CJFE Releases Review of Free Expression in Canada

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) recently released its latest Review of Free Expression, which provides an in-depth look at the state of free expression in the country over the past year. The Review features findings from a national opinion poll, and a series of feature articles on free expression issues.

 

2015 BNC Winners Announced

OCNA is proud to recognize the outstanding quality of work produced each week by our member newspapers and showcase it to readers and advertisers.

 

The first, second and third place winners of the Better Newspapers Awards were announced during the BNC Awards Gala on Friday, April 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Vaughan. 

 

Access the BNC Results Book at www.ocna.org/bnc2015

 

Congratulations to all!

Last Chance to Register for the Annual Spring Convention and Awards Gala

The OCNA Spring Convention and Awards Gala will be held Friday, April 22nd at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan.

 

Thursday, April 21st will include the Annual General Meetings for OCNA, OCNF and cnrie. A Welcome Social Soiree will also be hosted at Dave & Busters in the evening.

 

Spring Convention Registration Reminder

OCNA members must confirm their attendance at the OCNA Spring Convention by Friday, April 8th in order to secure a room, and receive the special rate of $129. Click here to book. Please note the hotel has informed us that they will not be able to extend the special rate of $129 past April 8th. 

 

Online registration for the convention and gala can be found at http://ocna.org/en/registration2016.

 

The conference will be full of inspiring, informative speakers who will share insight and strategies designed to ignite ideas, spark discussion, and provide tangible, useful knowledge to apply to your business.

 

NewsClips March 2016

The latest issue of NewsClips is complete and ready for your enjoyment! In addition to association news and member updates, you can find helpful articles on human resource, advertising and business.  

 

IBC Community Award in Memory of Mary Knowles Recipient Announced


2015 Insurance Bureau of Canada Community Award
in Memory of Mary Knowles

Recipient: Scott Rosts, Group Managing Editor, Niagara This Week

 

Scott is never too shy to lend a helping hand. He believes that every group could use support to achieve their goals, whether with a monetary value or raising awareness through a newspaper profile. Since joining the Niagara This Week team roughly 15 years ago, Scott has encouraged and inspired fellow colleagues to do the same and build relationships with those working to make their community a better place.

Join OCNA At The 2016 Spring Convention

The OCNA Spring Convention and Awards Gala will be held Friday, April 22nd at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan.

 

Thursday, April 21st will include the Annual General Meetings for OCNA, OCNF and cnrie. A Welcome Social Soiree will also be hosted at Dave & Busters in the evening.

Where Are They Now?

To celebrate the Ontario Junior Citizen Award program's 35th anniversary, OCNA recruited help from its members to connect with previous recipients, dating back to 1981 and discover Where Are They Now.

 

The information has been collected into a unique publication and features inspiring stories of growth and achievement.

2015 Ontario Junior Citizens Recognized

On Monday, March 7, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, hosted the 35th annual Ontario Junior Citizen Awards ceremony in her Suite at Queen's Park. Thirteen outstanding youth from across Ontario were recognized in front of family and friends for their inspiring community involvement.

 

Deadline For Mary Knowles Award Is March 4

The deadline for the 2015 IBC Community Award in Memory of Mary Knowles is quickly approaching! Don't miss your chance to nominate a worthy colleague who is constantly volunteering and is dedicated to helping their community thrive. 

 

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, March 4, 2016. Please take the time to nominate a co-worker and recognize them for all they do.  

 

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