Month: May 2013

Promoting Ontario’s Biotech Industry on the World Stage


News Release Promoting Ontario’s Biotech Industry on the World Stage April 23, 2013 Ontario Pavilion Opens at 2013 BIO International Convention Ontario is showcasing its life sciences and biotechnology strength at this year’s BIO International Convention in Chicago, Illinois. The annual conference gives opportunities…

Ontario Honours Nine Youth Role Models‏


News Release Ontario Honours Nine Youth Role Models April 19, 2013 Lieutenant Governor to Present Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers Nine exceptional youth will receive the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers — the highest honour a young person can achieve for their voluntarism contributions…

Ontario Honours Top Athletes‏


News Release Ontario Honours Top Athletes April 19, 2013 New Ontario Government Recognizes Achievements in Amateur Sport Ontario honoured some of the province’s top athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and corporate supporters for their outstanding achievements to amateur sport in 2012. Of the finalists for…

[TPS] – Toronto Crime Stoppers reaches milestone with 100,000th tip‏


Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Crime Stoppers reaches milestone with 100,000th tip Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 12:49 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 Toronto Crime Stoppers, a collaboration involving the police, community and the media, which began in Toronto in 1984 as a way to…

Great Offer from Ford: Exclusively for Eligible Costco Members


Problems viewing this email? Click here. Pour la version française, veuillez cliquer ici. Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details…

Penne Pasta with Tuna, Pimento, Olives, Tomato and Feta, Lemon Parsley Sauce


Chef John Higgins, Director and Corporate Chef at George Brown College’s ChefSchool in Toronto, developed this easy and delicious recipe for Catelli® pasta’s newGourmet Family Meals for Under $10 cookbook. For every “share” of the recipe on Facebook, Catelli® pasta will donate a serving of pasta to Toronto food banks. Visitwww.facebook.com/catelli to download the…

Top Toronto chef featured in unique cookbook that aims to help feed city’s hungry


Catelli® Pasta Unveils Unique Cookbook as Part of Program to Feed Toronto’s Hungry   “Gourmet Family Meals for Under $10” features recipes from top Canadian chefs, including Chef John Higgins of Toronto’s George Brown College Chef School   Toronto, Ontario – April 8, 2013 – Catelli® pasta is helping to battle hunger inToronto one serving…

Up to 50% off With April’s Sales‏


Up to 50% off With April’s Sales This month’s booksellers offering discounts stretch from Scotland to Cornwall and from North Carolina to New Zealand. Find thousands of used and rare books on sale, including natural history, a huge array of science fiction and fantasy,…

In settlement with CRTC, Comwave Telenetworks Inc. agrees to pay $100,000


OTTAWA-GATINEAU, April 3, 2013 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that Comwave Telenetworks Inc. has paid a penalty of $100,000 to the Receiver General for Canada as part of a settlement over its telemarketing practices. Comwave provides telecommunications services, such…

In Person: Donna Kakonge – Indigo at Mount Sinai Hospital from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013


“Liquid Lunch” with Donna Kakonge on ThatChannel.com Please watch link above! Be there or be square! http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/home/storelocator/ Find out where it is above! Indigo Bookstore at Bay & Bloor – Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Indigo Bookstore at…

LIONSGATE ACHIEVES RECORD SALES AT 2013 CANNES MARKET WITH SLATE OF NINE FILMS LED BY MOCKINGJAY 1 & 2, STEP UP 5 AND THE LAST WITCH HUNTER


Studio Generates More Than $250 Million In Sales For Its Cannes Slate, Topping Last Year’s Company Record By More Than 50% CANNES, France, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) continued to dazzle its International distribution partners with its lineup of films for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival,…

Public Health Renewal: The Next Step‏


Media Advisory Public Health Renewal: The Next Step April 3, 2013 Dr. Arlene King, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, along with Dr. Vivek Goel, Public Health Ontario’s President and Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Charles Gardner, representing the Council of Chief Medical Officers…

25 New Double-Decker GO Buses On The Way‏


News Release 25 New Double-Decker GO Buses On The Way April 3, 2013 Ontario Government Improving Public Transit The new Ontario government is helping more commuters take public transit with 25 new double-decker GO buses. The new buses carry 26 more passengers — 81…

The Politics of Black Hair


The Politics of Black Hair By Donna Kakonge OISE/University of Toronto   ABSTRACT   What is so threatening about natural Black hair? This is something we are still aiming to understand although one of the researchers began the study at Concordia University in Montréal…

Ontario Expanding Health Care Access for Rexdale Families‏


  Media Advisory Ontario Expanding Health Care Access for Rexdale Families April 2, 2013 Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, along with Dr. Shafiq Qaadri, MPP for Etobicoke North, will make an important announcement about improving access to health care for families…

CRTC’s action eliminates debt consolidation robocalls by Ontario Consumer Credit Assistance and Quick Connect Solutions


https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Uqo0z-B9Bd0 Companies pay $80,000 for making non-compliant robocalls OTTAWA-GATINEAU, April 2, 2013 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that Ontario Consumer Credit Assistance and Quick Connect Solutions have paid penalties of $69,000 and $11,000, respectively, to the Receiver General for…

Official Opening of Sunnymel Plant, Clair, New Brunswick


CLAIR, NB., May 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – At a ceremony attended by more than 700 guests on Friday, May 17, Premier David Alward presided over the official opening of the Sunnymel chicken slaughterhouse and cutting plant in Clair, New Brunswick. The completion of this ultramodern plant, with a slaughtering…

Knowledge Bookstore Signing on May 26, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Coming Soon! & Accents on Eglinton Bookstore “Meet The Author” Every Sunday


Also, Author Book Signing at Knowledge Bookstore in Brampton Where: 177 Queen Street West in Brampton When: Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., get your book signed by the author  How: Sean Liburd and his family are kind. Contact: 905-459-9875 Why: The book is…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 2 to 5 April 2013‏


CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 2 to 5 April 2013 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.

Statement by Minister Zimmer on the passing of Elijah Harper


News Release Statement by Minister Zimmer on the passing of Elijah Harper May 17, 2013 David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, issued the following statement today on the passing of Elijah Harper:”I am saddened to learn of the passing of Elijah Harper. Elijah Harper…

Kid Cudi on Jimmy Kimmel, Indicud Preorder + Ariana Grande Premieres “The Way” + More!‏


View with images ›   featured news SHARE Hometown Love for RDGLDGRN The hometown paper’s got love for the home team. Read what the Washington Post had to say aboutRDGLDGRN here . And buy their EP here. read more SHARE NEW VIDEO: Jay Sean “Where Are You” Looks like Jay…

April 5 is National Caregiver Day: Show Canadian Caregivers You Care with an Award Nomination


Canada Cares and We Care Home Health Services to grant one caregiver $10,000 to fulfill a special wish  Toronto, Ontario – March 28, 2013 – Do you know a caregiver who deserves recognition? In a unique initiative, Canadians are being asked to nominate a…

PRESS RELEASE March 28, 2013, 10:00 a.m. EDT Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Americans quit smoking


ATLANTA, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Campaign to expose tragic health impact of smoking Continuing with the success of last year’s national education ad campaign, “Tips from Former Smokers,” a second series of ads was launched today by the Centers for Disease…

Synapse: Writing Insight From Gotham


Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. When film critic Roger Ebert died April 4, he was lauded for many things – his versatility, longevity, savvy, wit. But one virtue in particular stood out. As Chicago photographer Art Shay put it, “Even with movies…

Media Invite – McGill University Health Centre employees will demonstrate Wednesday at noon at the Montreal General Hospital


MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – Members of three union organizations representing close to 10,000 employees at the McGill University Health Centre will gather in front of the Montreal General Hospital at noon May 15for a demonstration against the reduction in medical services offered to the public and…

Supporting Small Businesses in Eastern Ontario


News Release Supporting Small Businesses in Eastern Ontario May 14, 2013 Ontario Government Fosters Regional Economic Growth to Create Jobs Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Anchor Concrete in Kingston today, where she highlighted the government’s commitment to supporting small businesses, allowing them to create more…

Minister Matthews Statement on Mammography in Ontario‏


Statement Minister Matthews Statement on Mammography in Ontario May 14, 2013 Today, Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, made the following statement regarding the release of a new study on mammography screening technology: A new peer-reviewed study by Cancer Care Ontario senior…

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services – Home Security Audit Guide


Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services – Home Security Audit Guide “People tend to think of burglary in strictly physical terms – as illegal access to your home, items taken and/or items destroyed. But burglary can have a significant impact on a person’s…

Books of Significance: Rare Editions from Peter Harrington‏


  You have received this as an AbeBooks customer. View Online  |   Unsubscribe Books of Significance: Rare Editions from Peter Harrington Peter Harrington, one of London’s finest rare booksellers, offers collectible books that have shaped history and influenced literature. The owner of a beautiful…

Donna Kakonge at Mad Pride 2013 – Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


And What: Mad Pride 2013 When: Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Where: 246 Sackville Street How: Tina Shapiro, Dr. Erick Fabris and Lisa Kakonge-Clayton are powerful and pretty people Contact: https://www.facebook.com/madpridetoronto

Feathers: A Comedy By Bill Zaget


Yellow Most Popular Paint Colour Worldwide, Finds Dulux Paints Survey


Just don’t call it yellow, say Dulux experts – study shows names like vanilla, buttercup preferred TORONTO, ON (March 28, 2013) – It may not be our favourite colour, but when it comes to painting our walls, yellow is the number one choice worldwide. That’s…

Outdoor Living Begins Now With Great Savings!‏


Problems viewing this email? Click here. Pour la version française, veuillez cliquer ici. Select Lifetime® Sheds Up to $600 OFF  Monterey Solarium Available in 3 Sizes Up to $600 OFF Sunjoy 12 ft. x 12 ft. Royal Square Hardtop Gazebo $1,399.99 Delivered After $300 OFF SunSetter®…

Press Release: ONLINE CONSULTATIONS OFFER NEW HOPE FOR ACCIDENT VICTIMS


Toronto based firm Share Lawyers are deviating from the standard behavior expected from personal injury lawyer, by offering victims of personal injury and trauma the opportunity to find out where they stand before being obligated to act. Share Lawyers are offering free online consultations,…

More Mental Health Support for College and University Students‏


News Release More Mental Health Support for College and University Students March 26, 2013 Ontario Government Moving Forward with Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Ontario is strengthening mental health services for postsecondary students across the province as part of its Mental Health and Addictions…

Ontario Celebrates Top Athletes of 2012‏


News Release Ontario Celebrates Top Athletes of 2012 March 26, 2013 New Ontario Government Congratulates Ontario Sport Award Finalists Ontario is proud to recognize top amateur athletes and coaches, whose outstanding performances in both national and international arenas have inspired people across the province….

Gillian Steinhardt Jewelry Trunk Show : Thursday March 28, 6-9pm


        Gillian Steinhardt Trunk Show   We are hosting a Trunk Show this Thursday March 28, from 6-9pm, for New York based jewelry designerGillian Steinhardt. The designer will be in attendance, and is bringing special pieces especially for this event.   And for this night only, GASPARD…

Emergency Preparedness Week‏


Emergency Preparedness Week Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that encourages all Canadians to take steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies. Your participation can assure that you and your family will be better prepared for emergency situations…

Toronto/Burlington Events from MEC‏


TORONTO/BURLINGTON EVENTS SNOWSPORTS See all events X-Country Ski Waxing Clinic Date: March 27, 2013 Time: 12:00pm Location: Toronto VIEW DETAILS Nordic Waxing Date: March 27, 2013 Time: 6:00pm Location: Burlington VIEW DETAILS OTHER EVENTS See all events G Adventures- Small Group Touring Opportunities Apr25 Date: April 25, 2013 Time: 7:00pm Location: Burlington VIEW…

Minister to Make Mental Health Announcement‏


Media Advisory Minister to Make Mental Health Announcement March 25, 2013 Brad Duguid, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities will make an important announcement about mental health supports and services for postsecondary students. Date:               Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Time:               9:30 a.m. Location:         Kids Help…

My First Marathon – Big Deal For Me at 40 ;-), 41 Coming Up This Year ;-)


http://www.sportstats.ca/searchResults.xhtml?firstname=Donna+Kay+Cindy&lastname=Kakonge Lord Help Me I Pray To Stop Smoking (because then I could REALLY kick some butt 😉

New JobOps Career Pavilion for People with Disabilities at the National Job Fair & Training Expo 2013


Thursday, March 21, 2013 (Toronto) – The National Job Fair & Training Expo, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive recruitment event, is pleased to announce the addition of the JobOps Career Pavilion for People with Disabilities. The National Job Fair & Training Expo, presented in collaboration with the…

Ontario Serves Up Local Food Bill‏


News Release Ontario Serves Up Local Food Bill March 25, 2013 Supporting Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector, From Farm to Fork The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would help make more local food available in markets, schools, cafeterias, grocery stores and…

First-of-its-Kind Technology Delivers Unique Ultra-Washable, Multiple-Finish Paint


With launch of new Sico Evolution® paint line, Sico offers tips on newest decor trend – multi-sheen walls   LONGUEUIL, QC (MARCH 25, 2013) – Following studies that show the number one quality consumers look for in a paint is durability, leading paint brand Sico has launched…

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