The Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting and building a strong film industry in Atlantic Canada and presenting the best films from this region and around the world to our community. As a founding partner, CBC is proud to work with AFFA each year to produce programming, events and workshops for up and coming filmmakers.
Feed Nova Scotia is a respected voice in the fight against hunger and poverty. Through collecting and analyzing data, Feed Nova Scotia provides an accurate picture of hunger in Nova Scotia and gives context to the historic and evolving need for food support. This knowledge is used to inform businesses, government, affiliated organizations and individuals about the issues, and to be an active participant in planning processes that help shape the future for those who struggle with food insecurity. Throughout the year, CBC works with Feed Nova Scotia to help raise food and money for hungry families in our province.
Hockey Nova Scotia is dedicated to the advancement of amateur hockey for all individuals by ensuring participants opportunities and enjoyable experiences in a safe sportsmanlike environment. CBC supports the advancement of amateur Hockey in Nova Scotia through events like Hockey Nation, encouraging young athletes to further develop their skills and talents.
CBC is happy to be back as media sponsor for the second consecutive year with the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. Now in its ninth year, the marathon takes place every Victoria Day weekend in Halifax. The Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon promotes and celebrates healthy living and active lifestyles. As well, organizers encourage everyone in our community and beyond to get involved as a volunteer, sponsor, spectator, or participant. CBC Nova Scotia has its own team in the marathon each year. Team CBC's inaugural run was in 2011. We invite our listeners and viewers to "run with us" and "cheer with us" during Marathon Weekend (May 18-20). Check out the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon website: See photos on our CBC Nova Scotia facebook page of the 2011 marathon.
Soccer Nova Scotia is a provincial organization dedicated to the fiscal management and promotion of indoor and outdoor soccer across Nova Scotia. CBC partners with Soccer Nova Scotia to feature extraordinary athletes in our CBC Soccer Stars.
Symphony Nova Scotia reaches more than 50,000 Nova Scotians of all ages each year with some of the most innovative concerts and educational offerings in the country. It is the largest employer in Nova Scotia's cultural community, employing 37 musicians and ten administrative staff, along with over 150 contracted artistic, production and technical personnel. CBC partners with Symphony Nova Scotia through showcasing innovative Symphony projects and performances.
The Celtic Colours International Festival features hundreds of musicians from all over the Celtic world and attracted tens of thousands of visitors every October to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. CBC is proud to support Celtic Colours International Festival through recordings and live broadcasts of the festival.
The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) is a regional collaboration of people in the music industry of Atlantic Canada. Their mission is to foster, develop, promote and celebrate East Coast Music and its artists locally, regionally, and nationally. CBC supports this long-standing partnership through recording and broadcasting performances from the ECMA's, both regionally and nationally.