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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing
    pleased with the training that NSI is providing Aboriginal content creators and proud to partner with them to develop this unique program The many private and public sponsors of NSI Storytellers 2007 08 include APTN and CTV CHUM APTN Launches Digital Drum for Aboriginal Youth The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network APTN launched DigitalDrum ca a new interactive site this week directed at aboriginal youth The site will showcase Aboriginal culture history people gifts innovation creativity and languages through video content that includes the APTN collection of vignettes as well as user generated video audio text and image content The main objectives of DigitalDrum ca are to increase on line and real world interactivity for youth and Elders to link Aboriginal Elders to youth by creating a vehicle for Aboriginal youth to reconnect to their culture and facilitate stronger relationships with Elders to support a learning environment among Aboriginal teaching communities and to to provide opportunities for multilingual interaction through cultural vignettes and Elders media Click here for more information S VOX and APTN support fund in memory of Aboriginal broadcaster Suzanne Rochon Burnett S VOX Canada s foremost provider of multimedia content on spirituality and personal growth is proud to

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing
    and coming talent and for developing a broad and diverse base of young media professionals in Canada With a firm belief that more cultural minorities should be integrated into Canada s broadcasting industry Astral Media is delighted to contribute to changing the face of the industry by investing in education Candidates for the scholarship must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada be francophone from a visible minority or

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing
    and employers attended the meeting Mr Pontbriand s presentation at the meeting was very well received and outlined private broadcasters initiatives including the CAB report on cultural diversity as well as the CAB report on The Presence Portrayal and representation of Persons with Disabilities in Television Programming and the three initiatives launched at the CAB Convention 2006 in Vancouver Participants responded very positively to the three initiatives presented the Public Service Announcement campaign titled Open your Mind the Recommended Guidelines on Language and Terminology Persons with Disabilities A Manual for News Professionals and Glossary developed in consultation with RTNDA Canada and the brochure on Employment Opportunities in the Canadian Broadcasting and Affiliated Production Sector Click here for more information on these initiatives CAB Recognizes Outstanding Diversity Programming At the CAB Convention in Vancouver in November 2007 the CAB recognized the outstanding programming of its members with the presentation of the prestigious Gold Ribbon Awards for Diversity Programming This year s winners were Radio Diversity in News and Information Programming CKOM Saskatoon Seeds of Success Aboriginal Programming CKOM Saskatoon Meeting Ground Television Diversity in News and Information Programming CKOM Saskatoon Seeds of Success Aboriginal Programming CKOM Saskatoon Meeting Ground CAB Launches Three Major Initiatives for Persons with Disabilities On November 6 2006 the CAB announced three major initiatives to affect social attitudes towards persons with disabilities These initiatives include The launch of a Public Service Announcement campaign entitled Open your Mind Release of Recommended Guidelines on Language and Terminology Persons with Disabilities A Manual for News Professionals and Glossary developed in consultation with RTNDA Canada and A brochure on Employment Opportunities in the Canadian Broadcasting and Affiliated Production Sector Proposed CAB Equitable Portrayal Code On July 20 2006 the CAB submitted its newly developed Equitable Portrayal Code that is intended to

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing - Canadian Television Fund
    must be a self declared Aboriginal person and must own 51 of the production company and copyright in the production Projects should meet the criteria set out in the Main Documents of the CTF Guidelines However the CTF will adopt a flexible approach for certain considerations French Language Productions outside of Quebec This program is specifically designed to encourage official minority language production in Canada by companies outside the province

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing - Telefilm Canada
    global competitiveness of Canadian production companies as well as individual producers writers and directors in the creation of original Canadian programming There are two specific programs of note that have been funded recently through the IPDF CFTPA Mentoring Program www cftpa ca This program gives members of visible minority groups and people of Aboriginal descent the opportunity to gain production experience The emphasis of this initiative is direct involvement in producing while creating enhanced professional development opportunities for emerging and mid level professionals The program helps create employment prospects for participants gives them production credits solidifies their skills and allows them to compete for mid level positions in the sector Indie Film Lounge www reelworld ca Launched in September 2002 the Indie Film Lounge was conceived as a two day symposium to open doors for emerging filmmakers from ethnic communities while introducing them to established members of the Canadian and international film community The event is held in September which is an especially important month for Toronto with many international and national industry professionals descending on the city to attend the Toronto International Film Festival Canada Showcase www telefilm gc ca This program is aimed at increasing the awareness of high quality Canadian works at Canadian festivals more specifically films including short films television programming and new media projects Canada Showcase further seeks to encourage opportunities to celebrate showcase and market Canadian works at festivals that are international national or regional in scope In recent years Telefilm has through this program supported a number of festivals listed below that have taken place across Canada Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival Gimli Film Festival Reel World Film Festival Toronto Global vision International Documentary Festival Edmonton Flicks Children s Festival Saskatoon Freeze Frame Children s Festival Winnipeg Dragons and Tigers Vancouver International

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing - CanWest Global
    Creative Summit Job Fair September 29 30 2005 Top media executives and Human Resources executives representing Canada s broadcast and newspaper industry participated in the first ever Media Career Fair at this year s Innoversity Creative Summit The Innoversity Career

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry Is Doing - CITY-TV
    grants for Aboriginal and multicultural youth designed to develop their skills and knowledge of the film and television industries Citytv also provides funding to benefit individuals and organizations with disabilities With an ever expanding list of contributions that range from funding small scale festivals to long term work in the area of industry related race relations Citytv is committed to investing for the future of Canada s diverse media landscape PARTNERSHIPS Citytv Contributing Member of Strategic Alliance of Broadcasters for Aboriginal Reflection SABAR As an active member of SABAR Citytv regularly collaborates with fellow broadcasters and other organizations to raise the profile and participation of Aboriginals in the broadcast industry For example as the sole founding television sponsor of the Canadian Aboriginal Festival Citytv produces PSAs for SABAR members to promote public attendance to the event Citytv Herbie Day Supports Operation Herbie Each year Citytv commits to a day long broadcast from the lawn of Sick Kids to raise awareness and support for the Herbie Fund The Herbie Fund is supported entirely by charitable donations and provides assistance to children receiving life saving or life altering surgery at Sick Kids that is not available in their home country In 2008 with the help and the generosity of its viewers Citytv Herbie Day surpassed totals from previous years by raising 181 374 Daily Bread Holiday Food Drive Spirit of the Season Exceeds Fundraising Goals Citytv partnered with Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto in each of its seasonal drives to help feed Toronto s less fortunate and the often overlooked 47 of Daily Bread users are considered to have a disability Citytv entertained and encouraged the Spirit of the Season by inviting its viewers to join the celebration at a day long broadcast from The Sheraton Centre and donate food and

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  • CAB - Diversity in Broadcasting - What the Industry is Doing - National Campus and Community Radio Association
    Canadian talent development initiative coordinated by the National Campus and Community Radio Association NCRA with funding provided by Corus Entertainment Inc The project aims to promote Canadian artists specializing in musical genres that are under represented As the not for profit national association of organizations and individuals committed to volunteer based community oriented radio broadcasting in Canada the NCRA is dedicated to providing resources and concrete meaningful support towards the

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