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Archive for November 2009

Raelian leader held in Turkish deportation center faces grave health threat

“Let all the human rights organizations hear my voice and ask them to save me from this inhuman environment.” Negar Azizmoradi MONTREAL, Nov. 28 /CNW Telbec/ – According to a statement released today by the International Raelian Movement, Negar Azizmoradi, leader of the Raelian Movement in Iran, has become seriously ill with a severe lung infection while being held in Istanbul’s deportation center.

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R E P E A T — It’s A Whimsical Weekend for Thousands of Children at Downtown Yonge BIA’s Kidzfest/

– Big birds, cool cats and cartoon celebrities entertain at Yonge-Dundas Square – TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ – A mob of teeny toddlers will descend on Yonge-Dundas Square for a fun-filled weekend of kid-friendly rides, face-painting, crafts and interactive performances at the Downtown Yonge BIA’s Kidzfest – a free two-day event with guest appearances from cartoon celebrities Max & Ruby, Dora & Diego and Spongebob Squarepants on his 10th anniversary […]

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Canadian Pacific announces industry-leading biodiesel testing underway

CALGARY, Nov. 27 /CNW/ – Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) and Natural Resources Canada have partnered on an industry-leading biodiesel fuel pilot project under the National Renewable Diesel Demonstration Initiative, announced Lee Richardson, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources, and Fred Green, Canadian Pacific President and CEO, today. It is the first time biodiesel will be used in Canadian cold-weather […]

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Al Jazeera English granted approval to broadcast in Canada

Award-Winning International News Channel Breaks Into Canadian Market OTTAWA, Nov. 26 /CNW/ – Al Jazeera English is pleased to announce that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has included the award-winning international news and current affairs channel on its digital Lists of Eligible Satellite Services. This decision will allow Canadian cable and satellite distributors to include AJE among their channel offerings.

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From Worldwide Freelance Writer

FEATURE ARTICLE Five Ways To Shine As A Professional Writer By Dana Blozis With the growth of social media and marketing techniques like online article marketing, it seems that everyone is a writer of one sort or another. In fact, I’ve read a handful of articles that assure the reading public that anyone can write. While this may be technically true, those of us who write for a living know […]

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Touched By Fire

This is the third annual evening of Touched By Fire, celebrating the remarkable work of artists across Ontario with mood disorders. This extraordinary art show and sale will be held at the prestigious Royal Ontario Museum and admission is absolutely free. Please send an RSVP to carlinb@mooddisorders.on.ca or 416 486-8046, x222. Thursday, November 26 7 pm until 10 pm The Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6

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The Temptation to Buy a Car

Living in Toronto is difficult without a car. With all of this H1N1 flu virus talk going around, you cannot even cough on a bus without someone thinking you have been infected. Plus with the way the TTC has been running over a long period of time now, it seems ridiculous that now TTC wants to hike up the fees to $3 CDN, from $2.75.

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Theatre at UrbanEdge Yoga

Dear friends, Thank you for your participation and great response for the InSpirit events from Nov 10-12 with Devamrita Swami. Please check out the pictures at http://www.urbanedgeyoga.com/index.php?p=gallery&albumId=InSpiritNov09. These capture a few glimpses of the beautiful time we all had. This marks the beginning of even more fun events in the coming months. I specially wanted to invite you to the launch of ‘Spiritual Theatre/ Drama’ at UrbanEdge. We will be […]

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Make Setting up an Effective Home Office Part of Your Pandemic Plan H1N1 is here. Is your home office ready?

TORONTO, Ontario – November 17, 2009 – H1N1 is here and causing havoc at home and in the office. Ensuring employees can remain productive by working from home is a critical piece of any business continuity plan. Health Canada suggests that as many as 35 per cent of Canadians could become ill during the H1N1 pandemic. They recommend that if you feel at all sick or are infectious (with H1N1 […]

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Sico Paints 2010-2011 Colour Forecast

More Lively Colours Making a Comeback as Canadians Seek New Beginning Longueuil, Quebec – November 5, 2009 – Move over neutral colour schemes.  More lively hues will be making a comeback in home décor in 2010-2011 and it’s all about using colour as a mood-lifter in the midst of challenging times, says leading Canadian paint brand Sico Paints.

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UrbanEdge Yoga

Dear friends, One week from now, Nov 10 we launch our Yoga lifestyle festival ‘InSpirit’ with Devamrita Swami, a Monk for 40 years, Yale graduate and author of several spiritual texts. He stops over in Toronto as part of his world tour to take us through some not-to-miss workshops:

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The Wonderful Things About the Toronto Public Library

I have discovered the glories of the Toronto Public Library thanks to my sister. I have been able to expand my musical tastes by borrowing CDs, as well as read some of the most interesting and intriguing books thanks to the Toronto Public Library. If I had only really understood the power of the library when I was doing my graduate work at Concordia University in Montreal, I would have […]

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