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AlarmForce Industries Inc. Provides an Update on Strategic Review

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 […]

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Discover the network of bird feeding stations at the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area

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 […]

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Horizons ETFs Sets Unit Consolidation Ratio

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 […]

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Manulife Financial completes acquisition of Benesure Canada Inc.

Becomes Canada’s largest provider of mortgage insurance solutions for mortgage brokers TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC  SEHK:945 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.

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Video on Brain Injury – Vote!!!!! – “ABI: The Chapters of Our Lives.”

“ABI: The Chapters of Our Lives”. by Lisa Kakonge-Clayton Hi All,   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 […]

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@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 Exhibit‏

This week at Accents  BOOKSTORE January 22/2013-January 27/2013 1790 Eglinton Ave. W. (at Dufferin), phone: 647-352-8558 Sumary: 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 @ […]

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The Black Family Foundation Establishes Research Fellowship at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

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) […]

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Library and Archives Canada acquires the first Bible printed in Canada

Gatineau, Quebec, ​January 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 […]

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[TPS] – Operation Safe Commute, Monday, January 21, 2013 to Sunday, January 27, 2013‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Operation Safe Commute, Monday, January 21, 2013 to Sunday, January 27, 2013 Sunday, January 20, 2013 – 6:00 PM 14 Division 416-808-1424 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.

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TSX Venture Exchange Daily Bulletins

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.

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A Must See show and Night at Grace’s‏

February Fun! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. On Friday, February 1st it’s another Night at Grace’s at 25 Charles Street East!  Our beloved house band Red Rain and our returning friends from Sonic Shuffle led by Sam Sundar-Singh will play blues-based favourites for dancers and listeners alike.  Doors open at 7:30pm and we’ll have fun til 11pm! Contact nadat@sanctuarytoronto.ca or 416 922 0628 x225 […]

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Library and Archives Canada Acquires the First Bible Printed in Canada

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 […]

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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 Bookstore‏

REMINDER!!! Thursday, January 17/2013, 7:00pm @Accents Bookstore  “An event dedicated to Haitian Music and Visual Arts” Dear Friends, 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.

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FTC Updates Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

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 […]

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Fiesta Fit Soup

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.

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Belly Fat, Not Scale is Best Measure of Health

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 […]

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Book Review on “How to Talk to a Crazy People”

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. 

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Decent Hill Publishers to Offer Self-Publishing Services to Authors and Writers

Independent, traditional publisher to offer publishing services to self-publishers for the very first time. These paid publishing packages pay authors 100% royalties, give the author full control of their literary works, and are all available in a non-exclusive agreement. Independence, OH (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Decent Hill is pleased to announce immediate plans to offer a set of publishing packages to self-published authors and writers.

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Help AFCY win $1000 this month!‏

Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) 401 Richmond St. West, Suite 230 Toronto, ON M5V 3A8 416 929 9314 http://www.afcy.ca Please help AFCY (Arts for Children and Youth) WIN $1000 this month. 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 […]

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Our Women & the Environment Series Continues with a Screening of Toxic Trespass‏

CWSE-ToxicTrespass 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 […]

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How To Talk To Crazy People and More On Sale – Your Personal Numerology Report With Purchase

Get How To Talk To Crazy People and more on sale at: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=How+To+Talk+To+Crazy+People Use the code AMPLIUS or JANBOOKS13 Send me an email at: dkakonge@sympatico.ca with proof of purchase, the name on your birth certificate and your date of birth and I will generate a more than 200-page Hans Decoz numerology report for you.

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