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Toronto Police Get New Gear

In Beauty, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 30, 2010 at 3:35 PM

Chris Temelkos Writes About New Police Program - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

By Chris Temelkos

Toronto Police will be getting new gear soon. They will be announcing a one-year evaluation of the BMW R1200RT police motorcycle along with a new uniform today. Deputy Chief Tony Warr will be present, welcoming the new motorcycles and inspecting the uniforms chosen for evaluation. Read the rest of this entry »

Date Night Movie Review

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Restaurant Reviews, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 30, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Sarina Adamo Does a Review of Date Night - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Sarina Adamo
Online Piece 9

There was a Clash of the Titans on Date Night. The two films were vying for the top spot at this weekend’s box office. In the end, the Titans ruled by just under two million dollars. Read the rest of this entry »

Sicilian Holiday

In Beauty, book reviews, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 30, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes a Creative Story about a Sicilian Holiday - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

It was the spring of 1955, I was in my last semester of college and only a week away from graduation. I had spent two long years studying broadcast journalism, a career, I realized wasn’t meant for me. I had no idea what I was going to do come graduation and would sit and ponder wondering what was in store for my future. Read the rest of this entry »

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 29, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Sarah DeMille Writes about a Movie - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Story 9
Sarah DeMille

(This is a review of a movie I saw, so there’s no link to where I took the information. It’s all from my own mind)

The Fantastic Mr. Fox is out on DVD and Blu-Ray. Read the rest of this entry »

Geeks

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 29, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Geeks - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

Geeks. Often described as socially inept persons with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest. We often understand the theoretical aspects of social inclusion but fail to excel at such. While our fellow man is experiencing the world of dating, relationships, drinking and partying, us geeks can be found hiding behind our computer screens coding html. Although we may have never dated or crawled out of bed with a hang over after a hard night of partying, geeks are becoming the new jocks of modern day. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 28, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Cougars

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on April 28, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Cougars - Photo Courtesy of UrbanCougar.com

By Chris Temelkos

‘THE COUGAR’ DEFINED

According to urbancougar.com, a ‘cougar’ can be defined as a sophisticated, sexy older woman who generally prefers the company of a younger man. She’s a confident woman who has challenged society’s sexual double-standard, knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to get it. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Allergies

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on April 27, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Megan Harris Writes about Spring Allergies - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Piece 9
Megan Harris

Spring allergy sufferers hoping for a reprieve will have no luck this year. According to an eCanadaNow report, the spring of 2010 will be worse than ever for pollen allergies. Read the rest of this entry »

The Countryside

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 27, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about the Countryside - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

I often spend my weekends driving to the country. I take in the fresh air and the beautiful scenery that surrounds me. The countryside provides me with a sense of tranquility and serenity that cannot be found in the bustling city. The sound of horses trotting, cows mooing and roosters cawing is music to my ears, a getaway from the sound of traffic and construction. Read the rest of this entry »

STROKE OF GENIUS

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 26, 2010 at 11:57 AM

CIL Introduces Quicker, Easier Way to Paint

with Unique All-In-One Paint, Primer and Tray Combo

Concord, Ontario – April 26, 2010 – CIL Paints has come up with a way to make the painting process even easier. The leading Canadian paint brand has introduced a unique all-in-one paint, primer and tray combination that makes painting projects faster and cleaner. Read the rest of this entry »

Swipe and go: TTC wants to introduce electronic payments

In Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 26, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Kimberlee Nancekivell Writes about the TTC - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online Piece 9
TTC electronic fare
Kimberlee Nancekivell
Swipe and go: TTC wants to introduce electronic payment

TTC riders can stop worrying about losing those tiny tokens; the commission is introducing a new way to pay. Read the rest of this entry »

Making Social Media Work for You

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 26, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Social Networking - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

With the ever growing popularity of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, more people are becoming over night success stories. Social networking can work to your advantage as well. By creating a Facebook, YouTube or Twitter account you are taking your first step to self promotion and future success. Read the rest of this entry »

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Sports, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 25, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Josh Ungar Writes about the Toronto Blue Jays - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Josh Ungar

The Blue Jays kicked off their 2010 season at the Rogers Centre in luxurious style last night. That is, if you had big money to burn on a ticket. The regularly scarcely filled Rogers Center was packed to the brim last night, drawing a sell-out crowd of over 45,000 people. Read the rest of this entry »

Confessions of a Foodie

In Beauty, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on April 25, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Confides about Food - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

Growing up in a European household, I was always surrounded by the smells of my Grandmothers cooking. To this day, those wonderful smells still float through the kitchen and throughout the house making my mouth water and stomach grumble, In anticipation of the wonderful food that awaits me. Read the rest of this entry »

Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 24, 2010 at 5:07 AM

Josef Jacobson Writes about Maple Leaf Hockey - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Online story
Josef Jacobson

The NHL regular season is over and one team will be watching the playoffs from the bleachers again.
For the fifth straight year, since the lockout of 2004-2005, the Toronto Maple Leafs will hit the golf course early. Read the rest of this entry »

Shake, Rattle and Roll

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 April 24, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Rockabilly - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to grow up in the 1940s and 1950s? What if I told you those rocking decades are still kicking around today? Their are many people around the world who live the Rockabilly lifestyle. Yes, I said lifestyle, from dress, to cars, to music and beyond. The typical Rockabilly can be seen sporting a vintage haircut such as a Pompadour for men and Victory Rolls for women, along with a set of stylish clothing that screams out, blast from the past. Read the rest of this entry »

Golf with Mickelson

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 23, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Billy Courtice Writes about Phil Mickelson - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Billy Courtice
13 April 2010

MASTERS-MICKELSON

World’s No. 2 golfer Phil Mickelson will add a third Masters title to his resume after winning his third green jacket at Augusta Sunday. Mickelson fended off third round leader Lee Westwood with a bogey-free 67 in the final round, finishing the tournament at 16 under-par. His score was the lowest four round total at the Masters in nine years. Read the rest of this entry »

Balkan Beatz

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 23, 2010 at 3:00 AM


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Hayden-Harnett Sale

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2010 at 10:01 PM

U.S.A. and Russia

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Alina Smirnova Writes about U.S.A. and Russia - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Alina Smirnova

U.S. President Barack Obama warns of rising nuclear terrorist attack. Read the rest of this entry »

A Tale of Two Cats

In Beauty, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Pets, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about His Cat Adoption - Photo Courtesy of Chris Temelkos

By Chris Temelkos

It was about eight years ago that I walked into a local PetSmart with my Mom. As we walked through the sliding doors, to our left was a small adoption center housing a local cat rescue. At first glance we noticed a handsome, laid back cat who’s kennel card read Bogart, It was love at first sight and we had to have him. Read the rest of this entry »

Check Out My Interview on Live Out Loud

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2010 at 11:16 AM

Robin Marvel and Donna Kakonge Have an Inspiring Chat on Live Out Loud - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Hello everyone!

Please check out my interview at the following link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/robin-marvel. It’s the one from April 20th. All of it is accurate except the fact I’m going to be in a play. I’m better at what I have more experience with. It was true at the time of the broadcast. Enjoy the interview all the same.

Be Wary of Charity Scams

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2010 at 9:41 AM

Sarina Adamo Writes about Charity Scams - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

SCAMMING CHARITIES
Online Piece #10
Sarina Adamo

The RCMP are warning all Canadians to be wary when donating to charities – they could be swindling you. Read the rest of this entry »

Cinnamon – A Spice of Life

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Alice Hoang Writes about Cinnamon - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

Alice Hoang
Online piece #9

Cinnamon is an all-year-round spice – whether you enjoy it through your sense of taste or sense of smell. Read the rest of this entry »

Holistic Medicine versus Traditional Medicine

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Holistic Medicine - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

There has been an ongoing debate regarding the use of holistic medicine over modern medicine. Holistic medicine is gaining in popularity due to its natural approach to curing ailments and illnesses, it involves using a variety of natural substances to prevent, treat and cure health problems with little to no side effects. Modern medicine, as we all know, relies heavily on scientific advancements and technology, sometimes leaving us with horrible side effects. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett Sale – Pass it On

In Beauty, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2010 at 9:57 PM

UrbanEdge Yoga

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Dear Friends,

We gear up this week to celebrate Earth Day -2010 @ Krishna Fest this Sunday April 25th. Please join us for Earth Day Special presentation, kirtan and delicious treats. Check details and RSVP at http://urbanedgeyoga.com/470/earth-day-2/ Read the rest of this entry »

My Career Chose Me

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes about Career Choices - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

We have all been in the position where we are unsure of what we want to pursue ‘career wise.’ Yes, there are those who’s childhood dreams turn into reality and those who have known what they have wanted to do ever since they began to walk. Read the rest of this entry »

Life Lessons Learned from “The Dog Whisperer.”

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Pets, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 19, 2010 at 8:15 PM

Chris Temelkos Writes about "The Dog Whisperer" - Photo Courtesy of Ceasarway.com

By Chris Temelkos

Being an animal lover, I enjoy animal related programming on TV. One of my favorite shows is “The Dog Whisperer” with Cesar Milan. For those of you who are not familiar with the series, Cesar is followed to households across America rehabilitating troubled canines and educating their owners. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett Earth Day Special

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 19, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Upcoming CRTC Decisions

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 19, 2010 at 7:42 AM

Upcoming CRTC decisions and regulatory policies

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or 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 »

More of Hayden-Harnett

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 18, 2010 at 1:00 PM

More Hayden-Harnett!

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 17, 2010 at 11:12 AM

UrbanEdge Yoga

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 16, 2010 at 4:15 AM

Dear Friends,

Announcing the launch of our annual Yoga Lifestyle Festival – InSpirit Jun1-12. Check out http://www.UrbanEdgeYoga.com for an amazing list of events with Devamrita Swami who is visiting us from New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

Inadequacy

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 15, 2010 at 9:17 AM

G.J. McRae Writes about Football - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By G J McRae

Teams are looking to build a season powerhouse for the golden ring with potential pro-bowlers and hall of famers. Here is a look at the team needs, one through ten. Read the rest of this entry »

Brent Tyson Profile

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Writing (all kinds) on April 14, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Alice Hoang Does a Profile on Brent Tyson - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

What does playing the guitar and putting out fires have in common? Read the rest of this entry »

New Area Code for 905 Region

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 13, 2010 at 11:23 AM

CRTC to add third area code to Ontario’s rapidly growing 905 region OTTAWA-GATINEAU, April 13, 2010 —The Canadian Radio-television andTelecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced a new area code tomanage the telephone number shortage that will affect the region currentlycovered by area codes 289 and 905. Read the rest of this entry »

Susan McConkey Profile

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 13, 2010 at 7:59 AM

Alice Hoang Does a Profile on Susan McConkey - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Alice Hoang

Being a designer and having an eye for art and fashion, “she knows what looks good,” says Michael McConkey about his wife. Read the rest of this entry »

Moksha hot yoga

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on April 11, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Alice Hoang Writes about Moksha Hot Yoga - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Alice Hoang

The serene and tranquil environment of Moksha Yoga Scarborough’s studio sets the tone
to replenish the mind, body, and soul. Read the rest of this entry »

Hayden-Harnett is Back!

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 11, 2010 at 12:12 AM

Overcoming Fear and Paralysis That Can Derail Promising Careers

In book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on April 10, 2010 at 12:10 AM

Harvey Deutschendorf Writes about Fear - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Harvey Deutschendorf

At the end of the unit meeting Jeremy once again felt very frustrated. Read the rest of this entry »

Does Your Boss Have Empathy?

In Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 9, 2010 at 4:02 AM

Harvey Deutschendorf Writes about Empathy at Work - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Harvey Deutschendorf

Fiona was Corrie’s manager at a branch of a large financial institution that had branches across the U.S. Europe and Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

A Very Practical Book on Emotional Intelligence

In book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on April 8, 2010 at 12:09 AM

A Book Review of Harvey Deutschendorf's Views on Emotional Intelligence

By Harvey Deutschendorf

I’ve been a devoted follower of EI research since the mid nineties. Read the rest of this entry »

The Weaker Sex

In book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on April 8, 2010 at 12:06 AM

Sarina Adamo Writes about the Bones - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

The Weaker Sex
Sarina Adamo

I live with two older brothers and my father, their testosterone over powers the household. When they get sick, I go running not because I don’t want to catch their germs but because the men in my house are, for lack of a better word, babies. Read the rest of this entry »

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