NFB and Quartier des Spectacles Partnership join forces to launch major call for ideas. Selected interactive artwork to premiere in a public space in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles before travelling to cities around the world
As part of MUTEK_IMG, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Digital Studio and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership have announced that they are joining forces to launch a call for ideas for an interactive artwork designed for public spaces. The winning project will be on display in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles in the summer of 2017.
TSB deploys a team of investigators following the sinking of the tug Harken No. 10 in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia
TSB deploys to a marine accident.
Five National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive projects, including two co-productions, will be part of the programming lineup for I LOVE TRANSMEDIA, the digital culture festival that starts tomorrow at the Gaîté lyrique arts centre in Paris. HIGHRISE, Bear 71, A Journal of Insomnia, Interactive Haiku, and Way to Go will be shown in a retrospective exhibition of 12 interactive works entitled 2005‒2015: 10 Years of Web Creation, one of the festival's events. The fourth edition will also include a presentation of student projects and industry panels and conferences. I LOVE TRANSMEDIA runs from October 14, 2015.
The NFB will be at MIPCOM (October 5‒8), the world's entertainment content market, with a strong fall lineup that includes acclaimed releases, just launched at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as well as a slate of just-signed deals.
Harper Government Continues Consultations to Review Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for Extractive Sector
Erin O'Toole, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, today led a round-table session to review Canada's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy for the Extractive Sector. The second session was held in Toronto with representatives of Canadian extractive-sector companies operating abroad and their associations.
Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement: "Canada unequivocally condemns the horrendous attacks in Iraq targeting Shi'a Muslim pilgrims ahead of the major Shi'a ritual of Arbaeen.
The Honourable Jason Kenney will announce Government of Canada support to improve accessibility for people with disabilities across Canada
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, will announce Government of Canada support to improve accessibility for people with disabilities across Canada.
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to congratulate recruits who have successfully completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec.
Minister Blaney announces re-appointment of Ian McPhail as Interim Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the re-appointment of Mr. Ian McPhail as Vice Chair and Interim Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (CPC).
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced appointments to the Parole Board of Canada.
As the holiday travel season fast approaches, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to remind travellers to plan ahead for their arrival at the border. The CBSA's website offers travellers helpful tips for crossing the border.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: "Today, the Canada-led resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
The Honourable Alice Wong will announce Government of Canada support to the Gordon Neighbourhood House of Vancouver
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will announce Government of Canada support to the Gordon Neighbourhood House of Vancouver.
TORONTO, December 11, 2013 - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today launched pan-Canadian consultations to seek Canadians' views on how they would like to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.
Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Member of Parliament for Beauce and Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture), today announced that the Parish Municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Pins has been granted funding for the modernization of its community infrastructure.
On Thursday, December 19, 2013, the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors and Member of Parliament for Richmond, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement supporting community infrastructure in Richmond.
The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, was in Burnaby today to announce an investment of over $4.3 million. This money will go towards the creation of the Centre for Soft Materials established within 4D LABS facility.
The Honourable John Duncan, M.P. for Vancouver Island North, and Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced Government of Canada support for two projects that will help build leadership skills among young women in several communities in British Columbia.
Industry Minister James Moore Announces Appointment of Dr. Jack M. Mintz as Vice-President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Governing Council
Ottawa, December 18, 2013-The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), today announced the appointment of Dr. Jack M. Mintz as Vice-President of the SSHRC Governing Council.
The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced Government of Canada support for a project that will help build leadership skills among young Anglophone and First Nations women in the Gaspé region of Quebec.
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