Month: April 2011

Youth Music Movement: Four guys in a R/V tour Canada in search of nation’s next wave of young music stars

From east to west coast, group records 11 bands this summer and documents their adventures on webisode series April 29, 2011 @ 05:30AM Montréal, QC – Every successful musician remembers the long and hard road traveled on their journey to get noticed. This summer,…

[TPS] – Media advisory, Sunday, May 1, 2011, 10 a.m., Grosvenor St./Queen’s Park Crescent, Ontario Police Memorial Foundation, Ceremony of Remembrance‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, Sunday, May 1, 2011, 10 a.m., Grosvenor St./Queen’s Park Crescent, Ontario Police Memorial Foundation, Ceremony of Remembrance Thursday, April 28, 2011 – 2:11 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 On Sunday, May 1, 2011, at 10 a.m., at Grosvenor…

Diaspora Dialogues – Friday Nights

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 April 29: Friday Nights with Diaspora Dialogues Our Friday Nights series brings you an eclectic sampling of some of our best writers and performers – for free! Don’t miss this final night of our popular and jam-packed series with the…

Multimedia: A MUST for PR

Media panelists push importance of photos and video for today’s online environment April 21, 2011 @ 01:15PM Toronto – More than 300 public relations, communications, and media professionals packed CNW’s Breakfast with the Media in Toronto on Friday, April 15 to hear Chris Hogg,…

Running Room launches Boomer focused Active-Aging online walking clinic

Nearly six out of 10 Canadians over the age of 65 are not getting enough exercise and may be at risk for cardiovascular disease April 26, 2011 @ 11:00AM Toronto, Ontario – With age and physical inactivity considered risks for developing cardiovascular disease, nearly…

Upcoming Events at UrbanEdge Yoga

Dear Friends, Events for week of April 25th Tue 26th, Yoga- spring into action: A 60-minute yoga class designed to stretch your muscles. Flow through a variety of postures starting with Sun Salutation. Rhythmic music of traditional Indian drums, cymbals, and tambourine in tune…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 26 to 29 April 2011‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 26 to 29 April 2011 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. Broadcasting decisions:…

The Treasure Trove

‘SUPPORT AFROFEST’ GOOD FRIDAY CONCERT – 4 Great Acts, 1 Great Concert

Music Africa’s Good Friday SUPPORT AFROFEST concert goes tomorrow, Friday, April 22. Featuring four top African music acts: The Resolutionaries Marimba Band (Zimbabwe) Donné Roberts (Madagascar) Ruth Mathiang (Sudan) Afrafranto (Ghana). And many special guests. FOUR GREAT ACTS, ONE GREAT CONCERT At the Centre…

COMMUNITY RADIO CONTRIBUTES TO THE VITALITY AND CONTINUED GROWTH OF THE FRANCO-ONTARIAN COMMUNITY

TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ – The French Language Services Commissioner has released a study today on the French-language community radio sector in the province. This document, entitled A Study of Ontario’s French-Language Community Radio Stations: Key Components of the Vitality of Francophone Communities, describes…

Sinfonia Toronto

Laplante’s Beethoven ~ May 13, Glenn Gould Studio On May 13 the legendary Canadian pianist André Laplante joins us to perform Beethoven’s 2nd Piano Concerto. We recommend you book Laplante’s Beethoven now LAPLANTE’S BEETHOVEN Friday, May 13, 8 pm Glenn Gould Studio 250 Front…

Upcoming Events at Urban Edge Yoga

Dear Friends, Events for week of April 18th Tue 19th, Yoga- spring into action: A 60-minute yoga class designed to stretch your muscles. Flow through a variety of postures starting with Sun Salutation. Rhythmic music of traditional Indian drums, cymbals, and tambourine in tune…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 18 to 21 April 2011

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. Decisions: Application by Torres Media Ottawa Inc. to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial…

The Politics of Black Hair Online Coursebook Available on Lulu.com

The Politics of Black Hair Online Coursebook is now available on Lulu.com at http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged. Buy now!

Where Does Identity, Beauty and Spirituality Fit into Black Feminist Thought?: The Politics of the Black Women Inside and Outside Education

It is our roots that give us structure. It is our roots that make us black feminists. It is our roots that give us an identity. It is our roots that give us beauty. It is our roots that give us spirituality. It is…

Canadians want their next Prime Minister to have CEO-like qualities: Monster Poll

Vision & leadership more important than having a beer-buddy April 15, 2011 @ 07:00AM Toronto – For Hire: A Prime Minister for Canada who has vision and leadership, is an excellent communicator and a strong role model, is results-driven and has a track record…

Easter Weekend at the Canada Agriculture Museum

April 13, 2011 @ 11:00AM Spring is in the air at the Canada Agriculture Museum this Easter weekend! After a long winter, the barns have come alive with the arrival of newborn animals. Welcome the soft lambs, meet a rabbit, and watch the newly…

Urban Edge Yoga Schedule of Events

** The centre will be closed from April 12th to 14th ** Dear Friends, Events for week of April 11th Mon 11th, Kirtan Yoga – transcendental chants: Kirtan Yoga is a simple yet powerful technique that uses the energy of ancient sound vibrations to…

SPICE UP YOUR KITCHEN FOR SPRING

  New Cutting-Edge, Eco-Friendly Sico Paints Enable High-Quality Kitchen Makeovers at Low Cost Longueuil, Quebec – March 28, 2011 – Spring is a time of renewal, and with studies showing that kitchen upgrades increase a home’s resale value, why not start by rejuvenating the…

The Real World in the Classroom

My first practice of trying to re-create the real world through education with writing came when my sister and I would be at home cutting and pasting Miss Sassy Magazine back in the 1980s. The audience for the one-issue magazine was my immediate family….

Kindergarten Voicer

By Christina Cheng Public Affair #2 Kindergartens try out extended hours Scarborough becomes testing ground for full-day learning Ninety schools in the Toronto District School Board are getting ready to welcome kindergarten pupils for full-day classes this fall. Seventy-one of those schools, including 30 in Scarborough,…

Kindergartens try out extended hours Scarborough becomes testing ground for full-day learning

  By Christina Cheng Ninety schools in the Toronto District School Board are getting ready to welcome kindergarten pupils for full-day classes this fall. Seventy-one of those schools, including 30 in Scarborough, and another 50 in the Toronto Catholic District School Board offer the…

Is TTC an Essential Service?

By Christina Cheng It’s 7:30 on a Monday morning. The hustle and bustle of the morning rush have begun. Newspaper stands are half empty. There is not a seat on the subway or even room to stand. Hundreds of people are packed in every…

Marvin Macaraig: Journey in being City Councillor

By Christina Cheng Marvin Macaraig’s story begins just like many other immigrants who came to Canada in the 1970s. He was born in Quezon City, Philippines in 1976. His family came to Canada when he was still an infant, and like many other new…

DJ P-PLUS SPINNIN’ ON THE ONES AND TWOS…

By Christina Cheng Urban Dictionary: Ones and Twos- Refers generically to DJ turntables, etymology is a derivative of the best-selling professional-grade DJ turntables, which has for better or worse become the de-facto standard in the club and/or radio studio world.] DJ P-Plus… Tall, dark…

Optical Illusions

By Christina Cheng See how being a ‘four-eyed freak’ is now considered a good thing! Wearing optical glasses are now considered a huge fashion trend and a great way to flatter the face and the eyes! Sunglasses have always been a fashion trend but…

Is drinking wine apart of your daily lifestyle? Find out how wine could be the new health diet drink!

By Christina Cheng Wine expertise says drinking wine may help prevent weight gain and help live a healthier lifestyle. Time to sit back, relax and pour yourself a glass of pinot noir! Wine is not considered just a pleasure drink anymore, it also offers…

Long Road to Overcoming Celiac Disease

by Julie Wendell I’ve always had significant digestive problems my entire life. In fact, when I was an infant, my parents lovingly called me “diarrhea-baby”. By the time I was in kindergarten, my mom was tired of my complaining about having a stomachache every…

LIVING WITH FIBROMYALGIA

    by Julie Wendell “Mommy, open this, please?”, my 3-year-old son asked as he handed me a cereal bar early one morning. I tried to tear off the top of the wrapper, but my fingers would not move or grasp the wrapper! Terrified,…

Truth, Objectivity and Ethical Space

Exploring what is documentary in many ways opens up a discussion about the ethical elements of it. Rotha notes dramatization aspect. Schelesinger notes honesty and plain facts understanding of the word documentary. Ruby raises the question: is documentary art or reportage? There is a…

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