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2015 Colour Palette All About Self Expression: CIL Paint

Paint Colour Trends 2015 Colour Palette All About Self Expression: CIL Paint TORONTO, November 3, 2014 – According to CIL® paint, 2015 is all about letting loose – at least in your home. That’s because next year’s trend in home décor is all about self-expression, highlighted by a paint palette that is filled with colour-combination possibilities for every taste. “The home is a refuge and the one place where we […]

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Illuminate your home for the Holidays in minutes with this unique new product

October 28, 2014 This Little Helper Will Light Up Your Holiday Season The elfLight Distributed by RP Toys Allows You to Illuminate Your Home and Outdoor Space in Just Minutes Mississauga, ON – We all know Santa’s workload is a lot lighter during the holiday season thanks to his little helpers. And now, with the elfLight, you too can get the help you need to light up your home in […]

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 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 37,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report.

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Global Desi

(about Global Desi) Inspired by South Asian design, Global Design is well-known for its beautiful array of colors ranging in a rich and carefree style of clothing. Choose from oranges, yellows, purples, reds, a range of blues and more in everything from printed tops, kurtas, tailored dresses and tunics. Global Design is famous for its clothes complementing a vast variety of body shapes and body sizes. You can choose any […]

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Paint Colour Trends: DULUX Paint Unveils True-Blue Global Palette for 2015

  PAINT COLOUR TRENDS DULUX Paint Unveils True-Blue Global Palette for 2015   TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 – If you love to travel but can’t get away, there will be a sea of opportunity to bring international flair into your home in the coming year. That’s the message of leading brand DULUX® paint in unveiling its 2015 colour palette, bursting with diverse, rich colours reminiscent of exotic global destinations.   […]

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Improving Mental Health Support for Postsecondary Students

Media Advisory Improving Mental Health Support for Postsecondary Students October 9, 2014 Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Reza Moridi, will make an important announcement about mental health supports and services for college and university students.Date:               Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 Time:               9:00 a.m. Location:         University of Toronto, Exam Centre (St. George Campus) 255 McCaul Street, Toronto, M5T 1W7 Paid public parking is available in the vicinity. A live […]

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Ontario Launches Aboriginal Economic Development Fund

News Release Ontario Launches Aboriginal Economic Development Fund October 7, 2014 Fund Will Support Business, Employment and Training Opportunities Ontario is investing in First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities to grow local businesses and create employment. The Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) is a three-year, $25 million initiative, which will: Help Aboriginal communities develop long-term strategies to diversify their economies, Improve community capacity for economic development, Provide access to financing […]

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Investing In Economic Development For Aboriginal Peoples‏

Media Advisory Investing In Economic Development For Aboriginal Peoples October 6, 2014 Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, David Zimmer, will announce a new economic development initiative for Aboriginal Peoples. He will be joined by J.P. Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and Don Barraclough, founder and CEO of NationTalk.ca. Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: NationTalk.ca Office 80 Bloor St. West, 18th Floor […]

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Working Smoke Alarms Keep Families Safe‏

News Release Working Smoke Alarms Keep Families Safe October 6, 2014 Ontario Helps Launch Fire Prevention Week 2014 Ontario is helping launch Fire Prevention Week 2014 and encouraging families to test their smoke alarms to make sure they are working.  The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 5 to 11, is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month”.  Communities and fire services across […]

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Helping Ontario’s Charities‏

Media Advisory Helping Ontario’s Charities October 3, 2014 Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, will join representatives from the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Foundation and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to make an announcement about increasing support for Ontario’s charities. Date:               Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 Time:               3 p.m. Gate 6 (at Bremner Boulevard and York Street)   Location:        Air Canada Centre 40 Bay St. […]

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SICO Paint 2015 Colour Trends: Bold Colours to Take Centre Stage in Year Ahead

SICO Paint 2015 Colour Trends Bold Colours to Take Centre Stage in Year Ahead LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Sept. 29, 2014 – After years of playing it safe with neutral decor, Canadians are demonstrating more confidence in their colour choices, and this will translate into bolder, more expressive-looking homes in the year ahead. That’s the forecast of leading Canadian paint brand SICO® paint in unveiling its top colour picks for 2015. From […]

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Ontario Black History Society Event Coming Up

You are cordially invited to the OBHS Annual Kick-off Brunch Launching February as Black History Month   date: Sunday, January 25, 2015 time: 12 noon – African Marketplace/Silent Auction          1:00 p.m. – Brunch event begins   R.S.V.P. – 416 867-9420   Early Bird Tickets: $90 (ordered before Dec. 23rd, 2014)  Tickets: $100 (after Dec. 23rd, 2014) Student: $75 (provide student I.D. if over 18 years old) Sponsorship and […]

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“AIR CHINA LOVES CHINA”

BEIJING, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ — Air China’s aircraft which sports the “AIR CHINA LOVES CHINA” color scheme arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport on September 28 Beijing time, and September 29 marks the day of its maiden flight CA1501 Beijing – Shanghai. After that, it will be operated on routes Beijing–Shanghai/Guangzhou. The background color of the new artwork is white. The aircraft’s tail is emblazoned with the “AIR CHINA […]

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Minister Kenney Talks Skills Agenda at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting inCharlottetown, P.E.I. Minister Kenney spoke with Chamber members at their kickoff breakfast and highlighted the Government of Canada’sSkills Agenda, including reforming our post-secondary education system, supporting apprenticeship training, and fostering more employer involvement and investment in training. The speech highlighted […]

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Walk with Canadians fighting life-threatening kidney disease

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – This year marks the PKD Foundation of Canada’s 13th Annual Walk for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The most common form of PKD is autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), which affects 35-66,000 Canadians. ADPKD is the most common, life-threatening, hereditary renal cystic disease and the fourth leading cause of kidney failure.1,2,3,4 Currently, there is no treatment approved to slow the progression of the disease, […]

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/R E P E A T — Media Advisory/Photo Op – Ontario Science Centre Celebrates its 45th anniversary with free admission on fifth annual Community Day on September 28/

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ – Light the candles on the cake! The Ontario Science Centre is 45. To celebrate with the whole community, we will host our fifth annual Community Day, presented by TELUS, on Sunday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to free admission, we’ll have special programming and visitors of all ages will be able to see IMAX® films Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and […]

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Advisory – Biomedic Acetaminophen with Codeine: Recall Due To Missing Child-Resistant Packaging

OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ –The issue: Teva Canada Limited, in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one lot (#669745) of Biomedic Acetaminophen with Codeine (30 caplets with 300 mg acetaminophen and 8 mg codeine) due to missing child-resistant packaging. Who is affected: This product poses a risk to children who could open the bottle and ingest the bottle’s contents. Codeine is not recommended for use in children under 12 […]

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National Bank Invests an Additional $1 million in Inspiring Projects for Young People

Thousands of youths Hundreds of ideas and projects brought to life Building a better community MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – National Bank is kicking off the second edition of its One for Youthprogram and will invest another $1 million in 2014 to support projects for young people (ages 0-25), across Canada. This amount adds to the $12 million in support provided by National Bank over the past five years for […]

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Media Advisory – UPDATED – Patrick Brown Ontario PC Leadership Announcement

Patrick Brown to make an announcement regarding the Ontario PC Leadership. TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – UPDATE: Additional detail re: start time and media availability. Date and Time: Sunday, September 28, 2014 14:45-15:30 ET. Press conference at 15:30 ET. Media representatives must present valid credentials. Location:  Southshore Community Centre, 205 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, ON L4N 7Y9 Video:  A live feed will be available at Bell Toronto TOC.  Please call 416-215-1347 and […]

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Canadian Welding industry prepares for work in arctic

CanWeld Conference focuses on sub-zero temperatures VANCOUVER, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – Welding professionals and researchers from around the globe gathered at the 5th Annual Canadian Welding Association CanWeld Conference at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia today. The Canweld Conference is the largest, most attended welding conference in Canada and is completely dedicated to advancing Canadian welding standards, skills and knowledge.

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Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY – A Full House Rocked with Laughter Thanks to Chris Rock and Will Arnett with $2.5 Million Raised for Toronto East General Hospital

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II—a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett as Master of Ceremonies, over 1400 guests […]

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Montreal’s 24th Oasis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon: a great success and record year!

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The weather cooperated on Sunday, with the sun shining on the nearly 35,000 people, from 52 countries, participating in the different challenges in one of North America’s top twenty races, the Montreal Oasis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. Along with the delighted runners who crossed the finish line in Parc La Fontaine, organizers were very satisfied with the response on the ground. “Some people participate […]

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A Full House Rocked with Laughter Thanks to Chris Rock and Will Arnett with $2.5 million raised for Toronto East General Hospital

Laughter Is The Best Medicine II event brought outToronto’s Most Generous Guests to Celebrate End of$60-million Private Sector Capital Campaign TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – Last night, Torontowas treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II—a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett […]

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Media Advisory – Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl to deliver keynote address at the 5th Annual Canadian Welding Association CanWeld Conference

OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will deliver remarks at the 5th Annual Canadian Welding Association CanWeld Conference. Date: Monday, September 29, 2014 Time: 10:30 a.m. PDT Where: Westin Bayshore Hotel 1601 Bayshore Drive Vancouver, British Columbia SOURCE Government of Canada For further information: Erica Meekes, […]

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Media Advisory – Family of Cy Tokmakjian holds press conference

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The family of Cy Tokmakjian will be holding a news conference Monday, September 29, 2014. ‎ Members of the family are inviting reporters to attend the news conference on the lawn of Tokmakjian Ltd. company headquarters. ‎Where: Tokmakjian Ltd. ‎221 Caldari Road, Vaughan ON When: 11am Monday September 29, 2014 Why:  Family of Cy Tokmakjian responds to Cuba’s decision to sentence the Canadian automotive executive […]

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Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW – Global food trendologist, Christine Couvelier, and Travelocity.ca unveil Culinary Travel Trend Report

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY:  Think of the last trip you took. Now, I bet you can’t remember every detail of what you saw, but no doubt you remember some of the amazing food you tasted. In fact, food is so special to the travel experience that in a new survey by Travelocity.ca it was revealed that 75 per […]

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The Winners of the 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival are revealed: Mother Of George and Fire In The Blood Receive Top Honor!

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – The 10th edition of the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF), created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation and presented by Global Montreal, announced its prize winners at the Festival’s closing ceremonies on September 28, 2014 at the Auditorium of the Grande Bibliotèque. Winners were selected by a professional jury. Narrative Feature films: Frédéric Pierre, president of the jury, actor; Danielle Godin, multidisciplinary artist;Henri […]

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IIROC Trading Halt – LOT

VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ – The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: Tomagold Corporation TSX-Venture Symbol: LOT Reason: At the Request of the Company Pending News Halt Time (ET): 2:27 PM ET IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed company. Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. IIROC is the national […]

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