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Posts Tagged ‘Pride Newsmagazine’

”Honouring our past, celebrating our present, reaffirming our future” (Originally Published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Culture, Events, Writing (all kinds) on August 30, 2016 at 3:00 AM

The Canadian Hispanic Day Parade (CHDP) is run by a non-profit organization created to share with all Canadians and new immigrants, Latin language, food, culture, and sense of celebration. Their main objective is to promote the cultural heritage of the Latin American people residing in Canada. On Sunday August 21st, 2005, the CHDP, held their 5th Annual Canadian Hispanic Day Parade beginning at the Jane and Sheppard Mall and ending at the John Booth Arena located at Jane and Shoreham.

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The Future of Guyanese and Canada Business Links (Originally Published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Culture, Events, Writing (all kinds) on July 21, 2016 at 3:00 AM

Business People Gather at the Guyanese Luncheon

Business People Gather at the Guyanese Luncheon

The links between Guyana and Canada for business were strengthened on Friday, June 24th at a luncheon held at the Elite Banquet Hall.

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Putting Visible Minorities into the Mainstream Workforce (Originally Published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Culture, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on May 6, 2016 at 3:00 AM

The proof of their success is in the runner-up of The Apprentice. Kwame Jackson is a graduate of the Inroads program. He did internships every summer while he was in school to learn his expert corporate skills.

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Urban Women at Toronto Street Festival Review (Originally Published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 2, 2014 at 3:00 AM

In Culture, Events, Music, Writing (all kinds) on March 25, 2009 at 02:29

Juno-nominated Jully Black kicked off the presence of the African-Canadian women performing at the Toronto Street Festival on July 8th to 10th. Black rocked the big crowd at Yonge & Dundas with jazzy R&B sounds.

To add that club feel, Black even had her own DJ who is featured on City-TV’s “Ed the Sock.” But, it was Black’s voice, singing live, not like Ashley Simpson, which kept it real. Read the rest of this entry »

Hushing People to Try on Clothes (originally published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on June 8, 2014 at 3:00 AM

In Beauty, Business, Writing (all kinds) on December 24, 2008 at 02:49

Owner of Hush Boutique, Stephen Phillips stands by his creations

He was one of those people who answer his phone, but you get put on hold a lot because he has so many calls coming in. After three tries, I was finally able to set-up an interview with African-Canadian Stephen Phillips.

Who’s he? You may ask that now, but just watch this young man and you may not be asking that much longer. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Canvas (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on June 3, 2014 at 3:00 AM

In Beauty, Business, Entertainment, Writing (all kinds) on December 11, 2008 at 03:22

Guess what? That beautiful mane on the head of Miss Universe, Natalie Glebova – it is a weave.

Christos Cox and his team at Urban Textures Salons created the winning look for Miss Universe like any artist creates their canvas.

“I didn’t even know at that time sitting in the salon that she had won Miss Canada,” says Cox. Read the rest of this entry »

Restaurant makeover (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 27, 2014 at 3:00 AM

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 going to take the project on. The show, which airs on the Food Network Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, matches the money that owners put into the renovations dollar-for-dollar.

Alison Ruthland is owner of First Class Delites at 1156 Weston Rd. She wrote a letter to “Restaurant Makeover” highlighting her situation. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 26, 2014 at 3:00 AM

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 1988 World Record time of 9.79 seconds, is now in the clothing business.

“I just like good clothing, good fabric, good taste and I think that this type of business is the right thing for me to get involved in,” Johnson says. “I’ve done this many years ago. I’ve done this for 30 years and this isn’t the first time I’ve had my own clothing line. In 1987 I had my own clothing line in Italy and it didn’t really take off because of the public. So I decided to come back 18 years later and do my own stuff.” Read the rest of this entry »

Restaurant makeover (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Entertainment, Health, Restaurant Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on June 27, 2012 at 3:00 AM
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After "Restaurant Makeover"

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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 going to take the project on. The show, which airs on the Food Network Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, matches the money that owners put into the renovations dollar-for-dollar.

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Kay McConney (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)

In Business, Culture, Education, Events, Living, Writing (all kinds) on June 25, 2012 at 3:00 AM

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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 Consul General the consulate has ever had, beginning her diplomatic assignment on May 3rd, 1998.

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Urban Women at Toronto Street Festival Review (Originally Published in Pride Newsmagazine)

In Culture, Events, Music, Writing (all kinds) on June 23, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Juno-nominated Jully Black kicked off the presence of the African-Canadian women performing at the Toronto Street Festival on July 8th to 10th. Black rocked the big crowd at Yonge & Dundas with jazzy R&B sounds.

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

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Writing (all kinds) on March 18, 2011 at 6:00 AM

It took me five years to teach in Toronto. My first teaching experience was with 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 a graduate student at Concordia University. Read the rest of this entry »

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