Shoppers Drug Mart is recalling From Our Chefs brand meat products sold at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 1630 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario from the marketplace due to possible improper refrigeration.

  • Consumers should not consume the recalled products.

Please click here for a descriptions of the affected products.

Other details of the recall are as follows. Read more of Recalling ‘From Our Chefs’ Brand Meat Products Sold at Shoppers Drug Mart, 1630 Danforth, Toronto

Image by City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Image by City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry & Recreation

As the largest employer of youth in Canada, the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division is now looking for qualified candidates for 2015 summer recreation positions.

The City of Toronto has implemented a new online posting and application system called “TalentFlow”.

  • You will now be able to view and apply directly to Recreation job opportunities online.

Please note:

  • You must be 14 years of age or older.
  • You must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • You must register a TalentFlow account before you can apply to Recreation jobs. Paper resumes are no longer accepted.

Please click here to view the Application Process to find out how to create your TalentFlow profile and how to apply online.

Please click here to view and apply to Job Opportunities online.

  • To view the list of jobs and job descriptions, please click here.

The application deadline for these positions will be February 3, 2015.

  • Applications must be completed and submitted prior to 11:59 pm (EST) of the posting closing date.

Applications are encouraged from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minority groups.

  • Applicants with disabilities are required to make their needs known in advance.

If you encounter a problem registering or applying online, email recjobs@toronto.ca for assistance.

Good Luck! / Bonne Chance!

NEWS RELEASE

15-Dec-2014

Recruitment underway for City of Toronto summer recreation jobs

The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division – the largest employer of youth in Canada – is now looking for qualified candidates for 2015 summer recreation positions.

The types of recreation positions available include aquatic instructors, lifeguards, music, art and dance instructors, fitness centre staff, special needs program staff, sports instructors, camp counsellors, facility staff and more. Read more of 2015 Summer Recreation Jobs for Youth in Toronto: Apply Online Before Feb.3, 11:59 pm (EST)

This video presents Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 Highlights.

“Scotiabank Nuit Blanche transformed the city of Toronto on October 4, 2014 with 130 art installations from hundreds of artists. More than a million people explored the exhibitions, including three new neighbourhood locations. Join us on October 3, 2015 for the 10th edition and experience this FREE all-night contemporary art event.”

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014, Toronto’s free annual all-night celebration of contemporary art in October, generated an economic impact of about $40.5 million for Toronto.

  • An estimated attendance exceeding one million people and including close to 200,000 out-of-town visitors.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015

FREE Admissions

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Toronto’s free all-night contemporary art event.
From sunset to sunrise, experience Toronto transformed by artists for one night only. All night long.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche official website

Participate in Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015
Artists  |  Sponsors  |  Volunteers

Artists & Programming Partners – Call for Submissions

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

If you have an idea for an art project, there are three different ways you can apply to participate: as an Open Call Project, an Independent Project or for the “10 for 10th”, as follows. Read more of Calling Artists for Nuit Blanche 2015: Info Sessions Jan.5, 12 + Submission Deadlines Jan.19, Feb.17

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling Délicia brand Artichoke Quarters due to presence of tin.

Please click here for a description of the affected product.

Other details of the recall are as follows. Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Délicia Brand Artichoke Quarters are Recalled

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling Greaves brand jam and marmalade products due to mould.

Please click here for descriptions of the affected products.

Other details of the recall are as follows. Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Greaves Brand Jam and Marmalade Products are Recalled

This video presents Food Banks Canada: HungerCount 2014.

The HungerCount report is the only comprehensive study of food bank use in Canada.

It offers a snapshot of the people helped by food banks and other charitable food programs, looks at the causes of hunger and food insecurity, and offers recommendations to reduce hunger.

Who Banks on Food Banks in Canada? Infographic by the Put Food in the Budget campaign

Who Banks on Food Banks in Canada? Infographic by the Put Food in the Budget campaign

The Put Food in the Budget campaign provides these Basic Facts.

About 1.7 million people in Canada receive food from food banks each year:3

  • 841,191 people receive food from a food bank in Canada in an average month.4
  • 375,789 people receive food from a food bank in Ontario in an average month.5
  • 1,040,400 individual visits a year were reported by Daily Bread Food Bank member agencies in the Greater Toronto Area, averaging 86,700 visits permonth.6
  • 37% of the people who receive food from food banks are children.7

Food banks distribute about 200 million pounds of food each year in Canada.8

A single person on Ontario Works receives $656 per month.9

Income inequality has reached levels higher than at any time since the 1930s.10

The Put Food in the Budget campaign asks the following pertinent questions:

  • Why do governments and corporations like food banks?
  • Paying recipients enough social assistance to pay the rent and buy their own food makes much more sense than food bank dependency. Why won’t governments do this?
  • Again, when the result is so meagre, we must ask what is the real reason for these high-profile corporate charity campaigns?

Here are the eye-opening answers.

Read more of ‘Put Food in the Budget’ Campaign Reveals Reason for Governments & Corporations to Like Food Banks

This video presents Allan Gardens Greenhouse Christmas Show.

  • A video walk through Toronto’s historic Allan Gardens greenhouse, during the annual Christmas flower show. Music by Mozart.

Admission to the Allan Gardens and Centennial Park Conservatories is FREE.

Donations to the Food Bank are Welcome.

You are invited to the following annual Christmas Flower Shows and events at Allan Gardens and Centennial Park Conservatories:

  • Christmas Flower Shows: December 7, 2014 – January 11, 2015
    • The shows will operate daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on the grand opening event and candlelight dates outlined below.
    • The shows feature many new varieties of poinsettias, with about 40 different types on display.
  • Grand Opening Events

    • Allan Gardens Conservatory’s Grand Opening event will take place on Sunday, December 7 from noon to 7 p.m. The highlights of this event include Victorian carollers, cookies and hot apple cider, children’s activities and horse-and-carriage rides. Allan Gardens Conservatory is located at 19 Horticultural Ave. More information is available by calling 416-392-7288.

  • Centennial Park Conservatory’s Grand Opening event is happening on Sunday, December 14 from noon to 7 p.m. The highlights include Victorian carollers, hot apple cider, horse-and-carriage rides and chestnuts roasting over an open fire. A family carol sing will take place at 4 p.m. Centennial Park Conservatory is located at 151 Elmcrest Rd. More information is available by calling 416-394-8543.
  •  Conservatory by Candlelight Event

    • The two conservatories will extend hours until 7 p.m. to enable visitors to enjoy the floral displays by the warm, festive glow of candlelight on the following dates:
      Allan Gardens – December 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28.
      Centennial Park – December 20, 21, 27 and 28.

Please click here for more info.

Enjoy! / Amusez-vous bien!

Read more of Invite: Christmas Events at Allan Gardens & Centennial Park Conservatories Today to Jan.11, 2015