Month: February 2014

Select From More Than 50 Book Titles on Lulu.com by Donna Kakonge


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Supporting More Women in Senior Roles‏


News Release Supporting More Women in Senior Roles January 16, 2014 Ontario Promoting Gender Diversity on Boards and in Senior Management Ontario is taking steps to ensure more women are represented on corporate boards and senior management teams in the province. Following a request…

Increasing Credit Transfer Options for Students‏


News Release Increasing Credit Transfer Options for Students January 16, 2014 Ontario Making it Easier for Students to Complete College and University Ontario is launching an online database that will make it easier for postsecondary students to see how their course credits are recognized…

China Gold International Announces Completion and Positive Results of Jiama’s Feasibility Study


Measured and Indicated Resources grow by 41% to 1,486 Mt. Jiama’s NPV(9%) increases to over US$1.3 Billion. VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – China Gold International Resources Co. Ltd. (TSX:CGG; HKEx: 2099) (“China Gold International Resources” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of an…

First National Financial Corporation Announces January Dividend Payment


/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S./ TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN) (the “Company”) today announced its monthly dividend payment of $0.116667 per common share for the period January 1 to January 31, 2014. The…

Helping Families Make Healthy Food Choices‏


News Release Helping Families Make Healthy Food Choices February 24, 2014 Ontario Introducing Legislation to Require Posting Calories on Menus Ontario will introduce legislation today to make it easier for families to make informed and healthy food choices. The Making Healthier Choices Act, if…

Please remember this Thursday's street proofing workshop‏


Please remember this Thursday’s street proofing workshop Sponsored by Toronto Police Service  11 Division & 11 Division CPLC THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27 7 – 9 PM (doors open @ 6:30pm) BISHOP MARROCCO/THOMAS MERTON C.S.S. 1515 Bloor St. W (Steps from the Dundas W. Subway Stn.) Everyone…

Win a $250 Gift Card‏


It only happens once a year – and we’re not talking about your birthday. MEC’s Board of Directors election is on now, and as a Co-op member, we look to you to elect the people you want to oversee your business. To thank you…

Settlements Reached in Rideau and Southwestern Regional Centres Class Actions‏


News Release Settlements Reached in Rideau and Southwestern Regional Centres Class Actions February 24, 2014 Former Residents Will be Able to Apply for Compensation Settlement agreements approved by the court today will give access to compensation to former residents of the Rideau Regional and…

TSX Venture Exchange Daily Bulletins


VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – TSX VENTURE COMPANIES: ANALYTIXINSIGHT INC. (“ALY”) BULLETIN TYPE:  Private Placement-Brokered, Amendment BULLETIN DATE:  January 15, 2014 TSX Venture Tier 2 Company Further to the bulletin issued on December 24, 2013 with respect to the Brokered Private Placement of 5,468,750 units at a price…

True North Commercial REIT Announces January 2014 Distribution


/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE U.S. OR OVER U.S. NEWSWIRES/ TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: TNT.UN) (the “REIT“) today announced a cash distribution of $0.0495 per trust unit (“Unit“) for the period from January 1, 2014 and endingJanuary 31, 2014. The…

Para-snowboarder Michelle Salt nominated for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games


BIG WHITE, BC, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ – Para-snowboarder Michelle Salt of Calgary, Alta. has been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in March, Canada Snowboard and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today.

Sumtra to add approval of property sale to annual meeting agenda


TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ – Sumtra Diversified Inc. (NEX Board: YSU.H) (“Sumtra” or the “Company”) announced today that it plans to ask shareholders to also consider the approval of the sale of certain real property held by Sumtra (the “Property Sale”) as other business at…

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – MidDay lottery winning numbers


TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ –   Saturday                           22/02/2014   PICK-2: 7 0  PICK-3: 7 1 4  PICK-4: 2 7 2 4  ENCORE: 0574824 DAILY KENO   6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 21, 23,…

Statement by Chairman of the Board of GTAA: Vijay Kanwar


TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, Vijay Kanwar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), announced that steps will be taken to ensure the disruptions at Toronto Pearson last week are thoroughly reviewed in order to improve operations and service to the…

Evidence pointing to Mexico blacklisting migrant workers in Canada stands, says BC Supreme Court


VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – The Supreme Court of British Columbia has denied a petition by Mexico to quash documentary evidence and testimony that corroborates that the Mexican government blacklisted Mexican migrant workers from returning to Canada because they were suspected of being union sympathizers. The evidence had been presented in…

COBA’s home season opens this week


Join us at the studio for our 2014 home season performances a retrospective of traditional and contemporary African dance works featuring Maa Keeba (2009), Portrait (1993) and Doun Doun Dance (2008) BUY TICKETS

Northern Property announces CEO succession


CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – The Board of Trustees of Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust today announced that B. James Britton, CEO, will retire in May 2014. The Board also announced that Todd R. Cook, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will become President and Chief Executive…

March 29th – Storytelling Event‏


MJKO Boxing – Wave Your Flag TO2015 10 Week Pam Am Games Boxing Challenge‏


MJKO Boxing – Wave Your Flag TO2015 10 Week Pam Am Games Boxing Challenge When: Starts: March 1, 2014 Cost: FREE Ends: May 10, 2014 Saturdays 1:15 pm -3:15 pm No Class Easter weekend April 19, 2014 Where: Harbourfront Community Centre Dance 627 Queens Quay…

Connacher Provides Fourth Quarter 2013 Operational Update and Conference Call Details


CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Connacher Oil and Gas Limited (CLL – TSX; “Connacher” or the “Company”) provides the following operational update for the fourth quarter 2013 (“Q4 2013”). All production related results disclosed herein are based on field estimates. Production and Operations Connacher’s Great…

Letter to the editor – Let’s tackle the causes, not the symptoms!


MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Following various media reports on hospital rooms billings, the president of the Québec Medical Association, Dr. Laurent Marcoux, wishes to comment the different options available for the government. Billing for hospital rooms and the possibility of setting rates based on…

“Join the Writers’ Circle” at Indigo Bookstore’s Bay & Bloor Location on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Please join authors Cynthia Reyes, Teresa Madaleno, Donna Kakonge and poet Sheila Stewart for a discussion around writing at Indigo Bookstore. Address: 55 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M4W 1A5 Date: Monday, February 17, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All are welcome!…

Happy Birthday Abu at Accents Bookstore


Have a great day!

“Join the Writers’ Circle” at Indigo Bookstore’s Bay & Bloor Location on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Please join authors Cynthia Reyes, Teresa Madaleno, Donna Kakonge and poet Sheila Stewart for a discussion around writing at Indigo Bookstore. Address: 55 Bloor Street West, Toronto Date: Monday, February 17, 2014 Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All are welcome! Note: For more…

Discovery Harbour Reports the Results of the Fall, 2013 Drilling Program at Wabassi Project, Northwestern Ontario


VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Discovery Harbour Resources Corp. (TSXV:DHR) (“Discovery” or the “Company”) and its partners, Northern Shield Resources (TSXV:NRN) (“Northern Shield”) and Great Lakes Resources LLC (“Great Lakes”), a private company, announce that the Fall 2013 exploration program, which was initiated onOctober 4,…

Bell Media Announces 29 Drama Projects in Development


– Attached talent includes Ilana Frank (SAVING HOPE), Paul Haggis (Crash), Bill Mustos and Anne Marie La Traverse(FLASHPOINT), Salvatore Stabile (REVENGE), Katie Ford (Miss Congeniality), Steve Blackman (PRIVATE PRACTICE), Robert C. Cooper (STARGATE SG-1), and Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern (FLASHPOINT) – – Production companies working with Bell Media include eOne, Shaftesbury, Omnifilm Entertainment, Thunderbird Films, LARK Productions, Darius Films, Don Carmody Productions,…

Happy Valentine’s Day


Have a great one!

Summit Industrial Income REIT announces distribution of $0.0408 per unit


TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Summit Industrial Income REIT (“Summit II“) (TSX: SMU.UN) is pleased to announce a $0.0408 per Unit distribution for January 2014. The distribution will be paid on February 14, 2014 to Unitholders of record on January 31, 2014. Summit II recently adopted an amended and restated distribution…

This Family Day Weekend Stay Clear of Hydro Dams and Stations, Stay Safe


TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is warning people to stay clear of hydroelectric dams and stations this Family Day long weekend. “This holiday weekend is a great time for winter activities, however the areas around hydroelectric dams and stations are not…

Armoured car workers lobby on Parliament Hill


Taskforce on armoured car sector needed OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ – Workers in the armoured car sector are on Parliament Hill today to urge the Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney and Members of Parliament to strike a taskforce on safety in the industry. The lobby takes…

Summit Industrial Income REIT Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter 2013 Results and Conference Call


TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Summit Industrial Income REIT (“Summit II” or the “REIT”) (TSX: SMU.UN) announced today that it will be issuing its results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2013 on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 26, 2014. A conference call hosted by…

Ontario Vineyards Produce Record Grape Harvest


News Release Ontario Vineyards Produce Record Grape Harvest January 15, 2014 Ontario Government Supports Industry Growth   Ontario consumers can look forward to a wide selection of homegrown wine due to a record-breaking grape harvest for 2013.       The province’s grape growers…

Help Develop the 2014 Budget


News Release Help Develop the 2014 Budget January 13, 2014 Ontario Government Asks the Public for Input and to Take Part The Ontario government is asking individuals and organizations across the province for their input in advance of the 2014 Ontario Budget. Today, Charles…

Buy Donna Kakonge`s Books on Lulu.com


How To Talk To Crazy People is now translated into French: Buy Today! http://www.lulu.com/shop/donna-kay-kakonge/comment-%C3%A0-parler-crazy-people/paperback/product-21448137.html

Province Improving Online Learning‏


News Release Province Improving Online Learning January 13, 2014 Ontario Giving Postsecondary Students More Flexibility Ontario is creating a Centre of Excellence for Online Learning to give students across the province one window of access to high-quality, transferable online courses, while reducing course duplication.To…

Grocery Gift Cards Help Families in Communities Across Ontario‏


News Release Grocery Gift Cards Help Families in Communities Across Ontario January 12, 2014 Province and Private Sector Working Together to Help Those Most in Need This week, an additional 2,781 families and individuals in 10 communities across southern Ontario received grocery cards to…

Donna Kakonge at Indigo Eaton Centre February 8th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for Book Signing


Come out and get your book signed by Donna Kakonge at Indigo Eaton Centre on February 8, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

News release: Turf Operations Group has paid a penalty of $200,000‏


CRTC announces that Turf Operations Group has paid a penalty of $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules January 10, 2014 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that 1051080 Ontario Inc. has paid…

WOMEN’S STREET PROOFING WORKSHOP‏


WOMEN’S STREET PROOFING WORKSHOP Sponsored by Toronto Police Services –   11 Division & 11 Division CPLC THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2014 7PM – 9 PM (doors open @ 6:30PM) BISHOP MARROCCO/THOMAS MERTON C.S.S. 1515 Bloor St. W (Steps from the Dundas W. Subway Stn.)  Be…

Full-day Kindergarten Registration Now Underway‏


News Release Full-day Kindergarten Registration Now Underway January 9, 2014 Program Getting Results, Rollout Complete this September Across the Province Ontario is encouraging parents to register their four- and five-year-old children for full-day kindergarten this September, completing the province-wide rollout of this important program…

A New Era of Cleaner Air for Ontario


News Release A New Era of Cleaner Air for Ontario January 8, 2014 Nanticoke Generating Station Burns Last Coal What was once the province’s largest coal-fired station is now out of service. The Nanticoke Generating Station was the last operating coal-fired facility in southern…

The Latest Show of ThatChannel.com`s Liquid Lunch also with Donna Kakonge


Writing is one of the hardest jobs in the world. In this first ever multimedia ebook, you can listen to audio, see video and experience first-hand some of what it takes to create your own creative non-fiction.  http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/how-to-write-creative-non-fiction—multimedia/14415974

New Air-Purifying Hardwood Floor is First-of-its-Kind in World


This Product is Pure Genius   New Air-Purifying Hardwood Floor is First-of-its-Kind in World   January 7, 2014 – A new product recently launched on the North American market makes living spaces healthier from the ground up – literally. The first of its kind in…

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