Month: May 2014

Forging a Career in Aboriginal Film and Video (originally published in Heartbeat of the North.com)

In Culture, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on December 2, 2008 at 11:53 Marie-Helene Cousineau is a video and filmmaker who I first met by being her teacher’s assistant at Concordia University in Montreal back in 1997. Her career path has lead…

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 2 to 6 June 2014‏

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. Broadcasting Decisions:  Application by United Christian Broadcasters Canada  http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2013/2013-568.htm#d17 for authority to acquire from Thunder Bay…

Hair – by Donna Kakonge (published December 1999/January 2000 – Panache Magazine)

In Beauty, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on November 2, 2008 at 14:27 Back in the mid-80s, watching Oprah Winfrey’s bouncing and behaving hair was like a dream come true. I never knew that black hair could do that. I rushed to…

Spain (originally published with Rozaneh Magazine)

In Culture, Writing (all kinds), travel on February 16, 2008 at 01:08 This is the Spain where it is easy to play Red Rover on the beach, but hard not to shop. This is the country of siesta, cheap shoes and sangria that flows…

Invitation to Join Young People’s TV on ThatChannel.com this September!

Young People TV Flyer – Kakonge D K C A great new pilot show called Young People’s TV is starting that is done by youth, for a wide audience! Participation in the show is free and you have the opportunity to: Get copies of…

Restaurant makeover (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Entertainment, Health, Restaurant Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:14 The show “Restaurant Makeover” helps restaurant owners to makeover their businesses. All you need to do is to send in a letter or a call and they decide whether they’re…

A sprint to a clothing line (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, Business, Entertainment, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:15 he has reached the finish line A Sprint to a Clothing Line Published in Pride Magazine – June 29, 2005 Ben Johnson, the fastest man in the world according to a…

Join the Toronto Self-Publishing Association

Join the Toronto Self-Publishing Association! Membership is $120.00/year You can start at any time and your membership starts from that point What you get? Access to a community of self-published authors to share your work with and to network Discounts off group editing projects…

Jully Black

In Beauty, Entertainment, Music, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:16 Jully Black Jully Black – Home-grown Talent The first time I met Jully Black was while she was working with the Princess of Wales show “Da Kink in my Hair.” I…

Dim sum for the Murmur Project aired on CBC Radio 3

In Entertainment, Health, Music, Radio Podcasts, Restaurant Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:20 yummy Murmur Project Dim Sum & Friends “Every time I see you falling, I get down on my knees and pray.” The techno-rhythms and words of New…

Join Donna Kakonge for a Learn to Write Creative Non-fiction Workshop at Maria A. Shchuka Library September 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Maria A. Shchuka Library Branch of the Toronto Public Library 1745 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto, ON, M6E 2H4 When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. What’s Going On: Learn to write creative non-fiction by Donna Kakonge How: It’s free! Copies of my books How…

How to make your mall experience a free one (originally published with The Shoestring.com)

In Business, Entertainment, Events, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:24 How to Make Your Mall Experience a Free One Being in a shopping mall can be an overwhelming experience – especially when you don’t have cash to spend. But, there are…

[TPS] – Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugs‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugsThursday, May 22, 2014 – 4:28 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s 2014 Drive Safe!…

Links for the World of Rob Patry – Enter and Enjoy

The following URL’s will take you to my website: http://www.rwilliampatry.com http://www.Saltlifeservices.com http://www.60rp.com http://www.Clippercutterandquill.com http://www.Cutterclipperandquill.com On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saltlife.services https://www.facebook.com/rob.patry.92 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pinnacle-of-Vandalism/1423246907892448 On Twitter: https://twitter.com/RWilliamPatry?refsrc=email @RWilliamPatry Instagram: http://instagram.com/saltlifeservices Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/rwillpat/ Village Cigar Blog: http://www.villagecigarcompany.com/clippercutterquill.html My Main Blog – FIRST CRACK      http://blog.rwilliampatry.com © 2014 Microsoft Terms Privacy…

The Master Weaver (originally published with Pride Newsmagazine)

Rose Hibbert and Christos Cox creates magic with Donna Kakonge’s hair The Master Weaver With her 1992 red and black Volkswagen Jetta, Hibbert drove me up to Hair & Wigs on the Danforth in Toronto to get the 150 per cent real human cuticle…

Donna Kakonge’s New Book: God Is Always There

Buy it Today! http://www.lulu.com/shop/dr-donna-kay-cindy-kakonge-abd-llb-student/god-is-always-there/hardcover/product-21636398.html;jsessionid=71F8B40B07F046C35729D5A11DA74652 Australian Ugg Boots, On sale now

Catelli® Healthy Harvest® Bow Tie Pasta with Crispy Prosciutto Arugula and Pine Nuts Chef Peter George, CN Tower, Toronto

Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Servings: 4 Ingredients: 

Check Out Madaleno Magazine

http://madalenomagazine.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/my-editor-and-mentor-the-story-of-donna-k-kakonge/

Toronto’s CN Tower Chef Joins Other Canadian Culinary Superstars to Launch Unique Cookbook in Support of Local Food Banks

Toronto’s CN Tower Chef Joins Other Canadian Culinary Superstars to Launch Unique Cookbook in Support of Local Food Banks Project spearheaded by Catelli® pasta in effort to help feed country’s hungry in summer, the slowest time of year for food banks Toronto, Ontario – April 23,…

Sound Water Management: Cascades Redefines The Boundaries

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, March 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – As we celebrate the 22nd edition of World Water Day, Cascades is proud to reiterate its objective to reduce water consumption: the Company is committed to reducing its discharge of effluent to 10.6 m3 per tonne of saleable product…

Giving More Kids Access to Free Dental Care‏

News Release Giving More Kids Access to Free Dental Care April 3, 2014 Ontario Expands Healthy Smiles Program Thousands more children across Ontario now have access to free dental care. As of April 1, 70,000 more kids from low-income families can get dental services…

Buy a Selection of Great Books of Donna Kakonge’s

Buy them here today! http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged

Choosing Colour Is Top Paint Challenge, Survey Finds

CIL brand launches unique ‘model home’ website to make process easier TORONTO, April 2, 2014 – When it comes to painting, applying paint to a wall is an easier task than choosing a colour. That’s the finding of a country-wide survey of Canadian paint…

The Senate of Canada and the CNIB celebrate National Vision Health Month

OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ – Speaker Noël A. Kinsella and Senator Asha Seth are hosting the CNIB to celebrate National Vision Health Month, a campaign to educate Canadians on vision health and avoidable vision loss in Canada. WHO: The Honourable Noël A. Kinsella and the Honourable Asha Seth DATE:  May 15,…

April 5 is National Caregiver Day: Nominate a Caregiver for a Prestigious Award and Chance to Win $10,000

April 5 is National Caregiver Day: Nominate a Caregiver for a Prestigious Award and Chance to Win $10,000   Communities and employers to also be awarded for their leadership in support of caregivers  Toronto, Ontario – April 1, 2014 – The search is on for exceptional caregivers across Canada….

Supporting Urban Aboriginal Health, Culture and Economic Growth‏

News Release Supporting Urban Aboriginal Health, Culture and Economic Growth March 31, 2014 Ontario Providing Land Located on Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Site Ontario is moving forward on a historic project that will create more economic opportunities and improve the quality of…

More Healthy, Active Spaces in Northern Ontario‏

News Release More Healthy, Active Spaces in Northern Ontario March 31, 2014 Government Partners with Algoma University to Expand Athletics Centre Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie today, where she announced Ontario is partnering with the university to expand its…

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – MidDay lottery winning numbers

TORONTO, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ –   Saturday                           22/03/2014   PICK-2: 7 6 PICK-3: 4 7 9 PICK-4: 1 5 2 9

BELOVED

In Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds), book reviews on August 12, 2009 at 03:23 Book Review of Toni Morrison’s Award-Winning Book Beloved Terry Otten suggests that while Sethe and the other slaves “might be considered simply…

Mother`s Day Story

Most unusual place to give birth in Canada is in a fast food restaurant: survey Surprise locations for delivering babies are rare in Canada, but commonplace in developing countries  MARKHAM (April 14, 2014) – En route to the hospital, in a car, on the roadside and even in a…

Bust a Move Busts into Million Dollar Year

EDMONTON, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ – It was a sea of pink, purple, and tutus as 260 participants took to Northlands for the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Bust a Move for Breast Health. The third-year event, reached a milestone when it announced today a fundraising total of $400,000 bringing…

Story on Donna Kakonge in Black Canadians

http://www.blackcanadians.com/donna-kakonge

Fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health™

HALIFAX, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ – The fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health™ was an incredible celebration as the community came together and raised $293,115 (net) for the Breast Health Centre in Halifax.  In addition, the Canadian Breast Canadian Foundation – Atlantic Region, wowed the crowd by announcing…

The Chief Electoral Officer wishes to clarify information concerning the revision of the lists of electors

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – In recent days, information has been circulated that clearly shows a misconception on the part of some people regarding the procedure used to revise the lists of electors, and in particular regarding the notion of domicile. The Chief Electoral…

Conductors’ union in Canada accepts CN’s offer to enter bargaining on condition binding arbitration applies if talks fail

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) has accepted CN’s offer to enter labour negotiations for a contract settlement on the condition that final and binding arbitration will…

Chromian Wars Mini Case Study

Chromian Wars developed by Miralupa Inc. is played in four easy steps using Augmented Reality with 3D camera technology. Step 1: Get in Augmented Reality (AR) Mode! Step 2: Manually activate AR Mode! Step 3: Select and move units! Step 4: Win the war!…

At Home with Author Donna Kay Kakonge

Check out the story on Cynthia Reyes’s blog: http://csreyes.wordpress.com/

Twenty winners from Rimouski to Montreal – Congratulations to the 3,500 young participants of the 3rd Robotics Festival, an unprecedented success!

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Approximately 5,000 people attended Saturday afternoon’s closing ceremony of the third annual Robotics Festival. Some 20 prizes were awarded. Midway through the day,Diane De Courcy, Quebec Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities and Minister responsible for the Charter of the French language, and Montreal Mayor Denis…

Join the Summer Writing Workshop for Girls and Boys

Are you a young woman or man between the ages of 14 and 18 who is looking for something fun and safe to do this summer? Are you a parent looking for something fun and safe for your daughter or your son to do…

Canadian National Railway Company and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference resume negotiations

Minister Leitch encourages parties to work together to end their labour dispute OTTAWA, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the Canadian National Railway (CN) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)…

Press release no. 14 – April 7, 2014 general election – 815 candidates will be running in the April 7 general election

QUEBEC CITY, March 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – In preparation for the upcoming September 4th general election, Mr.Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, announces that after the period for filing nomination papers, which ended  at 2 p.m. today, 815 nomination papers have been accepted in the 125 electoral divisions…

Project of Radio for Children with Donna Magazine (Toronto)

Project of Radio for Children on Donna Magazine (Toronto) Want to get your child involved with a great project of having their voices involved in reading audio stories they write and announce on Donna Magazine?Flat fee for the project is $500.00 for a yearMaximum number…

Supporting French-language Students in Eastern Ontario‏

News Release Supporting French-language Students in Eastern Ontario March 13, 2014 Colleges commit to education for and by Francophones at College D’Alfred Ontario is working with La Cité and Collège Boréal to ensure that students in Eastern Ontario continue to have access to French-language…

Supporting Ontario’s Unique Festivals and Events

News Release Supporting Ontario’s Unique Festivals and Events March 13, 2014 Province Helping to Boost Tourism and Create Jobs Ontario is supporting festivals and events across the province that will draw tourists, create jobs and grow local economies. Through the Celebrate Ontario 2014 program, the province…

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