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Expressive Writing – Exercise 8

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

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 Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing – Exercise 7

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 30, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 safely in the red and brown and dusty earth of Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 29, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing – 6

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 28, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. The Dad obviously seems to still love his former wife, who is too busy trying to keep house and home and appearances up for family.
Those red roses with white baby’s breathe the father gives his former wife say so much.

Expressive Writing Exercise – 5

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Writing (all kinds) on July 27, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. She wanted to get it published. My Dad came to the school to speak to her about it. I waited the rest of the school year, thinking it would get published. Summer came and I still had my story from Mrs. Chen. Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing Exercise – 4

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 26, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 couch of mine and looking at my black socks. Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing Exercise – 3

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on July 25, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 elastics are behind. Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing Exercise – 2

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Restaurant Reviews, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Writing (all kinds) on July 24, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 visual image of their interactions. It also helps the reader to bond with the characters.

Expressive Writing Exercises – 1

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Brainstorming for People Story

Granny:
-gold cross pendant
-would wear best clothes on Sundays
-curl to the lips
-very generous Read the rest of this entry »

Afrofest Highlights

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 22, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Video done by Peter Mykusz

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 21, 2011 at 3:00 AM

The CRTC is Making Decisions - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 20, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Women and Children in the Horn of Africa - Photo Courtesy of the CNW

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 with the overwhelming need to deliver basic necessities has lead the aid agency to call on Canadians to face what is being described as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 19, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Winnipeg Woman Who is Blind Wins Photography Contest - Photo Courtesy of CNW

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Clearance Sale 50% off or more!!‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on July 18, 2011 at 3:00 AM

More Sales at Trove - Photo Courtesy of Trove

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 17, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Maestro Fresh Wes Performing in August - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

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 painting and community beautification projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 16, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 – one good deed at a time. Read the rest of this entry »

Speech by Konrad von Finckenstein, Q.C.‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 15, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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, Vice-Chair of Telecommunications
Tom Pentefountas, Vice-Chair of Broadcasting
Timothy Denton, National Commissioner
Candice Molnar, Regional Commissioner for Manitoba and Saskatchewan
Michel Morin, National Commissioner
Marc Patrone, National Commissioner
and myself, Konrad von Finckenstein, Chairman of the CRTC. I will be
presiding over this hearing. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 14, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Christine’s Fitness

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Writing (all kinds) on July 13, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Christine's Fitness Will Get You Into Shape - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

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 day Healthy Bras will be showing you how to choose the right bra for you! Read the rest of this entry »

OISE/University of Toronto Event

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

“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, Accessible, ASL provided Read the rest of this entry »

Feel the Afrofest Heat this Weekend at Queen’s Park

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Radio Podcasts, Restaurant Reviews, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 10, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Afrofest Happens This Weekend - Photo Courtesy of Thomson Reuters

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Tiferanji Malithano Managing Kids Corner Kindergarten from Toronto to Malawi

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on July 9, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Kids Corner Kindergarten in Malawi - Photo Courtesy of Tiferanji Malithano

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Exclusive Additional 15% off Coupon!!‏

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

The Treasure Trove Has 15% Off - Photo Courtesy of Trove

TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING HOME

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

Bring China to Your Home - Photo Courtesy of Gail Bergman PR

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 the advice of leading Canadian paint brand CIL Paints in unveiling its newest concept in home decorating: destination painting. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Most Popular Media & Recording Arts Programs

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 5, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Recording Arts Programs in North America - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating one million orders!

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

Workers at The Printing House - Photo Courtesy of CNW

June 29, 2011 @ 12:15PM

TORONTO – The Printing House Ltd. (TPH®) thanked their 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Grammy Award nominee added to AFROFEST lineup‏

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 July 2, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Grammy Award Winners at AfroFest - Photo Courtesy of Thomson Reuters

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 genuine ‘griot’. He sings and performs songs of history and legend in the 800-year-old West African tradition, and takes the stage on Saturday evening, July 9. Read the rest of this entry »

Mentoring Online

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on July 1, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Digital Heroes Program - Photo Courtesy of Google Images

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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