SOS Magazine attended the Mommylicious Show, on NOVEMBER 27th in Edmonton
November 5th, 2011 Mommylicious is a show primarily featuring local businesses offering products and services geared towards families. There are over 60 Vendor tables as well as various bonus areas such as stroller check and a private mother’s area for nursing, changing and snack time.
April 21st, 2011 Global TV interview coverage featuring SOS Children’s Safety Magazine’s involvement in the Saffron Conference – Understanding Cyberviolence and Youth Victimization, Many Voices Many Path’s. The station interviewed Ted Halabi –publisher and founder of SOS Magazine as well as Parry Aftab – Cyber lawyer/advisor for Facebook and commented on the issues being discussed during the conference and recognized SOS Magazine and Saffron Centre.
Edmonton Sun editorial
February 1st, 2011 Edmonton Sun article page #2, featuring SOS Children’s Safety Magazine’s involvement in the Saffron Conference – Understanding Cyberviolence and Youth Victimization, Many Voices Many Path’s. The article commented on the issues being discussed during the conference and noted SOS Magazine and Saffron as children’s advocates. Read the full article here.
Second Annual Saffron Conference "Understanding Cyberviolence and Youth Victimization: Many Voices, Many Paths"
April 13th and 14th, 2011 SOS Magazine proudly announced the success of the Second Annual Saffron Conference – Understanding Cyberviolence and Youth Victimization, Many Voices Many Path’s at the Radisson Hotel South. This year we had Dr. Parry Aftab, a world renowned cyber lawyer/advisor for Facebook, as a one of the keynote speakers and her extensive knowledge regarding cyber issues proved to be astounding! Very special thanks to everyone who attended and all the organizations that participated. We are really looking forward to next year, see you all there. Check out the photos here.
Attended Women’s Show
April 9th and 10th, 2011 SOS Children’s Safety Magazine in partnership with Lite95.7FM attended the Edmonton Women’s Show. The booth looked great and the requests for the publication came from parents, teachers and organizations. We were very pleased to have the support of the radio station and look forward to our next tradeshow.
Attended UDodge Tournament with REACH Edmonton
March 30th, 2011 SOS Children’s Safety Magazine submitted their team and proudly sponsored the
Second annual UDodge tournament! The dodge ball tournament was created in partnership of the Boys & Girls Club of Edmonton, the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) and United Way of the Alberta Capital Region with a goal of bringing youth, corporate community members and Edmonton police officers together to mentor and learn from one another, and to have fun. Check out the photos here!
Attended the Mom, Pops and Tots Tradeshow
March 11th & 12th, 2011 SOS Children’s Safety Magazine in partnership with 95.7FM The Sound took part in the Mom, Pops and Tots Show. The turnout was fantastic and we had a great response to the free magazines that were being handed out at the Sound booth. In addition SOS Magazine also donated and iPod Touch to be given away to those that visited the booth and filled out an entry form.
Invited to the Proclamation of Prostitution Awareness Week
March 7th, 2011 SOS Children’s Safety Magazine was invited to attend the Proclamation of Prostitution Awareness Week through REACH Edmonton. The event was extremely powerful and we are honoured to have been a part of it. View the photos here.
Come see SOS Children's Magazine at these upcoming Trade Shows!
February 1st, 2011 The Mom, Pop, & Tots Show - March 11th and 12th, 2011
Edmonton Expo Centre
Edmonton Women's Show - April 9th and 10th, 2011
Edmonton Expo Centre
Swing into Spring Shopping Extravaganza- April 17, 2011
Palace Banquet Hall - 10:00am to 4:00pm - 3223 Parsons Road, Edmonton
SOS Wants you to win an Apple Ipod Touch through our brand new
February 1st, 2011 Are you on Facebook? We are, and we want you to join us too! By visiting our SOS Kids Online Facebook page and clicking 'Like', you will automatically enter yourself to win a brand new Apple Ipod Touch! Increase your chances to win by inviting your friends. Check out our 'Discussions' tab on our Facebook page for details!
SOS Children's Safety Magazine launches Partnership with 95.7 FM The SOUND
January 31, 2011 It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm to announce that SOS Magazine and 95.7 FM The Sound have joined forces to promote and advertise top-of-mind awareness for our publication / online magazine and how it addresses social issues faced by today's youth.
Congratulations to our third scholarship bursary recipient of the
SOS Joshua Hunt Safety Award!
October 2010 Please join us in congratulating Erika van der Grinten of Grand Valley, Ontario for submitting her essay focused on creating a network of trained student advisors that could help to prevent bullying and teen violence in schools. Check out the news article here. Way to go Erika! Keep up the good work!
Tri Skateboarding Day at the Tri Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove, AB
June 2010 SOS Children's Safety Magazine proudly sponsored the “Tri Skateboarding Day” June 2010 at the Tri Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove Alberta. We attended the event and provided food and copies of the SOS Children’s Safety Magazine for all the kids who attended. It was a great day with huge attendance by local athletes! Check out our facebook page for pictures!
SOS Magazine presenting sponsor of Saffron's "Every Victim Matters:
Understanding the Impact of Cyber violence on Youth" Conference
April 2010 There were over 200 high profile organizations that attended including Federal Government, Provincial Government, RCMP Detachment etc. Click here to view photos of this event!
Lil Hero Award
November, 2009 SOS Presents the first “SOS Lil’ Hero award” given to a child that has contributed to society and kept someone out of danger’s way. Our first recipient was Desiree Stendall.
SOS Josh Hunt Safety Award recipient receives $5000!
October 2009 We are excited to inform our readers that we have chosen the winner of this year’s SOS Josh Hunt Safety award. The Resource Guide submitted by Katarina Gagne from Sarnia Ontario was very knowledgeable. We feel that people of all ages could learn from this Resource Guide as well as inspire them to take part in helping people stay safe.
SOS Proudly Sponsors the 2009 Norma Jean Pratt Memorial Golf Tournament
September 08, 2009 The Strathcona Sexual Assault Centre lost one of its hardest working members, Norma Jean Pratt, to cancer 4 years ago. Norma Jean's gift of caring for others gave her a genuine pride and joy in working with the community. The SOS Children's Safety Magazine is proud to be the title sponsor of this tournament in memory of a remarkable woman that truly lived to make a difference.
King of the Castle!
September, 2009 SOS was proud to be a sponsor of the "King of The Castle” skateboarding competition in Edmonton. We truly believe that a healthy mind requires a healthy body. Congratulations to all the great skateboarders who showed their skills and received prizes from The SOS Children’s Safety Magazine! See you next year!
SOS at Nina's Picnic
In memory of murder victim Nina Courtepatte, her mother Peacha Atkinson held a barbeque in memory of this young girl that was taken before her time. We will not forget this tragic incident any time soon, and Nina will live in our hearts forever! Click here to see the photos.
SOS Teams Up with SAFFRON
September 07, 2009 We are happy to announce or new partnership with SAFFRON. A great organization dedicated to the pursuit of safer schools and communities. Together with SAFFRON, SOS Children’s Safety Magazine visited over 100 schools thus far and looks forward to reaching out more as the year goes on.
Congratulations to Jill Turner, winner of the 2008 SOS Joshua Hunt
$5000 Safety Award!
October 2008 Congratulations to Jill Turner for her winning submission for the 2008 SOS Joshua Hunt Safety Award! She just won herself $5000 towards her post secondary education, and her safety resource essay will help other youths deal with the challenging issues they face.
March for Justice
March 2008 The 2nd annual SOS Silent March for Justice was held. This was launched by SOS Children’s Safety Magazine in 2007 and the event was a national news story! Our goal was to raise awareness that changes need to be made to the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Many crime victims’ families were present and joined in the march from Churchill Square in Edmonton to The Alberta Legislature. Many local politicians were also present to march with families and express their support.
March 2007 Our first annual Silent March for Justice caught the attention of CTV National, and was broadcast across the nation. Click here to watch the video.
SOS Coverage on Global Edmonton
March 2007 Watch Global Edmonton's coverage of SOS's first annual Silent March for Justice. The SOS Joshua Hunt Silent March for Justice was created in hopes to bring awareness to the tragedies of teen violence and to bring to light concerns with Canada's Young Offenders Act. Click here to watch the video.
SOS Coverage on Global Edmonton
Jan 2007 Global Edmonton visited the SOS Office to discuss the creation of the Joshua Hunt Safety Award. This bursary was broadcasted to the Edmonton public in order to gain awareness of youth violence. Stemming from the award, an animated character depicting Joshua Hunt was created and incorporated into the publication. Click here to watch the video.