Cybertip.ca Awareness Day
September 26, 2014 not only marks the 12th year anniversary of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s Cybertip.ca program, but also Cybertip.ca Awareness Day. Over the years, Cybertip.ca has made important strides in the protection of children. At the same time, we readily acknowledge there is still much to be done in the fight against online child sexual exploitation. Cybertip.ca Awareness Day is meant to raise public knowledge about this serious issue, as well as highlight the difference that Canadians make by reporting information and concerns to https://www.cybertip.ca regarding the online sexual exploitation of children.
June 8th is World Oceans Day, declared by the United Nations at the urging of Canada to protect our greatest resource of oxygen and food supply. June 1st to 8th is Oceans Week in Canada.
ReefCam is donating ad-free live underwater camera feed for Oceans Week June 1st to 8th. You can see coral reef and marine life in their natural habitat in the Carribean. Visit www.reefcam.tv and www.WorldOceansDay.ca
Eleven Things You Can Do To Help Save Our Waterways & Oceans:
Burlington’s Bike to Work Day is Fri Jun 6th. Come to City Hall 7:30-9am to chat with representatives from local bike shops, see displays and enjoy some refreshments. Continue reading
This ad was placed in today’s New York Times from the Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University to celebrate . For my birthday in Sep 2011, my son took me to the TIFF premiere of “Pink Ribbons, Inc.” based on the book, Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy by Dr. Samantha King, Queen’s University professor. This documentary introduced me to Barbara Brenner (RIP) and the work of Breast Cancer Action and what is wrong with the pink ribbon campaign. “Directed by Léa Pool and produced by Ravida Din, Pink Ribbons, Inc. is a feature documentary from the National Film Board of Canada that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a “dream cause,” has become obfuscated by a shiny, pink story of success.” Continue reading
Kite Festival 11am-4pm Sun Jun 1st at Brant Hills Park offers Facepainting by Beebop the Clown, Balloon artist by MD Children’s Entertainment and the ever popular Photo Booth – Passionate About Pictures. Timed events include:
Families wanting to build a kite should arrive early as the kite building materials may run out. Go fill the sky with colour on Sunday.