Month: March 2019

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Reading for Less

At the time I was really young, I used to love buying books. I think in some ways I had more money then. I didn’t pay rent and my food was free. Everything is cheaper when you’re a kid, so for those reading, enjoy…

Disability and Homes (Originally Published in New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine)

Open House signs for dream homes and condos are all over the city for most people who can get to them. What about if you cannot get to them? What happens when you are looking for a dream home and your sight, your hearing,…

Projets d’écriture à venir de Donna Kakonge

Comme Cane et Abel de la Bible … comme Jessica et Ida the name of the new character de Sweet Valley High … les jumelles vivent une vie compétitive et réussissent. Un jumeau est responsable de la mort prématurée de sa mère et ce…

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

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 the cash to spend. But, there are ways to have a good time without spending a cent. Before you…

Hurricane Carter: Book Launch & Talk Enid Lee: Working Together for Quality Education for Children‏

– ‘Moving Beyond The Superman Solutions Part II: The Powerful Potential of Schools, Families, and Communities Working Together for Quality Education for All Children’ with Enid Lee. This session will be held on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., OISE…

Book review of Cane by Jean Toomer

In Beauty, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds), book reviews on August 9, 2009 at 02:41 Jean Toomer is the Author of Cane I came across this book for three dollars at a Lebanese restaurant in the McGill…

Pen to Computer Screen (Originally Published with Digital Eve)

Writing and the written word have been a major part of Trecia Harley’s life ever since she could remember. As a child she loved to read and be transported to another world.   The magic of words was her main pastime growing up in…

The Politics of Hair (Proposal to Ryerson University)

The politics of black hair shows in books like Tenderheaded to the Princess of Wales plays ‘Da Kink in My Hair and Hairspray to movies like Beauty Shop to songs played on Flow 93.5.

Perfume has gone to the dogs (published in Canoe.ca in 2001)

  Perfume has gone to the dogs Oh, my dog! Now pet owners can get even more intimate with their loved ones by wearing the same perfume with their cat and dog. Dog Generation Paris has designed the first ever prestige fragrance for dedicated…

Winterize your skin (published on Canoe.ca in 2001)

Winterize your skin Did you know that the sun can cause damage to your skin in the winter, as well as in the summer? If you said yes, great. For those of you who said no, there can be grave consequences to not using…

Get radical (originally published on Canoe.ca)

Trends in hair fashions are keeping tempo with music and other media. Looks change from the rock and roll and out of bed, straight with no frizz and shiny as a mirror like classical or jazz, or alternative radical styles with no half measures…

Kay McConney (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

Kay McConney Kay McConney: leaving for other opportunities Published in Pride Newsmagazine – June 29, 2005 By Donna Kay Kakonge Kay McConney, the Consul General of Barbados, is leaving her post for other opportunities at the end of July. She has been the longest-running…

Creating Things: Profile of Roger McTair (Originally Published on Impowerage.com)

Roger McTair is a director, poet, professor and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He has had short stories air on CBC Radio and BBC Radio. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago on October 7, 1943. Not having much to do while growing…

Becoming an Educator: Teaching the next generation of journalists and media Professionals (Published on CABJ.ca)

It took me five years to teach in Toronto. My first teaching experience was at Carleton University in Ottawa as a Television Teaching Assistant. I later went on to teach in Kampala, Uganda at Makerere University (the oldest African university) and while I was…

Gathering People for Gardens of Diversity (originally published in the Toronto Voice)

More than 10 people came out to participate as volunteers for a conference being held by the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA). The conference is called Gardens of Diversity.

Forging a Career in Journalism A Pioneer Voice in Radio (Originally Published with Impowerage.com)

Robert Payne has enjoyed a life in  the limelight – Photo Courtesy of Robert Payne Robert Payne has been a journalist for 40 years. He has worked in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, London, ON and gained notoriety in Toronto, Canada where he…

CanUgan Evening of Celebration — October 12

CanUganPoster9Sep2012   Dear friends and colleagues, We have lined up an exciting program for the evening of October 12th.  Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Adrian Harewood, co-host of CBC News Ottawa at 5, 5:30 and 6, and host of CBC…

Not to Be Boxed In Always Wanting to Try Something New

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on August 13, 2009 at 04:52 Hyacinth Harewood Continues to Live a Full Life – Photo by Donna Kakonge Hyacinth Harewood is a civil servant with the Canada Revenue Agency…

Not to Be Boxed In Always Wanting to Try Something New

Hyacinth Harewood is a civil servant with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) working from home, former college professor, former businessperson, former volunteer and mother of five living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a sessional lecturer with Carleton University in Ottawa, as a professor…

Adrian Harewood Profile – (Published on CABJ.ca)

Adrian Harewood and I first met at the NFB in Ottawa in 1993. He was a student at McGill then where he graduated and also later became Station Manager at CKUT (McGill’s community radio station). He has done various freelance work for the CBC…

Continually Learning Aiming to Make a Better World

Gini Dickie is a teacher-librarian, as well as a political activist in her own right living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a teacher in northern Nigeria with CUSO-VSO, she worked at Expo ‘ 67 and she has been active working with Chilean refugees….

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

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 her to many opportunities to work with Aboriginal people in Nunavut. She is founder of…

You Can’t Clap With One Hand (Originally Published in NuBeing International)

In Education, Writing (all kinds) on May 26, 2009 at 12:00 Five-year-old Heather Keogan smiles at the reflection in the mirror. Pushing her blonde hair off her face, she touches her blue nose and red cheeks. BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! The sound of African drums…

You Can’t Clap With One Hand (Originally Published in NuBeing International)

Five-year-old Heather Keogan smiles at the reflection in the mirror. Pushing her blonde hair off her face, she touches her blue nose and red cheeks. BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! The sound of African drums draws Heather’s attention away from the mirror.

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

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 the cash to spend. But, there are ways to have a good time without spending a cent. Before you…

How to buy food cheap (orginally published on The Shoestring.com)

How to Buy Food Cheap Food, as you all know, is something that we need to survive. Whether you eat too much, too little or the right amount for your body type, here are some tips on how to cut down on your grocery…

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…

Getting around for less (originally published with The Shoestring.com)

Getting Around for Less With high gas prices now it helps to know how to get around for less money. There are so many options; all you have to do is choose.

Self-Publishing

Self-publishing is a passion of mine. The journalist in me loves the immediacy of it. The fact that you can finish a piece of work and have it published and ready for sale in a matter of a day. The photo archives online make…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories

Sarah DeMille Online Story 01/19/10 In the past seven days, Toronto has been witness to the deaths of eight pedestrians due to traffic-related accidents. The cause of four of these accidents was determined to be vehicles making careless turns. Another accident was caused by…

Skype and Gripe to Mic, The Mic Will Listen to Anything

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Donna Magazine TV at a New Studio

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Self-Publishing Around the World on YouTube.com and ThatChannel.com

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Donna Kakonge’s Books | Audio – GET YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED WITH ME!

If you have a great memory and want to brag to your friends that you wrote a book, come to me! Or, If you are more of a visual person, and you do not read books anymore, it can be very good to write…

Writing Help from Donna Magazine

By Donna Kakonge, Owner Hi Everyone! Thank you for reading my magazine. At $6.00 USD per page, with a minimum order of $15.00 USD, you can’t go wrong! You can purchase my books on Donna Magazine: http://kakonged.com I also offer a $500.00 CAD flat…

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