Month: July 2011

Expressive Writing – Exercise 8


Walk and See Walk. Stroll. Strut. Stride. Gallivant. Crawl. Hop. Tip-toe. Pad. Dictionary.com: airing, carriage, circuit, constitutional, gait, hike, jaunt, march, pace, parade, perambulation, peregrination, promenade, ramble, saunter, schlepp, step, stretch, stride, stroll, tour, traipse, tramp, tread, turn See. Look. Peer. Stare. Gander. Peek….

Expressive Writing – Exercise 7


  The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog and ran through the bushes meeting a set of twins, they boarded the platform of an airplane where the airplane circled the tarmac before taking off into the bright blue sunny sky and landing…

Government of Canada supports “Education to Globalize the Human Mind” Conference


Waterloo, July 15, 2011 – Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener—Waterloo, today announced financial support for the two-day public conference on “Education to Globalize the Human Mind” at the University of Waterloo. “By funding conferences like this one, we help showcase the diversity…

Expressive Writing – 6


The magic of Mom and Dad by Edyta Piascyk is that the bouquet of roses that the Dad gives to the Mom says so much. This couple, divorced for five years, probably got divorced because the Mom did not pay attention to the Dad….

Expressive Writing Exercise – 5


  Dinosaurs I’m onto a new journal. This one has lined paper. I have been a writer since the age of seven. There was a Chinese teacher of mine in grade two who wrote “outstanding” in red pen on my class assignment about dinosaurs….

Expressive Writing Exercise – 4


The Stars I’m watching Hot Property. I used to be a writer for New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine. I’m thinking of my audience. It’s you. I write my best by hand first in a comfortable position with my feet up on the brown clothed…

Expressive Writing Exercise – 3


My Office A big painting with the words “Donna” hangs in the northwest corner. A rose quartz crystal ball is hidden behind the basket with old papers, empty journals and an envelope with my name on it with a gold seal. Pink boxes with…

Expressive Writing Exercise – 2


  Magic of Diamond Heights from Bare Essentials The magic of Diamond Heights is that there was a lot of action in it. Although nothing much happens, there is a lot of movement as the granddaughter helps her grandmother. This helps to create a…

Expressive Writing Exercises – 1


Brainstorming for People Story Granny: -gold cross pendant -would wear best clothes on Sundays -curl to the lips -very generous -would like to gossip -did not like my Dad -loved church -did not like white people, or was not used to them -traveled extensively…

Afrofest Highlights


Video done by Peter Mykusz

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 18 to 22 July 2011‏


CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 18 to 22 July 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:…

Horn of Africa drought migration may separate 500,000 children from families, World Vision warns


July 14, 2011 @ 04:45PM MISSISSAUGA, On – Half a million children affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa may be separated from their families and loved ones, increasing their vulnerability in the midst of the crisis, warns World Vision. This, coupled…

Winnipegger wins national photography prize despite blindness July 14, 2011 @ 11:30PM


  TORONTO (Ontario) – CNIB has announced Tara Miller, a Winnipeg resident who is blind, as the winner of the organization’s national Eye Remember photo contest. Miller’s stunning photo, entitled “Fortuitous Twilight,” captured the attention of CNIB’s celebrity photographer judges, who were not aware…

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Wes ‘Maestro’ Williams to headline UrbanArts’ 7th Annual CultureShock Festival august 11th-13th, 2011‏ @ Weston CI‏


July 11th, (Toronto, ON) UrbanArts Community Arts Council, is brightening up and uniting the Weston-Mount Dennis neighbourhood and Toronto this summer with a full schedule of youth arts programming. The UrbanArts’ team is leading everything from dance camps and live music performances to mural…

People for Good encourage Canadians to be nicer to each other Campaign harnesses power of media and creativity to spark social movement


July 11, 2011 @ 12:35PM Toronto, ON – Want to feel better while making Canada a better place? Open the door for a stranger! People for Good, a social movement encouraging Canadians to be nicer to each other, is taking Canada by storm –…

Speech by Konrad von Finckenstein, Q.C.‏


Speech by Konrad von Finckenstein, Q.C. Chairman Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to a public hearing Gatineau, Quebec July 11, 2011 (Check against delivery) Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to this public hearing. The panel for this hearing consists of: Len Katz,…

New CivicAction video captures the spirit of city building – a preview to the Greater Toronto Summit 2011 Report


July 07, 2011 @ 01:45PM TORONTO – What does city building look like in action? Find out in the video unveiled today by CivicAction that captures highlights of its Greater Toronto Summit 2011. The video, produced by the innovative youth-led Hightop Studios, captures the…

Christine’s Fitness


Hello Members! Green Instead is a new eco-friendly lifestyle/education centre and marketplace located upstairs at 200 Spadina Avenue. This coming Saturday (July 16) Green Instead will be conducting a seminar on living green using environmentally friendly products at 11am and 1pm. Also throughout the…

OISE/University of Toronto Event


“Why Disability Studies?” Wednesday, July 20th, 5:30-7:30 OISE Library, Main Floor, 252 Bloor Street West, U of T, Toronto Above the St. George Subway Stop Explore the significance of disability studies for our scholarly, creative and everyday lives with panel members Free, Open, Refreshments,…

Feel the Afrofest Heat this Weekend at Queen’s Park


AFROFEST 2011 takes place this weekend, the weather promises to be perfect! With FREE non-stop action on two stages, an African marketplace, food and craft vendors, drumming, dancing, music workshops and organized activities for youth and children, Afrofest is THE place to be. Join…

Tiferanji Malithano Managing Kids Corner Kindergarten from Toronto to Malawi


Kids Corner Kindergarten prides itself on being an institution that provides High-quality early childhood education and care to children aged 2-6 years old. The school has been running since its’ inception in 2007 and is the brainchild of Tiferanji Malithano. Tiferanji realised that there…

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TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING HOME


Take the Ultimate Trip to Bring Colours of the World into Your Home: Painting CIL Paints Provides Tips on Newest Concept in Home Décor — Destination Painting July 6, 2011 – If you can’t travel the world, then bring the world to you. That’s…

10 Most Popular Media & Recording Arts Programs


There are so many terrific media and recording arts programs in Canada and the United States that are popular – it is hard to know where to start. There is a list below though. Carleton University has one of the oldest and most respected…

Celebrating one million orders!


June 29, 2011 @ 12:15PM TORONTO – The Printing House Ltd. (TPH®) thanked them one-millionth Customer to click “upload” on TPHDirect™, the secure online ordering system created by The Printing House Ltd., with a celebration and presentation of an iPad2 yesterday. “It is a…

Grammy Award nominee added to AFROFEST lineup‏


Master musician Cheick Hamala Diabate has been added to the lineup to perform at Afrofest 2011. The celebrated instrumentalist, whose 2007 collaboration “From Mali to America” was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Traditional World Music Album, is a virtuoso performer and a…

Mentoring Online


It was going to end. Matched through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC), Andrew, 11, and Parbal Idhu, 23, thought their mentoring relationship was finished. They had spent two years getting to know each other and becoming friends. Idhu had spent four years…

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