The Atlantic Film Festival Association 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 AFF each year on productions and events in the community.
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 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 East Coast Music Week, both regionally and nationally.
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.
Halifax Pride is a not-for-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to producing a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Week Festival that is accessible to all, fiscally responsible, rewarding for all who participate and truly reflects and celebrates the best of the LGBTQ community and culture in Halifax and throughout Nova Scotia. CBC is proud to be a partner with Halifax Pride during the Halifax Pride Festival and its Pride events during the year like the Fancy Gay Dress Party.
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.
Junior Achievement was formed in 1919 and established its first presence in Nova Scotia in 1969 with the generous support of the Halifax Board of Trade. Its mandate is to provide youth across the province with opportunities to learn about business and entrepreneurship. Volunteers from the business community deliver the programs through a variety of classroom activities, discussions, and exercises that simulate real world business practices. For the past few years, CBC has featured Young Entrepreneurs of the Day on CBC News Nova Scotia at 5 and is a partner of J.A. Nova Scotia's provincial Pitch It! competition.
CBC is happy to be presenting sponsor of the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. 2013 marked the event's 10th year, which 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.
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 young players in our Athlete of the Day segment on CBC News Nova Scotia at 5.
CBC is proud to be a part of the Progress Women of Excellence Awards, celebrating outstanding women in the community. The Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis (CPC Halifax Cornwallis) is a committed group of volunteer women focused on helping those in need in our community since 1988. The Halifax Cornwallis chapter is one of the most active and successful Progress Clubs in Canada. They proudly support Phoenix Youth Programs, HomeBridge Youth Society, Adsum House and Nova Scotia Special Olympics locally, and Canadian Special Olympics nationally.
The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere. CBC is proud to be a part of the Word on the Street Festival.