Fergie Jenkins is Shown at the Lower Center of the Contributions of African Canadians Poster #3

Fergie Jenkins is Shown at the Lower Center of the Contributions of African Canadians Poster #3

Media Advisory

January 31, 2011

Toronto to unveil poster of Canadian baseball pitcher Fergie Jenkins

In celebration of Black History Month in Toronto, Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday will unveil a poster that celebrates the contribution of Fergie Jenkins, the first Canadian pitcher to win Major League Baseball’s Cy Young Award and the first Canadian to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Fergie played major league ball from 1965 to 1983. He is one of only four major league pitchers to have struck out more than 3,000 batters while walking fewer than 1,000 batters over the course of his career. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

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Snow Clearing Service in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Snow Clearing Service in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

January 31, 2011

City of Toronto reminds residents about its level of snow clearing service

With a sizeable snowfall expected over the next few days, the City of Toronto is reminding residents and businesses about the levels of snow clearing the City provides.

Large snowfalls require a coordinated approach by the City’s staff and contractors to ensure that City streets and sidewalks are safe.  The City’s general levels of service are as follows.

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Artsway Concerts in Long-Term Care Homes,Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Artsway Concerts in Long-Term Care Homes,Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

January 31, 2011

Health Arts Society and City of Toronto to launch ArtsWay concerts

The Health Arts Society of Ontario and the City of Toronto are partnering to launch a series of 40 professional classical music concerts in the City’s 10 long-term care homes.

Following remarks by representatives of the Health Arts Society of Ontario, the City of Toronto, and the Canadian Opera Company (COC), cast members of the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute will perform a 45-minute concert of excerpts from the opera for the benefit of residents. Simone Osborne and Frederic Antoun will sing, accompanied by COC Music Director Johannes Debus at the piano.

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Canadian Citizens Evacuating from Egypt

Canadian Citizens Evacuating from Egypt

Minister Cannon Updates Canadians on Evacuation Plans from Egypt

(No. 40 – January 31, 20118:45 a.m. ET) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding details of arrangements being made to evacuate Canadian citizens from Egypt:

“The Government of Canada is offering chartered flights for individuals wishing to be transported out of Egypt. These flights will take them to locations in Europe such as London, Paris or Frankfurt. Canadian citizens are required to make their own onward travel plans from these locations.

“Canadian citizens in Egypt wishing to be evacuated should contact the Canadian Embassy in Cairo at 20 [2] 2791-8700 or call collect to the DFAIT Emergency Operations Centre at 613-996-8885.
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Super Bowl Party Contest for Ontario, Canada

Super Bowl Party Contest for Ontario, Canada

This year the NFL (National Football League) championship game, known as the Super Bowl XLV game, will take place on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at the Cowboys Stadium – Arlington, Texas, US – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers. You can see it on TV at 6:30pm ET on FOX.

So, in anticipation of the great Super Bowl excitement, Pizza Pizza provides the following attractions :

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Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings

News Release

Pizza Pizza launches new chicken wings chain-wide

January 25, 2011 (Toronto) – Pizza Pizza announces the launch of its new, revamped chicken wings across restaurant locations in Canada. The new and improved chicken wings feature four new sauces, a new process for preparing the wings and a new price. The launch comes after a successful test in the Hamilton market this past November, leading the way for the wings to be sold chain-wide.

The new chicken wing flavours include Forty Creek Whisky BBQ, Caribbean Jerk, Chipolte Amarillo and Sesame Ginger Teriyaki Thai, which have been added to Pizza Pizza’s existing line up of Sweet Chilli, Honey Garlic and Hot Sauce flavours. The wings are now tossed in a large bowl with tongs to coat each wing individually, a new take on the original method of preparation. For a limited time, the wings will be sold for 50 cents each in orders of 10, 20 or 30 with the purchase of any whole pizza.

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News Release

January 21, 2011
For immediate release

Minister welcomes education leaders from Vietnam

Education and Early Childhood Development

A delegation from Vietnam is visiting Prince Edward Island this week to learn about how we are improving our education and early childhood system, says Education and Early Childhood Development Minister, Doug Currie.

“We are extremely proud of recent accomplishments in education and early childhood development in Prince Edward Island such as the integration of kindergarten into the public school system and the development of the Preschool Excellence Initiative,” said Minister Currie. “The fact that education leaders from Vietnam are visiting Canada to learn and share ideas is a testament to the quality of education that is taking place here. This visit is also a tremendous opportunity for Islanders to learn more about challenges and opportunities that exist within this sector in other countries.”
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