Month: December 2013

Get a Glimpse of the First Ever Self-Publishing Around The World Course at the University of Toronto


Moving still above is Dr. Merlin Charles Watch Donna Kakonge’s past class in action above: Check out Liquid Lunch on ThatChannel.com LIVE on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 for a special promotion of Donna Kakonge and her books  Advertisements

Celebrate the New Year With a Safe Ride Home


News Release Celebrate the New Year With a Safe Ride Home December 31, 2013 Keep Ontario’s Roads Safe – Don’t Drive Impaired Before you get behind the wheel this New Year’s Eve, make a resolution to ring in 2014 safely – stay overnight, ride…

Course Descriptions of Donna Kakonge’s Classes You Can Take


Please refer to: http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/self-publishing-around-the-world.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/digital-writing-i.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/introduction-to-researching-book.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/style-guides-for-academic-writing.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/freelance-broadcast-writing-234.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/legal-writing-and-legal-editing.html http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/french-literature-and-audio-book.html http://www.learnitlive.com/drdonnakakonge Self-Publishing Around The World Instructor: Donna Kakonge To see a profile of Donna Kakonge, please Google her Course Description Find out how to release your unpublished manuscript to the world. More and more…

Happy New Year!!!


Have a Safe, Prosperous and Happy One…Healthy and Loving too!

2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 47,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera…

Settlement Reached in Huronia Class Action Lawsuit


News Release Settlement Reached in Huronia Class Action Lawsuit December 3, 2013 Residents Can Apply for Compensation A settlement agreement approved by the court today will give former residents of the Huronia Regional Centre who suffered harm while living at the facility access to…

Inquest Announced into the Death of Carl Kim‏


News Release Inquest Announced into the Death of Carl Kim December 3, 2013 Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for the Central Region, Toronto West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Carl Kim. Mr. Kim, age 34,…

Predictions for 2014 and Beyond


Everyone’s name is going to become so so-called confusing to pronounce that John Smith will become an exotic name People will stop having sex…too many STDs Online television is really going to take-off when people realize they can cut their expenses by having Internet…

Education Labour Framework Bill Passes Second Reading


News Release Education Labour Framework Bill Passes Second Reading December 3, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Fair, Effective Collective Bargaining Process Today, Bill 122, the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2013, passed second reading after debate in the Ontario legislature.If passed, the act would…

Improving the Safety and Accessibility of Child Care‏


News Release Improving the Safety and Accessibility of Child Care December 3, 2013 Ontario Proposing Greater Oversight of Unlicensed Child Care Sector Ontario is taking steps to strengthen oversight of the province’s unlicensed child care sector while increasing access to licensed child care options…

Ontario Releases Long-Term Energy Plan‏


News Release Ontario Releases Long-Term Energy Plan December 2, 2013 Province Presents Strategy for Clean, Affordable Energy Ontario’s updated Long-Term Energy Plan, Achieving Balance, encourages conservation and lays out a plan for clean, reliable and affordable energy for Ontarians, where and when they need it….

Happy Holidays!!!


Have a Merry One, filled with prosperity, safety, controlled sobriety and love

Make a Difference To The Lives of Young People‏


Dear Friends, Here’s an opportunity for you to make a difference this holiday season And to act on your good will and holiday spirit Picture this – over 7000 marginalized children and youth trying to contribute meaningfully to their community, trying to build skills…

CRTC wireless code comes into force: Canadians can cancel their contracts without penalty after two years


OTTAWA-GATINEAU, December 2, 2013 — The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today marked the coming into force of its wireless code, which enables Canadians to cancel their contracts at no cost after a maximum of two years. The code also makes it easier…

Only My Voice: Vignettes of Crazy People Singing to Stay Sane is Available


Purchase Donna Kakonge’s Latest Book online today: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=Only+My+Voice Also Available on: Amazon Kobo

Ontario Expanding Electronic Health Records to More Patients


News Release Ontario Expanding Electronic Health Records to More Patients November 28, 2013 500,000 Patients Served by Community-Based Clinics to Benefit from Expansion Ontario is making progress on its commitment to ensure every Ontarian has an electronic health record by expanding their use into…

Bill to Strengthen Consumer Protection Passes Final Vote


News Release Bill to Strengthen Consumer Protection Passes Final Vote November 27, 2013 Ontario Supporting Stronger Rights for a Fair, Safe and Informed Marketplace Ontario is strengthening rights and providing more protection for consumers when it comes to door-to-door sales, debt settlement services, real…

Electric Vehicle Charging Available at GO Stations‏


News Release Electric Vehicle Charging Available at GO Stations November 27, 2013 Ontario Government Supporting Green Transportation New electric vehicle charging stations are up and running at five GO stations in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area to make it easier for drivers to…

Empowering Consumers through Energy Literacy‏


News Release Empowering Consumers through Energy Literacy November 27, 2013 Province Launches New Interactive Resource Today, Ontario launched emPOWERme, a new, interactive website to help energy consumers take charge of the power they use by better understanding the province’s electricity system. The site features five new…

Strengthening Long-term Infrastructure Planning


News Release Strengthening Long-term Infrastructure Planning November 26, 2013 Ontario Committed to Building the Right Infrastructure to Grow the Economy Ontario is proposing legislation that, if passed, would support long-term strategic infrastructure planning to build a stronger economy that supports more jobs and apprenticeship…

Ontario Helping Former Residents of Huronia Regional Centre Access Personal Files


News Release Ontario Helping Former Residents of Huronia Regional Centre Access Personal Files November 26, 2013 Files To Be Released At No Charge To Applicants Ontario is helping former residents of Huronia Regional Centre obtain their personal resident file, at no charge to the…

Ending Coal for Cleaner Air in Ontario‏


News Release Ending Coal for Cleaner Air in Ontario November 25, 2013 Proposed Legislation Would Protect Public Health and Climate Change Benefits Ontario is introducing legislation today that, if passed, would eliminate coal-fired generation as a source of electricity.The proposed Ending Coal for Cleaner Air…

Ontario Helping More Francophone Immigrants Succeed‏


News Release Ontario Helping More Francophone Immigrants Succeed November 25, 2013 French-Speaking Newcomers Now Eligible for Tuition-Free ESL Classes Ontario is expanding its English as a Second Language (ESL) program in communities across the province to provide francophone immigrants with more opportunities to succeed…

Minister to Announce Awards for Outstanding Researchers‏


News Release Outstanding Ontario Researchers Honoured November 25, 2013 Province Supporting Excellence in Research Ontario is recognizing five of its top university researchers for their valuable contributions to the fields of chemistry, literature, physics and physiology/medicine. The researchers are each receiving a Polanyi Prize, which…

Helping Skilled Immigrants in Ontario Succeed‏


News Release Helping Skilled Immigrants in Ontario Succeed November 22, 2013 New Agreement Supporting More Newcomers to Get Licensed, Find Jobs The Governments of Ontario and Canada are expanding the Ontario Bridge Training Program, helping thousands of skilled immigrants get licensed and find jobs…

Providing Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs‏


News Release Providing Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs November 22, 2013 Ontario Expanding Summer Company Program under Youth Jobs Strategy Ontario is helping more young people start their own companies and create jobs by expanding theSummer Company program. The province is increasing the number of program…

Supervisor Jailed, Roofing Company Fined $50,000 After Worker Dies‏


Court Bulletin Supervisor Jailed, Roofing Company Fined $50,000 After Worker Dies November 22, 2013 BRAMPTON, ON – Roofing Medics Ltd., a roofing installation company based in Brampton, has been fined $50,000 and its supervisor, Paul Markewycz, jailed for 15 days for violations of Ontario’s…

Government Introduces Legislation to Protect Youth From Harmful Effects of Tobacco‏


News Release Government Introduces Legislation to Protect Youth From Harmful Effects of Tobacco November 18, 2013 Ontario Striving to Have Lowest Smoking Rate in Canada Ontario introduced new legislation and proposed new regulations today that would strengthen theSmoke-Free Ontario Act by increasing penalties for selling…

Cannon Point Resources Ltd. Adopts Advance Notice Policy and Re-Prices Stock Options


TSXV: CNP VANCOUVER, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ – Cannon Point Resources Ltd. (the “Company”) The Company announces that its shareholders voted to adopt amendments to the Company’s Articles to include advance notice provisions at its Annual General and Special Meeting held on November 25, 2013 (the “Advance Notice Provisions”).

SSP Offshore Announces U.S. Patent Office Notice of Allowances for SSP PLUS and SSP HUB Designs


HOUSTON, TX, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ – SSP Offshore Inc. (“SSP Offshore”) is pleased to announce that it has received Notices of Allowance from the United States Patent Office with respect to multiple claims on both its proprietary SSP Plus and its SSP HUB floating platform…

IIROC’s Annual Consolidated Compliance Report Outlines Key Priorities to Enhance Industry Standards


Building a Culture of Compliance TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ – The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today published its Annual Consolidated Compliance Report outlining its key examination and surveillance priorities for 2013- 2014. Each year, IIROC issues a comprehensive report highlighting key findings from examination and surveillance…

Dulux Paint Predicts a Colourful Revival in Year Ahead


Start Afresh with 2014 Paint Palette DULUX Paint Predicts a Colourful Revival in Year Ahead TORONTO, ON (November 18, 2013) – The DULUX® brand has given new meaning to the words “fresh paint” with the unveiling of its 2014 paint trends forecast. The colourful palette is filled…

Honouring Leaders in Apprenticeship Training‏


News Release Honouring Leaders in Apprenticeship Training November 14, 2013 Ontario Government Recognizes Employers for Promoting Skilled Trades Ontario is honouring four employers for their exceptional contributions toward training the province’s next generation of skilled workers.The annual Minister’s Awards for Apprenticeship Training celebrate employers that show…

TTC Service Alert [System Notification]‏


Customers will experience delays from St. George to Downsview due to signal problems at Spadina.  Last updated Dec 07, 2013 17:17:09 Sent: Dec 07, 2013 17:17:13

Drive Safe This Winter


News Release Drive Safe This Winter November 14, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Roads Safe As winter weather arrives across the province, Ontario is reminding drivers to be prepared for challenging driving conditions. Follow these simple and important road safety tips to help…

New Grant Program to Help Seniors‏


News Release New Grant Program to Help Seniors November 13, 2013 Ontario Government Supporting Seniors, Helping People in Their Everyday Lives Ontario will offer more support for seniors across the province through a new Seniors Community Grant Program. Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Adult…

Another Excerpt from Three Quarters


CAPE TOWN I keep thinking it is my mom’s birthday and she will be fifty nine. She really is an amazing woman. I love her so much even if she gets on my nerves from time to time. It is a beautiful day in…

Excerpt from Three Quarters


SHAKALAND Shakaland is beautiful. I really like it. It teaches me a lot about Zulu culture. I buy Benjamin a hat, a stuffed animal for Debbie’s child and some stamps. Also just as I come in, I buy a yellow and black necklace for…

Premier’s Statement on Nelson Mandela


Statement Premier’s Statement on Nelson Mandela December 5, 2013 Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement today in response to the death of Nelson Mandela: “There are few people who have done more to inspire the world than Nelson Mandela, and I am deeply…

Statement on Food Packaging Standards‏


Statement Statement on Food Packaging Standards November 13, 2013   Today, Kathleen Wynne, Premier and Minister of Agriculture and Food, issued the following statement on food packaging standards:     “I have been listening closely to industry concerns about the federal government’s plans to…

Teresa Madaleno on ThatChannel.com with Girl Power: Chronicles of the True Power of Female Friendships


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Ensuring Energy East Pipeline Benefits Ontario‏


News Release Ensuring Energy East Pipeline Benefits Ontario November 13, 2013 Ontario Energy Board to Hold Consultations, Prepare Report The Ontario government has asked the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to undertake consultations and prepare a report on the proposed Energy East Pipeline. The consultation…

Helping Kids Lead Healthy and Active Lifestyles


Media Advisory Helping Kids Lead Healthy and Active Lifestyles December 3, 2013 Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, along with Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, Ian Troop, CEO, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan…

Helping Ontario Mothers and Babies Get The Care They Need


Media Advisory Helping Ontario Mothers and Babies Get The Care They Need December 3, 2013 Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will make an announcement regarding the Positive Pregnancy Programme in Toronto that provides support to pregnant women with HIV and women…

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