Month: October 2016

[TPS] – Media advisory, 13 Halloween safety tips

Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, 13 Halloween safety tips Monday, October 31, 2016 – 12:23 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 There’s more to Halloween than trick-or-treating and the Toronto Police Service would like to remind everyone of the need for safety this Halloween….

Hopeton Interview

By Nick Goodwin I recently interviewed another participant in “The Remix Project”. His name is Hopeton.

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 31st OCT – 6th NOV )

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – You want to expand your world, have new experiences, and open up to other ways of living. You’re focused on your goals, and you want to make sure you’re going in the right direction. This…

Happy Diwali!

Bask in the light!

The Shelter

By Nick Goodwin I’ve come a long way from being kicked out of my house. My parents and I have managed to rekindle our relationship and these days we see eye-to-eye better than we ever have. You could say that my first two years…

Background Noise

Here is some background noise from a café that I go to from time-to-time: Ambiance noise at a restaurant

Muay Thai

By Nick Goodwin I have begun researching the art of Muay Thai boxing. The reason being is because I have been given the opportunity to create a mural on the wall of a soon-to-be Muay Thai boxing studio. The Remix Project has given me…

Olympic Medalist Andre De Grasse And Others To Receive Prestigious Excellence Awards This Saturday

THE EXCELLENCE AWARDS   Formerly PLANET AFRICA AWARDS   NEW BRAND, SAME VISION FOR GLOBAL MAGAZINE AND AWARDS PRESENTED BY THE AFROGLOBAL TELEVISION CHANNEL SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 2016 SHERATON HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTRE  801 DIXON ROAD, TORONTO, CANADA   Red Carpet Reception, 6.00 PM…

“All Bagged-Up, With Nowhere To Go”

By: Kirk Verner As the first week of summer drifts through Toronto like a lost locomotive, my nose hairs tingle from the smell of rubble. Toronto’s trash is all bagged-up, with nowhere to go. Soon to be towering high over our heads, our trash…

No country for shoe schools

By Rachel Muenz There are no shoe design schools in Canada and you can blame that on our climate. Because of our ever-changing weather, Canadians tend to put function over fashion, according to Sarah Beam-Borg, the assistant curator at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum. “North…

Happy Birthday Lisa!

Wishing you a 1,000 more!

Tabi make ninjas happy

By Rachel Muenz Most people in Toronto put on high-heels, polished oxfords or running shoes when they go to work. Matthew Wright puts on a pair of tabi. Tabi are a traditional type of shoe worn in Japan mainly for festivals and are essentially…

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 24th OCT – 30TH OCT )

Aries ( 21 Mar – 19 April ) – It’s time to rise to the occasion and stand in your power place. Gather inspiration from your environment and stir that energy until it simmers into something heavenly. The high demands that have been placed…

/R E P E A T — Media Advisory: Quebecor Inc.’s financial results for first quarter 2016 – Conference call/

English MONTREAL, April 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Pierre Dion, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc.,Manon Brouillette, President and Chief Executive Officer, Videotron Ltd, Julie Tremblay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Media Group of Quebecor Media Inc., President and Chief…

For the People

By Nick Goodwin I wonder if it’s strange that I relate my childhood to movies that I watched as a kid. Or children’s show such as Sesame Street. I guess it’s a good thing. I turned out to be polite, kind, respectful and considerate….

[TPS] – Pedestrian Safety Awareness

Toronto Police Service News Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness Friday, October 21, 2016 – 12:58 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 Pedestrian safety initiatives, delivered by the Toronto Police Service, are designed to promote cooperative safety strategies, with members of our communities, using awareness, education and enforcement….

Courses Offered at New Opportunties Learning Centre

Starting July 5, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Isabella and Church Streets in Toronto, I will be offering a writing course costing $40.00 for nine weeks. This special course will also include elements of self-publishing.  If you would like to attend…

[TPS] – #Fraudchat: Cyber Crime, Thursday, October 20, 2016, 1 p.m.

Toronto Police Service News Release #Fraudchat: Cyber Crime, Thursday, October 20, 2016, 1 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016 – 4:59 AM Financial Crimes 416-808-7300 October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. It was created to educate internet users about online security and the simple steps…

The shoemaker and the “magic box”

By Rachel Muenz I take off my shoes and socks, roll my pants up to my knees, pull on a pair of thin nylon stockings and put my left foot into what Ken Brubacher calls “the magic box.” Brubacher is one of only a…

[TPS] – TPS civilian charged, Update, Further investigation leads to 22 new charges

Toronto Police Service News Release TPS civilian charged, Update, Further investigation leads to 22 new charges Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – 1:31 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the TPS posted a news release which said that Erin Maranan, 28, a…

Michael Jackson

I have most of his albums and he is one of the only performers where I actually had a picture of him up on my wall when I was young. That being…Michael Jackson. Apparently he suffered a cardiac arrest at 12:20 p.m. this afternoon….

[TPS] – Operation Northern Spotlight – Phase 5, Nationwide Human Trafficking investigation, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – Sunday, October 16, 2016, Results

Toronto Police Service News Release Operation Northern Spotlight – Phase 5, Nationwide Human Trafficking investigation, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – Sunday, October 16, 2016, Results Tuesday, October 18, 2016 – 10:40 AM Sex Crimes 416-808-7474 The Toronto Police Service Human Trafficking Enforcement Team took…

Chaos

By Nick Goodwin I’m sitting in my house listening to music and lightning. I’m listening to old school hip hop. I really like the “old school” stuff. I can hear it raining a bit in between songs and the lightning is chiming in whenever…

[TPS] – Public Safety Alert, June Callwood Park, Loose razor blades left in park

Toronto Police Service News Release Public Safety Alert, June Callwood Park, Loose razor blades left in park Monday, October 17, 2016 – 8:40 PM 14 Division 416-808-1400 The Toronto Police Service would like to warn the public of a safety concern at June Callwood…

[TPS] – Man wanted in Sexual Assault and Robbery investigation, Christie Street and Dupont Street area, Investigators looking for driver who stopped attack

Toronto Police Service News Release Man wanted in Sexual Assault and Robbery investigation, Christie Street and Dupont Street area, Investigators looking for driver who stopped attack Monday, October 17, 2016 – 10:34 AM 13 Division 416-808-1300 The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance…

Need help? Just give me a call with tobacco

By: Rachel Muenz Before I climbed to the third floor of the North Borden Building on Spadina, I thought tobacco was bad. But now I know that it can be good, depending on how you use it. Tobacco can help students like me get…

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 17th Oct – 23rd Oct )

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – The kind of work or appreciation that you had always wanted is already here with you. Instead of waiting for the ever-elusive perfection, acknowledge what you have and be thankful for all you have received….

Live for your element

By Nick Goodwin Fishing is definitely one of my favourite things. I always look forward to the summer because I figure there is a good chance that I will find myself out in the wilderness at least once or twice. I love camping and…

E Reece & Core Elements

Elevated Mental Recordings E REECE & Core Elements WHAT YOU NEED (Produced by Brian Boland) ALBUM: http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/ze9zuz INST: http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/dty7by VIDEO LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS72m24Zr7c

New Book – Listening to Music

Donna Kakonge has a new book that can bought on the Lulu.com E-store. The site is: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged. The book is called Listening to Music and features the experience of listening to Erykah Badu, Sting and India.Arie.

A Different Booklist Wins Premier’s Award – Congratulations!

A DIFFERENT BOOKLIST WINS 2016 PREMIER’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS

Sunscreen

By Nick Goodwin The sun. To tan or not to tan, that is the question. We question the reliance of the o-zone layer, the efficiency of sunscreen, and our ability to take in the nutrients that the sun’s light provides. For adults everywhere it…

A short trip on a long journey, taken, Only by the Night

By Alex Scott With the passing of time all things change, some for better and some for worse. Not everything that is new is better, and sometimes we lose something tragic. The art of buying music has been all but lost, and it is…

Remix

By Nick Goodwin So far, I have withheld the fact that I am an artist. I draw, paint, write, make music and play sports. My biggest exercise lately has been both graphic design and skateboarding. The story goes like this. I was told about…

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 10th Oct – 16th Oct )

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – A new venture can be in the works that builds on what you’ve done but represents a new way of communicating or a new service or format  You had been gathering your forces, working with…

Mute

By Kirk Verner Timid lips finally spew jargon. You have less of an accent than expected. Racing eyes, rarely locking. Your fear lies in direct eye-contact. Crossed arms, your knuckles are white again. You look like a librarian, neat and gentle. Your wet palm…

Happy Birthday Mommy!

And wishing you 100 more!

Making Decisions

by Nicholas Goodwin I hardly make a decision without thorough consideration. The closest I ever get to stopping time is when I spend the afternoon balancing the pros and cons of my latest dilemma. I do not live by the saying “look before you…

Babylon

By Kirk Verner A thousand worlds. Stretching from Babylon, To the mines below. I love you more than the beauty of flying geese. Uniform precision, instinctive direction. More than a flower needs the sky’s rain. Bright eyes of a daisy, tall and lean. I…

I Love Family

By Nicholas Goodwin I love family. There are fights – sometimes we do something stupid – but still somehow we forgive and forget. When I say family I don’t mean strict bloodline relations. There are infinite variances of family throughout the universe. A code…

OCTOBER LISTINGS: 3 GREAT EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED!!

OCTOBER LISTINGS BOOK LAUNCH: WHO GABBY THINK HE IS? Date: Thursday October 13, 2016 Time: Reception 6:00 -7:00 pm | Presentation 7:00 – 9:00 pm Place: OISE Library (Ground Floor) 252 Bloor Street (at St. George) THE CARIBBEAN STUDIES PROGRAM UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESENTS…

Some of My Dad’s Family

I just spoke with my Dad the other day and he told me about my Aunt Bettie, his late sister who looked so much like him. Even though she had four children, she was so devoted to her work and received a doctor of…

Introducing Nicholas Goodwin

by Nicholas Goodwin Hello. Nicholas Goodwin here. I love hockey, going to the zoo, doing the dishes, skateboarding and I love to chase my dreams. I am 20 years old. In my life I have seen my tiny world from many angles. I have…

[TPS] – Public assistance sought locating stolen one-of-a-kind goalie mask, St. Clair Avenue West and Caledonia Road area

Toronto Police Service News Release Public assistance sought locating stolen one-of-a-kind goalie mask, St. Clair Avenue West and Caledonia Road area Monday, October 3, 2016 – 2:35 PM 12 Division 416-808-1200 On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Toronto Police Service responded to a call…

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