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FMC receives four Zenith Awards

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

John Rider, Chief Client Officer

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 Award ceremony on September 21. The Lexpert Zenith Awards recognized the firm’s accomplishments in three categories, including Law Firm as Employer, Law Firm Contribution to Legal Education and Diversity Action by Law Firm. Read the rest of this entry »

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

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

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 groundbreaking comparative study released today by The School of Public Policy, Prof. Ron Kneebone reveals a disparity between the support provided by BC, Alberta and Ontario to disabled residents, and argues that BC is failing to provide for basic needs. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 28, 2011 at 3:00 AM

– 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 Ottawa. Ricardo Borba, an Ottawa resident and the first person in Canada to place a Nissan LEAF order, received the keys to his black Nissan LEAF SL from Allen Childs, President of Nissan Canada. Hunt Club Nissan in Ottawa hosted the event and is also hosting the Ottawa stop of Nissan’s cross-Canada Drive Electric Tour. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 26 to 30 September 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 September 27, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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:
Application by Trust Communications Ministries https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=C&PA=B&PT=NC&PST=A&Lang=eng to change the authorized
contours of the transmitter CJLF-FM-1 Owen Sound Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC improves complaints resolution process for Internet traffic management practices

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 September 26, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating a Milestone

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

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on September 24, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Blue Most Popular Colour Worldwide, Finds Dulux Paints Survey

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 September 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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 recent survey conducted on behalf of Dulux Paints found that personal colour preference – while differing slightly from one culture to another – is highly similar across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on September 22, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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
environment. The CRTC is also establishing measures to eliminate the
potential for these companies to harm their competitors or restrict
consumer choice. Read the rest of this entry »

Totally Unknown Writers Festival – October 19th

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on September 21, 2011 at 6:44 AM

I will be performing and publishing 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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on September 20, 2011 at 7:42 AM

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on September 19, 2011 at 6:58 PM

New site offers Canadians straight-up information about some of 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 life’s most pressing challenges – from career choices and family matters to staying healthy and keeping up with finances, Brighter Life is a place for learning, sharing ideas and having conversations about complex issues that go to the heart of building secure, meaningful, healthy futures. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 19 to 23 September 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 September 18, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 17, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Check it out:

http://www.torontonaturals.ca/pb/wp_5654ad8b/wp_5654ad8b.html

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 17, 2011 at 10:39 AM

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 the coming months – more than twice the number in July. UNICEF continues to scale up efforts to deliver life-saving aid across Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti, but it is a race against time. UNICEF is appealing to all Canadians for support during the final days of the government match for the Horn of Africa – an opportunity for the nation to double its impact to help children and families in need. Read the rest of this entry »

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

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 September 16, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Youth Development at Summer Camp

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 15, 2011 at 6:00 AM

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 cultural diversity of Ontario has grown considerably over the last 100 years. The truth is that today many families are no longer familiar with the concept of summer camp or what camp programs have to offer their children. Discerning international parents will find that today’s summer camps reflect the cultural diversity of Ontario in the 21st century. Camp is more than simply a fun and safe place for a summer holiday. Camp is a holistic learning environment that advances knowledge on the personal and social levels within the beauty and wonder of nature. Read the rest of this entry »

PAINT FORECAST FOR FALL:

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

Earthy coral, announced by CIL Paints as Fall’s hottest colour, pairs well with cardboard brown and charcoal, such as the combination of CIL’s Cinnabar (50YR 32/460) orange and Mansard Stone (30YY 20/029) gray, pictured on the walls of this room.

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming Events for Week of Sep 12

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

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 the wilderness will refresh your energies and we will surprise you with delicious vegan treats all day. For details about this special day please check out http://urbanedgeyoga.com/3006 Read the rest of this entry »

Expressive Writing

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on September 12, 2011 at 3:00 AM

I wanted him to love me. Love me he did. I wanted him to hate me. Hate me he did. Read the rest of this entry »

Rock the River Tour arriving in Winnipeg

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

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 with a morning event for families, and an afternoon and evening music festival for youth. Read the rest of this entry »

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

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

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 life through custom-tailored Yoga instruction, nutrition counseling and deep cellular cleansing. Chi Junky also hosts retreats in beautiful Ambergris Caye, Belize, where visitors can indulge in a week of wellness and rejuvenation hosted by Chi Junky’s own Rachelle Wintzen. Read the rest of this entry »

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

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 September 9, 2011 at 5:45 AM

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Product Review

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on September 8, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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? Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming Events for Week of Sep 5‏

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

*** 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 texts, find time to explore our true nature through meditation and guided discussions. Meditative walks through the wilderness will refresh your energies and we will surprise you with delicious vegan treats all day. For details about this special day please check out http://urbanedgeyoga.com/3006. Read the rest of this entry »

New Donna’s Store

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

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

Expressive Writing: EX. 23 – Wen

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

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…

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

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 @ 416-720-0510 or Cafe 905-454-5678
http://www.meetup.com/Keener-You/
http://www.facebook.com/update_security_info.php?wizard=1#!/event.php?eid=263992060277910

More Info
Please Join & RSVP @ http://www.meetup.com/Keener-You/
Once I add you to the meet-up group, please RSVP
At the Cafe look for table with the following sign “MEET-UP” Keener You – Girlfriendz Learning and Social Group.
Note: This is a ladies group meet-up.

Trove Sale

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

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

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

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 Riffing (mixing) and sharing capabilities on its free web-based platform. See why O’Reilly itself is engaging its community and selling its content through BookRiff. Be the first to see it before BookRiff goes live at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on September 2, 2011 at 3:00 AM
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 of violation http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/DNCL/dnclc.htm 
after its investigation found that GoodLife had used automated calling
devices (robocalls) to solicit its members without obtaining
their prior express consent. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday Kevin!

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on September 1, 2011 at 3:00 AM

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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