Month: April 2010

Toronto Police Get New Gear


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…

Date Night Movie Review


Sarina Adamo Online Piece 9 There was a Clash of the Titans and 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. Despite the poor reviews…

Sicilian Holiday


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…

The Fantastic Mr. Fox


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. Director Wes Anderson’s quirky…

Geeks


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,…

Hayden-Harnett


Cougars


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…

Spring Allergies


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. Usually, pollen allergies start a bit later in April,…

The Countryside


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….

STROKE OF GENIUS


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…

Swipe and go: TTC wants to introduce electronic payments


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. Following transit systems in cities like New York,…

Making Social Media Work for You


By Chris Temelkos With the ever-growing popularity of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, more people are becoming overnight success stories. Social networking can work to your advantage as well. By creating a Facebook, YouTube or Twitter account you are taking your…

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball


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…

Confessions of a Foodie


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…

Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey


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. And if…

Shake, Rattle and Roll


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? There are many people around the world who live the…

Golf with Mickelson


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…

Balkan Beatz


By Chris Temelkos As a child, I remember my Grandmother turning on the radio and playing music from all over the Balkans. I also remember falling in love with it, the sounds of trumpets, clarinets, accordions, and drums filling the room with happiness and…

Hayden-Harnett Sale


U.S.A. and Russia


By Alina Smirnova U.S. President Barack Obama warns of rising nuclear terrorist attack. At a summit in Washington, Obama told world leaders the risk of a nuclear attack is increasing. He urged world leaders to act, and not just talk, in order to prevent…

A Tale of Two Cats


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…

Check Out My Interview on Live Out Loud


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…

Be Wary of Charity Scams


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. As those are feeling the urge to donate to Haiti relief efforts, many fraud artists have emerged to…

Cinnamon – A Spice of Life


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. In Western society, cinnamon is commonly used in baking, but in many parts of the world, it’s used in various…

Holistic Medicine versus Traditional Medicine


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,…

Hayden-Harnett Sale – Pass it On


UrbanEdge Yoga


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/ Coming soon is walk and picnic time…

My Career Chose Me


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 whose childhood dreams turn into reality and those who have known what they have wanted to do ever since…

Life Lessons Learned from “The Dog Whisperer.”


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…

Hayden-Harnett Earth Day Special


Upcoming CRTC Decisions


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. Week: 19 to 23 April 2010 Broadcasting decisions: Application by…

More of Hayden-Harnett


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UrbanEdge Yoga


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. 1st: Mystic powers. Details at http://urbanedgeyoga.com/881/ 2nd: Karma Index. Details at…

Inadequacy


By GJ 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. 1. St Louis Coach Spagnuolo came from the Giants with a…

Brent Tyson Profile


What does playing the guitar and putting out fires have in common? The emptiness of the community centre’s main hall reverberates with the sound of guitars and laughter, as I walk in to see four people sitting on chairs, forming a circle. Among the…

New Area Code for 905 Region


CRTC to add the third area code to Ontario’s rapidly growing 905 regions OTTAWA-GATINEAU, April 13, 2010 —The Canadian Radio-television andTelecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced a new area code to manage the telephone number shortage that will affect the region currently covered by area…

Susan McConkey Profile


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. With the innate ability of designing, 51-year-old Susan McConkey’s, skills and talent are a great asset when it comes…

Moksha hot yoga


By Alice Hoang The serene and tranquil environment of Moksha Yoga Scarborough’s studio sets the tone to replenish the mind, body, and soul. I took off my shoes and walked into the sitting room as I heard nothing but the sound of water trickling…

Hayden-Harnett is Back!


Overcoming Fear and Paralysis That Can Derail Promising Careers


By Harvey Deutschendorf At the end of the unit meeting, Jeremy once again felt very frustrated. Janice and Alan had once again taken up the majority of the time, talking about things which he felt were trivial and inconsequential. It seemed to him that…

Does Your Boss Have Empathy?


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. They had recently come up with a new process that Fiona was hoping that the organization would adopt throughout their…

A Very Practical Book on Emotional Intelligence


By Harvey Deutschendorf I’ve been a devoted follower of EI research since the mid-nineties. I’ve used many of the concepts, frameworks, and findings in my books [The Leader’s Digest: Timeless Principles for Team and Organization Success, Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career,…

The Weaker Sex


The Weaker Sex Sarina Adamo I live with two older brothers and my father, their testosterone overpowers 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…

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