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Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to Present the 2010 National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Awards

October 15, 2010

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will present the Awards of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada to media from different ethnic communities, who have made significant long-term contributions to the multicultural communities of Canada.

Date: Monday October 25, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Lieutenant Governor’s Suite
Ontario Legislative Building
West Entrance (**Media I.D. will be required**)
Queen’s Park, Toronto

AWARD Recipients

A W A R D S 2010
( By Alpha Order)

Category: “Distinguished Services”

Dimitri Soudas “Life Time Honourary member of the Board”

1. Dimitris Azemopoulos, “Humanities / Community Service”
2. Tony Ruprecht MPP, Author: “Toronto’s Many Faces”
3. Dr. Reza Moridi MPP, Human Rights / Sciences
4. Asha Rajak, Media / Humanities / Social Justice
5. Kamran Ahmadi, Arts / Humanities

Category : Individuals

1. Mrs. Maria Diamantis, Living Arts / Humanities
2. Mr. Behnam Jahanbeiglou, Arts / Culture
3. Mr. Dimitris Ilias, Performing Arts / Humanities
4. Miss Leila Mojtahedi Community / Letters
5. Mrs. Nirothini Pararajasingham, Arts / Culture
6. Dr. Nisar Ahmad Samad, Humanities / Letters
7. Mr. Sardar Shanawazi Community / Culture

Category : Newspapers

For Best Editorial / Free Expression / Concept and Visual Presentation

1. “Aaj Kal”
2. “Ads Guide” Fortune Smart (Chinese)
3. “Afghan Post” (Afghani)
4. “Akhbarere Pakistan” (Pakistani)
5. “Brasil News” (Brazilian)
6. “Bulgarian Flame” (Bulgarian)
7. “El Popular” (Latino)
8. “India Journal” (Indian)
9. “Nigerian Canadian News” (Nigerian)
10. “Observatorul” (Romanian)
11. “Shahrvand” Nashrim Almasi (Persian)
12. “TorontoHye” (Armenian)
13. “Uthayan” (Tamil)

1. “Assaha” (Arabic)
2. “Immigrant Post” (Somali)

Health magazines:
3. “HK Healthy Knowledge” (Caribbean)

Radio and Television:
(Best Concept, Audition, Presentation)
1. “Desi Television” Dr. Khan Koda
2. “Macedonian Edition” Ms. Pobeda Piskaceva
3. “Planet Africa Television”, Mr. Moses Mawa

Category: Journalists
(For Life Time Services rendered to Journalism)
1. Dr. Feiyue Wang, Chair Manitoba Chinese Tribune Ma.
(Dedication to Democratic Principles)
2. Mahesh Abeywardene, Editor-Of-Tomorrow Sri Lankan

Journalists with Special Needs:
4. Adu Janus Raudkivi “Life Time Achievements” Estonian
“Long Struggles for Human Rights and Equality”

For more information contact:
Thomas Saras
National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada

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