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TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – AlarmForce Industries Inc. (TSX: AF) is providing this update on the strategic review process that was announced by the Company’s Board of Directors on August 2, 2012. The process of reviewing strategic options is being overseen by a Special Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors comprised of four independent Directors. The Company continues to explore and evaluate a range of strategic options with a view to enhancing shareholder value. The Company has not set a definitive schedule to complete its process. Read the rest of this entry »
QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Environment Canada’s Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area (NWA) invites everyone to go birdwatching along the NWA’s trails, which will be open every weekend from January 5 to March 10, 2013, and also during the spring break from March 4 to 8. The network of bird feeding stations, situated on 6 km of groomed trails, will give you a chance to see more than 30 bird species that regularly frequent the many feeding stations in the NWA. Remember your binoculars: on your next visit, you could see woodpeckers, nuthatches, Blue Jays and Pine Grosbeaks. Read the rest of this entry »
CALGARY, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Edleun Group, Inc. (“Edleun” or the “Company“) (TSXV: EDU), the leading provider of quality early childhood education and care in Canada, today announced that Mr. Leslie Wulf has resigned from his role as Vice Chairman and as a director of the Company, effective immediately, to pursue other opportunities. Read the rest of this entry »
TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. (“Horizons ETFs“) and its affiliate Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., the manager and trustee of the Horizons U.S. Dollar Currency ETF (the “ETF“), which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX“) under the symbols DLR and DLR.U, has announced today that it has set the consolidation ratio (the “Consolidation Ratio“) for the previously announced consolidation of units of the ETF, as outlined below: Read the rest of this entry »
Highlights for the six-month period ended November 30, 2012:
- Share at $27.20;
- Increase of $0.61 since July 2012;
- Net earnings of $198 million;
- 6 month net return of 2.3%;
- 12 month net return of 4.7%;
- Net assets increase to $8.8 billion;
- No limit on the number of shares that can be issued this year.
TSX Symbol: CIX
TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – CI Investments Inc. (“CI”) today announced the launch of Red Sky Canadian Equity Corporate Class and Signature Global Dividend Fund, expanding CI’s wide selection of funds in the Canadian equity and dividend categories, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »
Zero Membership Fee ‘Access Plan’ Starts in Canada
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced a new weekday, no annual fee driving program called the ‘Access Plan,’ which will be introduced as a pilot program in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »
Becomes Canada’s largest provider of mortgage insurance solutions for mortgage brokers
WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Manulife Financial today is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Benesure Canada Inc., Canada’s leading third party administrator and distributor of life and disability insurance solutions to the mortgage broker marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »
by Lisa Kakonge-Clayton
The FilmPossible competition has launched, and I wanted to highlight one of the entries by a group of clients from the Family Support Services/BIRT Outpatient program. I co-facilitated a project-based group last summer with Val Lusted, SW. The group worked on a video about their lived experiences with acquired brain injury, and really focused on the idea that their brain injury was only a part of their lives; albeit an important part, they felt that it does not define them now, or forever. I think they did a fabulous job expressing this in the video! Read the rest of this entry »
Three Quarters Available, How to Write Creative Non-fiction and How To Talk To Crazy People all by Donna Kakonge Available at the Toronto Public LibraryIn 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, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 23, 2013 at 5:14 PM
Three Quarters by Donna Kakonge:
How to Write Creative Non-fiction by Donna Kakonge:
How To Talk To Crazy People by Donna Kakonge:
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Looks Forward to Work Toward Achieving Fundamental and Meaningful Change Through Treaty implementation and Affirming Rights, ResponsibilitiesIn 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, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 23, 2013 at 3:00 AM
OTTAWA, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today welcomes the commitment by Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a focused working meeting between First Nation leaders scheduled for next Friday. Read the rest of this entry »
@Accents Bookstore (Jan 22-Jan27): A. Kollontai,Debates on Cuba:Haiti, La Peña de Rosy:Tin Tan,Visual Artist Gilda Monreal & Essencia, BLACK FUTURE MONTH: Art ExhibitIn 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, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 22, 2013 at 9:15 PM
This week at Accents BOOKSTORE
January 22/2013-January 27/2013
1790 Eglinton Ave. W. (at Dufferin), phone: 647-352-8558
Tuesday:”Martes de Mariategui”- Theme: Alejandra Kollantai @ 6:00pm
Wednesday: Healing Techniques with Master Sha’s Sould Power Group @ 6:30pm
Thursday: Debates on Cuba- Theme: Cubans of Haitians descent. Guest: Esery Mondersir (filmaker) @ 7:00pm
Friday: La Peña de Rosy Cervantes presents: Tin Tan (documentary), +Latin Music @ 7:00pm.
Saturday: Spanish Classes…
Saturday: Taller de Sanacion Personal @ 2:00pm
Saturday: 2nd Annual Lecture of Visual Arts with Gilda Monreal -Theme: “Essencia: Art as a tool of Social Change” @ 7:00pm
Sunday: What Men Think! @ 3:00pm.
Donation will fund Canada’s first research Fellowship for Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology
TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – The Black Family Foundation (BFF) has made a $1 million donation to establish The Black Family Vascular Surgery-Interventional Radiology Research Fellowship in support of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at University Health Network. The integrated Fellowship is the first of its kind in Canada, combining training in both Interventional Radiology (IR) and Vascular Surgery (VS). Read the rest of this entry »
Christ is Born! Glorify Him!
WINNIPEG, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – For Ukrainians, Christmas is one of the most important holidays of the year. Ukrainian Christmas festivities begin on Christmas Eve (January 6) and conclude on the Feast of the Epiphany (January 19) following the Julian calendar. Read the rest of this entry »
|Toronto Police Service
Operation Safe Commute, Monday, January 21, 2013 to Sunday, January 27, 2013
Sunday, January 20, 2013 – 6:00 PM
The Toronto Police Service’s 14 Division will be initiating a zero-tolerance enforcement campaign entitled “Operation – Safe Commute”. The campaign will run from Monday, January 21, 2013 to Sunday, January 27, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »
VANCOUVER, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ –
TSX VENTURE COMPANIES:
3MV ENERGY CORP. (“TMV”)
BULLETIN TYPE: Property-Asset or Share Purchase Agreement
BULLETIN DATE: January 4, 2013
TSX Venture Tier 1 Company
TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing the Farmin Proposal Agreement (the “Agreement”) between the Company and 1696704 Alberta Ltd. (“Farmco”) a Non-Arms Length Party, whereby the Company will acquire all the issued and outstanding shares and warrants of Farmco. Read the rest of this entry »
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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 17, 2013) – Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is now home to the first complete and authorized version of the Bible to be printed in Canada.
This Bible consists of two volumes and was published around 1832 or 1833 by John Henry White in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. LAC held no copies of this item before, and only five copies are known to exist in library collections: three of these are in Canada, while the other two are in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »
INVITATION: Book Launch “Issa EL Saeih: Maëstro and Legend”. An event dedicated to Haitian Music and Visual Arts”. Jan 17/2013 at 7:00pm @ Accents BookstoreIn Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 17, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Thursday, January 17/2013, 7:00pm @Accents Bookstore “An event dedicated to Haitian Music and Visual Arts”
You are cordially invited to the book presentation of : “Issa EL Saeih: Maëstro and Legend” by Mats Lundahl with Louis Carl Saint Jean, Le Editions du CIDHICA, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »
Stamp of Approval for Parental Consent Tools
Video Verification, Government-Issued ID Check Embraced
Aristotle’s Integrity™ Gives Kids’ Sites “Safe Harbor” Using FTC-Approved Methods
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), clarifying and updating the decade-old law protecting children’s information on line. The new “Rule” specifies how sites catering to children must handle personal information, and obtain parental consent when doing so. Read the rest of this entry »
By Liz Pearson
Fiesta Fit Soup
This delicious soup is a one-pot meal containing ingredients that are linked to reducing belly fat, including whole grains, fibre, healthy fats, peppers and flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables. What’s more, it’s easy to make, taking only 25 minutes from stove-top to table. Read the rest of this entry »
This New Year, resolve to get the skinny on five fat-burning foods,
including whole grains, soluble fibres and plant compounds
Toronto, Ontario – January 3, 2013 – When resolving to lose weight this year, don’t rely on the scale. Measuring belly fat, rather than weight, is often a better indicator of a healthy body.
So says leading Canadian dietitian Liz Pearson, emphasizing that excess abdominal fat significantly increases the risk of health problems – such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and cancer – as well as death. It may also speed up the aging process and the onset of dementia. Read the rest of this entry »
By Kathy Milton-Tapley
Donna Kakonge’s new book on “How to Talk to a Crazy People” gives a rare and honest account of
mania, depression and psychosis. She depicts a revolving-door syndrome of being admitted to psychiatric hospitals, when she refuses to take her medication. Donna searches for relief from bipolar mood disorder in dreams, mediums, channelling, many boyfriends, frequently changing jobs, and travel to Uganda. Read the rest of this entry »
‘Tis the season to do grocery shopping people! There are many, many sales at supermarkets to take advantage of in a season post-holidays when paying bills becomes a higher priority than eating.
Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY)
401 Richmond St. West, Suite 230
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
416 929 9314
In celebration of YPI’s 10th year, @YPI_cares is hosting an international 10th Year Tweet-a-thon from September-June. Spread the word about your fave local charity in any participating YPI country (Canada, United States, England, Northern Ireland, and Scotland) on twitter and give them a chance to win one of ten $1000/£1,000 grants from YPI. Anyone with a twitter account can participate in the Tweet-a-thon. Read the rest of this entry »
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Presenting session two of our Women/Embodiment, Environments, and the Arts series
A seminar series about creative physicality in reaction to, and construction of, blended social and designed environments.
Session Two: Screening of “Toxic Trespass”
In Toxic Trespass director Barri Cohen launches an investigation into the effects of the chemical soup around us, starting with her 10-year-old daughter, whose blood carries carcinogens like benzene and the long-banned DDT. Cohen then goes to Windsor and Sarnia, Canadian toxic hotspots, with startling clusters of deadly diseases.
January 24, 2013 12—1:30pm,
at the CWSE, room 2-227, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Free, bring your lunch! For more information: email@example.com
Screening presented by Barri Cohen and Dr. Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg.
Barri Cohen is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and TV series producer. She won the Writers Guild of Canada award for Toxic Trespass. She will speak on the creation of this film.
Dr. Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg is the Executive Producer of Toxic Trespass and teaches environmental health and policy at OISE. She will speak to the film’s research and educational and activist uses.
Numbers to look for in year-end sales
With December year-end sales due to be released tomorrow, count with us as we mark several key milestones that we will be looking for in the year-end numbers. Read the rest of this entry »
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