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Rossana Deerchild awarded the 2019 Medium and the Light Award by Howard Engel  By Howard R. Engel  The recipient of the eighth Medium and the Light Award, in recognition of the ecumenical dimensions of the life and work of Marshall McLuhan, was presented on Thursday, November 28 in Winnipeg, Manitoba as an integral part of […]



Bust of McLuhan by Madeleine Vrignon based on a 1935 photograph when he was 24 By Todd Lewys It’s a saying that we’re all familiar with: “the medium is the message.” And while most Manitobans would recognize Marshall McLuhan as the author of the groundbreaking statement, they might not know he spent his formative years in […]



Click on the image to expand the view NOVEMBER 26, 2019 — A bronze bust of U of M alumnus Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) will be unveiled at a special symposium and reception at U of M Archives & Special Collections on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.  The WinnipegREALTORS selected the communications giant as […]



“The essential guide to how media shape our lives. By the creator of the most talked about political ad in television history.” The Responsive Chord outlines the way our ways of thinking and communicating have been shaped for centuries by written language and by the difficulty of transmitting information over long distances… and how those habits […]



 Sister Angela Ann Zukowski (Click on any image for expanded view) The 2016 Medium and the Light Award The recipient of the sixth annual Medium and the Light Award, in recognition of the religious dimensions of the life and work of Marshall McLuhan, was presented on Sunday, October 16 in Toronto at the closing Gala […]



For nearly fifty years, Heritage Toronto’s Plaques and Markers Program has officially remembered key people, places and events which have shaped the city we live in today. From 20th century skyscrapers, to the sites of former aboriginal villages, to the city’s first Chinatown, the range of possible plaque subjects has been as diverse as Toronto’s history […]



ABS-CBN journalist Gigi Grande is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Marshall McLuhan fellowship sponsored by the Embassy of Canada. By Demerie Dangla, ABS-CBN News The award, named after the Canadian media and communications scholar, was given to Grande at the Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar conducted by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) […]



transmediale – festival for art and digital culture berlin Marshall McLuhan Lecture 2015, Berlin “Money is the Message” Lecturer: David Orrell Embassy of Canada to Germany, Thursday, January 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m. The transmediale Marshall McLuhan Lecture is offered in cooperation between transmediale and the Embassy of Canada in Berlin. Each year, transmediale invites a […]



… or, as I call it, The Gutenberg Galaxy Disrupted …  Pages Festival + Conference: Unbound Exploring the Evolving Word to Digital March 13th-15th, 2014  We are in the midst of the greatest transformation in cultural production and dissemination in centuries. The digital age has created a seismic shift, challenging the existing models of creation […]



A publisher of a Cebu-based newspaper has been chosen to be the 2013 Marshall McLuhan Fellow by the Embassy of Canada. A statement from the Canadian Embassy in Manila on Monday said veteran journalist Eileen G. Mangubat is “recognized for her noteworthy efforts to steer and maintain an independent and professional community press in Cebu.” […]