Friday, December 15, 2017

A hero to cancer kids everywhere

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Tim Harriman, The Spokeman 10,000 Canadian cancer kids call him a hero and across the land, he is known simply as Spokeman.  Two years ago this week, Tim Harriman, just then 19 and a childhood cancer survivor himself, was getting ready for a journey across Canada on his bike. He was raising money and awareness […]

ET’s Rick Campanelli Gives Back

ET’s Rick Campanelli There are some celebrities who truly embrace the spirit of giving back. ET’s Rick Campanelli and Triumph’s Rik Emmett and Dave Dunlop are three such men. Emmett, who is one of the original Triumph members and Dunlop, a more recent addition to Triumph, played the Kerr Street Celebration in Oakville last week […]

TV/Web Entertainment Writing

Babble On’s creative division is headed by Mike Erskine-Kellie, a writer for TV, internet, radio, stage and print. Some of Mike Erskine-Kellie’s writing credits include Disney XD’s Pucca,  CBC’s Turbo Dogs, the Emmy Award-winning PBS show Zoboomafoo, and the Gemini Nominated CBC show Sketchcom. Mike is a 2009 recipient of OMDC funding to develop a […]

Good Neighours’ Club Members Give Back

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Ray from Good Neighbours’ Club On Thursday, I spent part of the day with 4 remarkable men: Ray, David, Sunset and Victor. They are all members of the Good Neighbours’ Club (GNC), a day centre for men 50+ who are homeless or marginally housed.  The four men were asked to be part of the press launch for […]

David Stones, Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCF)

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David Stones Well, David, you said the day was coming but everyone who had any dealing with the Childhood Cancer Foundation kept hoping your talk of retirement was just that: talk. We should have known better, though. You’re a man of action and a straight shooter, and those of us who have worked with you […]

Bobs & LoLo Bring Home Gold

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Bobs & LoLo You can’t possibly have a bad day after listening to anything that Bobs & LoLo do. Bobs & LoLo are fabulous children’s entertainers who create kids music that adults love. Having seen them in action, it’s no surprise that this dynamic duo has just won the 2009 Parents’ Choice Gold Award. Believe me, […]

Ryan McMahon hits the road

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Ryan McMahon If you don’t know Ryan McMahon’s name yet, you will soon. The singer song-writer, a favourite on the college circuit, is on the road right now in Western Canada with his “City to Country” Tour. His album, “Weeks, Months, Years” is available nationwide at HMV and Chapters Indigo and getting rave reviews.   […]

Actor/Singer/Journalist

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Will the new reality see journalists living like starving artists? Go to any coffee shop and you’re bound to meet at least one day-jobber, someone doing something to pay the bills while they self-fund their true calling. They are actors and painters and poets and screenplay writers, all in vocations their parents wish they’d abandon […]

Twitness to History….

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My life on Twitter.

Life Entrepreneurs at IT 360

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Susan McLennan speaks at Metro Convention Centre.

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