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Schizophrenic Indie Author “Recovered” Against All Odds

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 30, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Oh Huishan, international indie author from Singapore, “recovered” from schizophrenia against all odds through writing and self publishing her books.
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The battle with a mental condition such as schizophrenia can be a daunting and complicated process but Oh Huishan, an international self published author, went into a writing career just because of that. The range of moods and negative feelings that went through Huishan brought her over the edge. She lost her sense of what reality was and the hallucinations and voices in her mind only made things worse. She ended up losing normal self care functions of a human being and had to wear adult diapers, depending on the health attendant lady at the mental hospital ward to bathe her sometimes, at the age of 23 years old. Read the rest of this entry »

A sprint to a clothing line (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, Business, Entertainment, Writing (all kinds) on April 28, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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A Sprint to a Clothing Line

Published in Pride Magazine – June 29, 2005

Ben Johnson, the fastest man in the world according to a 1988 World Record time of 9.79 seconds, is now in the clothing business.

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The Biracial Generation: Embracing Cultural Diversity (originally published in Amöi Magazine)

In Culture, Living, Writing (all kinds) on April 27, 2012 at 3:00 AM

There are more than 70,000 biracial people living in Canada according to Statistics Canada in 2001. They may have any combination of heritage including Aboriginal, black, white, South Asian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Southeast Asian, people from the Philippines, Arab/West Asian and Latin American. Christine Chin who is a salesperson with Conservus, a concierge company, calls herself Jamaican-Canadian and Canadian ultimately.

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Get styled for running‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Sports, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 26, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Keeping Mum – Stage Read info – May 2012 – Mariam‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 25, 2012 at 5:44 PM

KEEPING MUM – E-VITE – B CURRENT RPS MAY 2012 FESTIVAL W NLAC LOGO – 2

Simply delightful! Definitely open!!!

Keeping Mum

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 25, 2012 at 4:11 PM

KEEPING MUM – E-VITE – B CURRENT RPS MAY 2012 FESTIVAL W NLAC LOGO-1

Please go ahead and open the above. It is delightful. Being there will be even more of a delight!

Fly London Event & Trunk 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 April 25, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Celebrating Linguistic Diversity Conference 2012‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on April 24, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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Holistic nutritionist reveals top five spring trends and tips in healthy living

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 23, 2012 at 7:41 PM

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada

Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and tips for spring 2012. Her findings are based on observations in her own practice and interviews with natural health and organic leaders at the recent CHFA West event, the largest natural health industry gathering of its kind in Western Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Reminder of the Third Women Writing Letters Event on April 22, 2012: A Letter to the Things I Never Told My Mother

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, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 23, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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Keeping Mum – Stage Read info – May 2012‏

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, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2012 at 9:13 PM

KEEPING MUM – E-VITE – B CURRENT RPS MAY 2012 FESTIVAL W NLAC LOGO

Please go ahead and open the above. It is delightful. Being there will be even more of a delight!

TPS] – Media advisory, Thursday, April 12, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Headquarters, lobby, Communicators week-kick off, award ceremony and multilingual 9-1-1 PSA video launch‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Media advisory, Thursday, April 12, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Headquarters, lobby, Communicators week-kick off, award ceremony and multilingual 9-1-1 PSA video launch

Thursday, April 12, 2012 – 5:00 AM
Communications Services
416-808-8800 Read the rest of this entry »

Circle of Interest

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on April 22, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Circle of Interest final

By Khalid Musa

Art work for above By Akina Lalla

I claim I’m not a poet but I can feel it in my bones                                                            

I say I don’t carry pain but u can hear it in my tone

First they enslaved us, then when we fought for change

Our minimum wage was just change

I’m from a land of poetry, literary, literally so don’t try to belittle me

Hundreds of years has passed, independence at last Read the rest of this entry »

Hard work and Excellence Make SPEAC International Language Institute

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 21, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Cutting edge technology, a friendly supportive environment, one of the best locations in the city of Toronto, expert staff, superior customer service and much more is what you can expect from SPEAC International Language Institute (SPEAC). Read the rest of this entry »

J. Burrage Publications, LLC Announces a New Service for Aspiring Self-Publishing Authors

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2012 at 6:14 PM

. Burrage Publications, LLC, a 21st Century publisher of powerful novels such as Caught Up and My Red Hijab, My White Baby Tee, and My Blue Skinny Jeans, has announced services for authors wishing to self-publish.
J. Burrage Publications, LLC Announces a New Service for Aspiring Self-Publishing Authors

Mesilla Park, NM, November 21, 2011 –(PR.com)– J. Burrage Publications, LLC understands how difficult it can be for authors to find the right publisher. For this reason, and because JBP doesn’t want to discourage authors who may receive notification that they will not be published by the publishing house, JBP has announced services for authors wishing to self-publish. JBP’s self-publishing services are available to any author who chooses to self-publish, regardless of genre. Read the rest of this entry »

AFCY’s Workshop: Engaging Arts Funders

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, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2012 at 3:00 AM

CRTC recognizes Telefilm Canada’s new private donation fund as a Certified Independent Production Fund, broadcasters now able to contribute

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 April 19, 2012 at 6:54 PM

MONTREAL, April 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ -Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the independent public organization that regulates and supervises the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems, has officially recognized Telefilm’s new private donation fund as a Certified Independent Production Fund. Examples of other endorsed funds include the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund, Le Fonds Harold Greenberg, and the Canada Media Fund (CMF). Read the rest of this entry »

Flower Press is accepting manuscript submissions from inspired talented writers

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 18, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Flower Press is accepting manuscript submissions from inspired talented writers

April 2012
Flower Press is a Canadian based publishing company that motivates the book industry to bring your written work to the world. Its goal is to publish books of various themes from talented inspired writers. Read the rest of this entry »

Online Tutoring/Teaching Available All Over the World

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 16, 2012 at 4:05 PM

Please contact Donna Kakonge @ dkakonge@sympatico.ca for details.

Looking forward to seeing you online!

Rosetta Stone Inc. and Lodi Unified School District Announce Language-Learning Program on the iPad Device

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM

ARLINGTON, Va., Apr 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Rosetta Stone Inc. RST +1.04% , a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, today announced an initiative program with Lodi Unified School District to provide the Rosetta Stone TOTALe(R) Course(TM) HD application for iPad(R) devices, part of the TOTALe(R) PRO solution, for English language learners. The school district, in the Central Valley of Northern California, is an innovator in K-12 education and one of the first districts to implement the TOTALe Course HD application. Read the rest of this entry »

Freegold Intersects 1.19 g/t Gold over 132.7 metres Golden Summit Project, Alaska

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 16, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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VANCOUVER, April 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX: FVL, Frankfurt: FR4N) (“Freegold”) is pleased to report the results from its ongoing drill program on the Golden Summit Project located near Fairbanks, Alaska where drilling is presently underway with two core rigs in the Dolphin deposit area. Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: 95 per cent of Canadians plan to file taxes on time but few will use refund to pay down debt

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 15, 2012 at 3:00 AM

MONTREAL, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – A survey commissioned by Dr Tax Software, the makers of UFile ONLINE and UFile for Windows, has found that only 29 per cent of Canadians plan to use their personal tax refund to pay down debt. This change in commitment by Canadians is a 14 per cent decrease in comparison to the 2009 tax study.* Read the rest of this entry »

QVA149 Phase III COPD Studies Met Primary Endpoints

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 14, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Efficacy, safety and exercise endurance primary endpoints all met

TOKYO, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Sosei Group Corporation (“Sosei”; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), confirms the information released today by Novartis that the first three QVA149 Phase III studies in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) all met their primary endpoints. The SHINE, BRIGHT and ENLIGHTEN studies, which are part of the IGNITE program demonstrate the potential of QVA149 in the treatment of COPD. Read the rest of this entry »

New TCO Certified Criteria for IT Products Offer Computer Industry a Third Party Verification of Socially Responsible Production Conditions

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 13, 2012 at 3:00 AM

STOCKHOLM, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – TCO Certified, the international third party sustainability certification for IT products, now requires independent verification of ethical working conditions among electronics manufacturers applying for product certification. In light of recent reports of deficient working conditions at electronics manufacturing plants, the launch of new tightened social responsibility requirements offers the industry an effective and credible way to improve and verify their progress towards more ethical production practices.
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Donna Kakonge on Liquid Lunch

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Religion, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 12, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Have a look at Donna Kakonge’s interview on Liquid Lunch on YouTube:

Have a look at the interview and many more on the ThatChannel.com website – the Liquid Lunch show:

http://www.thatchannel.com/shows/?rss=http://thatradio.podhoster.com/rss/1070/

Enjoy!

Yahoo! Alberta officially welcomes Live! with Kelly

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, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 12, 2012 at 3:00 AM

ORONTO, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Yahoo! Alberta officially welcomes Live! with Kelly host Kelly Ripa with a traditional White Hat ceremony. Minister of Tourism Parks and Recreation Jack Hayden does the honours. Tune in to CTV April 2-5 to see the shows.

Image with caption: “Yahoo! Alberta officially welcomes Live! with Kelly host Kelly Ripa with a traditional White Hat ceremony. Minister of Tourism Parks and Recreation Jack Hayden does the honours. Tune in to CTV April 2-5 to see the shows. (CNW Group/Travel Alberta)”. Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120402_C2216_PHOTO_EN_11828.jpg

Jay Joins Hotels.com as VP, Global Product

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 April 11, 2012 at 3:00 AM

LONDON, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Hotels.com, the leading online hotel specialist, has today announced the appointment of Adam Jay as Vice President, Global Product.
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Friday, April 13, 2012, DEMO class in-house.‏

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, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 10, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Coty Inc. Creates New Geneva Flagship Offices to Support Global Headquarters Collaboration and Growth

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 10, 2012 at 3:00 AM

GENEVA, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, today announced the opening of a new corporate facility near Geneva, Switzerland. The flagship offices, located in Versoix (Canton Geneva), will complement Coty headquarters activities in New York, US, and Paris, France. Read the rest of this entry »

First Uranium and Gold One Execute Definitive Agreement for Sale of Ezulwini Mine

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 9, 2012 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU; JSE: FUM)(ISIN: CA33744R1029) (“FIU” or the “Company”) announced that the Company has signed a binding Sale of Shares and Claims Agreement (the “Gold One Agreement”) for the sale of 100% of the issued shares of, and all shareholders’ claims against, First Uranium Limited (Cyprus) (“FUL”), which holds all of the issued shares of the Ezulwini Mining Company (Proprietary) Limited (“EMC”), for a total consideration of US$ 70 million to Gold One International Limited (“Gold One”) (the “Gold One Transaction”). Read the rest of this entry »

Ex-Aveos Employees Hold their own Job Fair

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 8, 2012 at 3:00 AM

VILLE ST-LAURENT, QC, April 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – One of two job fairs for ex-employees of Aveos is taking place today in St-Laurent. Organized with the collaboration of several recruiting agencies, today’s job fair will be followed by a second event with prospective employers including several from the aerospace industry. The initiative is championed by a small group of volunteers, all former Aveos employees who were also terminated on March 20th. Read the rest of this entry »

Ericsson completes acquisition of BelAir Networks

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 7, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Ericsson acquires 100% stake of BelAir Networks
BelAir Networks goes under Ericsson brand effective today
Ericsson committed to support BelAir Networks’ customers

TORONTO, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announces the completion of its acquisition of BelAir Networks, a North American carrier-grade Wi-Fi company. This acquisition gives Ericsson a strong carrier-grade Wi-Fi portfolio, technological expertise, IPR, and established customer contracts and relationships. Read the rest of this entry »

Women in Capital Markets Announces Recipients of Inaugural Return to Bay Street Award

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 6, 2012 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Women in Capital Markets (WCM), a non-profit organization that promotes the advancement of women in the Canadian financial services industry, today announced the recipients of the inaugural WCM Return to Bay Street Award – Sheralyn Mills and Catherine Staveley. Read the rest of this entry »

Arthur Murray Celebrates 100 Years of Teaching the World to Dance with Live Streaming Dance Party on Arthur Murray’s Birthday April 4, 2012

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Music, Sports, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 5, 2012 at 3:00 AM

CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – 2012 marks 100 years since a shy young man named Arthur Murray stepped onto the dance floor and into the history of American pop culture. Known best for the iconic Arthur Murray Dance Studios, Arthur Murray was a brilliant marketer and innovator, starting his dance teaching career in 1912. Following his lead in technology, Arthur Murray Dance studios will stream their dance parties online on Wednesday, April 4th in a carefully choreographed global dance party streamed live on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »

SPEAC International Language Institute Offering Courses

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Radio Podcasts, Restaurant Reviews, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 4, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Uganda Project – Information night – Thursday April 19 in Toronto

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on April 4, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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Please click on the above. Many people will thank you.

CRTC approves plan to launch the Canadian Broadcasting Participation Fund

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 April 3, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Ottawa-Gatineau, March 26, 2012 – Today, the Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved a proposal to establish the
Canadian Broadcasting Participation Fund. This independent fund will help
public-interest and consumer groups offset the costs of participating in
the CRTC’s broadcasting proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »

Stepping Out by Mariam Ibrahim

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 2, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Stepping Out is a book about locs and process-free hair for natural hair wearers and locticians. Stepping Out is taken natural hair to another level. An easy-to-read book with case studies taken from actual clients, as they experience the ‘break-up to make-up’ hair affair. Read the rest of this entry »

[TPS] – Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, but it begins with you‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 1, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, but it begins with you

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 5:10 PM
Traffic Services
416-808-1900 Read the rest of this entry »

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