Month: September 2011

FMC receives four Zenith Awards


Recognized for its commitment to pro bono work and diversity and inclusion initiatives September 22, 2011 @ 01:55PM Toronto, ON – Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC), one of Canada’s leading business and litigation law firms, was honoured with four awards at the Lexpert Zenith…

Alberta, Ontario barely meeting needs of people with disabilities – BC failing


New study compares support for disabled across three provinces September 23, 2011 @ 01:15PM Most people will agree that a fundamental role of government is to provide a safety net for people who are disabled and have no source of income. However, in a…

Nissan Canada delivers first 100% electric Nissan LEAF to Canadian consumer


– Ottawa Resident Receives Keys to 2011 Nissan LEAF from President of Nissan Canada – September 23, 2011 @ 07:30PM MISSISSAUGA, ON – Today Nissan Canada made history when it delivered the first all-electric Nissan LEAF to a Canadian consumer at an event in…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 26 to 30 September 2011‏


CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 26 to 30 September 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:…

CRTC improves complaints resolution process for Internet traffic management practices


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued guidelines on how it will deal with complaints about Internet service providers (ISPs) slowing down certain types of traffic. The CRTC takes all complaints seriously and has established strict timelines to ensure their timely resolution. Under…

Celebrating a Milestone


I would like to take a moment to celebrate that Donna Magazine has received more than 150,000 unique visitors! Thanks for reading!

The Totally Unknown Writers Festival Coming Up October 19th at the Rivoli on Queen St. West


Blue Most Popular Colour Worldwide, Finds Dulux Paints Survey


Leading paint brand Dulux Paints aims to increase colour awareness among Canadians as international “Let’s Colour Week” gets underway October 10-14 September 21, 2011 – When it comes to colour, Canadians have much in common with other citizens of the world. In fact, a…

CRTC


CRTC takes action to ensure a wide choice of television programming on all platforms Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced a new framework for large integrated companies that will allow them to innovate and respond to new opportunities in a fast-changing…

Totally Unknown Writers Festival – October 19th


I will be performing and publish at the Totally Unknown Writers Festival on October 19th. Please visit Liferattle.ca for more information. The event is at the Rivoli on Queen Street West. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the event.

John Board’s Guessing Game


BrighterLife.ca asks Canadians to share ideas about money, health and family


New site offers Canadians straight-up information about some of the life’s most important issues September 19, 2011 @ 10:15AM Today we announce the launch of a new site that will help busy Canadians navigate some of the life’s most pressing challenges – from career…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 19 to 23 September 2011‏


CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 19 to 23 September 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:…

Donna Kakonge will be doing a workshop at the Toronto Natural Hair and Beauty Show


Check it out: https://www.texturd.com/

Final days for Canadians to double their donation to the Horn of Africa


UNICEF racing against time to scale up famine relief for children and families September 14, 2011 @ 06:20PM TORONTO – Despite its slow build, the crisis in the Horn of Africa has reached a critical point with 750,000 people at risk of dying in…

CRTC tells broadcasting industry to turn down the volume on loud television commercials‏


CRTC tells broadcasting industry to turn down the volume on loud television commercials Ottawa-Gatineau, September 13, 2011 – Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that broadcasters must control the loudness of TV commercials by September 1, 2012. “Over the years, we…

Youth Development at Summer Camp


By Dr. Stephen Fine, Published Convoke Magazine, January 2008 in English and Chinese Why Should I Send My Children To Summer Camp? Summer camps in Ontario have been providing quality programs for children and young people for over a century. But, the population and…

PAINT FORECAST FOR FALL:


September 14, 2011 – Want to know what colours are in this season? Take a look outside and you’ll see fall’s hottest trends in home decor. From burnt oranges to earthy browns and crisp reds, decorating enthusiasts will be taking design cues from Mother…

Upcoming Events for Week of Sep 12


Dear Friends, Join us for our upcoming retreat on Sep 24, from 10 AM till 7 PM, as we embark upon an exciting journey through the ancient yoga texts, find time to explore our true nature through meditation and guided discussions. Meditative walks through…

Expressive Writing


I wanted him to love me. Love me he did. I wanted him to hate me. Hate me he did. It is our ancestral roots that tell us who we are. It is our ancestral roots that lay a foundation for our lives. It…

Rock the River Tour arriving in Winnipeg


Free Sept. 17 event features morning of family fun, then afternoon/evening youth concert of rock and hip-hop with a positive message September 08, 2011 @ 09:00AM Winnipeg, MN – Rock the River is taking over The Forks in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday, Sept. 17…

Chi Junky Launches New Website and Wellness Retreats Specializing in Yoga, Nutrition Counseling and Deep Cellular Cleansing


September 08, 2011 @ 09:30AM NEW YORK – Chi Junky, the latest venture by wellness-expert Rachelle Wintzen, is excited to announce the launch of its new website ChiJunky.com. The new site showcases our menu of personalized wellness services designed to improve your quality of…

Sony Opens Doors To Exciting New Shopping Experience At Upper Canada Mall In Newmarket, Ontario


September 08, 2011 @ 05:00PM TORONTO – Sony of Canada is pleased to announce the grand opening of the first newly branded “SONY” store in Canada, which offers an exciting new concept, design and customer experience. Located at Upper Canada shopping mall in Newmarket,…

Product Review


Have you ever thought how to download video and audio from flash players on internet sites like Youtube, Google Video, MySpace, DailyMotion, Metacafe, Break, Blog sites of your friends with embedded audio and video content and so on? So, JCopia does it all. It…

Upcoming Events for Week of Sep 5‏


*** Center will be closed on Monday, Sept 5th, and Tuesday, Sept 6th for the long weekend *** Join us for our upcoming retreat on Sep 24, from 10 AM till 7 PM, as we embark upon an exciting journey through the ancient yoga…

New Donna’s Store


Check out Donna Kakonge’s new link on Lulu.com’s Authors Spotlight: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged.

Expressive Writing: EX. 23 – Wen


Wen This story is about the expectation of love. A young woman is torn between fulfilling her own dreams of love and subtle, but strong expectations of her parents to pursue her career.

You Are Invited…


You are invited for coffee and a discussion on LEADERSHIP Topic: How Do You Develop Your Leadership Brand? Date & Time: Thursday, September 8 · 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: Coffee Culture Cafe & Eatery 9 Queen St East Brampton, Ontario L6W 2A7 Contact: Ruth…

Trove Sale


BookRiff reveals itself at O’Reilly Media’s TOC Sneak Peek


New web-based publishing and consumer platform offers free webcast tour this Thursday BookRiff’s CEO Rochelle Grayson is excited to pull back the curtains for the publishing community with a webcast tour of BookRiff’s unique social publishing platform. BookRiff changes the paradigm in publishing through…

CRTC continues crackdown on telemarketing violations GoodLife Fitness Centres pays $300,000 for making robocalls


OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 23, 2011 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that GoodLife Fitness Centres has paid a penalty of $300,000 to the Receiver General for Canada as part of a settlement over its telemarketing practices. The CRTC issued a notice…

Happy Birthday Kevin!


This is for my brother Kevin and for my Mom and Dad who did all of the work to make him a great man.

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