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[TPS] – 44th Annual Police Officer of the Year Awards, Thursday, June 2, 2011, 6 p.m., Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place, Featured: sharp observation foils danger‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on May 31, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Toronto Police Officers - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Toronto Police Service
News Release

44th Annual Police Officer of the Year Awards, Thursday, June 2, 2011, 6 p.m., Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place, Featured: sharp observation foils danger

Sunday, May 29, 2011 – 9:10 AM
Corporate Communications
416-808-7100

The Police Officer of the Year Award is an annual tribute dinner held by the Toronto Board of Trade. Read the rest of this entry »

Ontario Lung Association calls to abolish the word “habit”

In book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on May 29, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Smoking Kills - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Smokers, their families and all Ontarians need to understand that smoking is an addiction

May 26, 2011 @ 08:30AM

Toronto, Ontario – Today, the Ontario Lung Association is calling for a new type of ban when it comes to smoking – a ban on the word “habit” – to combat the attitude that smoking is simply a matter of choice and to increase understanding of the true nature of smoking: a serious addiction. Read the rest of this entry »

AFROFEST at QUEEN’S PARK on JULY 9th & 10th – Headliners Announced‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 28, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Musical Greats Line Up Afro Fest - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

AFROFEST, a free celebration of the richness and diversity of African culture, is set for Queen’s Park in Toronto on Saturday July 9th and Sunday July 10th. Featuring world-renowned African musicians and top African groups based in Canada, an African marketplace, food and craft vendors, artistic displays, music workshops, and organized activities for youth and children. Afrofest is THE cultural event of the summer. Discover Africa in the Heart of Toronto! Read the rest of this entry »

Canada Road Safety Week Campaign Results

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 27, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Road Safety Results are Out - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Thursday, May 26, 2011 – 4:12 PM
Traffic Services
416-808-1900

The Toronto Police Service joined police across the country to support
“Canada Road Safety Week,” from Monday, May 16, 2011 to Monday, May 23, 2011, Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC seeks information on online broadcasting services

In Beauty, book reviews, 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 May 26, 2011 at 3:00 AM

CRTC Makes Decisions on Canadian Broadcasting - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, May 25, 2011 — The Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is asking Canadians to provide data
and information on online broadcasting services and their impact on the
Canadian communications system. Read the rest of this entry »

Yoga Lifestyle Festival

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on May 25, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Urban Yoga is Having a Yoga Festival - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

*** Centre will be closed this Monday May 23***

Dear Friends,

Join us for the Annual Yoga Festival – InSpirit from Jun 16-26. Ten days of exciting spiritual adventure with amazing Monks like Devamrita Swami and Badahari Das who will be visiting Toronto for this festival. This June, seven amazing events: Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 24 to 27 May 2011‏

In Beauty, book reviews, 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 May 24, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission Making New Decisions This Week - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 24 to 27 May 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Toronto Police Service Launch Public Education Campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on May 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Toronto Police Services Launch Campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 12:05 PM
Corporate Communications
416-808-7100

Today, the Toronto Police Service, in partnership with their Sexual Assault Advisory Committee, launched a public education campaign and a Guidebook for sexual assault survivors to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Read the rest of this entry »

The Toronto Police Service Supports Provincial Campaign Against Distracted Driving

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 22, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Toronto Police Services Bringing Attention to Distracted Drivers - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 11:00 AM
Traffic Services
416-808-1900

The Toronto Police Service today joined other police services across Ontario in taking dead aim at all forms of distracted driving, particularly those people who choose to text or talk while driving. Read the rest of this entry »

HOME RENOVATION TIPS

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 21, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Home Renovation Tips - Photo Courtesy of Gail Bergman PR

If you’re considering your own home renovation project this spring, Renovantage™ Inc. offers some suggestions to help you get started:

· Do your research. Before you begin your renovation, be sure to verify local zoning laws. For example, you may be prohibited from building if your addition will cast a shadow on your neighbour’s house or if it changes the skyline. It’s also important to examine potential consequences of your project, such as the need to reinforce an existing foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Need a Contractor? Who You Gonna Call?

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 20, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Hiring a Contractor Can Be Difficult - Photo Courtesy of Gail Bergman PR

New Renovantage™ Home Reno Group Provides Proven

One-Stop Service, Wide Range of Benefits for Homeowners

Oakville, Ontario – May 17, 2011 – We’ve all seen or heard the horror stories of home renovations gone awry. So when you decide to add a second storey, remodel a kitchen, or treat yourself to a luxurious bathroom, where do you turn for trusted service without the risk of losing your hard-earned dollars? Read the rest of this entry »

DRESS UP YOUR WALLS IN CASHMERE

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 19, 2011 at 3:00 AM




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Sico’s new, improved Cashmere paint is unique in that its finish brings unprecedented richness and depth to wall colour, as demonstrated in this living room featuring Sico’s Macedonian Mauve (6028-73) purple.

New-Formula Sico Cashmere Paint Billed

as Crème de la Crème of Paints

Longueuil, Quebec – May 16, 2011 – Sico’s best paint product just got even better. The leading Canadian brand has announced the re-launch of its top-of-the-line Cashmere paint, billed as the “crème de la crème” of paints. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 16 to 20 May 2011‏

In Beauty, book reviews, 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 May 18, 2011 at 3:00 AM

CRTC is Making New Decisions on Programming - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 16 to 20 May 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Warm up to Spring with a New Coat of Paint

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 17, 2011 at 3:00 AM

CIL Spring Photo - Swordplay Painting a “frame” around a doorway, using a rich colour like CIL’s Swordplay (30BB 45/049) grey, will go a long way in rejuvenating your property after a long, harsh winter.

CIL Paints offers tips on refreshing your home with colour this season

May 11, 2011 – Now that the warmer weather’s here, it’s time to put on a new coat … of paint, that is. Statistics show that spring is the most popular time for painting – both inside and out – and there’s no simpler way to leave the dreariness of a long, cold winter behind, says leading Canadian paint brand CIL Paints. Read the rest of this entry »

Catch Some Treasure at Trove

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Entertainment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on May 16, 2011 at 3:00 AM

There is Much to Find at Trove - Photo Courtesy of Trove

How Many Tabs Do You Keep Open in Your Internet Browser

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 15, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Lessons in Public Relations Issues Published

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 14, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Lessons in Public Relations Just Released - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

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Hot Docs Supports African Filmmakers

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 13, 2011 at 3:00 AM

African Filmmakers - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

HOT DOCS DAILY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

New $1-Million Production Fund for African Filmmakers Announced!

At this morning’s opening of the Hot Docs Forum it was announced that Hot Docs and Blue Ice Film have partnered to establish the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Film Documentary Fund. The $1-million production fund will provide financial support to independent documentary filmmakers based in developing African countries, with the goal of increasing the quality and quantity of social, cultural and political documentaries produced in the region. Generously established by Toronto-based Blue Ice Film, the Fund will be administered by Hot Docs and disbursements will be made over the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC sets speed target for broadband Internet and maintains obligation to provide basic home telephone service

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 12, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Attempts of Bringing Technology Access Everywhere - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, May 3, 2011

Broadband target

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
today set a target for broadband Internet access services across Canada.
By the end of 2015, the CRTC expects all Canadians to have access to
broadband speeds of at least 5 megabits per second (Mbps) for downloads
and 1 Mbps for uploads. Read the rest of this entry »

Does Online Education Pack on the Freshman 30?

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Sports, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 11, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Weight and Online Education - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Distance education can be seen as quite a sedentary act. If you are sitting at the computer for hours on end, without any exercise…this could be something that could help someone put on weight. Even for people who go to school that is not online, reports have shown that many young people are gaining 15 pounds from eating cafeteria food in their first year at college or university. What happens if you are studying by correspondence? Does online education pack on the freshman 30? Read the rest of this entry »

How to Start Studying Abroad

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 10, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Studying Abroad - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Studying abroad is an excellent experience – if you get the opportunity it is worth it in so many ways. Here are some tips on how you can start to plan for studying abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Journalism Education Becoming Obsolete due to Citizen Journalism?

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 9, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Is Journalism Education Out Like Typewriters? – Photo Courtesy of Google Images

It seems as though anyone can pick up a video camera, a microphone and start a blog today and call themselves a journalist. What does this mean for journalism education?

Journalism education does not have a long history. Actually the first journalists, such as Ernest Hemingway were not actually trained in journalism. Journalists like William Zinsser were not trained in journalism either. Journalism education is a fairly recent phenomena especially in places such as Canada, where Carleton University was the first journalism school back in the 1940s. Before that, the newspaper men and women who delivered the current events were trained in other areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Most Interesting Campuses in Ontario

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 8, 2011 at 3:00 AM

University of Toronto is One of the Most Interesting Campuses in Ontario - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Ontario has some of the most beautiful campuses in the country of Canada. Here is a quick description of some of them:

Queen’s University located in Kingston is a picturesque town with a campus that is charming. You can actually see the ivy growing on the university and it is relatively easy to maneuver your way around the campus. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Divide in Education

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 7, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Global Digital Divide - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Monday, August 3, 2009

About 75 per cent of Canadians over the age of 16 were surfing on the Internet last year. This is according to a new Statistics Canada report. Factors such as age, income, education and where you live still contribute to a “digital divide” in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Education Blogs and Discussion Forums

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 6, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Education Blogs and Discussion Forums are Everywhere - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Education blogs are showing up everywhere and one has to be careful where they are getting their information from. Read the rest of this entry »

Technology in the Classroom

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 5, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Technology is in the Classroom - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

There is no way to escape it. Technology is making a big splash in education. It will be coming to classroom near you if it is not there already. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best of Donna Magazine Published

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on May 4, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Donna Kakonge Younger - Photo Courtesy of Steve Chin

Take Donna Magazine with you anywhere you go. You can buy it now in hardcover, paperback or as an ebook at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged and Amazon. Search under “Donna Kakonge.”

Marketing the Key to Self-Publishing

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 3, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Self-Publishing and Marketing - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

Sunday, September 27, 2009

It always surprises me when I speak to someone and they tell me that their books are not selling. Each and every time it is usually because no effort is going into marketing. Read the rest of this entry »

The International Association of Business Communicators Presents Communication Changes in the Fast Lane

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 2, 2011 at 3:00 AM

IABC in Dallas, Texas - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

On May 10, the Dallas chapter of IABC will host Clayton Howe who will share the internal and external communication challenges and successes of converting Texas toll roads to cashless operations

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Tuesday, May 10 the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) will feature the North Texas Toll Authority’s (NTTA) assistant executive director of operations, Clayton Howe, at the organization’s monthly luncheon in Plano, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Donna Kakonge’s Services

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 1, 2011 at 9:21 AM

Kakonge_Writing and Book Promotion

The Lighthouse of Montreal North to provide hundreds of meals a week

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on May 1, 2011 at 3:00 AM

The Lighthouse of Montreal North - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

April 30, 2011 @ 02:00PM

Montreal North – The official opening of the Lighthouse of Montreal North, a community restaurant and food bank, took place today in the presence of federal member of parliament Denis Coderre. Read the rest of this entry »

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