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2014-03-09 20:21:27

TORONTO, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - I was thrilled to take part in the Canadian Screen Awards this evening. Canada's film, television, and digital media production industry is made up of talented individuals both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. The Canadian Screen Awards Gala celebrated and honoured many of our most inspiring artists and creators in this field. In 2012-2013, film and television production in Canada generated $5.82 billion in economic activity and...

2014-03-04 12:25:00

OTTAWA, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Eight exceptionally talented artists from Canada's cultural scene have been recognized at the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Created in 1999 by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Governor General, these awards are presented to Canadian artists who demonstrate excellence and creativity in various disciplines. Our government knows that the arts and culture are important drivers of economic growth, create jobs and are a...

2014-03-04 12:23:44

TORONTO, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Council for the Arts announced today the winners of the 2014 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts. The winners are: -- Kim Adams, Sculptor, Toronto -- Sandra Brownlee, Weaver/notebook keeper (Saidye Bronfman Award), Dartmouth, N.S. -- Max Dean, Multidisciplinary visual artist, Toronto -- Raymond Gervais, Performance and installation artist,...

2014-02-25 12:23:58

The Government of Canada supports the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada has is providing $90,000 through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for the 32(nd) edition of FIFA, which will take place from March 20 to 30. Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover made the announcement today. These funds will allow FIFA to present the world's best media arts productions and art films. The...

2014-02-20 12:25:11

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the outstanding human gestures of Canadian Olympic athletes at Sochi, an unknown Canadian artist and grieving father has stepped up with his own gesture of peace and hope for those suffering with mental health illness in Canada and around the world. With it's main message of hope and hockey, Larry Pegg has created a unique Hockey-meets-Mental-Health music video called Don't Stop Stompin'. In part, it's a tribute to the late Stompin' Tom...

2014-02-18 16:23:55

MIAMI BEACH, FL, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cre8tive Works, Inc. ("Cre8tive") (OTCPINK:FILM) today announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to develop a documentary film around an up-and-coming Canadian music group and secure up to 50% of the royalties generated by their first four singles. The documentary will follow the band as they complete their first studio album and get ready for their North American launch. The band's format is high energy big band comparable to that...

2014-02-14 08:23:54

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The production team of Reboot Communications and EP Media announced today that the 5(th) Annual Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs) will move to November 2014 in Toronto, Ontario. This national award show celebrates excellence in Canadian-made videogames and has been held in Vancouver for the past four years. This date change will facilitate the proper amount of production and promotional attention for the CVAs and provide our country's game-making...

2014-01-29 12:25:04

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published a report today on what Canadians said in Phase 1 of Let's Talk TV: A conversation with Canadians. In October 2013, the CRTC launched Let's Talk TV: A conversation with Canadians to ensure that the Canadian television system meets the needs and interests of Canadians and that Canadians are at the heart of that system. The first step of the process consisted of...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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