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Health Benefits of Maple Syrup

In Writing (all kinds) on March 31, 2010 at 7:49 AM

Sarah Demille Writes about Maple Syrup - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Sarah DeMille
Online Story

The maple syrup used on your morning pancakes or waffles may be extra sugary and chock full of calories, but the real stuff could actually have benefits beyond just indulging your morning sweet tooth. Read the rest of this entry »

Leon Washington not with the Jets just yet

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on March 30, 2010 at 5:13 AM

Ryan Jhagroo Writes about the NFL - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Leon Washington not with the Jets just yet
By: Ryan Jhagroo

New York Jets restricted FA Leon Washington did not attend the team’s voluntary workouts on Monday and his future is in doubt with the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Barack Obama and Health Reform

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 30, 2010 at 5:07 AM

Patrycja Klucznik Writes about Barack Obama and Health Reform - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story #7
Patrycja Klucznik
March 23, 2010

Barack Obama’s presidency has been marked by yet another historical venture, as of March 22. The new healthcare reform bill, which is seen as a milestone for American administration, was passed on Sunday and includes lowering the cost of healthcare for small business and families that were previously unable to afford coverage. It proposes to provide healthcare for over 30 million citizens who are uninsured and avoiding discrimination by insurance companies to Americans previously deemed uninsurable because of existing health problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Earth Hour

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 30, 2010 at 5:02 AM

Megan Harris Writes about Earth Hour - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Megan Harris
Online Piece 7

Canada gears up for third annual Earth Hour

The lights will be going off all over Canada this weekend. Not in a power outage-reminiscent of the August 2003 blackout, but for Earth Hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Suicide Risk in Mothers

In Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on March 29, 2010 at 5:23 AM

Kimberlee Nancekivell Writes about Suicide Risk in Mothers - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Piece #7
SUICIDE RISK
Kimberlee Nancekivell

Kids may drive their mothers crazy sometimes, but it’s possible they actually reduce the risk of suicide. Read the rest of this entry »

Landlord Problems in Scarborough

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on March 29, 2010 at 5:18 AM

Josh Ungar Writes about Landlord-Tenant Problems - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Josh Ungar

Five years later, residents at 217 Morningside Ave. are still waiting for city inspectors to return and enforce their complaints. This is not an isolated situation; throughout Scarborough the number of apartment buildings with multiple unsolved standard-of-living complaints is alarmingly high. Read the rest of this entry »

Maple Leafs

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on March 29, 2010 at 5:12 AM

Josef Jacobson Writes about the Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Team - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story
Josef Jacobson

Tonight the Toronto Maple Leafs face off against the Florida Panthers at the Air Canada Centre.
This is an important match for both teams. While the panthers are fighting to make it into the playoff picture, the Leafs are looking to avoid finishing in last place in the Eastern Conference for the first time in franchise history. Read the rest of this entry »

A Wish After Midnight

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 28, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Zetta Elliott is the Author of A Wish Before Midnight - Photo Courtesy of the HappyNappyBookseller.com

A WISH AFTER MIDNIGHT
By Zetta Elliott

“When we contrast the condition of blacks in the 19th century with that of blacks living in the 21st century, we’re inclined to think the difference is like night and day. But speculative fiction reframes the past, creating a kind of literary lens that enables us to look more closely at the shifting definition of freedom. Have we really crossed the finish line? I think a lot of us still have a long way to go…” Read the rest of this entry »

Earth Hour

In Beauty, Business, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 28, 2010 at 8:22 AM

Caitlin Stojanovski Writes about Earth Hour - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

CAITLIN STOJANOVSKI
EARTH HOUR
ONLINE STORY

Earth Hour has become an annual symbol of environmental awareness, with more than 800 landmarks going dark on March 27, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Shoeless Joe Fire

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Events, Living, Media Writing, Restaurant Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on March 28, 2010 at 8:15 AM

Online Story
Bradley Featherstone

A fire has shut down Shoeless Joe’s restaurant located at Morningside and Lawrence for the next three weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Immune System in Men

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on March 28, 2010 at 8:09 AM

Billy Courtice Writes about Sick Men - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Billy Courtice
25 March 2010

MEN-FLU

Do you find yourself tending for each and every one of your man’s needs often, while he lies in bed, claiming to be sicker than a dog?

He may not be lying. Read the rest of this entry »

Sudan

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 27, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Amanda Kwan Writes about Sudan - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story 7
Amanda Kwan

Sudan’s president has threatened to expel foreign election monitors after they called for a delay in the vote, scheduled for April. Read the rest of this entry »

India to Fight with Food

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 27, 2010 at 4:10 PM

Alina Smirnova Writes about Food in India - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

India to fight with food.

The Indian army is set to use the world’s hottest chili, bhut jolokia, to make hand grenades to fight terrorism, Associated Press reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Milk

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on March 27, 2010 at 2:05 PM

Alice Hoang Writes about the Good and Bad of Milk - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Alice Hoang
Online piece #7

Is milk good or bad for you?

While some say milk is nutritious, others say it causes health problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett Accessories in New York

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 26, 2010 at 10:11 AM

Upcoming events for the week of Mar 22nd‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Religion, Sports, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 26, 2010 at 5:36 AM

**Centre will be closed on Wednesday, Mar 24th**

Dear Friends,

Join us this Sunday, March 28th for a special Krishna fest celebration at 11 AM. Hear about the ‘Spiritual supermarket’; enjoy mantra meditation and a delicious vegan feast. Check details and RSVP at http://urbanedgeyoga.com/794/krishna-fest-2/ Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett: Tweet Deal of the week! Get our fab Laura reversible tote for 40% off‏

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 26, 2010 at 5:11 AM

Madonna Sticky & Sweet Tour DVD/BluRay Release + More Special Offers!‏

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 25, 2010 at 3:14 PM

Music

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 25, 2010 at 2:25 PM

Turn Off the Lights

In Beauty, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 24, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Sarina Adamo Writes about Earth Hour - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Sarina Adamo
ONLINE PIECE #6

I turn off my lights when I leave the room, I shut down my computer when I’m finished with it, I take faster than normal showers and do my laundry during off hours. It’s the little steps I do to make a difference for the environment. I am even an environmental science major but I don’t wear potato sack or preach a vegan lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett Sale

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on March 24, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Olympic Spirit

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 24, 2010 at 7:45 AM

Sarah Moore Writes about Olympic Purchases - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Sarah Moore

Although the Olympics are over, many Canadian companies are continuing to sell Olympic-related paraphernalia in an attempt to stretch out the Olympic spirit, and keep one hand in the Canadian consumer’s pocket. Read the rest of this entry »

Reckless TTC Driving

In Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 24, 2010 at 7:38 AM

Sarah Demille Writes about Reckless TTC Drivers - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Sarah DeMille
Online Story 6

A TTC driver who had her license suspended Friday will have the suspension lifted at 4 p.m. this afternoon pending an ongoing TTC and police investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

A’s Sheets plays like a $10 pitcher

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on March 24, 2010 at 7:31 AM

Ryan Jhagroo Writes about Baseball - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By: Ryan Jhagroo

In his third start this spring, the Oakland Athletics’ Ben Sheets faced 10 Cincinnati Reds batters and surrendered nine earned runs on last Monday, without recording an out. Read the rest of this entry »

Buying a Used Car

In Beauty, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 23, 2010 at 4:33 AM

Buying a used car
Patrycja Klucznik
March 16, 2010

Purchasing a vehicle is stressful enough, having to consider the model of the vehicle, the mileage it has on it, and the year it was made. Furthermore, these considerations have to be made on top of considering the price tag. Once you’ve found your dream car, how do you make sure it’s not too good to be true? Read the rest of this entry »

Bottled Fresh Air Competition

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 23, 2010 at 4:28 AM

Megan Harris Writes about Bottled Fresh Air - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story 6
Megan Harris

Move over, bottled water protestors. You have a new competitor. Read the rest of this entry »

Senior Drivers

In Beauty, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 23, 2010 at 4:22 AM

Kimberlee Nancekivell Writes about Senior Drivers - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Piece #6
SENIOR DRIVERS
Kimberlee Nancekivell

Grandma and grandpa may have to give up their licenses if they live in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Television of the Future

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 22, 2010 at 2:49 AM

Josh Ungar Writes about the Future of Televisions - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story #6
Josh Ungar

The Masters Tournament is coming to your television – in 3D. Televisions which broadcast in 3D are a relatively new phenomenon. Although they have been around in a limited manner for some time, they are now on the verge of becoming mainstream. Read the rest of this entry »

Toronto Maple Leafs

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on March 22, 2010 at 2:41 AM

Josef Jacobson Writes about a Rising Star in the NHL - Photo Courtesy of Reuters.com

Online Story
Josef Jacobson

Tyler Bozak is the future of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club.

The 23-year-old centre was drafted by the Leafs out of the University of Denver in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Making the Day Meaningful

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Religion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 21, 2010 at 5:36 PM

There are certain things I love to do to make the day meaningful. Of course, it always feels good to get my work done, however when there is some down time I like finding creative ways to enjoy leisure time. Read the rest of this entry »

Thai Protests

In Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 21, 2010 at 8:54 AM

Amanda Kwan Writes about the Protests in Thailand - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Amanda Kwan
Online Story 6

Thai protesters spilled blood in front of government headquarters in Bangkok today as part of their campaign demanding for new elections. Read the rest of this entry »

Movie Pirater Sentencing

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 21, 2010 at 8:49 AM

Alina Smirnova Writes about Movie Pirating - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Alina Smirnova

Canada may see its first jail sentence for breaching cinematic copyright laws. Read the rest of this entry »

To eat organic or non-organic?

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on March 21, 2010 at 8:44 AM

Alice Hoang Writes about Organic Food - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Alice Hoang
Online story #6

To eat organic or non-organic?

The Food Standards Agency has shown that organic foods have no more health benefits than non-organic foods. Read the rest of this entry »

Debating

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on March 20, 2010 at 7:07 PM

By G J McRae

Thinking of sports, this question is often asked, “Who is better?” Read the rest of this entry »

Curtis Leschyshyn treats Winnipeg’s young hockey hopefuls to ice time and skills training today

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 20, 2010 at 6:39 AM

WINNIPEG, March 20 /CNW/ – Former NHL star Curtis Leschyshyn spent three hours today with Winnipeg’s own St. Norbert Storm minor girls’ hockey team as part of the Scotiabank NHL Alumni Skills Contest – offering professional coaching and skills training to 10 winning teams across Canada. On-ice, Leschyshyn worked with the youth on their defensive, offensive and puck-handling skills; while off-ice he spent time addressing the importance of teamwork, dedication and highlights of his journey to the NHL. Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming CRTC Decisions

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 20, 2010 at 6:32 AM

Upcoming CRTC Decisions and regulatory policies

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and regulatory policies in
the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change
without notice. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett Sale in New York

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 19, 2010 at 8:19 AM

CRTC Decisions

In Business, Contact Information, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 18, 2010 at 5:16 PM

CRTC releases financial results of conventional television stations

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 18, 2010 — The Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and
financial summaries for Canada’s conventional television stations. The
report provides information on the sector’s profitability, revenues and
expenditures for the period of September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Radio Conference in New Zealand

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 18, 2010 at 3:46 AM

* Enquire
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* Email this page
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Radio Conference January 11-14, 2011, Auckland. Read the rest of this entry »

SXSW

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 17, 2010 at 10:04 AM

CRTC Decisions

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 17, 2010 at 7:41 AM

March 16, 2010

Media Advisory – CRTC Media Lock-Up – Regulatory Policy framework on
group-based licencing of ownership groups Read the rest of this entry »

Three Natural Ways to Keep Your Arteries Fat-Free

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 16, 2010 at 4:03 AM

Michele Sevier is Working on Improving Your Heart - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

TORONTO, March 16 /CNW/ – Cardiovascular disease is the No.1 killer in North America. And high cholesterol is one of the primary risk factors of coronary heart disease and stroke. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, almost 40% of Canadian adults are classified as having high blood cholesterol levels. High cholesterol shows no visible symptoms – it’s a silent villain slowly choking artery passageways. Most people are unaware until the damage has been done. Read the rest of this entry »

General Fire Safety Information

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on March 15, 2010 at 5:01 PM

Fire Safety is Important for us All - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Working smoke alarms save lives. In the wake of Toronto’s terrible fire tragedy this week, homeowners are reminded to: 1) install one smoke alarm per floor and outside sleeping areas 2) never remove a smoke alarm from the ceiling due to a nuisance alarm 3) install fresh batteries in all smoke and CO alarms at least annually 4) replace smoke alarms older than 10 years old, and 5) practice a home fire Escape Plan together with the family. Free Fire Escape Planning Guides and safety tips are available for download at www.safeathome.ca.

For more information:

http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=330

Hockey

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on March 15, 2010 at 4:54 PM

Brad Featherstone Writes about Hockey - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story
Bradley Featherstone

Scarborough native Chris Stewart was named the NHL’s first star of the week after scoring five goals and four assists in four games the week of March 1-7. Read the rest of this entry »

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