Month: August 2013

Look great and see clearly at Costco‏

Problems viewing this email? Click here. Pour la version française, veuillez cliquez ici. †We accept current prescriptions from licensed doctors, optometrists or ophthalmologists. You do not need to have an eye exam at Costco to purchase. *Some restrictions may apply. See your Costco Optical Centre for…

Ontarians Getting Faster Access to Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures

News Release Ontarians Getting Faster Access to Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures August 14, 2013 Ontario Government Continues to Improve Wait Times Wait times for surgeries and diagnostic procedures are getting shorter across Ontario, resulting in patients spending less time waiting and accessing treatment sooner….

Ministers Release Statement on Exotic Animals

News Release Ministers Release Statement on Exotic Animals August 13, 2013 Today, Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Linda Jeffrey, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and David Orazietti, Minister of Natural Resources, released the following statement: “The recent events in…

Enhancing Supports for Children and Youth with Special Needs‏

News Release Enhancing Supports for Children and Youth with Special Needs August 13, 2013 Ontario Government Taking Action to Reduce Wait Times and Improve Services Ontario is reducing wait times and improving how families of children and youth with special needs access the services…

Canadian Small Business Women Group

We have a few event announcements for the month of September that we would like to share.  Some of the events are have time sensitive ticket information so in order to keep you all informed, I chose to send an email prior to our…

Call for Papers – Twenty-First International Conference on Learning – 15-17 July 2014, New York City, USA‏

   INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LEARNING Call for Papers The Twenty-First International Conference on Learning will be held at Lander College for Women at Touro University in New York City, USA, from 15-17 July 2014. The conference is co-hosted in partnership with Touro University. Proposals…

Statement from the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services – National Peacekeepers’ Day‏

News Release Statement from the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services – National Peacekeepers’ Day August 9, 2013 Today, Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, released the following statement: “As we observe National Peacekeepers’ Day, I take great pride in…

New Arrivals & Sweet Deals!

Free your inner child – and free the book

We think making a children’s book is a great way to get in touch with your inner child and free your creativity in unexpected ways. You don’t have to have everything figured out when you start. Maybe you just have the kernel of an…

Finance Minister Launches Path to Jobs and Growth Consultations‏

Media Advisory Finance Minister Launches Path to Jobs and Growth Consultations August 9, 2013 Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, will hold a press conference before his meeting with the Economic Advisory Panel in Toronto. Date: Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 Time: Minister’s media availability –…

CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 12 to 16 August 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.

Helping Ontario’s Digital Media Companies Grow‏

News Release Helping Ontario’s Digital Media Companies Grow August 7, 2013 Ontario Government Working with Industry Partners to Create Jobs Premier Kathleen Wynne is working with leaders in the digital media industry to expand Ontario’s vibrant knowledge-based industries and create more jobs. Joined by…

Martha Stewart to Headline the 2013 Delicious Food Show

Reigning Lifestyle Guru visits Toronto for the First Time in Two Years TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – The 2013 Delicious Food Show (DFS) is thrilled to announce that household name, best-selling author, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award-winning TV show host and queen of all “good things,” Martha…

Investment Advisors get Green Light for Class Action Seeking Unpaid Overtime From BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – Mr. Justice Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has certified a class action against BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. for unpaid overtime owed to Investment Advisors and Associate Investment Advisors. Mr. Justice Belobaba released his reasons certifying the action on August 20, 2013.

Air Canada Opens State-of-the-art Global Operations Centre in Brampton, Ontario

MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art global Operations Centre (OC) in Brampton, Ontario which is expected to significantly improve its operational capabilities and efficiencies.  The new facility is the result of a two-year, $60-million project and will serve as…

Montréal’s Director of Public Health Calls for a Stronger Tobacco Act

MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – During the hearings of the Commission de la santé et des services sociaux de l’Assemblée nationale concerning the report on the implementation of the Tobacco Act, Dr. Richard Massé, the director of public health of the Agence de la santé et…

Statement from Ontario Minister of Energy‏

News Release Statement from Ontario Minister of Energy August 7, 2013 Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy, released the following statement on the regional energy planning process: “I would like to thank the Independent Electricity System Operator and Ontario Power Authority for their report. Over…

Ontario Strengthening Death Investigation System‏

News Release Ontario Strengthening Death Investigation System August 7, 2013 Government Supports Changes to Increase Accountability and Transparency Ontario plans to expand the role of forensic pathologists, strengthen the inquest process and broaden the role of the Death Investigation Oversight Council to ensure public…

Indigo Mount Sinai Hospital – Donna Kakonge’s Books Available and Another Indigo Eaton Centre Book Signing on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“Liquid Lunch” with Donna Kakonge on ThatChannel.com Please watch link above! Plus, How To Talk To Crazy People and How To Write Creative Non-fiction (updated) available on Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ Four or Five Books Left To Buy At Indigo Mount Sinai Hospital  Thanks Louise, Kevin…

Summer Splendour Jewelry Event: Thursday August 8, 6-9pm

      Summer Splendour Jewelry Event   You are invited to our Summer Splendour Jewelry Event this Thursday August 8, from 6-9pm! Save 15-30% off selected jewelry pieces by Wouters & Hendrix, Iosselliani, Puro by Iosselliani, Indress, and Gillian Steinhardt.   We realise some of you are out of…

Improving Ontario’s Cancer Drug Supply System

Media Advisory Improving Ontario’s Cancer Drug Supply System August 6, 2013 Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will join Dr. Jake Thiessen to discuss his review of Ontario’s cancer drug supply system.   Date:               August 7, 2013 Time:               10:15 A.M. Location:         Queen’s…

Calling All Volunteers!! Mural Project‏

Hello Volunteers, BIG NEWS! Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) is taking on a HUGE mural project this month and we need many artistic hands on deck!

New Northern Ontario Hydroelectric Project Creating Jobs‏

News Release New Northern Ontario Hydroelectric Project Creating Jobs August 6, 2013 Province Building Long-Term Equity Partnership with First Nations Ontario is creating up to 100 new construction jobs in Northern Ontario while renewing its commitment to clean, renewable electricity with the New Post Creek…

Calling All Volunteers

Hello Volunteers, BIG NEWS! Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) is taking on a HUGE mural project this month and we need many artistic hands on deck!

Kaliyana

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR LAST FLASH SALE OF THE SUMMER The Modern Dress is one of our best architectural designs — a true Kaliyana classic! Here’s a chance to save $80 on this amazing style. (And it has sleeves! And it fits up to…

AFCY’s “Art Responsibly” is showcased on subway platforms‏

                                         Pattison Onestop showcases Art Responsibly by Toronto Youth on subway platforms Toronto – July 31, 2013 – Pattison Onestop in partnership with Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) present Art Responsibly, a series of hand-painted subway posters…

Top 5 Beach Reads for the Rest of the Summer

By John Gower Are you hitting up the beach this summer? A relaxing beach is the perfect place is crack open a new book from your summer reading list. No matter how old you are, you can start a new book the next time…

The Learner – July 2013 Newsletter‏

   JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER Publishing Journal Issue Released We are pleased to announce the publication of The International Journal of Literacies, Volume 19, Issue 2. Copies of this issue are available in our online bookstore. New Book Published The Principles of Learning and Teaching By Adel…

Minister’s Statement on Unlicensed Child Care Review

Statement Minister’s Statement on Unlicensed Child Care Review July 19, 2013 Today, Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the review of unlicensed child care complaints:”As I committed to last week, my ministry has conducted a thorough review of every complaint…

Helping Ontario Protect Rare Plants and Animals‏

News Release Helping Ontario Protect Rare Plants and Animals July 17, 2013 Ontario Government Supporting Species at Risk Projects   Ontario is supporting individual and community projects that protect and recover species at risk and their habitats.   Over the past six years, more…

Strengthening Protection for Condominium Residents‏

Media Advisory Strengthening Protection for Condominium Residents July 17, 2013 Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Consumer Services, will announce steps the government is taking to strengthen consumer protection for condominium residents. Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 Time: 9:15 a.m. Location: Williams Landing Restaurant 120 Lynn Williams Street Toronto…

Increased Protection for Algonquin Provincial Park‏

News Release Increased Protection for Algonquin Provincial Park July 19, 2013 Ontario Government Preserves More Natural Features   Ontario is reducing the ecological footprint of logging in Algonquin Provincial Park while still maintaining a healthy forestry sector.   The newly amended park management plan…

Ontario Supporting Active and Strong Communities

News Release Ontario Supporting Active and Strong Communities July 12, 2013 Ontario Government Increasing Sport and Recreation Opportunities for Ontario Families Ontario is helping people of all ages in communities across the province get active, stay fit and live healthier lives. Through the Ontario Sport…

Minister’s Statement on Daycare Complaints

Statement Minister’s Statement on Daycare Complaints July 11, 2013 Today, Education Minister Liz Sandals made the following statement: “I am devastated to learn of the death of a toddler this week in an unlicensed child care setting. This is a tragedy that no parent…

Statement by Minister on Toronto District School Board’s Capital Planning‏

Statement Statement by Minister on Toronto District School Board’s Capital Planning July 11, 2013 Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, issued the following statement today about capital planning in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB):”I would like to thank the special assistance team – Bill…

Premiers to Meet with Leaders of National Aboriginal Organizations‏

Media Advisory Premiers to Meet with Leaders of National Aboriginal Organizations July 10, 2013 Premiers from across the country will meet with National Aboriginal Organizations (NAO) Leaders on Wednesday July 24, 2013 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.The meeting will be hosted by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne….

Taking Action Against Invasive Species

News Release Taking Action Against Invasive Species July 10, 2013 Ontario Government Supports Innovative Research to Protect Environment, Economy   Ontario is supporting research projects, educational programs and on-the-ground work that will help combat invasive species in order to protect the province’s environment and…

Thank You God, Jesus, Allah and Whom or Whatever You Believe in

July is Over!

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