessionary buying guidelines,
- CBS Movie Set To Enlighten Public On Misunderstood Disorder (December 3, 2008)
CBS will air the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation Front of the Class on Sunday, December 7th, 2008, at 9:00 pm EST.
- T'is the Seaon! When is an employer required to give employees time off for religious holidays? Paid time off for non-statutory religious holidays? (November 30, 2008)
Employment lawyer Janice Rubin explains what time off means for employees and employers during the holiday season. And how do employers deal with employee requests to take time off for religious observances that are non-statutory holidays.
- Debbie Papadakis, Expert on Habits, Fears, Anxieties in Oprah's New Book Announces New Course (November 25, 2008)
Debbie Papadakis, Expert on Habits, Fears, Anxieties in Oprah's New Book Announces New Course -- Debbie Papadakis, BCH, CI, popular hypnotherapy expert and founder of Toronto′s Hypno Healing Institute.
- Fitness pros and fitness consumers to learn, network, and shop at the Can-Fit-Pro Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Tra (November 20, 2008)
Can-Fit-Pro announces its annual Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Aquafitness Conference and Trade Show to take place February 6-8, 2009 at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, QC.
- Jamieson Laboratories announces 360 Pure, promises public safety, purity, and quality control (November 20, 2008)
Jamieson Laboratories, Canada′s leading manufacturer of natural health products unveiled 360 Pure, a commitment to the public ensuring quality control, safety, and purity.
- Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza (November 19, 2008)
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and essential medical equipment.
- Unsafe private highway trucks endanger workers and public (November 17, 2008)
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) calls for immediate system-wide safety audit of all maintenance vehicles.
- Support the new Independent Media Centre of Montreal! (November 17, 2008)
The Independent Media Centre aims to be a multi-purpose space for activists and independent journalists working for social change.
- Masthead and MastheadOnline.com closing (November 14, 2008)
North Island Publishing Ltd. announces that it will cease publication of Masthead magazine after 21 years of operation. The company will also cease publication of MastheadOnline.com
- Time to Take 'Interest' in Credit Card Debt Epidemic (November 13, 2008)
Why and How credit card debt is suffocating the average working person and what people can do to fix and avoid the problem.
- 'Special' New York Times Blankets Cities with Message of Hope and Change (November 13, 2008)
Hundreds of independent writers, artists, and activists are claiming credit for an elaborate project, 6 months in the making, in which 1.2 million copies of a "special edition" of the New York Times were
distributed in cities across the U.S.
- State-of-the-Art Science & Environment College Takes Root (November 13, 2008)
The University of Winnipeg's new state-of-the-art college for the environment and science will bring together researchers, faculty and students to work towards effective global stewardship. Construction is underway.
- Toronto-area Musicians Donate Talent to Canadian Feed The Children (November 13, 2008)
Professional musicians record Best Gift Ever - a song to help Canadian Feed The Children raise funds to provide programs for children affected by poverty in Canada and around the world.
- California's Prop 2 sets animal precedent for Canada: Standing, strectching and turning around (November 7, 2008)
California's decision to provide breeding pigs, egg-laying hens and veal calves with space to stand up, turn around and extend limbs sets a precedent, while Canada's new $1.3 billion agriculture policy doesn't even mention farm animal welfare.
- Barack Obama: The ultimate job search (November 5, 2008)
Ten career planning and job search tips that we can learn from Barack Obama (and John McCain)
- Fitness pros and consumers to learn and network in St. John′s at the annual Can-Fit-Pro Personal Training and Group Fitness Conference (November 4, 2008)
Can-Fit-Pro announces its annual Personal Training and Group Fitness Conference to take place on November 8-9, 2008 at Nubody′s Atlantic Place in St. John′s, NL.
- Financial Advisor Releases His Free Report! (November 2, 2008)
7 Questions Every Financial Advisor Must Be Able To Answer
- Celebrate National Down Syndrome Awareness Week, November 1-7, 2008 (October 31, 2008)
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is proud to announce National Down Syndrome Awareness Week, November 1-7, 2008. Citizens with Down syndrome are going to school, working, getting married and making important contributions to Canadian communities.
- Fitness pros and consumers to shop learn and network at the annual Can-Fit-Pro Vancouver Group Fitness and Mind-Body Fitness Conference and Trade Show (October 30, 2008)
Can-Fit-Pro announces its annual Group Fitness and Mind-Body Fitness Conference and Trade Show to take place on October 31-November 2 at the Best Western Richmond Hotel and Convention Centre in Vancouver, B.C.
- Axworthy joins Aspen Institute on Climate Change (October 28, 2008)
Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg has accepted an invitation to serve as a commissioner on the Aspen Institute's Dialogue and Commission on Arctic Climate Change.
- LCBO stores raise funds for Saint Elizabeth Health Care Foundation (October 28, 2008)
Starting November 1, 2008, the public can make donations to Saint Elizabeth Health Care Foundation′s Caregiver Support Program at all 600 LCBO stores throughout Ontario.
- Palestinian students In Gaza prevented from pursuing studies (October 21, 2008)
Friends of Humanity International calls on the Egyptian authorities to resolve the dilemma of the Palestinians students who are studying abroad and all those besieged in the Gaza Strip.
- Hip Digital Media and Nectar Launch Exclusive Dido SAFE TRIP HOME Fan Contest (October 21, 2008)
Hip Digital Media, Nectar, and RCA Label Group, today, announce the launch of an exclusive music campaign with international multi-million selling artist, Dido, via the Nectar Music Store.
- Listes de surveillance et dinterdiction de vol les voyageurs invites a faire connaitre leur histoire (October 20, 2008)
Les personnes qui soupconnent avoir ete ciblees injustement ou erronement par la liste dinterdiction de vol (no-fly) ou toute autre liste gouvernementale sont invitees a temoigner de leurs experiences dans le cadre dun projet de recher
- Wanted: participants to tell their travel stories about being caught on no-fly lists and border watch lists (October 20, 2008)
The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) is collecting stories of people who have been detained or prohibited from travelling as part of a national research project on the surveillance of travellers.
- Walls Triumph Over Bridges (October 20, 2008)
Israel blocks foreign health professionals from attending a conference in Gaza to discuss the health impacts of Israel's ongoing blockade of Gaza.
- Federal election results online at Parliamentary Names & Numbers (October 16, 2008)
Parliamentary Names & Numbers, the directory of Canada's federal and provincial governments, has now been updated with the results of the October 14 federal election.
- Author says Canadians should stop worrying about the markets and start worrying about the real problem: their own toxic debt. (October 9, 2008)
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 wants to get th message out Canadians need to worry a lot more about their own finances.
- Celebrate life, not death, this Thanksgiving (October 9, 2008)
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals is encouraging Canadians to celebrate life, not death, this Thanksgiving by trying Tofurky, a tofu-based product.
- Revolutionary Acne Treatment (October 9, 2008)
cosMEDicare is well known for introducing leading edge technologies, such as introducing ACCENT XL to North America for cellulite reduction and face contouring. Other services include LASER treatments, BOTOX and Restylane injections .
- Global College hosts Legal Empowerment of the Poor conference (October 8, 2008)
Free conference in Winnipeg in November is open to the public, devoted to Legal Empowerment of the Poor.
- Vote for Environment (October 7, 2008)
Unless those of us who care about the environment work together across party lines, the pro-environment vote will be split as it was in the last election and Harper will be re-elected.
- World of Wheels magazine celebrates 25 years (October 7, 2008)
World of Wheels magazine published by Formula Media Group celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, a remarkable feat in the highly competitive world of auto magazines on both sides of the border
- The Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) celebrates a new name and a new mandate (October 3, 2008)
The Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA) celebrates a new name and mandate. 74 Canadian laboratories will be presented with the documents that formally recognise their demonstrated competence between 6 and 10 October 2008.
- Popular training strategies actually decrease job performance (October 1, 2008)
Most attempts to improve employee performance just do nott work, says Dr. Richard Clark, of the University of Southern California. He will reveal how to make training efforts more successful at the CSTD annual conference on October 16.
- Lung Association calls on party leaders to talk about environment and lung Health (September 28, 2008)
The Lung Association today called on federal political parties to spend this week of the election campaign debating the health effects of dirty air.
- The Manitoba Down Syndrome Society Hosts First Annual Buddy Walk (September 27, 2008)
The Manitoba Down Syndrome Society (MDSS) will host their 1st Annual Buddy Walk, September 28 at the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) North Campus, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd.
- Help put lung health on the agenda of federal leaders debate (September 23, 2008)
The Lung Association today called on Canadians to help get lung health of the agenda at the 2008 English-language Leaders Debate, slated for Thursday October 2nd..
- This election, vote for action on lung health: Lung Association: Association launches nationwide election effort to put lung health on the priority li (September 18, 2008)
The Lung Association today launched its cross-Canada election effort designed to raise awareness of lung disease during the course of the federal election.
- Conservative Party Announcement on Cigarillos and Tobacco Product Marketing Good News for Canadians: Lung Association (September 17, 2008)
The Lung Association was pleased today by the Conservative Party of Canada announcement that, if elected, they would move to crackdown on cigarillos and tobacco product marketing.
- Billy Graham and David Mainse Recognized for their Lifetimes of Integrity (September 16, 2008)
An association of 3,000 Canadian Christian ministries will recognize Billy Graham (represented by grandson Will Graham) and David Mainse for lifetimes of personal and organizational integrity. Coast Plaza Hotel, Calgary AB Sept 24, 8pm.
- Campaign for Freedom of Expression (September 16, 2008)
CFI Canada isl inaugurating the Campaign for Free Expression, an ongoing series of events, activities and political initiatives in support of freedom of inquiry, thought and expression.
- Composting Council of Canada 18th Annual National Conference (September 16, 2008)
The Composting Council of Canada is holding its 18th Annual National Conference.
- The Lung Cancer Journalism Awards present a unique opportunity for journalists to demonstrate their expertise and knowledge of lung cancer (September 16, 2008)
The Lung Cancer Journalism Awards present a unique opportunity for journalists to demonstrate their expertise and knowledge of lung cancer through accurate and thought-provoking reporting.
- Lung Association working to make lung health federal election priority (September 12, 2008)
This week The Lung Association will launch a national campaign to empower Canadians to advocate for action on lung health. Please visit www.lung.ca on Thursday for more details and make your voice heard.
- Hip Digital Media launches Nectar Digital Music Store (September 1, 2008)
Hip Digital Media, the leading consumer experience network, and Nectar, the UK's leading loyalty card, today announced the launch of the Nectar Digital Music Store.
- Listeria Outbreak Alarms Walkerton Survivors (August 29, 2008)
Governments should have learned from the mistakes that led to the tragedy in Walkerton. Food security and public safety should never be placed on the chopping block in the name of cost cutting.
- Canadian organic farmers having trouble keeping up with demand (August 18, 2008)
Demand for locally grown organic food is on the rise across the country. People are finding out what real food tastes like. After you've sampled an organic tomato or carrot or tasted an organically raised free range chicken direct from a local farm.
- Illness cost of air pollution underscores need for lung health action plan: The Lung Association (August 13, 2008)
The National Illness Cost of Air Pollution (ICAP) study, released today by the Canadian Medical Association, is clear evidence that action is required on air pollution and that a national strategy for lung health is needed now more than ever.
- The Lung Association welcomes fines levied against tobacco industry (August 1, 2008)
The $1.15 billion in fines levied against the tobacco industry by the federal and provincial governments is good news. It underscores the need to hold the tobacco industry to account for the tactics they use against Canadians.
- International Accreditation Day (June 19, 2008)
Critical decisions that rely on accurate laboratory tests are made hundreds of times each day throughout Canada and the world. Accreditation provides the assurance that the analytical test reports are reliable and that they conform to requirements.
- Majority of Canadians unfamiliar with the Air Quality Index: Lung Association survey (June 4, 2008)
Clean air is important to everyone's good health, yet only one-third of Canadians are familiar with the Air Quality Index, according to survey results released today by The Lung Association.
- The Lung Association calls for improved support to help smokers butt out for good (May 27, 2008)
Based on the results of its new report entitled "Making Quit Happen: Canada's Challenges to Smoking Cessation", The Lung Association is calling for universally accessible smoking cessation supports for all smokers living in Canada.
- 62% of Canadians with asthma suffer when air quality poor: Lung Association survey (May 6, 2008)
A new survey released today by The Lung Association shows that more than half of Canadians with asthma notice that their breathing gets worse on smoggy days, yet few know the range of steps they can take to protect their breathing.
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