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Innoversity Summit™ 2006
The annual Innoversity Summit™ is a marketplace for great program ideas and a meeting place for those who work in the media and cultural sector (and those who would like to)— no matter your age, professional status, culture, ethnic background, or disability. Whether you’re an executive looking for the most innovative ways to approach diversity, or a creative professional on your way up and looking for opportunity, Innoversity has something for everyone.

CTV National Aboriginal Internship Program
CTV News recently launched the National Aboriginal Internship Program. Eleven regional stations across the country will each offer a twelve-week paid internship (summer 2006) as part of an ongoing commitment to Aboriginal reflection through participation and partnership. The available internships will be in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Sudbury, Kitchener, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. “With the introduction of this National Aboriginal Internship Program, CTV News is committed to creating a greater Aboriginal presence in our newsrooms on a local and national basis,” said Robert Hurst, President, CTV News. “This will help to increase Aboriginal reflection and participation in the broadcasting industry, one of the key issues raised in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Task Force on Cultural Diversity. The National Aboriginal Internship Program is in addition to other Aboriginal initiatives that CTV actively supports." For information on applying for these positions, please click here.

Global Television Aboriginal Peoples' Internship Award
This annual Internship Award offers an Aboriginal Canadian a challenging opportunity to work in private television in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award places the award recipient in a four-month paid internship at one of our Global Television stations for the Summer of 2008. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) annual convention, where the Award will be presented.

Global Television Scholarship Award for a Canadian Visible Minority Student
This annual Scholarship Award is offered to a Canadian student from a self-identified visible minority, and provides educational assistance towards the pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award covers tuition fees* and textbooks* for one full scholastic year of a radio and television arts or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) annual convention, where the Award will be presented.
*as determined by the specific university or college course outline and as approved by Global Television.

Global Television Scholarship-Internship Award for a Canadian with a Physical Disability
This annual Scholarship-Internship Award is offered to a Canadian student with mobility impairment, and provides educational assistance as well as a challenging opportunity to work in private television, in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award covers tuition fees* and textbooks* for one full scholastic year of a radio and television arts or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college. The Award also includes a three or four month paid internship at any one of our Global Television stations. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) annual convention, where the Award will be presented.
*as determined by the specific university or college course outline and as approved by Global Television.

Astral Media Scholarship for Diversity in Broadcasting - Astral Media is proud to announce its annual scholarship for diversity in broadcasting. The scholarship, worth $5,000, is geared towards encouraging a francophone student from a visible minority or Aboriginal background to pursue his or her university studies in broadcasting. Through this initiative, Astral Media reinforces its support for up-and-coming talent and for developing a broad and diverse base of young media professionals in Canada. With a firm belief that more cultural minorities should be integrated into Canada’s broadcasting industry, Astral Media is delighted to contribute to changing the face of the industry by investing in education.

MuchMoreMusic Launches AccessAbility Scholarship - The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) and MuchMoreMusic have partnered to launch the first annual MuchMoreMusic AccessAbility Scholarship. The scholarship will award $3,000 (CDN) to an applicant with a permanent disability who best demonstrates skill, talent, excellence and enthusiasm in pursuing a future in the broadcast industry. This initiative builds on parent-company CHUM Television's commitment to encouraging participation of persons with disabilities in Canadian broadcasting.

Mentorship - CFTPA Aboriginal Training Program -  The CFTPA offers a training program for Aboriginals, Inuit and Métis that provides for an opportunity to work with a seasoned veteran in a technical field. Interns will learn and be exposed to everything from camera, editing and grip work, to sound, property and unit management.



 
 
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