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Women Need to Believe in Their Own Brains, Say Yes to TV Producers

Ever since TVO fired Paula Todd, I haven’t watched Studio 2’s replacement, The Agenda, that much. When I did calm down from her firing, several years later, and began to watch again, I was appalled to see how few female guests there were. I finally tweeted my displeasure.I was heard, but nothing much changed. Continue reading

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(Sub)urban Tourist: Street to Trail: Interviewing Paul Mackle

A love of the outdoors, and a desire to help people living on the street, inspired Paul Mackle, seen here with his wife Diana, to found Street to Trail Both Frank and I know that when we get outdoors for a hike in one of the many conservation areas around the Greater Toronto Area, we recharge our batteries after a long week at the office. We also come away from our experience outdoors feeling balanced. So it’s no wonder that an organization such as Street to Trail has been so successful in helping the homeless as well.I have to admire people like Paul Mackle – the man who founded Street to Trail, a non-profit organization that helps people living on the streets of Toronto find their sense of worth via natural settings and places. The organization, which Paul founded in 2000, allows homeless people to explore the natural world via hikes and canoe trips, building self-confidence and new supportive relationships. Natural settings such as parks and conservation areas are also peaceful spots – away from the noise and dreary, depressing concrete city – for helping to overcome addiction.The organization has helped many find a new path in their life, and at times has played the role of matchmaker! Continue reading

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Softball Ontario Recognizes Softball Associations for using the …

Press ReleasesPress Release Service« Back to Latest NewsSoftball Ontario Recognizes Softball Associations for using the Learn to Play Program in 2012!Is your Softball Association utilizing Softball Canada’s Learn to Play Program? Are you intrigued by the Learn to Play Program and looking to implement it into your Softball Association for the 2012 softball season? Softball Ontario wants to reward you for being on the cutting edge of Long Term Player Development at the FUNdamentals and Learning to Train stages!Softball Ontario is pleased to announce that we will be offering FREE Learn to Play Prize Packs for Softball Associations who use the Learn to Play Program during the 2012 Softball Season! Continue reading

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