Month: November 2016

CORRECTION: Advertising on Beautiful People – ThatChannel.com


New shows of “Beautiful People” on ThatChannel.com are starting in January of 2017. Please check out this link to see past episodes: https://www.google.ca/?gws_rd=ssl#q=Donna+Kakonge+-+YouTube I am looking for sponsors from people/businesses that would pledge $9,600.00 CDN membership for a year of 52 episodes of the…

Camille Nelson’s Album First Words, Why I Love It


By Brikena Ribaj This is Camille Nelson, my very good friend. Camille Nelson is one of my all-time favorite people. Among so many other things, she is also an artist par excellence. Camille is also the one who patiently taught me how to play…

Power Financial Reports First Quarter Financial Results and Dividends


English All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Readers are referred to the sections entitled “Non-IFRS Financial Measures and Presentation” and “Forward-Looking Statements” at the end of this release. MONTRÉAL, May 12, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Power Financial Corporation (TSX: PWF) today reported…

MANISH’S ZODIAC PREDICTIONS ( 28th Nov – 4th Dec )


Aries (21 March – 19 April) – An energetic week is in store for you.. You are getting back on your feet. You need to focus your attention not on intrigues but on important financial decisions, not losing sight of any small detail. You…

Buhler Industries Reports 2nd Quarter Earnings


(TSX:BUI) WINNIPEG, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ – Sales Revenue for the quarter was $81.0 million, up $16.3 million from the prior year second quarter. Revenue for the first six months of 2016 was $117.3 million, down $7.5 million from 2015. Weak commodity prices continue…

Axia reports Q1 2016 results


Axia Reports Results for the three months ended March 31, 2016 CALGARY, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ – Arrangement Agreement On March 9, 2016, Axia entered into an arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement“) with Digital Connection (Canada) Corp. (the “Purchaser“), an entity which is owned…

SHEA BUTTER MARKET – BRINGING GIFTS TO THE MASSES


I CALLED GIFTY SERBEH-DUNN AS SHE WAS FEEDING HER CAT. HER BOYS WALKED BY THE CAT WITHOUT FEEDING HER. HER BIG BOY IS HER HUSBAND WAYNE DUNN WHO HAS A BUSINESS DEGREE FROM STANFORD. HER SMALL 7-YEAR-OLD BOY IS HER SON KABORÉ. SERBEH-DUNN HAS…

The New NAIROBI Jacket + 30% off Site-wide


Insiders Sale Welcome to the Inside. We’d like to thank you for you support and loyalty. Whether you’ve been with us for years or are joining us for the first time Newsletter Members enjoy 30% off site-wide until Nov 28th.  Use the code: “INSIDE30”  Introducing: THE NAIROBI Jacket Clean,…

Bicycle Time


By Rachel Muenz The road unrolls before him, cracked and purple-grey. The pavement is worn but good, better than that behind him, cratered and half-repaired with uneven disks of tar. On either side, trees slide past the corners of his eyes, their branches reaching…

People who make a difference


There are so many people who make a difference on your journey through life. My parents and siblings have always been there for me, cheering me on and believing in me when I didn’t believe in myself. Sometimes when my self-esteem was so low,…

Hard Work


By Nick Goodwin Hard work. Sometimes I feel that I know the definition of it. Truly, I do not. I have the vision of where I want to be with my successes. This is what sets the tone for how hard I must work….

Black Women Share Career Experiences (Originally Published in the Charlatan Newspaper)


Nov. 6 presented a rare opportunity for five black women professionals to share their personal experiences, success strategies and encouragement with Carleton’s black community. “It’s good to see someone there in the image of yourself succeeding,” said Kathy Wilkinson, a member of Perspectives.

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 21st Nov – 27th Nov )


Aries (21 March – 19 April) – It is a time for you to work hard and a time for you to budget and save.  This would be a great time for you to get a job offer or to see an increase of…

How To Help Your Dog Prevent Hair Loss


Many dogs lose their hair on a regular basis. If you are dog owner, you may find the occasional clump of hair on the sofa or carpet. With double-coated breeds, this is especially true. Examples of breeds with a double-coat are German Shepherds, Collies,…

Ode to Silence


By Brikena Ribaj One of the reasons I love Portland, OR, well, other than it being home to the best bookstore I have seen in North America, Powell’s, is how quiet it is.

How to Start Studying Abroad


Studying abroad is an excellent experience – if you get the opportunity it is worth it in so many ways. Here are some tips on how you can start to plan for studying abroad.

Medical Facilities Corporation Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Appoints New Chief Executive Officer


Medical Facilities Q1 2016 financial statements and notes (CNW Group/Medical Facilities Corporation) TORONTO, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ – Medical Facilities Corporation (“Medical Facilities” or the “Company”) (TSX: DR), announced today its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2016.  All amounts are expressed…

Instructions on Making Toilet Paper Puppets


I was walking to Chester Public School in Toronto, part of what is commonly known by most Torontonians as Greektown. My family lived in a two-bedroom apartment and there were five of us. My Mom and Dad were in one room and my brother,…

Franz Ferdinand Concert Report


Franz Ferdinand is on tour promoting their new album Tonight with Franz Ferdinand. We saw them in concert last night and I am happy to report that they delivered. They performed for one and a half hours and the energy of the band was…

Corporation Gives Computers to School


A leading global talent development corporation will be providing computers and computer aided education to more than 2,005 schools in Andra Pradesh in India. The value of this funding is Rs 1728 million.

Mutual funds


Mutual funds are clusters of investments that can be made that tend to earn a higher rate of return than Registered Retirement Savings Plans.

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 14th Nov – 20th Nov )


Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – A week of reflection is in order for you, as you continue to be propelled forward by the changes that have been taking place within and around you recently. This is a great time for…

Correction – SongVersation: Healing A Heavy Heart


Love to all #SoulBirdsWorldWide and all others reading this letter.   SongVersation: Healing the Heavy Heart    A SongVersation is: A performance paradigm I created using words and music to reach the HEAD and the HEART. and THIS SongVersation is called: Healing a Heavy Heart…

Gaiser Construction (Originally Published in Canadian Builders Quarterly)


Bruce Gaiser got into a pinch back in the late 1980s and 1990s when he started doing business with Native reserves in Manitoba. The cash flow of the business dried up, “I decided I would work for more credible companies, like school boards, government,…

Taylor Swift?! Uh-huh!


By Brikena Ribaj Today I rocked to country. Yes. I did. I rocked to country music. The reason I say this twice is because, well, for lack of a better phrase, I don’t do country. I don’t know why. I just can’t. I am…

SongVersation: Healing A Heavy Heart


Love to all #SoulBirdsWorldWide and all others reading this letter.   SongVersation: Healing the Heavy Heart A SongVersation is where I combine words and music to reach the HEAD and the HEART. and THIS SongVersation is called: Healing a Heavy Heart – because I…

Excerpt from Spiderwoman


Spiderwoman is the third book that I officially published, actually the fourth if you include the short story I did for Headlight Anthology. This book was a long process that started with stories I did in a Carleton University creative writing class with Tom…

[TPS] – Statement from Chief Mark Saunders


Toronto Police Service News Release Statement from Chief Mark Saunders Thursday, November 10, 2016 – 3:07 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 As I meet with the people of the city at many events, including numerous town halls, among the subjects that are raised, the new…

Garbage Strike


By Nick Goodwin Okay, so Toronto’s morale doesn’t seem to be out of whack at all. Maybe a little unfocused but somehow people are remaining happy even with the increasingly gross trails of garbage leading from overflowing containments. Are we to improvise and use…

Join me on Beautiful People on ThatChannel.com


For more information, please send an email to dkakonge@gmail.com, attention Donna Kakonge

130 million thanks! The Exceptional Care for Exceptional Kids Campaign is a resounding success


English Gino Berretta, C.O. (C) Chairman of the Board of Governors (CNW Group/Shriners Hospitals For Children) MONTREAL, May 11, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – As the Exceptional Care for Exceptional Kids Campaign comes to a close, the entire Shriners community extends a huge thank-you to its exceptional…

It’s A Great Deal


Photo Courtesy of Dreamtimes.com Can you imagine that I am offering free life coaching on any of your life’s challenges for the low, low cost of one book sale from you? Yes – this is not a gimmick – it is true. We can…

Books You Can Buy With Free Life Coaching


Donna Kakonge has written 25 books that you can choose from along with FREE  life coaching for your challenges in life. You can contact her at: dkakonge@sympatico.ca to find out more.

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS ( 7th Nov – 13th Nov )


Aries ( 21 Mar –19 April ) – This is a perfect week to promote and position yourself for advancement.  Move forward with your eyes wide open. You won’t want to miss a beat. Focus on bettering yourself and what you have to offer….

[TPS] – “STEP UP and Be Safe,” Pedestrian campaign, Monday, November 7, 2016 until Sunday, November 13, 2016


Toronto Police Service News Release “STEP UP and Be Safe,” Pedestrian campaign, Monday, November 7, 2016 until Sunday, November 13, 2016 Sunday, November 6, 2016 – 5:14 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 Traffic safety continues to be identified as a Service priority, with an increased…

Muttluks to the rescue!


By Rachel Muenz They protect your feet from extreme cold when playing in the snow. Military personnel use them to keep the pads of their feet from burning up on the hot ground of Afghanistan. Broken glass and other hazards won’t hurt you because…

Happy Fourth of July!


Happy Fourth of July! Have a prosperous, healthy and happy year!

Simply People Festival to Celebrate Disabilities


Simply people was formed about five years ago after forming CANWAPPS. CANWAPPS stands for Canada-wide Accessibility for Post-secondary Students. This is a national non-profit organization that is geared towards increasing accessibility and inclusion for post-secondary students with disabilities.

My Brother


By Nick Goodwin I don’t see as much of my brother as I would like to, however, we got together for my aunt’s wedding and Father’s Day the day after. He’s busy working all summer. It has been weird being away from home. It…

[TPS] – Public Safety Alert, Dishwashing pods placed in trick-or-treat bags


Toronto Police Service News Release Public Safety Alert, Dishwashing pods placed in trick-or-treat bags Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 10:44 AM 12 Division 416-808-1200 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a quantity of dishwashing pods that were placed…

Storytellers Rule The World!


How to gain valuable corporate advantage through storytelling. Sandra Whiting is an unconventional speaker who delivers her message through the power of storytelling, lived experience and practical examples to move people and teams to a YES WE CAN Attitude! Sandra embodies excellence, vision  dynamism, eloquence and charisma….

Shoes of mass destruction


By Rachel Muenz It begins with a flash of light just below the windows of the aircraft. Then, the fuselage buckles outward and bursts into thousands of pieces which flutter to the ground like shreds of paper. A cloud of thick smoke engulfs half…

Happy Canada Day! – Every Day


Happy Canada Day Everyone!

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