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All-women Panel to Judge International Ad Awards

The International Gerety ad awards 2021 has appointed an all-women executive jury to evaluate creative awards, including Jessica Borges representing Canada. Borges shares her journey from a new immigrant to representing Canada in an industry that’s known for male domination in leadership roles.

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Unsung Heroes or Super Spreaders: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in COVID-19 Coverage

This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and November 30, using web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the representation of minorities in COVID-19 coverage.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Amplified by Small Section of Ethnic Media

This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in Covid-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and October 31, using a sample of close to 300 web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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On a Mission to Add More Colour to Vancouver’s Film Industry

It’s time to change the narrative, says Jason Mackay, founder of Collective Bunch, a new initiative to promote the participation of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Vancouver’s film industry.

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Sounding the Alarm Over Canada’s Language Gaps in Pandemic Information

Public health and safety guidelines change on a daily basis as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across Canada. Information is conveyed in English, French and sign language, but there’s concern that important and even life-saving information is not being translated for newcomers who don’t comprehensively understand either of Canada’s official languages.

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