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2014-07-31 08:31:59

Breeders: A Subclass of Women, produced by The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, will be hosting a special screening in Minneapolis PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, Eggsploitation (2010) and Anonymous Father's Day (2011), announced a special screening of their new film, Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Lagoon...

2014-06-18 12:31:28

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - All of the fast moving, intense action, and eye-opening excitement of the largest women's world wheelchair basketball championship in history will be on full digital display when the teams hit the hardcourt June 20-28 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship organizing committee is pleased to announce that all 44 games of the competition will be available to watch live online through CBC Sports' free...

2014-06-17 12:26:34

OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at noon in the front of the CBC building at 181 Queen street (Bank and O'Connor), the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) will hold a rally to urge CBC board members to take their role to heart as they deal with the current round of cuts announced in April, and possibly yet another round of cuts soon to be announced. The CMG is organising the rally in collaboration of other local and national organizations that support the national public broadcaster. "We want to...

2014-05-25 08:20:39

TORONTO, May 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The broadcasting world has lost a giant and the CBC has lost one of its most esteemed and admired colleagues. Knowlton Nash passed away last night at the age of 86. He was a pioneer in the industry who inspired a generation of journalists to aspire to the high standards he set for himself. CBC's Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge followed in Nash's footsteps, assuming the anchor role for The National back in 1992. "Knowlton was unquestionably a...

2014-05-23 12:23:57

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chantelle Bellrichard has been awarded The Canadian Journalism Foundation's inaugural CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. Bellrichard, an associate producer at CBC Vancouver and a web developer at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, will use this opportunity to explore the newly implemented First Nations health governance model in British Columbia. Bellrichard's mixed heritage includes Métis ancestry. "Chantelle impressed us with her proposal...

2014-05-23 12:23:55

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Rémi RacineChair, CBC Board of Directors Hubert T. LacroixPresident CEO CBC/Radio-Canada Dear Mr. Racine and Mr. Lacroix,In recent weeks, we've all been disappointed to see yet another round of major cuts at CBC. We wanted to inform you that our members are troubled by the lack of transparency with which the cuts have been handled in some areas. Since 2009, more than 2,100 jobs and dozens of significant programs have been eliminated leaving...

2014-05-15 12:31:49

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Tous amis de Radio-Canada group fully endorses the conclusions of the analysis conducted by the Institut de recherche et d'informations socio-économiques (IRIS) published yesterday in relation to the public survey launched on May 5(th) by Hubert T. Lacroix, CEO of the CBC/Radio-Canada. The highest officer of the Company launched this initiative to address the many criticisms made against the only national public broadcaster who has recently...

2014-04-30 12:27:06

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Early-career journalists are encouraged to apply for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship before today's deadline at 5:00pm EDT. The new fellowship aims to foster better understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada's major media and community outlets, The fellowship allows an Aboriginal journalist early in his or her career the opportunity to explore an issue of interest to First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples...

2014-04-29 12:28:40

OTTAWA, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - This morning, at the Parliamentary Press Gallery, the group Tous amis de Radio-Canada officially launched the White Paper on the future of the CBC/Radio-Canada. This document, written by the president of the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN), Alex Levasseur, raises several fundamental issues of funding, governance and programming concerning the only Canadian public broadcaster. "This document is part of the tradition of white papers...

2014-04-03 12:25:40

OTTAWA, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Customer experience with Canada's department store chains has improved over the last two years. This, from a follow-up to a survey conducted for CBC Marketplace's 2012 Worst Customer Service episode. Both studies were conducted by RetailTrack Mystery Shopping - a division of the Kanata-based Belding Group of Companies. Where retailers had a failing grade of 49% in 2011, the recent study shows an 11 point increase to 60%. Canadian Tire Leads the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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