Last month, Centennial students took home one Bronze and two Gold ACE awards at the annual Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Toronto ACE Awards Gala.
“I was thrilled for our students,” said Barry Waite, professor and coordinator of the CC+PR program. “To be recognized by the Toronto PR community not only recognizes their hard work, but also demonstrates to them the value of what they’re learning at Centennial.”
The Big Race, created by Centennial College students, recently earned a Gold Quill Award in the audio-visual category from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
“It’s big,” said Donna Lindell, Project Fusion’s faculty lead, and Corporate Communications and Public Relations (CC+PR) professor. “These are international awards and they receive submissions from all corners of the globe.
Montreal’s Mediabiz International and India’s Toonz have partnered to open a new animation and live-action production unit in Canada with plans to invest in projects worth $200 million US in the next three years.
It’s official: Oprah’s OWN channel will flash to life on Canadian TV screens two months after it does on American ones.
“There’s a great deal of excitement about the upcoming March 1 launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network in Canada,” Susan Schaefer, Corus Entertainment’s head of networks and marketing, said in a press release.
On Sept. 17, 2010, more than a year after the Toronto Star first ran this photo, that same shot appeared again, this time on thestar.com in a story by urban affairs reporter Gail Swainson headlined “Vaughan mayor Linda Jackson comes out swinging”.
A pair of Wednesday morning warm-up thefts in Vaughan has police reminding drivers to be careful with their cars. On Nov. 4 at about 6:30 a.m., a Toyota Camry was stolen from a Martin Grove Road driveway, police say. The car was left running with the doors unlocked. It was left unattended for less than three minutes.
Ali Fatehzadah has taken on his post as Vaughan’s fifth youth city councillor with some lofty goals and the knowledge that he’s now a role model. “I’m of Afghan descent, my parents are from Afghanistan,” the 17-year-old Maple High School student said recently. “I’m a proud Canadian.”