Month: November 2010

White Ribbon Campaign Urges Vigilance in Saving Gun Registry


TORONTO, Sept. 20 /CNW/ – There are two days until Parliament decides whether or not to terminate Bill C-391. If the gun registry comes to an end, Canadians will no longer be expected to register the 7 million firearms that exist in Canada, thereby…

MSF launches on-line warehouse: an alternative way for Canadians to give this holiday season


November 18, 2010 @ 03:00PM Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announces the launch of the MSF Warehouse at http://www.MSFwarehouse.ca, a new website that allows Canadians to shop for relief items including supplies, medicines, and equipment that aid workers use in the…

Voice-Interactive TRIVIO game hits iTunes Top-5 New & Noteworthy board for Free Games and Trivia


Free TRIVIO Application Available on iTunes November 18, 2010 @ 03:00PM BURLINGTON, Ontario – Flurple2, a sensory robotics software company, unveiled Trivio™, a new trivia game application (app) that allows users to say their answers out loud. In its first week on the App…

Voter Registration has begun for Southern Sudanese Populations living in Canada Register to Vote in the Southern Sudan Referendum


November 15 – December 1, 2010, in Toronto, Ontario, and Calgary, Alberta November 19, 2010 @ 02:00PM Registration for Out of Country Voting (OCV) has begun in Canada for the Southern Sudan Referendum. Media Contact: Theodora Philos, International Organization for Migration Voter registration for…

November 2010 Car Sales


OBS2010-11-A Window of Opportunity By Dennis DesRosiers My Observations for November … this month I discuss the Outlook for the Automotive Aftermarket or as some in the industry call it … the parts and service business or as car dealers call it … Fixed…

Study Results Demonstrate Greater Potential of New Diabetes Therapy Beyond Glucose Control


Meta-Analysis Presented at the CDA/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings Provides Insight into GLP-1 Therapy Advances November 08, 2010 @ 07:00AM Mississauga, ONTARIO – Recent research results demonstrate that a new treatment approach to diabetes, GLP-1 analogues, not only helps to lower blood glucose…

True Love or Marriage Fraud? – New Documentary Shines Light on Marital Immigration Fraud, its Victims and the Government that puts up with it


November 08, 2010 @ 09:15AM What’s the dirty little secret about spousal immigration sponsorships in Canada? Many Canadians are being duped into marriage, not for love, but for residency. The real kicker is, even if the fraud is discovered, the fraudsters are not deported…

Conan O’Brien Travels Great Lengths To Perfect His Entertainment Experience In Latest American Express® Campaign


Spot Highlights American Express’ Ability to Provide Cardmembers With Unique and Memorable Entertainment Experiences November 09, 2010 @ 02:30PM NEW YORK – American Express launched its latest television spot which showcases the brand’s commitment to providing its Cardmembers with unique and memorable entertainment experiences….

Leave the Phone Alone www.LeaveThePhoneAlone.ca


November 17 is National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. We need your assistance… TO HELP SAVE LIVES! November 11, 2010 @ 09:45AM Click on the following link: http://www.LeaveThePhoneAlone.ca/media/en to download a promotional filler ad to use at your discretion and based on…

MindShare Learning in Partnership with Tech4Learning Sign Province-Wide Ontario Software Licensing Deal


– Pixie 2 Creativity Software to Help Ontario Students Build 21st Century Skills – November 11, 2010 @ 05:45PM Mississauga, Ontario – MindShare Learning, a leading provider of EdTech strategy consulting partnered with San Diego based Tech4Learning Inc., to win a bid to provide…

From Staging Mock Parliaments to Uncovering Aboriginal Artifacts… How Canada’s Top Teachers Took Their Students Back in Time and Captured National Attention


November 12, 2010 @ 08:45AM Ottawa, Ontario – If put on the spot, most adults would probably be hard-pressed to name the pioneer who paved the way for women to vote in Canada or the general who led his troops in victory on the…

Black Hair


Get a group of Black women together and the conversation usually turns to hair. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard a Black woman’s hair story – talked about my own hair – seen people talking about hair in a movie…

Spiderwoman


Roxanne raced furiously to the corner store. She forgot her biology books in the backroom where she had just started working a week ago. She used her key to re-open the store. She checked the store’s clock. It was 10 p.m. The store had…

Elephant Woman


I was having a party for my 19th birthday, and the only present I wanted was Alistar Abego. I wanted him naked and his legs spread before me with a bow on what was soon to be my everlasting chocolate lollipop. But, it was…

Chicoutimi


I took the few hours’ bus drive from Montreal up to Chicoutimi, a Québécois town, to learn French. Before I left I haggled with myself about what to do with my hair. Chicoutimi was not known for being a cosmopolitan place, and I had…

Three Quarters


I was taking the long bus ride home in the August heat, standing beside a white girl, and pushing her hair off my brown face. With every bump and jolt of the bus, I was getting closer to the girl. Her rose-scented perfume invaded…

LIZARD IN THE YARD


On the dirt, road children walk bare-footed and chickens are loose from their cages on the volcanic isle of St.Vincent. The silence was a distraction. My mind was flitting about, like a flirtatious girl’s hair. I looked out from the porch and didn’t see…

CHURCH SUNDAY


I held my Granny’s hand as we walked down the street to the church on the last Sunday. We were on a northbound Toronto street heading uphill to an eastbound avenue. The bakery behind us was masking the smell of garbage as we passed…

Crime Prevention Tips


Crime Prevention around the house and yard You can’t be on guard 24 hours a day or be expected to stay up nights wondering if a criminal might be lurking around your property. There are things you can do to minimize your risk of…

Company’s Coming: Whip up Your Kitchen for the Holidays


Paint colour is the easiest way to freshen up décor, says CIL Paints November 2, 2010 – What’s the recipe for successful entertaining? For many, it’s a party that ends up in the kitchen. And, as today’s hosts and hostesses will agree, most get-togethers…

Dreading the Cold and Dark Days of Winter?


Philips Offers a Natural Solution with Its Light Therapy Products November 02, 2010 @ 03:30PM Markham, Canada – As we enter November and the close of the fall season, we head into darker and colder mornings. Sunday, November 7 marks the last day of…

Light Vehicle Sales – October 2010‏


By Dennis DesRosiers Light Vehicle Sales – October 2010 SAAR – Monthly Canadian sales Attached are light vehicle sales for the month of October and year to date. Sales in October were up only 1.4 percent and given the massive amount of incentives in…

Learn Forever With Discover Plus


Discover Plus offers advanced e-learning services around the world. Based in India and now with offices in Canada and the United States, they deliver online one-on-one tutoring in math, science, English and other languages, social sciences and the humanities. With instructors who hold master’s…

Report Crimes


Information Alert November 7 to 13, 2010 is Crime Prevention Week across Ontario. This special week reminds us that our police officers are continuously working to ensure the community has a safe tomorrow. This year’s theme is Connecting to kids today – preventing crime…

Toronto Police Services Online Polling


Toronto Police Service News Release TPS offers opportunity for more community input with online polling Saturday, October 2, 2010 – 10:25 AM Corporate Planning 416-808-7770 To expand the opportunities for community input, the Toronto Police Service has included online polling on its website. Every…

Sico 2011-2012 Paint Colour Trends: Simple Pleasures Come to Life in New Colour Palette


Longueuil, Quebec – November 1, 2010 – If you’re searching for the simple pleasures in life, surround yourself with heart-warming colours. They won’t be hard to find, as the year ahead in home decor will be all about using colours that celebrate the simplicity…

The Politics of Black Hair Online Coursebook Available


Buy The Politics of Black Hair Online Coursebook on Amazon Kindle today! Available in Spanish and English.

Queen Latifah to Host 2010 P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards


COVERGIRL spokesmodel and film, TV and music industry superstar to bring Hollywood glamour to the second-annual awards ceremony in Toronto. October 25, 2010 @ 07:30AM TORONTO, ON – P&G Beauty & Grooming is rolling out the red carpet for industry royalty as Queen Latifah…

Toronto Natural Hair and Beauty Show Swap Party


By Stephanie Joseph Greetings: just a reminder that I am holding a Swap Party this Saturday at Grace Hair Studio. If you have not gotten a chance to R.S.V.P. please do it A.S.A.P., as space is limited. HOW IT WORKS Each person brings 3-5…

Radio Scripts Now Published


Buy Radio Scripts on Amazon Kindle today!

Getting Skintimate about Psoriasis Reducing the Stigma and Offering Hope During Psoriasis Awareness Month


Reducing the Stigma and Offering Hope During Psoriasis Awareness Month October 22, 2010 @ 08:00AM Toronto, Ontario – Imagine yourself being kicked out of a fitness centre or a bridal boutique based on your appearance. Seem far-fetched? For the more than one million Canadian…

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