Month: July 2012

Parta signs 2 new major customers in Europe as eValue™ Social Media ROI Suite is Ramping Up

TSXV: PAD MONTREAL and PARIS, France, July 31, 2012, /CNW Telbec/ – Parta Dialogue (TSXV: PAD), an expert in Social Campaign Optimization and Social Learning, announces two new global customers in Europe for the eValue™ Social Media ROI Suite: a global software developer &…

THIS WEEK AT ACCENTS ON EGLINTON BOOKSTORE July 29-August 4/2012‏

Guelph-Humber Student – Akim Burke’s Work

Over the last few years, there has been a significant shift in the automotive industry, and its big three superstars Ford Motor Company, General Motors (GM), and Chrysler. These three major auto retailers have hit a financially devastating pothole that has seemed to not…

Office Space

Written by: Jennifer Winters When I think of the words office space, I can’t help to think of the movie titled “Office Space” (1999). Where people living in the 90’s working for a software company and not fulfilling their true desires out of life….

Pride In, Pride Out!

Written by: Jennifer Winters A couple of months ago I was asked by a friend what is the purpose of the pride parade, and for the first time in almost 5 years, I was stumped without an answer. As a proud member of the…

How to Talk to Crazy People – Book – Emerging Cover Design

My editor, Laurie Kallis, came up with the great idea to give a more sparkling title to my book coming out in the fall of 2012 with Donna Kay Kakonge, M.A. The book`s former name was Only My Voice…now it is called How to…

Inspiration

By Nick Goodwin I know what it is like to feel uninspired. Sometimes the only option is to channel this frustration and use your strength of mind. Create an opportunity for moving forward with something. Sometimes you won’t find the inspiration you’re looking for…

1 Love TO

By Nick Goodwin A couple of friends of mine have put together a great website. It is a blog website which showcases Toronto’s arts and entertainment, as well as culture and cause. Toronto’s http://www.1loveto.com is a great place to kill some time. There is…

Appreciation

By Nick Goodwin Sometimes the hardest thing is being able to appreciate something when you know you have it the best. People can be insatiable and often the truth is that you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. If people could appreciate…

Only My Voice Renamed How to Talk to Crazy People

My editor, Laurie Kallis, came up with the great idea to give a more sparkling title to my book coming out in the fall of 2012 with Donna Kay Kakonge, M.A. The book`s former name was Only My Voice…now it is called How to…

What is honourable?

By Nick Goodwin What is honourable? My idea of honour is living by a code of unconditional love and trust. I also feel honourable when I practice my abilities as an artist and express myself honestly. I don’t believe in a good defense or…

Happiness Shared

By Nick Goodwin One thing that I believe in is that happiness is most real when it is shared. It is the good and truth of understanding between two individuals. All of the life’s greatest joys are based on a perceived connection. This doesn’t…

Clothing Line

By Nick Goodwin I love to create original clothing. I am a design guy. Not too long ago I took the time to hand paint a whole bunch of plain clothing that I picked out. For some of the garments, I created stencils so…

Music

By Nick Goodwin My best writing is done while listening to music. Music is my vice and my motivation. My parents are the reason why I love music so much. They used to take us on car trips when we were young. Every car…

Remix Fundraiser

by Nick Goodwin Just recently The Remix Project had a fundraiser at Circa nightclub for their “Give Money Make Change” campaign. At this fundraiser members of the project (including myself) were granted the opportunity to showcase their artwork at the event. I had three…

Donna Kakonge with Hugh Reilly and Sandra Kyrzakos on “Liquid Lunch” – ThatChannel.com – “Beautiful People” Upcoming

The pilot episode of “Beautiful People” with ThatChannel.com will premiere live at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2012. The guests will be Isabel Murambiwa and Macs Shallwani. Feel free to watch the show as long as you want online forever! Connect with Donna…

Practicality. What is practical?

by Nick Goodwin I think one of the hardest things about trying to be a successful artist is the reality that your ability to serve your community isn’t entirely practical. I have experienced many types of work apart from art-related jobs and they have…

Media Advisory – MP Bernard Trottier to visit Cancer Care Ontario

TORONTO, July 19, 2012, /CNW/ – Bernard Trottier, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, will visit Cancer Care Ontario to meet with researchers carrying out innovative health research projects with funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The visit is part of a series…

Media Advisory – Minister Uppal to visit University of Alberta

EDMONTON, AB, July 19, 2012, /CNW/ – Minister Uppal will visit the University of Alberta to meet with researchers carrying out innovative health research projects with funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The visit is part of a series of visits that…

Twenty-Four Hour Toronto

By Nick Goodwin Are you ever awake late at night and can’t find something to do? Sometimes people want to get out on a weekend but can’t find something creative enough to maintain their interest. This site is full of interesting places that you…

Caterpillar

By Kirk Verner As you blossom from a furry bug into a beautiful butterfly, I watch in amazement. I think I like you both ways? Your orange fur looks like skin. Can you see me with your eyes? The peak of your wing, peaks…

Donna Kakonge with Hugh Reilly and Sandra Kyrzakos on Liquid Lunch – Thursday, July 19, 2012

Donna Kakonge will be making another appearance on “Liquid Lunch” Thursday, July 19, 2012. Check out previous, present and upcoming episodes of “Liquid Lunch” on ThatChannel.com @ http://www.thatchannel.com/liquidlunch/

Anti-Social Networking

By Kirk Verner How about these social networking sites? How do you feel about them? Aren’t they great? I beg to be different and beg to differ. These mind-numbing social sites are all that people talk about. “I have over 10,000 friends on MySpace….

New York’s Alright…If You Like Red Snapper

By Kirk Verner The air is sticky, not hot and humid, simply sticky. I have never been to New York City before, so I assume this is how it always feels here in mid-June. The smell protruding from the sewer-covers is definitely as awful…

Sit Down Tracy

Kirk Verner February 24th/2010 Calling all Canadian music gurus! Calling all couch potatoes who are feed-up with boring, mundane bands from Toronto! Calling those who “think” they know what is hip and fresh, but truly have no idea due to their pop-culture brainwashing…extra detergent!…

“Steel Wool on a Stick”- book review by: Kirk Verner

By Kirk Verner Copious amounts of marijuana, fistfuls of Prozac, sleeping in cars, and a pedal bike; you’d think this was a story of a down-and-out Tour de France hopeful, but the case could not be further from reality. Nor is it a story…

Terrified In Toronto

By Kirk Verner Toronto, Ontario June 22, 2010 2:08 PM EDT Downtown Toronto is a fortress. I stand on the corner of Bay Street and Front Street feeling more rodent-like than human. I look left and then right, searching for a pile of cheese…

A Tale of Missing Underwear

By Kirk Verner July 4th/2009 11:14 p.m. The 60C bus rattles loudly down Yonge Street as I sit in a scotch-induced haze; I’m heading home after a long night in the studio. I’m sitting in the back half of the bus, staring at a…

Canada stuck-up about its writing, but not too much

By Rachel Muenz Canada has often been criticized for being too snobby about its writing. William Deverell recently wrote in the National Post that in Canada “there is a push to reward insipid stuff that will never sell” and Canadian publishing is suffering because…

Burla awards (originally published for Share Newspaper)

they are all winners but one takes prize BURLA Awards Recognize Youth Published December 15, 2006, in Share Newspaper The 2nd annual BURLA awards at Burke’s Books and Picture Framing highlighted three young women for the first time last week, but in the end…

Harry Potter theme park has company

By Rachel Muenz When the new Harry Potter theme park opens in Orlando in spring 2010, it may end up being the most popular park based on either a single book or series of books. But it won’t be the first. Information on the…

Hairy Chats at Accents on Eglinton – Revised Date – July 21, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

5 video games with the best stories ever

By Rachel Muenz Storytelling in video games seems to be getting bigger and more important year after year. There are now professional video game writers who craft game stories as carefully as any novelist or scriptwriter. While the actions a player can perform are…

Ontario strongest wind power in Canada

By Rachel Muenz Ontario continues to outpace other Canadian provinces and territories in the wind energy sector. The province has eight new wind power projects lined up, some of which are already under construction, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. Although Ontario doesn’t…

Warm gadgets for a cold winter office

By Rachel Muenz With winter on the way and a colder than normal fall already here, drafty offices can be a frozen Hell for any worker. But there are plenty of gadgets out there to help anyone stuck at a computer all day cope…

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‘Healthy’ cereals often just sugar in disguise

By Rachel Muenz You may have seen the Quaker Harvest Crunch commercials. The ones with the middle-aged dad using reverse psychology so his son and father won’t eat his Harvest Crunch. He tells them it’s “bad” for them with its fruit and nuts and…

Author profile: James Valitchka

By Rachel Muenz James Valitchka’s writing has put him on an ambitious road. His ninth book, Superheroes Don’t Have Dads 2, is to be released Nov. 3 and focuses on his link to President Barack Obama. Valitchka got to meet and speak with Obama…

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. “I just like good clothing, good fabric, good taste and I think that this type of business is the right…

Winter activities that should be brought from country to city

By Rachel Muenz Back in January 2009, an article in the Toronto Star said Toronto should to do more to help its citizens love winter. The city should celebrate the cold and snow instead of complaining about it, the story said. I couldn’t agree…

Torontonians wise to vehicle theft but not auto insurance, sources say

By Rachel Muenz A little education can go a long way. It can vault someone into a higher-paying career, help people understand different cultures and keep them off the streets. It can also help reduce car theft. Auto thefts in Toronto have been dropping…

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