Month: October 2011

Please come see me in “Barefoot in the Park”

Hi, Everyone: I’ll be playing “Victor Velasco” in Theatre Etobicoke’s upcoming production of Barefoot in the Park. It’s a really fun show – hope you can make it…. it would be great to see you there. Edgar Nentwig Advertisements

Celebrating Four Years of Donna Magazine

This month marks four years of Donna Magazine. Thank you for reading!

[TPS] – Halloween safety tips‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Halloween safety tips Thursday, October 27, 2011 – 8:00 AM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 The Toronto Police Service would like to take this opportunity to remind parents, caregivers, children and motorists that every effort should be made to keep Halloween…

Join us for Gailey Road’s Fundraiser Women Writing Letters: A Letter to the Night I’d Rather Forget!

Join Gailey Road for an afternoon of letter reading to raise funds for Gailey Road’s next production: Ana’s Shadow. A panel of established and up-and-coming women artists and writers will be reading their letters to “The Night I’d Rather Forget!” NISHA AHUJA, Theatre artist,…

[TPS] – Retired TPS officer (and renowned landscape painter) lends talent to United Way drive, Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Headquarters, lobby‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Retired TPS officer (and renowned landscape painter) lends talent to United Way drive, Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Headquarters, lobby Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – 5:00 AM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 A retired TPS police officer…

Looking for leaders: TRIEC calls for 6th Annual Immigrant Success Awards entries

Canada NewsWire TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2011 Awards recognize recruiting, integrating and leveraging skilled immigrant talent TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2011, /CNW/ – The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is pleased to announce the call for entries for the 6th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards,…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 24 to 28 October 2011‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 24 to 28 October 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:…

Hamilton Heroes (originally written for Young People’s Press and Big Brothers Big Sisters)

Hamilton Heroes Don Lawson remembers his Grade 1 teacher. “When you walked into that teacher’s classroom she made you feel like you were the most special thing she encountered that day.” Lawson, now the director of marketing at Big Brothers of Burlington and Hamilton-Wentworth,…

Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill, Review of BlackBerry, Sweet Juice “The blacker the berry/The sweeter the juice/But if you get too black/It ain’t no use.” Author Lawrence Hill says his father passed along this saying to him. In his memoir Black Berry, Sweet Juice, On Being Black…

Winterize your skin (published on Canoe.ca in 2001)

Winterize your skin Did you know that the sun can cause damage to your skin in the winter, as well as in the summer? If you said yes, great. For those of you who said no, there can be grave consequences to not using…

Perfume has gone to the dogs (published in Canoe.ca in 2001)

  Perfume has gone to the dogs Oh, my dog! Now pet owners can get even more intimate with their loved ones by wearing the same perfume with their cat and dog. Dog Generation Paris has designed the first ever prestige fragrance for dedicated…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 17 to 21 October 2011‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 17 to 21 October 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:…

life rattle show no. 1174

http://www.liferattle.ca/radio/show1174.html

Totally Unknown Writers Festival at Rivoli on Wednesday Schedule

2011 Festival Schedule

Art for the fifth wall (originally published for New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine)

by Donna Kakonge Alan Pourvakil’s accomplishments are luxurious, award-winning, and good for your health. He is the owner and designer of W Studio—a large, impressive building that houses fine carpets. He was born in Iran, a country famous for its Persian rugs. He came…

MyRoxanne (excerpt)

Chapter One  Roxanne has always been attracted to white men. There, she admits it. Maybe it came from watching all those movies and television shows when she was younger, where the good-looking men were always white. But, she does remember being fascinated with the…

Global Home Accents Announces New Fall Line of Home Decor Furnishings

Online PR News – 09-October-2011 –Lake Mary, USA: The company has introduced many new exciting home accents for this fall, including soft furnishings and European tapestries. Their range of comfy cushions and beanbag chairs are perfect for snuggling up with your loved one after…

Kindle Direct Publishing Now Enables Authors and Publishers to Independently Publish Their Books in the Amazon.fr Kindle Store

Authors and publishers can now earn up to 70% royalty on sales to Kindle customers in France LUXEMBOURG, Oct 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon.fr today announced that authors and publishers worldwide are now able to make their books available in the Amazon.fr…

Another Africa Play on at Canadian Stage

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STROKE IS URGENT: The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011 Stroke Report warns stroke awareness is dangerously low among women

Foundation launches free Smartphone apps to help turn the tide for all Canadians June 01, 2011 @ 12:01AM Ottawa – The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011 Stroke Month Report warns that awareness levels of stroke warning signs and stroke prevention is dangerously low among…

October is Lupus Awareness Month… yet lupus remains under-recognized and under-funded

October 04, 2011 @ 10:00AM Markham, ON – The first new treatment in 50 years has brought increased awareness across Canada of Lupus and its impact on patients and their families. This is great news for Lupus Canada and its provincial partners as we…

Lack of affordable housing gives Calgary vast majority of Alberta’s homeless

Study examines causes of homelessness rates in province’s two major cities September 29, 2011 @ 11:20AM New research released today by The School of Public Policy finds that Alberta’s homeless population is disproportionately concentrated in Calgary. Authored by Ronald Kneebone, Herb Emery, and Oksana…

Destigmatizing Mental Illness: Mental Illness Awareness Week October 2-8, 2011

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health promotes mental illness awareness, announces recipients of Ninth Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards September 30, 2011 @ 08:00AM Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is getting ready to…

Come to Rivoli on Oct. 19th

Be there at the Rivoli on October 19, 2011, for the Totally Unknown Writers Festival. See you soon!

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 3 to 7 October 2011‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 3 to 7 October 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:…

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