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J.J.


By Rachel Muenz There was this kid who lived in a town near where I grew up. He was a friend of my cousin’s cousin and went missing when I was in elementary school and he was a teenager. His friends might have called…

Is the media biased against rural areas?


By Rachel Muenz Almost every article I’ve read in urban newspapers about the countryside and its people seems to rely on stereotypes. Maybe it’s just because I’m from a small town and more sensitive to these things, but media coverage of rural areas often…

Picture of the Day – Toronto – Courtesy of Google Images


Fall in Love with These Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas (Recipes, cooking tips, photos included)


Fall in Love with These Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas Culinary pros offer tips and tricks for preparing dishes that woo Toronto, Ont., January 30, 2018 – Wondering what to serve that special someone on Valentine’s Day? Certain foods lend themselves to a romantic meal better than…

Old Protest on Bloor Street


Here are scenes from a protest that happened on Bloor Street in Toronto many years ago:

Black Female Taxi Driver at Dufferin Mall


This is a video of a black female taxi driver at Dufferin Mall.

Milena Doncheva‎Duo exhibition featuring Alexander Ahilov and Milena Doncheva


Updated: You’re Invited! Ears, Eyes, Voice: Black Canadian Photojournalists 1970s – 1990s


Hello Donna,  My photos from my Contrast Newspaper days (late ’70s-early ’80s) will be on display for the CONTACT Photograpy Festival in Toronto – a Photography Festival featuring many different photo exhibits and lectures at different venues across the city. My photos (along with…

Change of Address for A Different Booklist in Toronto, ON, Canada


CHANGE OF ADDRESS Greetings to all our suppliers, This is to inform you that A Different Booklist has now relocated to a new address: A Different Booklist 779 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON M5S 0B7 Our previous change of address notice had the wrong postal…

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.

New Opportunities Learning Centre Q & A


Why do you think it is important for women to work together? Women bring different approaches and perspectives to issues and tasks at the workplace. These have not for the most part been given much opportunity for practical application and recognition in today’s male…

End Piece: an uplifting experience (Originally Published in Concordia University Alumni Magazine)


Since I was seven years old I knew I wanted to write. My master’s degree in media studies from Concordia helped me reach that goal — and much more.

Donna Kakonge Doing Writing Workshops at the Toronto Public Library in 2014 at the Following Times and Dates


Learn now to write creative NF Join Donna Kakonge to Learn to Write Creative Non-fiction Workshop at the Maria. A. Shchuka Library. This workshop features discussion and writing exercises that explore the powers of writing your own story. With Readings from How to Talk…

Join Donna Kakonge for a Learn to Write Creative Non-fiction Workshop at Maria A. Shchuka Library September 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.


Where: Maria A. Shchuka Library Branch of the Toronto Public Library 1745 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto, ON, M6E 2H4 When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. What’s Going On: Learn to write creative non-fiction by Donna Kakonge How: It’s free! Copies of my books How…

Catelli® Healthy Harvest® Bow Tie Pasta with Crispy Prosciutto Arugula and Pine Nuts Chef Peter George, CN Tower, Toronto


Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Servings: 4 Ingredients: 

Moving Forward on the Eglinton Crosstown‏


News Release Moving Forward on the Eglinton Crosstown December 20, 2013 Ontario Government Improving Public Transit, Creating Jobs Ontario is taking another step forward in the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT to help ease congestion and create thousands of jobs. Infrastructure Ontario and…

Only My Voice: Vignettes of Crazy People Singing to Stay Sane is Available


Purchase Donna Kakonge’s Latest Book online today: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=Only+My+Voice Also Available on: Amazon Kobo

Boot Event: Free Gift with Purchase!


Trove Boot Event November 21-28. Buy any boot from our winter collection and receive a free gift of Boot Rescue wipes, valued at $7.50! See a live Boot Rescue demo from 10-4 on Saturday, November 23 in Bloor West Village. All shoes are now…

Photo Shoot With Me and My Dad…Dr. Sam Kakonge from the Fresh Collective Lifestyle


I was sitting at my computer this past week and Jane from the Fresh Collective Kensington store location sent me this email: Hi Donna, I want to do another facebook post about you if you are open to it 🙂 Can you send me…

Donna Kakonge at Mad Pride 2013 Highlights and My Books in the Toronto Public Library


My books are now in the Toronto Public Library: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM2979553&R=2979553

Kaliyana


TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR LAST FLASH SALE OF THE SUMMER The Modern Dress is one of our best architectural designs — a true Kaliyana classic! Here’s a chance to save $80 on this amazing style. (And it has sleeves! And it fits up to…

[TPS] – Toronto Crime Stoppers reaches milestone with 100,000th tip‏


Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Crime Stoppers reaches milestone with 100,000th tip Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 12:49 PM Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 Toronto Crime Stoppers, a collaboration involving the police, community and the media, which began in Toronto in 1984 as a way to…

Feathers: A Comedy By Bill Zaget


Join us at Celebrate 60: The Carers’ Workshop


Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edwards Gardens at the Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto $150 per person, a light breakfast and lunch are included with admission. Contact 416-586-4800 ext. 8282, or purchase your tickets online at http://www.Celebrate60.ca…

Lernit Tutoring Services Now Accepting Students


Lernit Tutoring Services Toronto Receive top-quality tutoring in a variety of subjects with Lernit Tutoring Services. Contact Lernit Tutoring Services at: lernit.to@live.com to find out how we can help you achieve academic success.

Burla awards (originally published for Share Newspaper)


they are all winners but one takes prize BURLA Awards Recognize Youth Published December 15, 2006, in Share Newspaper The 2nd annual BURLA awards at Burke’s Books and Picture Framing highlighted three young women for the first time last week, but in the end…

Restaurant makeover (originally published for Pride Newsmagazine)


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…

First Uranium and Gold One Execute Definitive Agreement for Sale of Ezulwini Mine


TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ – First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU; JSE: FUM)(ISIN: CA33744R1029) (“FIU” or the “Company”) announced that the Company has signed a binding Sale of Shares and Claims Agreement (the “Gold One Agreement”) for the sale of 100% of…

Buy One Get One 50% Off Clothing Sale!‏


Protest on Bloor Street


On my way to drop off a rented car…there was a protest on Bloor Street. Watch to see.

New CivicAction video captures the spirit of city building – a preview to the Greater Toronto Summit 2011 Report


July 07, 2011 @ 01:45PM TORONTO – What does city building look like in action? Find out in the video unveiled today by CivicAction that captures highlights of its Greater Toronto Summit 2011. The video, produced by the innovative youth-led Hightop Studios, captures the…

[TPS] – Opportunity for community members to participate in TPS Business Planning Process‏


Toronto Police Service News Release Opportunity for community members to participate in TPS Business Planning Process Tuesday, June 14, 2011 – 1:55 PM Corporate Planning 416-808-7770 The Toronto Police Service is currently involved in developing the 2011 Environmental Scan and the 2012 – 2014…

It’s Right Around the Corner. Is it?


Written by: Jennifer Winters How well do you know your own town? If you have lived in the same place for your whole life, it would seem like second nature to give someone directions. There are some that just can’t give directions to save…

Simply People Festival 2010


Simply People – June 23, 2010 Cover Art of Do Not Know – Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com   I will be showcasing my book Do Not Know at this festival on July 20, 2010. Find out more by clicking the link above.

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball


By Josh Ungar The Blue Jays kicked off their 2010 season at the Rogers Centre in luxurious style last night. That is if you had big money to burn on a ticket. The regularly scarcely filled Rogers Center was packed to the brim last…

Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey


Online story Josef Jacobson The NHL regular season is over and one team will be watching the playoffs from the bleachers again. For the fifth straight year, since the lockout of 2004-2005, the Toronto Maple Leafs will hit the golf course early. And if…

Toronto Maple Leafs


Online Story Josef Jacobson Tyler Bozak is the future of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club. The 23-year-old centre was drafted by the Leafs out of the University of Denver in 2009. In his rookie year in the NHL, Bozak has collected six goals…

Treasure Trove


April 1st Event


By FELICIA CARTY Hi all, Just wanted to let everyone know about the fundraising event I’m helping to put together. As many of you may know, I’m going with a group of nursing students overseas to film some footage, do some interviews, and write…

Christine’s Health and Fitness


By Christine Hello Everybody! I like a good massage ( I like it deep ) maybe more than anyone. But the reality is I haven’t had one since I was in Las Vegas a few years ago. Who has time to go, without putting…

Diaspora Dialogues


Tuesday, January 12, 2010 A Midwinter Night’s Dream A Diaspora Dialogues Carnival at Toronto’s WinterCity Festival “Oh that this too solid flesh would melt” – Hamlet For two wintry nights, Diaspora Dialogues invites you to a party! But it’s not just any party –…

TOK Writing Series


As a professor, I was fortunate to receive the TOK reading series, issued by the University of Toronto. The TOK series is a collection of three books, all of them anthologies. Once I finally got down to completing the series, other books interrupting the…

R E P E A T — It’s A Whimsical Weekend for Thousands of Children at Downtown Yonge BIA’s Kidzfest/


– Big birds, cool cats and cartoon celebrities entertain at Yonge-Dundas Square – TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ – A mob of teeny toddlers will descend on Yonge-Dundas Square for a fun-filled weekend of kid-friendly rides, face-painting, crafts and interactive performances at the Downtown Yonge…

The Wonderful Things About the Toronto Public Library


I have discovered the glories of the Toronto Public Library thanks to my sister. I have been able to expand my musical tastes by borrowing CDs, as well as read some of the most interesting and intriguing books thanks to the Toronto Public Library….

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