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- One year in jail and still no justice for Peter Greste (December 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its Australian affiliate, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in calling for the immediate release of Australian journalist, Peter Greste, who will today mark 365 days in an Egypti
- IFJ calls for media freedom as Sri Lankan presidential election approaches (December 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on the government of Sri Lanka and state forces to ensure media freedom and the safety of journalists as the countrys Presidential Election approach next month.
- IFJ Calls on Al Houthi Leader to End the Occupation of Yemeni Media (December 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on Abdulmalek Al Houthi, the leader of Ansar Allah Movement, to stop his incitement against Yemeni media and to withdraw his forces from media organisations they are currently occupying
- IFJ Holds Three Days Safety Training for Journalists in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (December 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its local affiliate the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate are organizing a three day safety training for local journalists in the city of Shikhan of the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
- SEAJU calls on Malaysian Government to support press freedom (December 23, 2014)
A free press is a fundamental feature of a vibrant and accountable democracy. An independent press acts as a disseminator of information as well as a check and balance of elected representatives and government.
- Journalist severely injured in Afghanistan suicide bombing dies (December 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) are saddened by the news that a journalist who was severely injured in a suicide bombing two weeks ago in Kabul, Afghanistan has died.
- JED and RWB Ask To Stop Threats Against Journalist Jean-Paul Bisila (December 19, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the threats that have been made by Jean Bamanisa, the governor of the Congolese northeastern Province Orientale, against Jean-Paul Bisila, a journalist with the Radio Okapi branch in the city of
- Press Freedom, Free Expression Still Under Threat in Indonesia (December 19, 2014)
An international delegation visiting Indonesia last week raised concerns about the current state of media freedom in the country, calling on the Widodo administration to take a new approach towards freedom of expression. Criminalisation of online spe
- IFJ urges Imran Khan to call for end to attacks on media (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has urged Imran Khan, the leader of one of Pakistans opposition parties, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), to stop attacks against journalists during PTI demonstrations against the government
- IFJ Condemns Deaths of Five Syrian Journalists (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has declared December a deadly month for Syrian journalists as five more colleagues die in the first half of the month.
- RWB supports legal action against secrets law (December 19, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders regrets that on 10 December, when the entire world was celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Japanese government allowed a draconian law on state secrets, one that violates
- IFJ/AJI condemn police intervention in Jakarta Post blasphemy matter (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Aliansi Jurnalis Independen (AJI) (Alliance of Independent Journalists, Indonesia) in criticizing and rejecting the naming of the chief editor of the Jakarta Post as a suspect in a blasphemy
- IFJ/EFJ Condemn mass Arrest of Turkish Journalists (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists and its regional group, the European Federation of Journalists, today condemned the shock raid on Zaman newspaper and Samanyolu TV media resulting in the arrest of at least 31 persons including journalists
- IFJ condemns political cadre rampage against reporters in Pakistan (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn the attacks against journalists by the protestors of the Pakistan Teheek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Karachi, in Sindh province in Pakistan.
- Female journalist attacked covering political protests in Pakistan (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned by the growing number of attacks against female journalists in Pakistan in recent months. On December 8, a female journalist was attacked covering a political rally in Faisalabad, in Punj
- Massacre witness ambushed in the Philippines (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in expressing concern over the attack on yet another witness in the trial against those accused of the Ampatuan Massacre. Five years
- Police withdraw protection to senior journalists' leader despite threats for life (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses its serious concerns towards the safety of the senior leader of the IFJ affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), in Lahore, Pakistan after the Punjab Police decided to
- IFJ and FAJ Welcomes African Courts Landmark Decision in Favour of Freedom of Expression (December 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) have welcomed the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights landmark decision of 5 December in the case of journalist Issa Lohé Konaté against Burk
- The Grinch Who Closed Child Care Programs (December 17, 2014)
The Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario (ADCO) is inviting parents to join Operation Grinch at bill10.ca to send a strong message to Education Minister Liz Sandals to stop the closure of more child care programs in Ontario.
- Toronto to Get Hypnotized for the 11th Annual World Hypnotism Day, January 4, 2015 (December 15, 2014)
Hypno Healing Institute is offering an open house and a workshop to celebrate the 11th Annual World Hypnotism Day. The public is invited to attend the event, which will be held Sunday, January 4, 2015. The open house is from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- EFF Joins Dozens of Groups in Call for Transparency in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks (December 11, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has joined dozens of civil society groups from around the world in calling for the release of the secret text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- a massive proposed trade agreement
- IFIC CMSA/PCMA Submission Focusses on Systemic Risk Deficiencies (December 11, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) has filed a submission on behalf of the investment funds industry that identifies a number of concerns with consultation drafts of the Capital Markets Stability Act
- The IFJ and its US affiliates mourn the killing of US photographer in Yemen (December 10, 2014)
The IFJ and its affiliates worldwide condemn this latest barbaric outrage and send their condolances to Lukes family. Like many other photojournalists, he decided to live amongst the men and women whose lives and suffering he wanted to portray.
- Chinese authorities restrict journalists access to information (December 10, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly criticizes the actions of Chinese authorities, withholding news of a case of public concern until after midnight in order to obstruct non-Mainland media from conducting further investigations
- Journalists attacked covering student protests in Makassar, Indonesia (December 10, 2014)
On November 13, hundreds of police raided the Makassar State University over protests with students. A number of journalists were covering the raids when they to came under attack. Iqbal Lubis from Koran Tempo had his memory card from his camera take
- IFJ and EFJ Sign a Memorandum with the Council of Europe to Create an Online Safety Platform for Journalists (December 10, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists' (IFJ) president, Jim Boumelha, signed yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding with the Council of Europe to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists.
- IFJ and EFJ alarmed by the creation of Orwellian information ministry (December 10, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) are alarmed by the creation of a government body to control information and the media in Ukraine.
- British journalist convicted of contempt for questioning death toll (December 10, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is shocked by the Bangladesh courts conviction this week of Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman on contempt for questioning the official death toll of 1971 liberation war.
- Over 60 organizations and agencies call for non-enforcement of C-36 and support full decriminalization of sex work (December 6, 2014)
Over 60 organizations and agencies call for non-enforcement of C-36 and support full decriminalization of sex work.
- Evidence of Viking/Norse Metalworking in Arctic Canada (December 5, 2014)
An object that was found by archaeologists a half-century ago has now been recognized as further evidence of a Viking or Mediaeval Norse presence in Arctic Canada during the centuries around 1000 A.D.
- Appeals Court Must Fix Dangerous 'Innocence of Muslims' Copyright Ruling (December 4, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of technology and free speech organizations are asking the United States Court of Appeals to fix a disastrously wrongheaded copyright ruling that required an online service
- An Open Letter to the Members of the Wassenaar Arrangement (December 4, 2014)
As members of the Coalition Against Unlawful Surveillance Exports (CAUSE), Reporters Without Borders, Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Human Rights Watch, Open Technology Institute
- Long Jail Term for Website Editor Critical of Military Coup (December 4, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns a Bangkok military courts political use of Thailands lèse-majesté legislation to sentence a journalist critical of the military, Thai E-News editor Somsak Pakdeedech, to nine years in prison on 24 November.
- EFJ Joins International Press Freedom Mission to Spain (December 4, 2014)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has taken part in a three-day international mission on press freedom in Spain from 1 to 3 December, carried out by six international media freedom organisations including the EFJ, the International Press I
- Pakistan media staff injured as TV vans attacked (December 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn the attacks on Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) equipment of various television stations on Islamabad on Sunday November 30
- Afghanistan government vows to end impunity for crimes against journalists (December 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistans National Unity Governments statement of intention to bring an end to impunity for crimes against journalists and media workers in the country
- Journalist bashed to death in Andra Pradesh (December 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the brutal murder of a senior journalist in Guntur of Andra Pradesh, in south eastern India on early hours of Wednesday, November 26.
- New online platform launched to protect journalists (December 4, 2014)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has joined forces with the Council of Europe (CoE) and media freedom partner agencies, in launching a new online rapid reaction platform for journalists under threats.
- IFJ Marks on 25 November the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (December 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has marked 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which this year is focused on workplace violence in the media sector.
- IFJ and EFJ Urge Belarusian Authorities to Drop Charges against Journalists (December 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) join the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), their affiliate in Belarus, in asking the national authorities to drop the charges against
- Constraints on Expansion - Island Airport Master Plan Reveals Fatal - Facilities Cant Cope with Existing Volumes (December 3, 2014)
The Toronto Port Authority yesterday released its new Master Plan for the Island Airport. This isnt so much a plan as a list of unsolvable problems. said Brian Iler, Chair of CommunityAIR.
- On the 12th Anniversary of the Grassy Narrows Blockade We, the Women of Grassy Narrows Make a Statement (December 3, 2014)
We, the women of Grassy Narrows, make a statement on behalf of our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren on resource extraction on our traditional harvesting lands since time immemorial.
- « J'ai des inquiétudes à propos des armes à feu. Qui puis-je appeler? » (December 2, 2014)
Le Conseil canadien de la sécurité rediffuse son message d'intérêt public pour que les Canadiens sachent qui appeler en cas d'inquiétude à propos d'armes à feu.
- "I have a concern about firearms. Who can I call?" (December 2, 2014)
The Canada Safety Council has released a video PSA publicizing a national hotline Canadians can call with non-emergency firearms safety concerns.
- Licensed Child Care Programs Disappointed In Amendments To Bill 10 (November 28, 2014)
Ontario's licensed child care centres fear that new Child Care Modernization Act will force more centres to close, further limiting parental choice and making child care more expensive.
- New, Free Certificate Authority to Dramatically Increase Encrypted Internet Traffic (November 20, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is helping to launch a new non-profit organization that aims to dramatically increase secure Internet browsing. Let's Encrypt is scheduled to offer free server certificates beginning in summer 2015.
- Thai journalists call to revoke oppressive media laws (November 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists joins the Thai Journalists Association and National Union of Journalists, Thailand in calling on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to immediately revoke the current oppressive media laws
- Samba Protest at Toronto Immigration Jail Against Deaths in Custody, Immigration Raids (November 20, 2014)
Friends, families and supporters of immigration detainees will be gathering at the Toronto Immigration Holding Centre (TIHC) calling for an overhaul of immigration arrest and detention practices.
- Caregivers, Filipino-Canadians Not Buying New Immigration Changes (November 20, 2014)
Current and former Caregivers will be outside the Federal Minister Offices at 150 King West, on Saturday, November 22nd 2014 at 3:00pm to condemn the cap placed on permanent residency for Caregivers.
- L'alcool n'est pas le seul en cause : la Semaine nationale de la sécurité routière (November 20, 2014)
Cette année, la Semaine nationale de la sécurité routière se déroule du 1er au 7 décembre et le Conseil canadien de la sécurité rappelle à la population canadienne que l'alcool n'est pas le seul produit à altérer les facultés.
- It's not just alcohol that impairs: National Safe Driving Week (November 20, 2014)
December 1 to 7 is National Safe Driving Week, and the Canada Safety Council is reminding Canadians that its not just alcohol that impairs.
- Ne mettez pas votre sécurité en veilleuse: Semaine nationale de la sécurité-incendie chez soi (November 20, 2014)
À l'occasion de la Semaine nationale de la sécurité-incendie chez soi qui se déroule cette année du 24 au 30 novembre, le Conseil canadien de la sécurité encourage celles et ceux qui font la cuisine à la maison d'être vigilants afin d'évite
- Put safety on the front-burner: National Home Fire Safety Week (November 19, 2014)
November 24 to 30 is National Home Fire Safety Week, and the Canada Safety Council encourages home cooks to put safety on the front-burner. Follow simple tips to avoid getting burned by a cooking fire.
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for October 2014 (November 18, 2014)
Toronto, ON November 18, 2014 The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month ending October 31, 2014, the assets under management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry remained steady at $1.12 trillion. Year-to-dat
- ADCO Responds to CCPA Report on Child Care Costs (November 11, 2014)
CCPA Report raises important points, including the fact that Provincial policy can radically increase child care costs for families. Bill 10 is one example of this and is likely to make licensed child care more expensive across Ontario.
- Reporters Without Borders - TV5Monde Prize for Press Freedom (November 7, 2014)
The 2014 Reporters Without Borders - TV5Monde Prize for Press Freedom has been awarded to Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martínez, Liberian newspaper FrontPage Africa and Saudi blogger Raef Badawi.
- World condemns impunity while another Pakistan assassination takes toll to 14 (November 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) deplore the brutal assassination of a journalist in Sindh province yesterday and demand the immediate arrest and persecution of the
- Ontario finally allows Red Cross investigation of immigration jails, but deaths and indefinite imprisonment continues (November 7, 2014)
End Immigration Detention Network welcomes the decision to allow Red Cross access to Ontarios provincial prisons for the first time since 2008. However, the lack of any real oversight of prison conditions of immigration detainees adds to the dire
- Grand Council Treaty #3 supports Grassy Narrows in their stand for mercury justice and their stand against clear cut logging (November 7, 2014)
The Chiefs of Treaty #3 First Nations in assembly voted unanimously to support Grassy Narrows First Nation in their demands for mercury justice and an end to clear cut logging on their Homeland.
- Lieutenant Governor to Honour Award Winners from the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (November 7, 2014)
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will present certificates and the medal of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada on November 14.
- Conflict and Climate: Changing Course NOW (November 4, 2014)
Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) present Conflict and Climate: Changing Course NOW, Sunday, November 9, at 9:30 a.m. at Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Rooms 308/309.
- EFF Fights for Common Sense, Again, in DMCA Rulemaking (November 4, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed six exemption requests with the U.S. Copyright Office today, part of the elaborate, every-three-year process to right the wrongs put in place by the Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
- Investigative journalist receives threats from EU Kosovo mission (November 4, 2014)
An investigative journalist with the Kosovan newspaper Koha Ditore, says he was directly threatened by members of the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (Eulex) over his reports that senior mission officials were suspected of corruption.
- Reporters Without Borders condemns the hunt for French journalists confidential sources (November 4, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by Indian authorities brutal search, aimed at members of the Karen community in the Andaman Islands, for those who helped two French documentarians gain access to the prohibited lands of the Jarawa tribe.
- FAJ Calls on African Union and Governments to Protect Journalists (November 4, 2014)
The Federation of African Journalists has called on the African Union to adopt the resolution on the safety of journalists in Africa and the African Governments to end impunity for all crimes against journalists.
- IFJ & SEAJU call for investigation into journalist murder in Myanmar (November 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) in calling for a thorough investigation into the murder of a journalist detained by the Burmese Army in Myanmar early last month.
- SEAJU & IFJ call on new Indonesian President to tackle countrys impunity record (November 4, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South East Asian Journalist Unions (SEAJU) in urging Indonesias government to push for justice for journalists killed in the line of duty.
- SEAJU calls for recognition of Labour laws and 'right to form' in Thailand (November 4, 2014)
The South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) have called for urgent attention to the current labor situation facing journalists in Thailand,
- Court Upholds Ruling to Reinstate Refugee Health Care (November 4, 2014)
Health for All welcomes the Federal Court of Appeal's decision to uphold a ruling from earlier this summer demanding that the Conservative government reverse its cruel and unusual cuts to refugee health care,
- Investment Funds Industry Launches Online Magazine to Educate Investors (November 3, 2014)
Toronto, ON November 3, 2014 Canadas investment funds industry is launching an online magazine http://informedinvestor.ific.ca to educate investors about current and upcoming changes in the industry.
- Governments fall short in efforts to combat impunity in journalists' murders (October 31, 2014)
Ninety percent of murderers walk free, threatening press freedom, CPJ report finds
- Journalists are not informants (October 31, 2014)
Two Cameroonian journalists face military court charges of failure to report a destabilization plot. Journalists Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola of the daily Mutations and Rodrigue Tongue of Le Messager, were charged following a 28 October military court
- UN Day to End Impunity: Governments Must Protect Media Workers as Attacks Spiral Out of Control (October 31, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists is marking the inaugural UN Day to End Impunity by calling on governments worldwide to address the issue of impunity for violence against journalists as intimidation, abuse and violence of media worke
- South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity (October 31, 2014)
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on the common issues central to the craft
- IFJ and SAMSN call on Pakistan Prime Minister to end culture of impunity (October 31, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asian Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) have joined the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in marking November 2 as a National Day of Action Against Impunity in Pakistan.
- Journalist detained for reporting on political corruption in Pakistan (October 31, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) express concerns over the detention of a senior journalist and blogger in tribal area of Waziristan, Pakistan
- IFJ Demands Full Investigation Following Israeli Police Attack on Photographers (October 31, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned an attack by Israeli police on photographers near Silwad in the West Bank on Sunday, 26 October. According to reports, Israeli police fired rubber bullets at the photographers at close
- Detained journalist murdered by Burmese Army (October 31, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the murder of missing journalist Aung Kyaw Naing by the Burmese Army earlier this month.
- IFIC Announces Board Appointments (October 31, 2014) (October 31, 2014)
Toronto, ON October 31, 2014 The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is pleased to announce its board members and executive for the 2014-15 year.
- The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Helps Small Businesses Become National Brands at Full-Day Seminar (October 28, 2014)
CFAs How To Franchise Your Business Seminar in Vancouver on November 10 guides entrepreneurs to become successful franchisors
- Canadas Largest Franchise Show Returns to Vancouver (October 28, 2014)
Aspiring entrepreneurs can find out how to become small business owners at The Franchise Show in Vancouver on November 8 & 9, 2014
- Protect Yourself from Electronic Spying with Surveillance Self-Defense (October 24, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched its updated "Surveillance Self-Defense" report, a comprehensive how-to guide to protecting yourself from electronic spying for Internet users all over the world.
- Justice and Freedom Must Prevail for Macedonian Journalist Tomislav Kezarovski (October 24, 2014)
Macedonian authorities must ensure that all the 'absurd' charges against the journalist Tomislav Kezarovski are dropped so that justice and freedom of expression can prevail.
- Australian media outraged by failure of justice to Balibo Five (October 24, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists joins the Australian Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance in condemning and expressing strong outrage over the Australian Federal Police (AFP abandoning their war crimes investigation into the murder
- Murderers of Paraguayan Journalist, Pablo Medina Velasquez, Must Be Punished (October 24, 2014)
The International Federation has joined its regional group, the Federation of Journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean (FEPALC), to express its deep shock at the murder of Paraguayan journalist, Pablo Medina Velasquez.
- Another round of death threats for journalists in Sri Lanka workshops (October 24, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) in condemning death threats issued to journalists in Columbo.
- Pakistan suspends ARY News TV licence (October 24, 2014)
in strongly critcising the decision by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PERMA) to suspend the broadcasting license of ARY News TV channel
- Licensed Child Care Owners Respond to Ombudsman's Report (October 23, 2014)
In the wake of Ombudsman's report on unlicensed care, licensed child care operators caution legislators not to paint all child care programs with the same brush. Bill 10 won't fix broken child care system, they say, urging amendments.
- IFJ Calls on Korean Government to Reinstate Dismissed YTN and MBC Journalists (October 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its Korean affiliate, the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) to express its continued anger at the case of the reporters who have been dismissed from YTN and MBC
- Ethiopia Should Free Journalists from Jail and Exile (October 20, 2014)
The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the Africa regional group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has today called on the Ethiopia Government to free all journalists jailed and to allow the exiled journalists to come back
- Supreme Court of Pakistan to indict TV chief and anchor for contempt (October 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in expressing deep concern over the legal course against ARY News channels CEO and its anchor over a broadcasting of a program that challenged
- Self-censorship concerns in Hong Kong after bashing of journalist and protesters (October 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned that Hong Kong police beat up a journalist and brutally attacked a pro-democracy protester while breaking up a demonstration. With pressure mounting on media in its coverage
- 39 years on and still no justice for Balibo Five (October 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) expressing strong concern that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) hasnt yet asked Indonesian authorities to help prosecute
- New Zealand journalist harassed by police to name sources (October 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate the EPMU New Zealand in criticising the police harassment of an investigative journalist Nicky Hager and has called on police to abandon their harassment and investigation
- Hungarian journalists work in climate of self-censorship, fear (October 20, 2014)
On a rare mission to a European Union country, a CPJ delegation led by board member Kati Marton was in Hungary this week to meet with journalists, media lawyers, managers, rights defenders, policy analysts, and government officials to discuss Hungary
- Digital Media Asia Awards, hackathon and conference drive innovation in news media (October 20, 2014)
WAN-IFRAs rolling series of global digital media events will come to Asia in November when Digital Media Asia 2014 brings publishers and editors together with hackers, designers, producers and other new media professionals to explore the latest tr
- Stop harassment and legal action against leading investigative journalist (October 20, 2014)
The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately lift the travel ban imposed on Khadija Ismayilova and cease all legal proceedings against her. Against the backdrop of the unprecedented crackdown on civil society, Khadija Ismayilovas arrest on crimi
- Reporter shot dead while investigating illegal logging (October 20, 2014)
Cambodian journalist Taing Try was shot dead yesterday while investigating illegal logging in the southern province of Kratie with five other journalists. Three suspects have been arrested.
- Kurdish paper distributor gunned down in southeastern Turkey (October 20, 2014)
Kadri Bagdus death follows a week of violent rioting sparked by fighting in a Kurdish city near the Syrian border
- World Digital Media Awards Honour 'Best of the Best' (October 20, 2014)
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) honoured eight news media companies on Tuesday with the inaugural World Digital Media Awards, which recognise publishers who have created ground breaking digital products that engage
- RWB calls on Turkish judiciary to drop charges against German photojournalists (October 20, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Turkish judiciary to immediately drop all charges against the three German journalists arrested in Diyarbakir on Saturday and allow them to continue their work without restrictions.
- EFF Launches IFightSurveillance.org and Counter-Surveillance Success Stories (October 20, 2014)
Sites Highlight How Opponents of Mass Surveillance Around the World Lead by Example
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for September 2014 (October 17, 2014)
IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for September 2014 - Toronto, ON - October 16, 2014 - The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month ending September 30, 2014, assets under management (AUM) for the mutual funds ind
- Follow the Truth Brings Vision TV Conspiracy Show to Life (October 17, 2014)
For the first time anywhere in the world, a unique TED-style conference based on the popular TV hit, The Conspiracy Show, investigating the dramatic rise in conspiracy theories from documented White House cover-ups around extraterrestrial visits
- Boston Pizza to Share Expert Insights at CFAs How to Franchise Your Business Seminar (October 9, 2014)
CFAs How To Franchise Your Business Seminar in Toronto on October 30 guides entrepreneurs to become successful franchisors
- Over 120 Opportunities to Discover as Canadas Largest Franchise-Only Show Returns to Toronto (October 9, 2014)
With over 100 franchise opportunities and experts, aspiring entrepreneurs can find out how to become small business owners at The Franchise Show in Toronto on October 25 & 26, 2014
- Responsabilité lors des sorties scolaires une voie à double sens (October 7, 2014)
À l'occasion de la Semaine nationale de la sécurité scolaire qui a lieu cette année du 17 au 23 octobre, le Conseil canadien de la sécurité tient à rappeler aux parents de participer activement à la gestion des risques d'incidents lors des so
- Mois national de la sécurité communautaire et de la prévention de la criminalité: Entretenez de bonnes relations de voisinage (October 7, 2014)
Le Mois national de la sécurité communautaire et de la prévention de la criminalité qui se déroule et le Conseil canadien de la sécurité aimerait encourager tous les Canadiens à aller à la rencontre de leurs voisins.
- National Community Safety and Crime Prevention Month: On Being Neighbourly (October 7, 2014)
November is Community Safety and Crime Prevention Month, and the Canada Safety Council reminds Canadians that one of the most powerful defences against crime is a resilient and caring community of neighbours.
- ClimateFast Annual Fast and Vigil Sept 28-Oct 2 Conversations and Action on Climate (September 29, 2014)
For the third year in a row dedicated ClimateFasters are holding vigil on Parliament Hill, carbon fasting or food fasting, Hungry for Climate Leadership. Canadas failure to take responsibility for our contributions in destabilizing the climate is
- Hong Kong police use force to block reporting of pro-democracy rallies (September 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly criticised the abuse of power by Hong Kong Police when they attacked journalists, students and citizens at pro-democracy demonstrations on September 27 and 28, 2014.
- Jailed Pakistani journalist freed in Afghanistan (September 29, 2014)
Welcoming a decision by the Nangarhar High Court in eastern Afghanistan this week to release a Pakistani television journalist imprisoned in the country since April 22, 2014.
- Security laws attack Australia's press freedom (September 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) in describing the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No 1 an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia.
- Brazil's highest court takes stand against prior censorship (September 29, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders hails last week's ruling by the Federal Supreme Court overturning a ban on distribution of the latest issue of the leading national newsweekly Istoe, which a lower court had ordered at the request of Cid Gomes, governor
- 2014 Toronto Women's Chess Championship (September 29, 2014)
The Toronto Women's Chess Championship starts October 20, 2014, at the Annex Chess Club.
- 2014 Toronto Junior Chess Championship (September 29, 2014)
The Toronto Junior Chess Championship starts October 20, 2014, at the Annex Chess Club.
- Migrant Justice Groups Call for Overhaul of Immigration Detention after Secret Red Cross Report Released (September 29, 2014)
Migrant justice coalition the End Immigration Detention Network (EIDN) is calling for an end to maximum security imprisonment of immigrants without trial or charges after a secret Red Cross report on deplorable detention conditions became public.
- Scary! Annex Chess Club hosts the "Frankenstein" Chess Tournament (September 24, 2014)
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is kicking off its Frankenstein chess tournament on September 29. The Annex Club regular features themed tournaments: the Frankenstein tournament wryly acknowledges the occasions, familiar to most chess p
- Field Trip Responsibility a Two-Way Street (September 17, 2014)
Oct. 17-23 is National School Safety Week and the Canada Safety Council reminds parents that they have a special role in helping to manage risks associated with field trips.
- Media Advisory - Investment Funds Industry Leaders Gather to Explore Global Insights, Canadian Viewpoints (September 16, 2014)
Media Advisory 2014 Leadership Conference Canadas pre-eminent networking and information event for the mutual funds industry, with international experts and Canadian industry leaders is taking place on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at The Car
- Media Release - IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for August 2014 (September 16, 2014)
Toronto, ON September 16, 2014 The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month ending August 31, 2014, assets under management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry reached $1.13 trillion. Year-to-date, industry AUM
- Turkey's parliament approves even more Internet censorship and surveillance (September 12, 2014)
Turkey: Government agency given more power to block websites and gather user data.
- Malaysian website reporter arrested and charged under Sedition Act (September 12, 2014)
Malaysiakini news website reporter Susan Loone is facing a possible three-year jail term under the 1948 Sedition Act following her arrest in George Town, the capital of the northwestern state of Penang, Malaysia.
- IFJ Led Delegation Visits Gaza to Provide Solidarity and Support to Journalists (September 12, 2014)
Leaders of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), its affiliate the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), and a number of leading Egyptian journalists have concluded a two-day solidarity visit to journalists in Gaza
- 5,000km Unicycle Ride for Climate Action Culminates on Parliament Hill (September 11, 2014)
Campaign calls for political action and unity to address climate change as Parliament reconvenes.
- China's tightening grasp on Hong Kong's press freedom (September 8, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply worried that Hong Kongs media managers lack sufficient independence to face ongoing political pressure from China.
- IFJ/EFJ Stand in Solidarity with Russian Journalists to Remember Fallen Colleagues (September 8, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have sent a message of solidarity and support to their affiliate, the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ)
- IFJ calls on Pakistan government, political parties to respect media rights (September 8, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued letters to Pakistans Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, and opposition leaders Imran Khan, of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT)
- IFJ-FAJ Delegation Urges Egyptian Prime Minister to Release Al-Jazeera Jailed Journalists (September 8, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists welcomes the meeting this morning in Cairo between an IFJ-FAJ delegation and Egypts Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss the imprisonment of the three Al Jazeera journalists
- Bill C36: A Dangerous Way Forward (September 8, 2014)
In Ottawa this week between September 9-11th, sex workers, sex worker rights organizations and allies of sex workers will be appearing as witnesses before the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee to speak to Bill C36
- IFIC Welcomes New Member and New Affiliate (September 4, 2014)
Toronto, ON September 4, 2014 The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that Questrade Wealth Management Inc. has become a member of IFIC, and Northern Trust Company, Canada has joined as an affiliate, effective today.
- Internet Ungovernance Forum (August 28, 2014)
Internet Ungovernance Forum is for those of us who demand free, secure, and open internet for the people! We're organizing the Internet Ungovernance Forum September 4-5 for people who demand that fundamental freedoms, openness, unity and net neutral
- IFJ Welcomes Release of US Journalist Theo Curtis in Syria (August 28, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists today joined its affiliates in the US in welcoming the release of Theo Curtis, the American journalist who was released on Sunday 24 August in Syria, while voicing concern for the safety of many others
- Turkey, enemy of the Internet? (August 28, 2014)
The 9th annual Internet Governance Forum will be held in Istanbul from 2 to 5 September. Reporters Without Borders will be there to denounce the increasing violations of freedom of information in Turkey and to argue that respect for this freedom
- Several journalists attacked while covering Freedom March in Pakistan (August 28, 2014)
Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all sides to respect the role of journalists and media workers covering an anti-government demonstration in Pakistan. Journalists from various news outlets have been attacked while covering the Freedom March
- TV presenter slaughtered in Bangladesh (August 28, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum (BMSF) deplore the slaughter murder of a television host in Dhaka on Wednesday night, August 27.
- ClimateFast Hosts Cross-Country Unicyclist in Toronto on 5,000km Ride for Climate Action (August 24, 2014)
Joseph Boutilier nears Parliament Hill on homestretch of ride from Victoria BC
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for July 2014 (August 19, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month ending July 31, 2014, the assets under management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry reached $1.11 trillion. Year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $109.0 billion or 10.9%
- DAM LINE 9! Concert! Saturday Afternoon August 9 (August 9, 2014)
Blockaders have arranged for Tunes Against the Tar Sands to take place from 5pm until 7:30 pm Saturday, August 9. Activists Have Confirmed Several Musical Acts to Play Show at Blockade Site.
- In Azerbaijan, media watchdog raided, equipment confiscated (August 9, 2014)
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Azerbaijani authorities to stop harassing the Baku-based media freedom group Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety.
- Strategies for digital realities showcased at International Newsroom Summit (August 9, 2014)
World Editors Forum is teaming up with Online News Association for 13th International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam in October, which will focus on synchronizing print and digital cultures to ensure growth in audience, engagement and loyalty
- New Behind-the-Scenes Video: Airship Flight Over the NSA Data Center (August 9, 2014)
The Internet's Own Boy Director Brian Knappenberger Releases Short Doc as Senate Introduces New Reform Bill
- 40 people stage die-in in front of Israeli consulate in Toronto - Friday August 8, 8:30 am (August 7, 2014)
Canadians call on government to end weapons sales to Israel. At least 40 people are disrupting rush hour traffic on one of Torontos busiest roads this morning in protest against Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip.
- Bangladesh Journalist attacked with harpoon at home (August 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum (BMSF) in condemning the attack on journalist Nasrul Anwar on August 2.
- IFJ expresses concern for Afghanistans media after spate of threats and attacks (August 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Afghanistan Independent Journalist Association (AIJA) in expressing concern over a series of recent threats and intimidations issued at journalists
- China Deprives Uyghur Prisoner Right to Legal Counsel (August 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned that undue political pressure has been applied to a defence lawyer to make her withdraw from defending a Uyghur scholar accused of separatism.
- 13 Journalists Killed in Gaza: Palestinian Protest Rally Demands End Attacks (August 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), to express its outrage and condemnation at the 13 media workers who have to date been killed in the Gaza region.
- Palestinian media death toll reaches 13 (August 7, 2014)
12 Palestinian journalists and one media worker have been killed since the start of Operation Protective Edge.
- Enraged hacker resorts to aggressive methods against French journalist and website (August 7, 2014)
Gregory Chelli, a French hacker living in the Israeli city of Ashdod, has been using extraordinarily aggressive methods to harass Benoît le Corre, a journalist with the French news website Rue89
- Community radio hosts 12-year-old son killed in shooting (August 7, 2014)
The son of radio La Calentana Mexiquenses founder and presenter, Indalecio Benítez Mondragón, was killed on the night of 1 August when masked gunmen fired on Benítezs car at the entrance to the community radio station, located in his home
- Jail terms for defaming officials online under new law (August 7, 2014)
Madagascars National Assembly has quietly adopted a cybercrime law that provides for prison sentences for anyone insulting or defaming a state representative online. Debated and passed without anyone knowing
- Media Advisory: Emergency Rally at TSX today - Imperial Metals Mount Polley Tailings Spill (August 7, 2014)
In response to the devastating Mount Polley Imperial Metals tailings spill in the Secwepemc Territory in BC earlier this week, Secwepemc Women Warrior Society Member Kanahus Manuel and allies are gathering at the Toronto Stock Exchange to voice
- Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day 2014 (August 6, 2014)
From Despair to Hope: Preventing Catastrophic Harm marks the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Wednesday August 6, 2014 (Hiroshima Day) at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall.
- DAM LINE 9! Occupation of Line 9 Construction Site Begins (August 5, 2014)
Individuals from affected communities throughout south-western Ontario have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline. Activists stopped the work this morning, asserting that Line 9 poses a danger to people, animals, land, and water
- Toronto's Mayor for Peace (August 5, 2014)
The 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be marked in Toronto in the midst of a municipal election. Toronto, a member of Mayors for Peace since 1983, is part of a global movement of solidarity between cities working
- Scholarship recipient announced (August 5, 2014)
The Canada Safety Council is very pleased to announce Ellie Donohue-Miller of St. Catharines, ON, as the 2014 recipient of the Sarah Beth Therien Memorial Scholarship.
- New Stops Planned for Toronto, Kingston, on 5,000km Unicycle Ride for Climate Action (August 4, 2014)
Joseph Boutilier returns to Canada for home stretch to the Nations Capital
- Eighth Journalist Killed in Gaza: Israel Must Answer for Crimes (August 3, 2014)
Two Palestinian journalists were killed while reporting in a market in Gaza yesterday an appalling incident which means eights journalists have now lost their lives since the Israeli bombardment of the region began nearly one month ago.
- Australian court imposes generalized news blackout on bribery case (August 3, 2014)
WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news media throughout Australia.
- Two journalists among 17 killed in Israeli raid on Gaza market (August 3, 2014)
Two Palestinian journalists were killed July 30 in an Israeli air raid on a crowded market in the Shijaiyah neighbourhood, east of Gaza City.
- Palestinian Journalist and Teenage Daughter are Latest Victims of Israeli Attacks (August 3, 2014)
International Federation of Journalists has issued a renewed demand for safety and freedom of journalists in Gaza to be upheld following news of todays latest media violations, including the killing of a Palestinian journalist and his daughter
- Pro-democracy website closed amid claims of commercial pressure and threats (August 3, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned about press freedom in Hong Kong after a pro-democracy news website was suddenly closed.
- RWB Americas correspondents voice support for colleague Dina Meza, still threatened in Honduras (August 3, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders correspondents in the Americas have written to the Honduran authorities urging them to finally provide protection to RWBs correspondent in Honduras, journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza
- IFJ condemns dismissal of respected Indian journalist and activist (August 3, 2014)
Condemning the illegal dismissal of respected union leader Geetartha Pathak from the Assam Bani
- Call for release of jailed Pakistani journalist (August 3, 2014)
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in urging Afghanistan government to pardon the Pakistani journalist jailed for crossing the border into Afghanistan without complete documentation.
- IFJ and SAMSN condemn threats to Sri Lankan journalist (August 3, 2014)
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) join Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) in strongly condemning death threats issued to Sunil Jayasekara, convener of Free Media Movement
- SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia (August 3, 2014)
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending the environment of impunity and minimizing attacks
- National Press Club awardee held for past 18 months in Bahrain (August 3, 2014)
Call for the release of the internationally-known Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan
- Record Label Lawsuit Could Jeopardize Online Content Communities (August 3, 2014)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of advocacy groups have asked a US federal appeals court to block record labels' attempt to thwart federal law in Capitol v. Vimeoa case that could jeopardize free speech and innovation
- Stop Sneaky Online Tracking with EFF's Privacy Badger (August 3, 2014)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.
- Hunger strike launched by Grassy Narrows mercury survivor at Queens Park (July 29, 2014)
A former Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and respected Grassy Narrows Elder is launching a hunger strike at Queens Park today to demand justice for mercury survivors. Steve Fobister Sr., a leader in the fight for indigenous rights and mercury justice
- Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration in Toronto August 4th- 10th, 2014 (July 28, 2014)
Torontos Hiroshima Day Coalition presents FROM DESPAIR TO HOPE: PREVENTING CATASTROPHIC HARM to mark the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Wednesday August 6, 2014 (Hiroshima Day) at Nathan Phillips Square
- Israeli Forces Must Be Held accountable for Attacks on Journalists in Gaza, says IFJ (July 27, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined increasing international calls for the Israeli government and its forces to be held accountable for the atrocities that are being carried out against journalists covering events in Gaza.
- IFJ urges Facebook to reject outside influence (July 27, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges social media platform Facebook to uphold freedom of expression and say no to outside influence, after many Hong Kong account holders expressed anger at perceived interference.
- Grassy Narrows exposes government neglect of mercury survivors (July 27, 2014)
Thirty Grassy Narrows First Nation people will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect for indigenous rights.
- London, Ontario peace and human rights advocates occupy office of Conservative MP (July 25, 2014)
Five London peace and human rights advocates are now occupying the office of the Conservative MP for London North Centre.
- Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24 (July 24, 2014)
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza
- Freedom and Safety of Journalists in Gaza Must be Upheld, says IFJ (July 20, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists has demanded that Israeli forces respect the rights of journalists in Gaza and has issued a renewed appeal for journalists in the region to take all necessary safety precautions.
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for June 2014 (July 17, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month ending June 30, 2014, the assets under management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry reached $1.1 trillion. Year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $100.3 billion or 10.0%
- Afghan court jails Pakistani journalist for four years (July 17, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in its criticism of the harsh prison sentence imposed on TV journalist Faizullah Khan and is demanding the Afghan government immediately review
- Six Nations and allies Interrupt work on Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline (July 17, 2014)
Individuals from Six Nations and their allies have interrupted work on a section of Enbridges Line 9 pipeline. The work stoppage began around 10am Thursday morning. Individuals involved asked workers to leave.
- canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show (July 16, 2014)
Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the 21st annual canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show taking place from Friday, August 8 to Saturday, August 9, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
- European Court rules against Turkey in case brought by two journalists (July 11, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders hails European Court of Human Rights ruling that Turkey violated the rights of two journalists, Ahmet Sik and Nedim Sener, by keeping them in pre-trial detention for more than a year
- Five journalists get ten-year jail terms in Burma for violating state secrets (July 11, 2014)
In the latest in a series of reverses for media freedom in Burma, a court in the central region of Magway today sentenced five newspaper journalists to ten years in prison with hard labour on charges of violating state secrets.
- IFJ Strongly Condemns Killing of Palestinian Media Worker Hamid Shihab (July 11, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly condemned the killing of Palestinian media worker Hamid Shibab in Gaza on Wednesday 9 July.
- IFJ urges Chinas media regulator to withdraw new rules (July 11, 2014)
International Federation of Journalists urges Chinas major media regulator to withdraw new rules which will interfere with journalists right to work and prevent media workers from properly exercising their duties to report in the public interes
- Sri Lanka muzzles NGOs and bans media-related activities (July 11, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) and Free Media Movement (FMM) in condemning the decision of the Sri Lankan government to ban civil society non-governmental organisations
- IFJ and FAJ Give Support to Palestinian Journalists (July 11, 2014)
A declaration in support of Palestinian journalists.
- Grassy Narrows fight for rights and against clearcut logging continues despite legal setback at Supreme Court (July 11, 2014)
The leadership and members of Grassy Narrows are disappointed by todays Supreme Court of Canada decision refusing to recognize the special role that the federal government has in protecting our Treaty 3 from provincial and corporate actions.
- Morocco Must Focus on Media Reform, not Attacking Women Journalists (July 3, 2014)
The Executive Committee of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called for the Moroccan government to promote press freedom and protect journalists in the country.
- Intimidation and Violence Against Palestinian Journalists Must End Now (July 3, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) to condemn a brutal attack by Israeli forces on a Palestinian TV crew in Shufat Refugee Camp, near Jerusalem.
- Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter (July 3, 2014)
Connexions is pleased to announce the publication of Other Voices, the new bi-weekly Connexions newsletter.
- Achieve Professional Competence (June 30, 2014)
In the next weeks I will be focusing on each of the 10 leadership principles I learned as an officer in the army. This the first of these principles.
- Beijing Police launch another online crackdown over APEC summit (June 28, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Board of Governors of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group to defend peoples right to free speech during the upcoming APEC meetings in Beijing.
- Steady erosion of media rights as Thai military tightens its grip (June 28, 2014)
The IFJ is deeply concerned about reports of increasing control by the Thailand Military Junta over news and information on radio, television, printed and online media.
- Tribute to EFJ co-founder Antonio Velluto (June 28, 2014)
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has paid tribute to its co-founder, Mr. Antonio Velluto, who has passed away on Tuesday, 24 June, in Milan at the age of 81.
- Mahjoub marks 14 years of being jailed without charge in Canada (June 28, 2014)
A Toronto father of two and refugee from Egypt, Mohammad Mahjoub is marking 14 years of his detention without charge. Mr. Mahjoub is held under a security certificate, a highly criticized part of the immigration law that allows the government
- IFIC Welcomes New Members (June 25, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada and WhiteHaven Securities Inc. have joined IFIC as members, effective June 25, 2014.
- Politically-orchestrated trial ends in long jail terms (June 23, 2014)
In a sign of the Egyptian regimes increasingly totalitarian nature, a Cairo court today passed sentences ranging from seven to ten years in prison on Al-Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Adel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.
- IFJ Condemns Sentences Given to Al Jazeera English Journalists (June 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined the world community to condemn todays verdict by a Cairo court in the case involving journalists from Al Jazeera English
- IFJ deplores cyber attack on pro-democracy news websites (June 23, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the massive cyber attack on a Hong Kong media group, which was clearly aimed at suppressing press freedom.
- Manoeuvre around obstacles and resistance (June 23, 2014)
Too often I find myself trying to take on an obstacle or resistance head on. I could be trying to convince one of my daughters that she should follow my (brilliant) advice. Or I could be in a meeting with a prospect or client. I also know that this
- Jailed and on trial for reporting human rights violations in Saudi Arabia (June 21, 2014)
Waleed Abu Al-Khair, a human rights lawyer who has been held since April, is being tried on a range of charges that include preparing, storing and transmitting information that undermines public order and violating Saudi Arabias cyber-crime
- UN body urged to take position on export of surveillance material (June 21, 2014)
As the UN Human Rights Council continues its 26th session and a panel discussion is held today on corporate social responsibility, Reporters Without Borders urges the council to promote the adoption of clear and binding rules on online surveillance
- Zimbabwe: One step forward, three steps back for freedom of information (June 21, 2014)
A decision by the Constitutional Court in favour of freedom of information should not overshadow the fact that three Zimbabwean news organizations have been raided by the police in the past few days.
- A Walk for Mother Earth sets off from Kanehsatake (June 21, 2014)
A Walk for Mother Earth aims to draw attention, both provincially and nationally, to the serious environmental impacts of oil sands pipelines sprawling from Alberta to different corners of North America.
- IFIC Congratulates New Superintendent of Financial Institutions (June 20, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) issued a statement today congratulating Jeremy Rudin on his appointment as Canadas new superintendent of financial institutions.
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for May 2014 (June 17, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) announces that for the month of May 2014, the Assets Under Management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry reached $1.08 trillion. Year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $82.9 billion or 8.3%.
- Practise for the vital moment of truth (June 16, 2014)
Any mission-critical function or task can and should be analyzed and improved in this manner, both in terms of the process and in its actual execution. We must learn from the cat, and practise before the real game.
- Downtown East residents and community organizations say, TAVIS is not welcome in our neighbourhood (June 16, 2014)
Residents & community organizations held a press conference to demand an end to police sweeps in Downtown East, to stop police harassment of those who live here and to let the police know they are not going to let them roam the streets with impunity
- National Day of Action Against Bill C36: Criminalization Costs Sex Workers Lives (June 16, 2014)
Across Canada, sex worker groups, along with organizations and individuals that support human rights and women's rights, are gathering to denounce the Conservative government's proposed bill (C36) to re-criminalize sex work.
- One-Wheel Climate Ride Rolls Into Winnipeg (June 14, 2014)
Cross-Canada Unicycle Ride for Climate Action Approaches Halfway Mark in Manitoba
- Adjust structures and organizations to the evolving mission and situation (June 9, 2014)
How many organizations are still working within a framework that is no longer relevant to its new reality?
- Third AAWH Congress: Migration in Global History: Peoples, Plants, Plagues, and Ports - Call for Papers (June 8, 2014)
Third AAWH Congress: Migration in Global History: Peoples, Plants, Plagues, and Ports. Call for papers, deadline 1 October 2014
- Young Nova Scotian Peacemaker heads to Sarajevo for international conference (June 4, 2014)
(Antigonish) A young peacemaker from Nova Scotia is on her way to attend an international peace conference this week. Margaret Skabar is a 21-year old student from Antigonish and will be attending Sarajevo Peace Event 2014. The conference is taki
- Torontos Annex Chess Club kicks off Summer tournament (June 2, 2014)
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is kicking off the Celebrate Summer chess tournament on June 2. Over 50 Toronto chess players are expected for the event, which runs at a pace of one game per week for five weeks.
- Sex workers decry government consultation on prostitution (June 2, 2014)
Maggies Toronto Sex Workers Action Project, along with sex workers and other experts, question the legitimacy of the federal government online consultation around prostitution in Canada.
- Jailed immigrants begin historic boycott of Detention Reviews (June 2, 2014)
Immigration detainees at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Central North Correctional Centre in Penetanguishene and Torontos Metro West Detention Centre are starting a historical month-long boycott of their detention reviews
- Woman journalist found with throat cut in southern Libya (June 2, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that Naseeb Miloud Karfana, a TV journalist based in the southern city of Sabha, was murdered on 29 May.
- Newspaper editor gunned down on Benghazi street (June 2, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns in the strongest terms newspaper editor Muftah Bu Zeids murder in Benghazi. Gunmen in a car shot Zeid three times in the head and abdomen shortly after he got out of his own car.
- When media bosses censor their own journalists (June 2, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the censorship of Suelte la lengua (Talk freely), a programme that Canal 6 TV has not broadcast since 15 May without any explanation from its CEO, Paul Misselem.
- Another journalist murdered in Honduras, no end to violence in sight (June 2, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that community radio journalist Hernán Cruz Barnica was murdered near Dulce Nombre, a town in the western department of Copán, on the evening of 28 May.
- IFJ Condemns Israeli Forces Threat To Censor Palestinian Newspapers (June 2, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the actions of Israeli soldiers who forced their way into the Ramallah headquarters of the press, publishing and distribution company, al Ayyam, Wednesday 28 May.
- Free Speech Groups Issue New Guide to the International Necessary & Proportionate Principles (June 2, 2014)
EFF and ARTICLE 19 Urges Governments to Preserve Fundamental Freedoms in the Age of Mass Surveillance
- Electronic Frontier Foundationto Court: There's No Doubt the Government Destroyed NSA Spying Evidence (June 2, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) told a federal court today that there was no doubt that the government has destroyed years of evidence of NSA spying the government itself has admitted to it in recent court filings.
- Naturopathic doctor Lise Alschuler to receive first-ever honorary degree from CCNM (May 21, 2014)
Naturopathic doctor Lise Alschuler will be the first individual in CCNMs thirty-six year history to receive an honorary bachelor of naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine at its 34th convocation ceremony tomorrow.
- CCNM Confers First-ever Bachelor of Naturopathy Degrees at 34th Annual Convocation (May 21, 2014)
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) will honour its 2014 graduating class at the Colleges 34th convocation on Thursday, May 22, at the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall.
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for April 2014 (May 16, 2014)
IFIC announces that for the month of April 2014, the Assets Under Management (AUM) for the mutual funds industry reached $1.07 trillion. Year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $71.3 billion or 7.1%.
- Province-wide fundaiser continues despite the rain (May 15, 2014)
ADCO Kids Helping Kids Walkathon in support of children's hospitals continues despite rainy weather. Across Ontario, the staff and children at licensed child care centres are walking to raise funds for Ontario's four regional children's hospitals.
- Long jail terms for three bloggers (May 14, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the long jail terms that three Saudi cyber-activists received this week. Blogger and human rights activist Raef Badawis sentence for insulting Islam was increased by a Jeddah criminal court on appeal
- Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging (May 14, 2014)
On May 15 the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and mining licenses on a vast tract of Treaty 3 lan
- Learn How Naturopathic Medicine Helps with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia (May 14, 2014)
In conjunction with Naturopathic Medicine Week, which runs from May 12-18, the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC) at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is presenting a special information session on Naturopathic Approaches to C
- Boutilier crosses Alberta border on 5,000km unicycle trek for climate action (May 13, 2014)
Victoria-to-Ottawa unicycle ride passes first provincial milestone
- A crisis requires leadership, not just managing image and public relations (May 12, 2014)
When a crisis strikes, you cant just manage in the normal manner, you also have to exercise effective crisis leadership. Too often executives see their role during a crisis as managing the organizations image and communicating with the public t
- EFF Demands Release of More Secret Surveillance Court Rulings (May 9, 2014)
In a continuing campaign to uncover the government's secret interpretations of the surveillance laws underlying the National Security Agency (NSA)'s spying programs, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed another lawsuit
- Karen Stintz on Leaning In - politics, family, and work-life balance (May 9, 2014)
Toronto mayoral candidate, Karen Stintz, joins the growing list of influential speakers for Lean In Toronto chapter events. Karen Stintz will discuss her political journey and participate in a question and answer period
- Semaine nationale de la sécurité sur la route : Mettez toutes les chances de votre côté (May 8, 2014)
À l'occasion de la Semaine nationale de la sécurité sur la route, qui se déroulera cette année du 13 au 19 mai, le Conseil canadien de la sécurité cherche à sensibiliser la population au fait qu'un nombre disproportionné de collisions et de
- National Road Safety Week: Put the Odds on Your Side (May 8, 2014)
This National Road Safety Week, May 13 19, the Canada Safety Council is aiming to raise awareness that vulnerable road users make up a disproportionate amount of traffic collisions and deaths, most of which are entirely avoidable.
- Canadian Women Voice Concern: Imminent Threat of War (May 5, 2014)
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is gravely concerned about a growing threat of a war between NATO and Russia both of which are powerfully armed with nuclear weapons. We have deep concern for the Ukrainian people who are suffering and dying
- Crises can be prevented and mitigated by take-charge leadership before they occur (May 5, 2014)
The best time to prevent or mitigate a crisis is, not surprisingly, before it occurs. Most crises are smouldering, which means that they develop slowly but become apparent suddenly, just like a slow-burning fire that erupts into a conflagration seem
- EFF Urges Appeals Court to Reconsider Dangerous Copyright Ruling (April 29, 2014)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to order Google to take down the controversial "Innocence of Muslims" video while a copyright lawsuit is pending.
- Nine news providers arrested on charge of inciting violence (April 29, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the arrests of a total of nine journalists and bloggers at the end of last week on a charge of inciting violence.
- Judicial persecution of Bahraini news providers continues (April 29, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the five-year jail sentences that a court passed today on the photographer Hussain Hubail and the cyber-activist Jassim Al-Nuaimi. Seven other activists received similar sentences.
- Win Tins fight for press freedom and democracy goes on (April 29, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened to learn of the death of the dissident journalist Win Tin in Rangoon. Burma has lost one of its staunchest defenders of democracy and freedom of information.
- Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net, partners against online surveillance and censorship (April 29, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net have joined forces to create and maintain 250 additional relays for the Tor network.
- New Crackdown on Media is Step Towards Authoritarism in Ethiopia, Says IFJ (April 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the appalling treatment of media by authorities in Ethiopia after a number of journalists and media workers were detained in the country last week.
- Attacks Against Palestinian Journalists Must End, says IFJ (April 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the Israeli government to identify and punish the Israeli soldiers who carried out a brutal attack on a journalist in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh on Sunday 27 April.
- IFJ Conference Agrees Declaration to Stand Up Against Hate Speech (April 29, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) gathered journalists, academics, and freedom of expression experts together today for a conference onf Media, Armed Conflict and Hate Speech in Brussels.
- Unicycle Ride for Climate Action pauses for 24 hr. Fast (April 29, 2014)
Unity for Climate Action unicyclist, Joseph Boutillier, enroute to Ottawa, joins hundreds worldwide in 24 hr Fast for climate action May 1st.
- 5,000KM Unicycle Ride for Climate Action Passes 2-Week, 500km Milestone (April 23, 2014)
Unicycle Ride for Climate Action Approaches Paulson Summit, Castlegar BC
- What do You Stand For? (April 23, 2014)
Carol Faull will be addressing the Women's Leadership Forum on the importance of knowing and aligning with your organization's core values.
- New website enhances parent connection with Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (April 22, 2014)
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, in Ontario, recently launched a new website to enhance connections and meet the needs of today's parents and students. The web has changed dramatically since their previous site was launched in 2006:
- Use the entire spectrum to watch and listen, not just the part youre used to (April 21, 2014)
You have to get out of your normal means of seeing and hearing in order to become aware of the wider world around you.
- Investment Funds Industry Welcomes Canadas Financial Literacy Leader (April 15, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) released a statement today on behalf of its members, welcoming the appointment of Canadas first financial literacy leader.
- IFJ Convenes International conference on Media , Armed Conflict and Hate Speech (April 13, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is organising a conference on media, armed conflict and hate speech on 25 April 2014 in Brussels.
- Canadian Franchise Association Welcomes New Board of Directors Members (April 10, 2014)
Canadian Franchise Association Announces Appointment. CFA appoints Ken LeBlanc, Co-Founder, President and CEO of PropertyGuys.com, as Chair of CFA Board of Directors
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces 2014 Franchisees Choice Designees (April 10, 2014)
Winners announced during gala awards presentation dinner at the 23rd annual CFA National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
- Little Kickers Wins Grand Prize in 2014 Canadian Franchise Association Awards of Excellence in Franchising (April 10, 2014)
Prestigious award presented during gala awards presentation dinner at the 23rd annual CFA National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
- Torontos Annex Chess Club welcomes Spring with new tournament (April 4, 2014)
Annex Chess Club in Toronto kicks off a new chess tournament on April 7, called the Welcome Spring Swiss. Over 50 Toronto chess players are expected for the event, which runs at a pace of one game per week for five weeks. Rounds take place on Mondays
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces Winners of the 2014 CFA Recognition Awards (April 3, 2014)
Booster Juice to be inducted into the CFA Hall of Fame during CFA National Convention, April 6-8 in Niagara Falls, Ontario
- Canadian Franchise Association Announces Finalists for the 2014 CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising (April 1, 2014)
Grand Prize winner to be announced at Gala Awards Presentation during CFA National Convention
- Intelligence is a comprehensive approach to analyzing and understanding the external business environment (March 31, 2014)
Business intelligence as its currently conceived is focused primarily on analysis of internal data and information. In reality, though, intelligence should be focused on understanding the EXTERNAL environment in depth and in scope. The idea is to
- Cross-Canada unicycle trip will promote Unity for the Climate (March 24, 2014)
5,000-km cross-Canada unicycle trip calls for political action on climate change and related issues.
- Build your command presence to maximize your ability to influence others positively (March 24, 2014)
Command presence is a term that is used in the military to denote the degree of respect, admiration, and confidence that people have in a leader.
- IFIC Congratulates New Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver (March 20, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada issued a statement today congratulating the Honourable Joe Oliver on his appointment as Canadas minister of finance.
- Free Key Rights Defenders: Government Arbitrarily Holds Darwish, Colleagues Despite UN Demands (March 18, 2014)
The government of Syria should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Ghareer, 55 human rights organizations said today.
- Barrett Brown case: 11 of 12 counts dismissed (March 18, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders greets with relief federal prosecutors decision to drop nearly all criminal charges against Barrett Brown, a contributor to The Guardian and Vanity Fair.
- IFIC Releases Monthly Statistics for February 2014 (March 18, 2014)
IFIC announces that for the month of February 2014, the Assets Under Management (AUM) for the mutual fund industry reached $1,045.2 billion. Year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $46 billion or 4.6%.
- Learn to specialize in being a generalist (March 17, 2014)
There is a famous essay by philosopher Isaiah Berlin, The Fox and the Hedgehog. In it he distinguished between authors who are hedgehogs, that is who see the world through one big idea, and foxes, who tend to see things through multiple
- Dragon to Deliver Keynote Address at the 2014 CFA National Convention (March 11, 2014)
Dragons Dens Bruce Croxon among esteemed Keynote Speakers at Canadas premier franchise education and networking event from April 6-8 in Niagara Falls, Ontario
- 50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army" (March 10, 2014)
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.
- Create the conditions for success (March 10, 2014)
Last week I gave a list of 10 lessons I learned about leadership, strategy, and management that I learned in my time in the Canadian Army and as a consultant, helping executives, entrepreneurs, and organizations to exploit change and achieve outstand
- Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9 (March 6, 2014)
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines, Marilyn Eriksen, Resident of Toronto Ward 24
- Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance" (March 6, 2014)
Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
- Canadian women activists enroute to the 58th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. (March 6, 2014)
Twenty (20) women representing the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) will be in New York City from March 10th March 21st. This years UNCSW theme is Challenges and Achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals
- Mobile and Emerging Platforms Are Focus of World Newspaper Congress (March 5, 2014)
Paid content and all access strategies have proven that readers will pay for digital access, but what do they get for their money? Publishers are going to need more sophisticated strategies to maintain digital growth.
- Electronic Frontier Foundation Fights National Security Letter Demands on Behalf of Telecom, Internet Company (March 5, 2014)
Legal Briefings Still Under Seal After Government Demands for Secrecy
- Electronic Frontier Foundation Urges Supreme Court to Crack Down on Patent Trolls (March 5, 2014)
Two Big Cases Could Protect Software Innovators and Their Customers From Patent Lawsuits
- What We Can Learn from Military Discipline (March 5, 2014)
When asked what they find most striking or typical in the military way of doing things, most people Ive asked readily answer discipline, organization, or rigour. The military has a disciplined way of going about its business, and this is one of
- canfitpro combats obesity with a free educational resource (March 4, 2014)
canfitpro launches a free webinar series to help Canadians better understand nutrition and healthy weight loss.
- Torontos Annex Chess Club kicks off "Goodbye to Winter" tournament (March 3, 2014)
Annex Chess Club in Toronto is starting a new chess tournament March 3, called the Goodbye Winter Swiss.
- Learn from your mistakes and those of others (March 3, 2014)
I spoke last Tuesday to the Associates of the Asper School of Business in Winnipeg. As I was preparing for the speech I came up with a list of over 20 key lessons I learned about leadership, strategy, planning, and discipline during my military and c
- National Day of Action - Petitions with 10,000 signatures delivered to Immigration Enforcement (February 28, 2014)
National Day of Action with rallies in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and London. Petitions with 10,000 signatures to be delivered to Immigration Enforcement calling for civilian oversight and end to indefinite detention.
- Make sure your planning and discussions always end with a decision on specific action steps (February 24, 2014)
There is nothing wrong with gaining input by holding meetings. However, you must always close any discussion with a decision on next steps and clear direction for who will do what, by when, with whom, and with what resources.
- Social Media as a Civic Engagement Tool (February 18, 2014)
Attend this workshop to learn the basics on how to use social media and web resources to stay engaged with your city and connect with others who share your interests.
- Focus Your Limited Resources on Actions with the Biggest Payoff (February 17, 2014)
You can only have one main effort. You must align your strongest resources to the main effort, with supporting thrusts to either support the main effort directly, or to widen the field of manoeuvre for your main effort.
- How to Franchise Your Business Seminar Helps Small Businesses Become National Brands (February 11, 2014)
CFAs How To Franchise Your Business Seminar in Toronto on February 27 guides entrepreneurs to become successful franchisors
- Canadas Largest Franchise-Only Show Returns to Toronto (February 11, 2014)
With over 100 franchise opportunities and experts, aspiring entrepreneurs can find out how to become small business owners at The Franchise Show in Toronto on February 22 & 23, 2014
- If youve lost or given up the initiative, then youre automatically in a defensive posture (February 10, 2014)
You can give up the initiative willingly and go into a temporary or local defensive mode. This allows you to buy time to reorganize, rest, or reconstitute your resources. It also allows you to free up valuable resources to reassign them to higher pri
- How to Shape Your Competitive Space (February 4, 2014)
Shaping the battle space means that you dont just accept the situation as it is, but also try to influence and mould it so that you can exploit your strengths and put your competitors in a weaker position. In business, we need to apply the same pr
- Use guerrilla strategy and tactics if youre in a position of strategic weakness (February 3, 2014)
Guerrilla strategy is very misunderstood, sometimes even by military historians and strategists. In the simplest terms, guerrilla strategy is a combination of small-scale offensive tactics with a defensive strategy at the highest levels. Despite what
- Individualized Naturopathic Care Reduces Presenteeism and Improves Cost-Savings for Employers, Study Shows (January 30, 2014)
Adding naturopathic treatments to conventional care not only helps reduce cardiovascular disease among those at risk, but also reduces presenteeism and improves cost-savings for employers concludes a new study by the Canadian College of Naturopathic
- Grassy Narrows requests environmental assessment of logging plan - Clearcutting will elevate mercury poison in fish (January 28, 2014)
Grassy Narrows First Nation is calling for a thorough environmental assessment of the newly approved plan for clearcut logging on their Territory - an important test of Ontario's environmental laws.
- The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance: February 11, 2014 (January 28, 2014)
On February 11, on the Day We Fight Back, the world will demand an end to mass surveillance in every country, by every state, regardless of boundaries or politics.
- Four years in prison for cyber-dissident Xu Zhiyong (January 28, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders deplores the four-year jail sentence that Beijing Intermediate Court No. 1 imposed on the cyber-dissident Xu Zhiyong on 26 January on a charge of gathering a crowd to disturb public order.
- What Are the Hot Trends in Franchising for 2014? (January 28, 2014)
FranchiseCanada goes inside the minds of todays prospective franchisees to find out who they are and what theyre looking for in a franchise investment opportunity
- Managing well is just as important for outstanding leadership as inspiration and transformational qualities (January 27, 2014)
People often say that leadership and management are two different things. This is true in one sense, but in another it isn't.
- Roy McMurtry to Deliver Keynote Address at CFA Franchise Law Day (January 20, 2014)
Annual seminar highlights latest developments in Canadian franchise law and offers best practices for Canadas franchise community
- Give clear and authoritative direction (January 20, 2014)
SMESC stands for: Situation, Mission, Execution, Support, and Command and Signals. Ive modified it for business and organizational use. Whether youre giving formal direction or informal guidance, this format can be used as an aide mémoire
- EFF Calls Out DOJ for Failing to Provide Crucial Public Information in NSA Case (January 19, 2014)
Latest Filing in Jewel v. NSA Demands Documents Government Is Trying to Conceal
- IFJ Welcomes Ground-breaking Decision by Singapore Court to Quash Order on Journalists Sources (January 19, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the landmark decision of a Singapore Court of Appeal to overturn an order that a journalist should disclose his sources for an article he had written on his blog.
- IFIC Announces New Chair and Board Appointments (January 15, 2014)
The board of directors of The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is pleased to announce that Brian Peters (MD Physician Services Inc.) was elected chair of IFICs board, and Sian Burgess (Fidelity Investments) was elected first vice-chair, effect
- The Franchise Show Returns to Montreal for Franchise Entrepreneurship Week (January 14, 2014)
Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn how to become small business owners through franchising at The Franchise Show in Montreal on January 18 & 19
- Ordeal continues for journalists detained in Egypt (January 10, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterdays announcement by the Egyptian authorities that they are extending the provisional detention of three Al-Jazeera journalists for another 15 days.
- Journalist gets seven-year jail sentence for decade-old articles (January 10, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail sentence that a Dhaka court imposed today on former magazine editor Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury in connection with articles criticizing Islamism a decade ago.
- Four Al-Jazeera journalists arrested arbitrarily in Cairo (January 7, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of four Al-Jazeera journalists by the Egyptian secret police in Cairo and calls for their immediate and unconditional release.
- IFJ/EFJ Call on Montenegrin Authorities to Protect Media Freedom Following Attacks (January 7, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have expressed their dismay after learning that an explosive device was discovered in the offices of the Vijesti daily newspaper in Montenegro.
- Gambia: Bans lifted on two media, but much still to be done (January 5, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders takes note of a New Years Day announcement by the presidents office lifting bans on The Standard newspaper and Teranga FM community radio station. The bans had been in effect for more than 16 months.
- Bahrain: Well-known photographer held for past week, beaten (January 5, 2014)
Reporters Without Borders calls for the release of Ahmed Al-Fardan, an award-winning photojournalist who has been held without charge in Bahrain for the past week.
- Journalists persecuted by judges in Rostov-on-Don (January 5, 2014)
The release of Mikhail Khodorkovski, Pussy Riot and Greenpeace activists must not divert attention from the many other threats to fundamental freedoms in Russia.
- First Journalist Killed in 2014: IFJ Condemns Murder of Pakistan Journalist Shan Dahar (January 5, 2014)
The International Federation of Journalists has called on authorities in Pakistan to carry out an immediate investigation into the murder of journalist Shan Dahar (Odhor) in the Badha area of the country's Larkana district.
- IFIC Congratulates New Chair of CIFSC (January 3, 2014)
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada congratulates Reid Baker on his election as chair of the Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee (CIFSC), effective January 1, 2014.