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The NFB Tour resumes in October

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  In late 2010, we launched the NFB Tour, a series of town-hall style meetings across the country during which Tom Perlmutter, head of the NFB, met with a variety of people to discuss the new directions we’re heading in, take questions and talk about ways in which we can better interact. The tour went more »

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NFB Tour: Timmins, Ontario

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* This post was translated from French. Landing in Timmins wasn’t a sure thing given the bad weather, but we finally arrived—hale, hearty and in good spirits. It turns out to be misty and warm for an October day in Timmins and I spend part of the afternoon wandering the city streets and soaking up more »

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NFB Tour: Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

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On Thursday afternoon, we left Windsor and made our way to Kitchener, a couple hours away by car. The evening meeting was to be held at the Tannery District’s digital media centre, a place I’d read about and was eager to see. The Tannery District was created by the recent conversion of an old tannery, more »

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NFB Tour: Windsor, Ontario

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Against all odds, our pre-dawn flight left Timmins on time. The previous night, the taxi driver who drove me to my motel told me that the weather forecasts were so bad that a businessman had just hired his colleague to drive him to Toronto, 9 or 10 hours away, because he couldn’t risk missing his more »

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NFB Tour: On the road again

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The other day, my boss called me into his office and said something that caused me to erupt into a little dance. “Weldon. The President is going on Tour, as you know, and I’ve decided to send you along to blog and take pictures.” He said it would make sense to have someone on the more »

The NFB Tour continues in Ontario on October 26

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The above film, Toughing it out in Timmins, is a photo essay from the GDP project about the forestry industry in Timmins. *** Tom Perlmutter, head of the NFB, will be kicking off the Ontario leg of the NFB Tour in Timmins on October 26, followed by stops in Windsor on October 27 and Waterloo more »

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