Month: September 2013

CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 23 to 27 September 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. Advertisements

Fall commuter gear that’s worth a second look‏

  Spend $50 and Shipping Is Free Smart designs take you from your ride to your life, so bike commuting and looking good don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Shop urban commute MEC Crosstown Jacket (Women’s) $159.00 CAD Product number: 5029-975 MEC Mixed Tape…

TIFF 2013 at the Bloor, New Series, and More!‏

TIFF 2013 AT THE BLOOR The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival launches this week! Click here for a full listing of the TIFF films playing at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema from September 6-15. For more information, visit TIFF.NET COMING IN OCTOBER! SUNDAY SALONS In the tradition…

Helping Kids Stay Healthy and Active‏

Media Advisory Helping Kids Stay Healthy and Active September 4, 2013 Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre, will make an announcement about increasing opportunities for children and youth to stay healthy and active. Date:               Thursday,…

Statement by the Minister of Government Services on the Information and Privacy Commissioner’s Special Report‏

Statement Statement by the Minister of Government Services on the Information and Privacy Commissioner’s Special Report September 4, 2013 Minister of Government Services John Milloy made the following statement on the actions taken to comply with the recommendations in the Special Report on the…

Northern Ontario’s First Law and Architecture Schools Open‏

News Release Northern Ontario’s First Law and Architecture Schools Open September 4, 2013 Ontario Government Proud to Support Northern-Focused Programs Premier Kathleen Wynne is attending the opening of two professional programs in Northern Ontario today, as part of her commitment to help young people in…

Starbucks Canada Celebrates a Nation of Coffee Experts with New Coffee Choices and More Than 3,000 Coffee Tasting Events

In celebration of National Coffee Day, Canada’s largest specialty coffee company to host three-day tastings, featuring two brand new coffees available for the first time in Canada TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ – Starbucks is celebrating Canada’s love affair with coffee this month by introducing more coffee options and a way…

[TPS] – Media Advisory Toronto Police Service launches “Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety” campaign Tuesday, September 3, 2013‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Media Advisory Toronto Police Service launches “Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety” campaign Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Friday, August 30, 2013 – 3:00 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900

Donna Kakonge’s New Books Three Quarters, Success and No Fool No More are Available for Sale

Buy them today! On Lulu.com: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged On Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-ca/Search?Query=Donna+Kakonge On Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FE02E5U On Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/kakonged

Province Releases New Cycling Strategy‏

News Release Province Releases New Cycling Strategy August 30, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Safe, Sustainable Transportation Ontario has released a new cycling strategy to promote safe cycling and encourage more people to ride their bikes to work, school and recreation destinations. The strategy presents…

School Buses Return to Ontario’s Roads‏

News Release School Buses Return to Ontario’s Roads August 30, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Children Safe As students across the province prepare to head back to school, the Ontario government is reminding drivers to obey the rules of the road to keep…

Natural Hair Care All Types (Toronto)

V. Natural Hair Care for all hair types (Toronto)   I offer natural hair care for all hair types at the rate of $100.00/hr. I am a trusted academic with experience in natural hair care since 1997 in various parts of the world. I’m…

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IV. Here is the job agreement if you choose to accept it for only serious applicants:   I am taking on commission-based employees to work in different regions of Canada. The requirements are:

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III.             Let me tell you a joke, my client says who I am doing editing for. A man is being honoured by his priest for his fiftieth wedding anniversary. The priest asks the man, what did you do for your twenty-fifth wedding anniversary?…

Donna Kakonge at Mad Pride 2013 Highlights and My Books in the Toronto Public Library

My books are now in the Toronto Public Library: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM2979553&R=2979553

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II.             We’re like that too, I told Nisia, the sales associate at Chelsea at Dufferin Mall. She tells me her six-year plus boyfriend lives with her and she has no mortgage to pay and he pays the bills. We’re like that too, I…

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I.             White steel ceiling fan twirls on the ceiling, clearing my thoughts, my energy, my aura. Twisted red, gold, green with flecks of sparkly silver drapes, then tacks to the ceiling, then drapes, then tacks to the ceiling, then drapes, then tacks, two…

Premier Helps Build on Strengths of the North‏

News Release Premier Helps Build on Strengths of the North August 28, 2013 Government Supporting Job Creation in Every Ontario Community Premier Kathleen Wynne begins a northern tour this week as part of her work to strengthen regional economies. While in Sudbury, the Premier…

Ontario to Stage a World-Class Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in 2015

News Release Ontario to Stage a World-Class Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in 2015 August 28, 2013 Province Launches Strategy to Create a Lasting Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Legacy Ontario is launching its Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Promotion, Celebration…

Citizenship and Immigration Strike

Notice – Strike Action June 11, 2013 — The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) union is currently taking strike action. PAFSO union members responsible for processing visa applications have been walking out of offices in Canada and overseas without advance notice. Posted processing…

Education Test Scores Continue to Rise‏

News Release Education Test Scores Continue to Rise August 28, 2013 Ontario Public Schools Preparing Students for Success Ontario students continue to improve their achievement levels, with 71 per cent of Grade 3 and 6 students meeting or exceeding the provincial standard in reading,…

Toronto/Burlington Events from MEC‏

TORONTO/BURLINGTON EVENTS RUNNING See all events MEC Burlington Race FOUR: 5K/10K/15K Low race fees get you well-marked routes, timed results and good times at the finish line. Runners of all abilities and all ages are welcome. VIEW DETAILS September 7, 2013 Burlington MEC Toronto…

The Learner – August 2013 Newsletter‏

   AUGUST 2013 NEWSLETTER Publishing     New Book Published Building Minds, Forging Bridges: Teaching in a Visually Littered World Arianne Jennifer Rourke and Vaughan Rees (eds) The 21st century learner is faced with an avalanche of visual imagery in the media and on…

CIL Paints News Release: A Serene Bathroom is the Way to Go

A Serene Bathroom is the Way to Go CIL paint announces contest to help create a bathroom oasis TORONTO, August 26, 2013 – Looking for a calming getaway at the end of the day? A serene bathroom is the way to go. So says leading paint brand…

How to Save Energy This Summer

News Release How to Save Energy This Summer August 23, 2013 Province Offers Tips to Help Ontarians Save Energy and Money During the summer months, conservation is a simple way Ontario families can manage their electricity use and costs, while helping to protect the…

Government Seeks to Fast-Track Tanning Bed Legislation in September

News Release Government Seeks to Fast-Track Tanning Bed Legislation in September August 22, 2013 Joint Statement by Hon. John Milloy, Government House Leader, and Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. “In March our government moved to prevent skin cancer among young…

The Word on the Street – September 22, 2013 at Queen’s Park from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

EXHIBITOR – SOUTH Donna Kakonge’s Books Booth # – FB19 Featuring Cynthia Reyes’ A Good Home and Irena Kagansky-Young’s Fruitless Sorrows and Fleeting Elations

Get Informed Before You Sign a Cell Phone Contract‏

  News Release Get Informed Before You Sign a Cell Phone Contract August 22, 2013 Ontario Government Offers Advice as Students Go Back to School Ontario is providing some helpful tips for students and parents looking for the latest mobile technology in preparation for…

Higher Education Update – August 2013‏

Growing higher education Welcome to the new-look Higher Education Update. We hear that around the world public trust in institutions continues to decline. In response, higher education systems and institutions continue to make progress in navigating and demonstrating quality in an increasingly competitive landscape. Onsite…

Minister of Education’s Update on Unlicensed Child Care Review

Statement Minister of Education’s Update on Unlicensed Child Care Review August 16, 2013 Today, Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the review of unlicensed child care complaints: “As I committed on July 19, 2013, my ministry has extended its review…

Tiferanji Malithano on CBC Radio’s “As It Happens” Tonight

Listen! http://www.cbc.ca/asithappens/index.html

Call for AFCY Youth Committee Member Applications!‏

Call for Members Hello All, Please see the attached document for a better look at an exciting opportunity with Arts for Children and Youth!  We are currently looking for TEN new members to join AFCY’s Youth Committee that is responsible for planning and orchestrating the annual BIG…

Nharo! Home to Indigenous Art

Tuareg Silver Caroline Tjambiru and Kaisa Ngombe, Himba Artisans from Namibia at Nharo! 543 Danforth  September 5 from 6:30 pm until 9:00 Caroline Tjambiru and Kaisa Ngombe will speak at 7:15 pm about Himba culture and their art. Since 2007 Nharo has worked with Caroline…

Ontario Appoints New Representative in Washington

News Release Ontario Appoints New Representative in Washington August 15, 2013 Monique Smith will promote Ontario’s interests in the United States Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that Ontario has appointed Monique Smith to represent the province at its office at the Canadian Embassy in…

Long weekends: make them last‏

Spend $50 and Shipping Is Free Work and school can wait. Take a trip that you’ll still be thinking about until spring. Shop camping gear Packs SHOP NOW Sleeping Bags SHOP NOW tents SHOP NOW Stoves, Fuel and Fire SHOP NOW Lighting and Headlamps…

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Want stories about anything you want delivered to your mailbox WHEN you want it? Check it out: http://donnasonlinestore.bigcartel.com/

Introducing Shutterfly Photo Story for iPad + 40% off photo books.

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See this month in a whole new light (and up to 20% off)

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re halfway through summer. So we’ve still got vacation on the brain and rock and roll in the soul. This week we take a look at how one famous rock photographer freed his book and some ideas on how…

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