World News Day 2022

World News Day, a global campaign to amplify the power and impact of fact-based journalism, will take place on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. This year, World News Day's organizers, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and WAN-IFRA's World Editors Forum (WEF), expect more than 500 news organizations to use World News Day as a platform to demonstrate the value of fact-based journalism in […]

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International Right to Know Day

International Right to Know Day originated in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2002. Since then, on September 28, Right to Know Day is celebrated around the world. In Canada, an entire week of activities is organized to raise awareness of an individual's right to access government information, while promoting freedom of information as essential to both democracy […]

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National Newspaper Week

Every year, during the first full week of October, newspapers across North America celebrate National Newspaper Week to recognize the people who work tirelessly to bring the news to their communities. Newspaper journalism - both local and national - is critically important, especially in the reality in which we live. Now, more than ever, newspapers […]

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Media Literacy Week

Media Literacy Week (MLW) is an annual event promoting digital and media literacy across Canada, taking place each October. Schools, libraries, museums and community groups organize events and activities throughout the week. For more information, visit the MediaSmarts website at https://mediasmarts.ca/media-literacy-week.

Media Literacy Week

Canada’s 17th Media Literacy Week is taking place October 24 to 28. Media Literacy Week is an annual event promoting digital and media literacy, with schools, libraries, museums and community groups organizing events and activities throughout the week. This year, MediaSmarts will be bringing you plenty of new activities and shareables and more great ways to promote media digital literacy […]

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Financial Literacy Month

Each November, Canadians celebrate Financial Literacy Month. Encourage your readers to discover new ways to become more savvy with their money! Visit ABC Life Literacy Canada's website to download free resources for Financial Literacy Month, including activity booklets, print and digital ads, and more.

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Family Literacy Day

Every year on January 27, ABC Life Literacy Canada hosts Family Literacy Day, the largest national family literacy event in Canada. Literacy organizations, schools, libraries and media groups will coordinate numerous literacy-themed events and activities across the country in honour of this special initiative. Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC […]

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World Press Freedom Day

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 World Press Freedom Day, on the recommendation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference. May 3 carries a special significance, as it also the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of free press principles created by newspaper journalists […]

 


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