August 26, 2020

G3 donates Life Saving Grain Rescue Equipment to Rural Alberta Fire Departments

WINNIPEG, MB, August 26, 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3, is pleased to announce the donation of $25,000 worth of life-saving grain rescue equipment to several rural Alberta fire departments.
August 26, 2020

New digital literacy resources aim to help older adults cope with physical distancing

TORONTO, August 26, 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC), a national non-profit literacy organization, recently released new digital literacy resources from the Youth Teaching Adults program. Youth Teaching Adults aims to increase the digital literacy skills of adult Canadians through workshops led by youth volunteer tutors.
August 31, 2020

Farm Forum Event virtual conference gives CCAs their education credits

SASKATOON, SK, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Agronomy-focused sessions at the virtual Farm Forum Event will qualify for Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) continuing education units (CEU) in 2020. The conference is a future-focused agriculture production conference featuring the industry’s top thought leaders, innovators, researchers and strategists.
August 31, 2020

2020 CFFAE Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Awarded

OTTAWA, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Foundation for Food and Agricultural Education (CFFAE) is pleased to announce Chelsea Sutherland is the 2020 recipient of the Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship, which is made available through the generous financial support of the RBC Foundation.
August 31, 2020

2020 CFFAE Ivarson Soils Scholarship Awarded

OTTAWA, 31 August 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Canadian Foundation for Food and Agricultural Education (CFFAE) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipient of the Karl C. Ivarson Soils Scholarship is Joanne Thiessen Martens, a PhD student in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Manitoba. Her research focuses on optimizing the use of struvite, a naturally produced mineral found in waste water, as a source of phosphorus fertilizer in organic cropping systems.
September 1, 2020

Media Release: Fatal farm injuries to Canadian children

EDMONTON, AB, 1 September 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Injury Prevention Centre invites the media to learn about how children on Canadian farms are at high risk for fatal injury. This recently published Canadian analysis describes trends in fatal farm injury to children and young workers.
September 2, 2020

Eagle Ridge Nest Child Care Centre workers vote to unionize

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, 2 September 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Nineteen childcare workers at Eagle Ridge Nest Child Care Centre have joined CUPE after a certification vote held August 20, 2020.
September 23, 2020

ABC Life Literacy Canada with Skills/Compétences Canada Celebrate 10 Years of Essential Skills Day

September 23, 2020

How to Improve Your Essential Skills

Toronto, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– September is a lot like the New Year. As we wind down from the lazy days of summer and the leaves begin to change, humans […]
September 23, 2020

ABC Alpha pour la vie en partenariat avec Skills/Compétences Canada célèbre la Journée des compétences essentielles qui fête ses 10 ans

Toronto (Ontario) –/HEBDO-PRESSE/– Le 24 septembre 2020 marque le 10e anniversaire de la Journée des compétences essentielles, une initiative annuelle visant à promouvoir l’importance de la […]