Deiion Armor of the Universal Directorz Organization and J. Prince, former manager of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and one of the most respected moguls in the music industry were both seen at the Toyota Music Assembly. Prince made a major impact on the listeners in attendance as he discussed obstacles he had to overcome on his road to success. Many of these obstacles are discussed in detail in his new book, “The Art and Science of Respect”. Armor also made an impact as he provided groundbreaking information on why many music projects fail. As the Regional Director of the newly established Universal Directorz Organization, Deiion explained how the company has done 8 years of research which unveiled stunning information concerning marketing, project management, event management, and much more.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Deiion Armor were both seen at the Toyota Music Ballroom. They both spoke candidly on some of the challenges of keeping the city vibrant and functional at the Toyota Music Auditorium. Much of the focus was on jobs and the importance of affordable housing in the city. When asked about the challenges of keeping Atlanta vibrant Mayor bottoms stated, “People have to be able to afford to live here.” Mayor bottoms went on to speak about new companies and job opportunities as she stated, “We look at all of these companies and all of these opportunities coming to our city and we make sure that we have tools in place so that everyone can be a part of it”. We asked Deiion Armor to expand a little bit on the topic as well and he did briefly. Armor addre
If he wants to remain an ambassador to Toronto and keep the key to the city Mayor John Tory bestowed upon him, rapper Drake must decide if he’s pro law and order or pro crime, the Toronto Police Association president says.Toronto’s chief of police also weighed in Saturday, saying the move potentially raises “real concerns” over the music sensation’s values.All this was in reaction to a Sun about an Instagram photo of the superstar performer wearing a Hells Angels supporter hoodie. Toronto hip-hop superstar Drake wears a Hells Angels support hoodie in a photo posted on fellow rapper Travis Scott’s Instagram on Aug. 21, 2018. (Instagram) TPA boss Mike McCormack called the decision “bad judgement” and a slap in the face to law and order professionals.“He can legally wear suppor
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You might be fit as a fiddle, but new research from the University of British Columbia has found that a killer daily Fitbit score could actually be hiding some serious health issues.A new study, published in the BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine journal has found that even high performing athletes aren’t immune to cardiovascular disease as they age.What’s more, they often don’t show any symptoms.Mark Sampson, a seasoned hockey player, is one of the athletes who participated in the study. READ MORE: The business of being healthy — don’t rely on willpower: UBC professor What researchers found in him and some of his teammates came as a surprise.“Some high blood pressure, some high cholesterol and it really kinda brought an awareness to the state we
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – You could call this weekend the unofficial end of summer. And if you want to beat those blues, meteorologist Russ Lacate says heading south can help you do that this long weekend. “If you’re willing to brave the border line-ups for this long weekend, at least you’ll be rewarded for your patience,” he said. “There’s warmer air lurking in Washington state, and it’s going to hang around for a few days. Your Seattle forecast for Saturday, Sunday and the holiday Monday not only includes a few rays of sunshine every day, but those temperatures climb into the 20s to wrap up summer break.” If your long weekend travel plans include Vancouver Island, you’re also in luck. “It is pretty much a rain-free forecast Saturday, Sunday, and into Labour Day. There is a
Just call it what it is: The summer of murder!A quick look at police crime statistics, comparing the end of August 2017 compared to the last of this month, reveals a startling reality.By this time last year Toronto had 35 homicides. This year, Toronto has endured 70 homicides.Double.Guns are part of it but there are other methods of murder which have increased as well.The bottom line is it can get deadly on the streets in a hurry — and not just for the gangsters and high risk players, but also for those innocent people going bowling, out for a walk, or sitting in a car.We’ve seen killers’ bullets and blades can take out people inside restaurants, nightclubs, condos, on the streets and outside shopping malls. In parking lots and playground, too.Guns, knives, blunt objects — murd
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Knowah Ferguson, 21, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, minus time already served.Given the credit for time already served, he’ll spend six more years behind bars.Ferguson pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of Damion Ryan of the Hells Angels at Vancouver International Airport on April 10, 2015, and conspiracy to commit murder of a man who has not been identified. READ MORE: Westdale woman awoken by stranger in her room In a statement, the Combined Forces and Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. said investigators believe the incident was a highly planned and targeted attempt that saw contracted hitmen travel to British Columbia from Ontario for the purpose of killing the intended target.It added, the attempt was unsuccessful and the intended
MONTREAL – National Bank of Canada say its third-quarter profit gained 10 per cent compared with a year ago, helped by growth across its business. The lender says it earned $569 million for the quarter ended July 31, up from a profit of $518 million in the same quarter last year. The profit amounted to $1.52 per diluted share for the three-month period, up from $1.37 per diluted share a year ago. On an adjusted basis, National Bank say sit earned $1.53 per diluted share for the quarter, up from an adjusted profit of $1.39 per share in the third quarter last year. Analysts on average had expected a profit of $1.50 per share, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon. National Bank chief executive Louis Vachon attributed the improvement to sustained revenue growth and effective cost
Tesla has secured a minor legal victory in Ontario in its push for equal treatment as the company looks to defend its direct-to-consumer business model in numerous markets.The Ontario case comes as Tesla struggles to move ahead with its retail model in the U.S. where it has not used franchised dealerships.Numerous U.S. states including Michigan, New Jersey and Missouri have passed laws in recent years to prevent Tesla from selling vehicles directly to consumers following pressure from automobile dealership associations.Ontario Superior Court judge Frederick Myers ruled Monday that the provincial government’s decision to exclude Tesla from a grace period for an electric vehicle rebate program was arbitrary and had singled out Tesla for harm. The ruling requires the government to r
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Environment Canada has ended the tornado warning for the Orillia, Washago and Lagoon City areas.According to Environment Canada, meteorologists were tracking two severe thunderstorm that had the possibility of producing a tornado.According to the weather agency, one of the storms produced a brief tornado near Edgar in Oro-Medonte. READ MORE: Environment Canada issues tornado warning for Orillia area The tornado warning was lifted by the weather agency at 9:08 p.m., on Monday evening, however, a severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for the area. © 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.