Net neutrality officially ends in April. An order in the Federal Register says the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of the Obama era rules, intended to keep the internet open and fair, take effect on April 23. The telecom industry cheered the move; the tech industry and consumer advocacy groups hated it.
As president of the Geochemical Society, Halliday established the Clair C Patterson Medal for environmental geochemistry. As president of the European Association of Geochemistry, Halliday ensured the organization’s financial independence and raised its prestige by expanding its annual conference and creating new awards. During his tenure at ETH Zurich’s Department of Earth Sciences, he implemented a strategic plan for the department and helped network the university’s sustainability programs under one umbrella using Columbia’s Earth Institute as a model.
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Winner of CBC’s 3 2 1 Award, “Queen of the Crows” tells the story of an 11 year old girl who gets in trouble for acting like a crow, starring Charlottetown’s Kristen Thompson and Kelly Caseley.”We are thrilled,” says Wagner. “So many great people worked on this and it is an honour for us all to be a part of such an important festival.”Telefilm Canada selected a program of 30 Canadian shorts, including “Queen of the Crows”, to represent Canada at the Short Film Corner and screen at the Cannes Market Theatre.”CANADA: Not Short on Talent” is an industry initiative designed to promote Canadian films and talent to international markets.The showcase gives filmmakers a unique forum to connect with buyers, distributors and international festival programmers.”This is an opportunity to showcase the beauty of Charlottetown and the capacity of our filmmaking community to the world,” says Rogerson.”Cannes is the go to festival for program directors of festivals and broadcasters from around the world looking for content. “Periscope Pictures employed a cast and crew of 19 talented Islanders in the making of the film.The festival takes place in Cannes, France from May 14 to 25.On Friday, April 18, the Guild in Charlottetown hosted Crows fly to Cannes, a fundraiser to help support Wagner and Rogerson.