Month: May 2010

Green Agenda


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To Our Success


By Chris Temelkos How do you measure success? Success can be measured in different ways by different people. To me, success is not just a big fat paycheck, it’s having a life of fulfillment and joy. You can make all the money in the…

The TTC Conundrum


By Chris Temelkos I, like many, spend most of my time getting around Toronto by way of public transit. Sure, it gets me to where I want to go, but at what cost. It seems a though a day doesn’t go by without there…

The Dentist’s Chair


By Chris Temelkos How many people enjoy going to the dentist? I for one hate it, but the dreaded day had come. I dragged myself out of bed, wishing I could cancel my appointment and sleep in. I figured I should suck it up…

Hayden-Harnett Back in the Black


Be an Angel to Animals


By Chris Temelkos Animals bring us, unconditional love, they comfort us when we are sick, and they cheer us up when we are down. However, it is too often that animals are dumped in shelters or abandoned on the streets to fend for themselves….

Through the Eyes of an Artist


By Chris Temelkos Drawing has always been a passion for me, it releases my creative energy and puts me in a calm and focused state. Being a very visual person, I appreciate the beautiful art brings to this world and I am happy to…

My Spidey Senses are Tingling


By Chris Temelkos Superheroes have always been a part of our childhood and often remain popular with us as we grow old. From the gorgeous Amazonian Wonder Woman to the world-renowned Superman, superheroes inspire us while broadening our imagination. Looking back at my childhood,…

UrbanEdge Yoga


Dear Friends, This Sunday, May 9th we have the great honor of welcoming a traveling Monk BB Bhagvat Swami for an exciting Krishna Fest presentation on ‘Overcoming Loneliness’ within our hearts. Check details at http://urbanedgeyoga.com/938/alone-with-mr-lonely-krishna-fest-special-speaker-bhakti-bb-swami/ Soon after, June 1st we invite you to join…

Ringo and the Vatican: Can’t Buy Me Love


Ringo to Vatican: Can’t buy me, love Nadia Persaud It took 44 years but the Vatican now wants to hold the Beatles’ hand. In an unexpected move the L’Osservatore Romano, the official Vatican newspaper praised the fab four in a weekend tribute to the…

Surfing for Love


By Chris Temelkos Traditional dating is dying out with the ever growing popularity of Internet dating. Internet dating allows you to meet that special someone from the comfort and safety of your own home. Sites like eHarmony specialize in finding you the perfect mate…

Surf and Shop


By Chris Temelkos I must admit that, aside from its flaws, I love technology. Online shopping has to be one of my favorite technological advancements, it makes the tedious task of shopping convenient and cheaper. Whatever it may be that you’re looking for, you…

Long weekend safety advisory


Traditionally, the May long weekend is considered to be the kick-off for the summer driving and tourism season. This weekend also falls within Canada Road Safety Week, which focuses attention on all police services across the country on impaired driving, occupant restraint, and aggressive…

The Bounty Hunter: Movie Review


By Chris Temelkos “The Bounty Hunter” starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler, is a romantic comedy about a Bounty Hunter who’s next target happens to be his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. The plot takes the two on an action-packed adventure,…

Vanity Fair: Review


By Chris Temelkos As an avid magazine reader, I was impressed with what Vanity Fair had to offer. Topics ranging from the beautiful Grace Kelly cover story to the pages revealing a handful of Tiger Woods’ mistresses. Vanity Fair has a stunning layout and…

Are You Spiritual?


By Chris Temelkos I feel that we all need some spirituality in our lives whether we follow a particular faith or not. Being connected to the spiritual world can allow us a deeper insight into the coexistence between us and the unknown universe. Whether…

Warm Up to Colour This Summer


Revive your rooms with mood-lifting shades of wall paint Longueuil, Quebec – May 18, 2010 – Have the urge to paint the town red? Try starting with your home. You’ll be amazed at how good it will make you feel. That’s the advice of…

The Power of Change


By Chris Temelkos Change can happen in an instant, it can be physical, mental or both. Change is a powerful force that can give us the life we desire. There comes a point in our life where everything seems to be going wrong and…

A Helping Hand


By Chris Temelkos Throughout my life, I have volunteered for many causes and gained an appreciation for the simpler things this world has to offer. Volunteering gives us a strong sense of community, as we come together to support a cause close to our…

Strawberry Fields


By Chris Temelkos One of my favorite fruits is the Strawberry, it’s lush red colour and sweet juices tantalize my taste buds. Every year I anticipate Strawberry picking season, it has been a tradition in my family ever since I was a young child….

Geocaching


By Chris Temelkos Are you a modern day adventurer? If you’re looking for a hobby that brings out the thrill seeker in you, try out Geocaching (Geo-Cashing). This modern-day treasure hunt unites the old world with the new. The premise of Geocaching is to…

Mario Goes Galactic Again


By Chris Temelkos For all you fans of Nintendo’s Mario franchise, you’ll be excited to hear that the popular Italian plumber is back for his second intergalactic adventure with Super Mario Galaxy 2. This is not just a slight revamp of the original Super…

Toronto Zoo on Strike?


By Chris Temelkos Who can forget those childhood memories of trips to the Toronto Zoo, but will children be deprived of this experience over the coming summer months? Toronto Zoo employees have rejected a tentative deal backed by their union, but no worries, they…

Fluffy and Fido Take Flight


By Chris Temelkos If you’re considering bringing along your pet with you on vacation, there are precautions you should take to ensure a safe and comfortable trip for fluffy and fido. Flying with your pet can be very stressful for some animals, between new…

Survival of the Dead Releasing May 28


Jamie Ferenczi – May 27, 2010   By Jenny Jamie Ferenczi This could be very scary…in a colour that no one has shone towards a beacon of light, a signature of a true artist, American Film Maker of the horror genre, George Romero. Indeed,…

Plastic Makes Perfect


By Chris Temelkos Plastic surgery is becoming more popular among young and old alike. We are now able to fix our imperfections to our liking and become real-life Barbie’s and Ken’s. With a variety of magazines and television shows dedicated to cosmetic surgery and…

The Hills: A Review of the Season 6 Premier


By Chris Temelkos The much anticipated season 6 premiere of the popular reality show, “The Hills” took place last night. (April 27, 2010) I have to admit that I am a huge fan of the series and I was eager to watch the premiere,…

Gordon Brown to Step Down


By Chris Temelkos The U.K. is in a sticky mess after a hung parliament was the result of last Thursday’s election. If that wasn’t enough, today, PM. Gordon Brown announced that he would be stepping down by September, in a bid to achieve a…

Another Blow to the TTC’s Image


Online Story 10 Sarah DeMille Another blow to the TTC’s image on Wednesday as a bus driver has been arrested for assaulting a passenger. Police say an 18-year old man was pushed into a window during a fare dispute on a Lawrence Avenue west…

The Trouble with 3-D


By Chris Temelkos With the growing popularity of 3-D films like Avatar, 3-D TVs are now being sold across Canada in hopes of replacing the common 2-D viewing experience. Despite their amazing graphics and jaw-dropping effects, 3-D televisions can pose a health risk. 3-D…

For the Love of Video Games


By Chris Temelkos Next time someone tells you to put down that video game controller and do something more productive, you can tell them that you already are. With innovations, like motion control, video games are becoming not only more exciting, but better for…

Bryzgalov, Miller, Brodeur and Georges Vezina


By Ryan Jhagroo Bryzgalov, Miller, Brodeur and Georges Vezina The finalists for the Vezina trophy have been announced. The trio nominated goalies for the award is the Buffalo Sabres’ Ryan Miller, the Phoenix Coyotes’ Ilya Bryzgalov, and the New Jersey Devils’ Martin Brodeur. All…

Larry King’s Divorce


Megan Harris Online Piece 10 April 20, 2010 Larry King is about to be divorced- again. He filed for his eighth divorce last Wednesday, hours before his wife Shawn Southwick did the same. King, 76, the host of CNN’s Larry King Live has been…

Tech-less


By Chris Temelkos Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live without technology? The world has become so reliant on technology that I believe most of us would go crazy without it. I feel that technology has allowed us to stay…

Brain Training


Online Piece #10 BRAIN TRAINING Kimberlee Nancekivell You may think you’re better off playing Brain Age, but you may as well be playing Mario. A new study published in Nature suggests that brain-training games are gaining popularity for all the wrong reasons. People are…

Party Like a Journalist


By Chris Temelkos The night had come, it was our final ‘get together’ of the year. Many of us would part our ways and begin a new chapter of our lives, it was our graduation party and we planned on making it count. While…

AFROFEST 2010 – LINE-UP ANNOUNCED


AFROFEST is a FREE celebration of African music and culture presented by Music Africa and held annually at Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto. This year the festival takes place on the weekend of Saturday, July 10th and Sunday, July 11th, the final weekend of…

Baseball Bats


By Josh Ungar They come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, different colours and builds. Some have hollow tops and others are solid all the way through. But they all have one thing in common, they can easily shatter, leaving batters disappointed…

Finding Your Passion


By Chris Temelkos Do you ever feel like you are leading a boring life? Where the highlights of your day include eating, sleeping and working in a dead end job, just to make ends meet. Many of us feel this way because we lack…

Off the Tip of My Tongue


By Chris Temelkos To me, language is the foundation of a culture. I happen to speak several languages, some better than others; all of which have broadened my horizons and introduced me to a variety of fascinating cultures. I have always had a keen…

Caribbean Wave Restaurant


Online Story Josef Jacobson Caribbean Wave Restaurant, tucked into the corner of a plaza right off Highway 401, at 875 Milner Ave., is a pleasant little secret. The Wave is a neat establishment with booths along the walls, chairs in the centre and a…

Goldman Sachs


BILLY COURTICE ONLINE STORY-GOLDMAN SACHS 20 April 2010 Despite facing a government civil fraud charge, Goldman Sachs Corp. has received a bit of good news. The bank reported that its first-quarter earnings have nearly doubled to $3.3 billion. The bank earned $5.59 a share…

A Journey End


By Chris Temelkos As the summer approaches, I say goodbye to my days as a Broadcast Journalism student at Seneca College. It seems like yesterday, that I entered the bustling hallways of the college. I can vividly remember the new faces, all staring anxiously…

Red Wine Makes Me Feel So Fine


By Chris Temelkos Like many, I enjoy a glass of red wine occasionally, but did you know that with every sip we take, we’re reading a variety of health benefits. That’s right, just like the song says, “Red, red wine you make me feel…

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