This video presents “Hurricane Sandy moves into Canada”:

  • Strong winds and rain have hit Ontario and Quebec in Canada Tuesday as super storm Sandy churns its way north
  • The storm began to batter the areas Monday night, knocking down trees and power lines
  • It has left 200,000 people in Southern Ontario and western Quebec without power
  • On Tuesday, most schools, shops and public transportation opened as normal, except for 14 schools closed due to power cuts
  • Local authorities say the northeastern part of the country will still experience extreme weather in the next few days

Hydro One Storm Centre: Map of Power Outages in Ontario. Last Updated: Oct 31, 3:13 AM Information is being updated every 15 minutes.

Hydro One Storm Centre: Map of Power Outages in Ontario. Last Updated: Oct 31, 3:13 AM Information is being updated every 15 minutes.

This is an update to my previous blogs:

On October 30, 2012 at 5:15 pm, Chris Bentley, Minister of Energy, issued the following statement regarding power outages across Ontario, Canada :

Read more of Hurricane Sandy-Ontario Outages Update: Thousands of Canadians Still Without Power

The importer, Krinos Foods Canada Ltd. (Vaughan, Ontario, Canada), is warning the public not to consume Krinos brand Mini Kashkaval Cheese from Sheeps Milk because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

Regarding the Krinos Foods Canada Ltd.‘s voluntary recall of its Mini Kashkaval Cheese from Sheeps Milk, the details are as follows:

Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Recalling Krinos Brand Mini Kashkaval Cheese from Sheeps Milk

This video presents “Hurricane Sandy Rochester New York Lake Ontario”:

Emergency Management Ontario:

  • Provides a Power Outage Overview:
    • The number of customers without power from Hydro One and local distribution companies across Ontario
    • The total number of customers without power in Ontario

As an update to my previous blog Hurricane Sandy Alert: Ontario’s 330 Outages Affecting Nearly 66,900 Canadians, this morning, Chris Bentley the Minister of Energy, gave us  the following statement on hurricane Sandy:

Read more of Hurricane Sandy Update: 800 Outages in Ontario Affecting About 150,000 Canadians

This video presents ” Emergency Preparedness Video – 72 Hours PSA – Emergency Management Ontario”:

  • Public Service Announcement (PSA) From Emergency Management Ontario Called “72 Hours Are You Prepared ?” Discusses having 3 days supply of Food and Water and other Emergency Preparedness

Ontario is advising Canadians to prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to affect Ontario over the next few days:

  • High winds and heavy rainfall are forecasted, which could result in flooding, road closures and power outages
  • The impact on Ontario is expected to be significantly less than forecasted for the north-eastern United States
    • However, officials are continuing to monitor the situation closely and are ready to respond
  • Canadians can find up-to-date information on storms occurring in their area by following Environment Canada’s hurricane bulletins on the internet from Weatheroffice, via e-mail subscription, on Weatheradio, or through the local media
  • In addition to tuning in to television and radio and signing up for Emergency Alerts, Ontarians are encouraged to have a 72-hour survival kit, containing all the food, water and other necessities their family needs for three days:
 Hurricane Sandy Alert: 330 Outages Affecting Nearly 66,900 Canadians & Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Sandy Alert: 330 Outages Affecting Nearly 66,900 Canadians & Emergency Preparedness

The key to hurricane protection is preparation:

Read more of Hurricane Sandy Alert: Ontario’s 330 Outages Affecting Nearly 66,900 Canadians

Here are six, FREE, fantastic events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

This video presents “Variety Village – What we’re all about “:

  • An overview of what Variety Village is all about
  • To highlight one of their inclusive educational programs, “Ability in Action”

Variety Village 5-kilometre Wheels, Run and Walk-N-Roll

Sunday, October 28, 2012
(Rain or Shine)

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, October 28 for our 6th annual
Walk Roll Run and Fun Fall Fair in support of
Variety Village programs and services for people with disabilities
The walk/roll/run starts at 9:00 am

Read more of You’re Invited: Six Toronto Events Oct.28-Dec.6 + Road Closure Oct.28, 2012

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

This is an update to my previous blog Health Hazard Alert: Certain Clef Des Champs Brand Organic Ground Ginger Recalled.

The manufacturer, Herboristerie La Clef Des Champs Inc. (Val-David, Quebec, Canada), is voluntarily recalling certain Clef Des Champs brand Organic products as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the following additional Clef Des Champs brand Organic products because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria:

Read more of Health Hazard Update: More Clef Des Champs Brand Organic Products Recalled

This video presents ” Untitled Suite 2011 “:

 Suite Life Arts For Youth in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

  • “brings young aspiring performers together with professional Artist/Teachers and Canadian playwrights who are actively working within their disciplines, are representative of our cultural diversity, and are sensitive to the youth and the issues that affect them
  • objective is to fill some of the educational gaps that exist, by offering inner city youth an opportunity to explore their potential and develop their talents within a safe, nurturing and creative environment, while receiving quality instruction in the fundamental techniques of:
    • acting ( stage and video )
    • singing ( r&b, blues, jazz )
    • dance ( modern jazz, hip-hop ),
    • percussion
    • improvisation
    • performance
    • stage management
  • along with their families, schools and communities, enables these young adults to rise above their environmental, financial, psychological, emotional and in some cases physical adversity, to become the most they can be”

If you are between 14 – 24 years and you have some talent, Suite Life Arts For Youth offers you:

Read more of Canadians (Ages 14-24 Yrs): Free 16-Week Performing Arts Workshops 2012-Audition on Oct.27,10 AM