47 Festivals and Events are taking place in Toronto on Sunday, February 11, 2018

Are you having the winter blues? It is snowing today, the forecast for Sunday is snow with mixed ice pellets with an accumulation of 2 – 5 cm in the morning before changing to freezing rain. Freezing rain will persist for several hours before changing back to light snow Sunday afternoon. The City of Toronto is hosting 47 exciting and unique events on Sunday, February 11, 2018 – some of these events are indoors, some are free, some are for a fee. Like most Sundays, these numerous exciting and unique events offer a variety of activities which you may have participating in and wipe away the winter blues! What will you be in the mood for? Art? Music? History? Theatre? Choose an event to fit your mood and have fun!

Toronto Light Festival

The Toronto Light Festival is a new visual journey and an imaginative cerebral adventure. During the cold, dark days of winter, City residents will be drawn out of their traditional indoor habitats to experience Toronto in a way they never have before.The Festival exhibits the creativity of local and international artists and is a winter experience designed to entertain & inspire. http://bit.ly/2DWXrri

Art & Wine With Your Valentine

Experience Valentine’s Day in style with an artistic date at Paintlounge! We’ve got an awesome Valentine’s line-up so that you can creatively impress your date on V-day.
Join a step-by-step guided workshop, or come for freestyle session to paint anything you want.

All of the supplies and materials are provided, and our creative staff are around to help so you don’t need to know how to paint. http://bit.ly/2H72Gqw

Artistry In Silk: The Kimono Of Itchiku Kubota

Artistry in Silk celebrates the work of Itchiku Kubota (1917–2003), an innovative artist whose spectacular creations gave new meaning to the art of kimono. His creative work expanded contemporary ideas of surface design and assured Kubota a legacy as an out-of-the-ordinary artist and artisan whose work stimulated the mind and delighted the eye. The exhibition presents 41 kimono designed and produced by Kubota over three decades, from 1976 to his death in 2003. Curated by Jacqueline Marx Atkins and organized by the International Chodiev Foundation. http://bit.ly/2H72Gqw

Bang Bang by Kat Sandler

A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, Bang Bang traces the impact of what it means to be inspired by true events. http://bit.ly/2nwYMyZ

Best of SOVA 2018

Presented by Southern Ontario Visual Artists, this collective of eight professional award-winning artists has come together to display a range of works and styles. http://bit.ly/2j1VrIK

Declarations

The latest creation by acclaimed Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill is an ode to mortality and what makes up a life. Through a lyrical text and choreographed physical score, five performers chronicle a life pulled through time, encountering meteorological phenomena, mythology, political calamity, pop culture, and everyday happenstance along the way. http://bit.ly/2nReTY6

Downsview Park Nature Connection: Pop-up Adventure Playground

Join us at Downsview Park for a fun-filled afternoon. In February and March we are partnering with Earth Day Canada for four POP-UP Adventure Playgrounds and campfires.

(This is an outdoor program, please dress in layers and prepare to be outside for an extended period of time ). http://bit.ly/2CcC1ok

Heart of a Poet, An Afternoon with Afua Cooper

Join Canadian icon Afua Cooper for an interactive poetry performance in support of the ROM original exhibition Here we are Here. Inspired by the Africa Canadian experience, Cooper’s poetry delivers rich nourishment for the imagination. http://bit.ly/2EgtTcm

Honouring the Journey: An Event of Hope, Tribute, Inspiration, and Celebration with NIED

Join NIED and our panel of speakers as they share personal insights into their journeys and honour individuals and events that were significant in recovering. Special guests from the audience will share the candle lighting ceremony! All are welcome, event is free. http://bit.ly/2BS0QKP

Le Tour de Cafe – Coffee & Pastry Tour

Immerse yourself in some of Toronto’s best cafés and pastry shops!

On our “Le Tour de Cafe” food tour, you will wander through the heart of Corktown and Riverside. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of speciality drinks from cafés focusing their efforts on creating an excellent cup of coffee. Indulge in scrumptious pastries and sweet treats as we visit some great bakeries and gourmet food shops as well. http://bit.ly/2nQA64E

Listening to Art, Seeing Music

Listening to Art, Seeing Music is a truly unique, multi-sensory experience that will take visitors on a journey of discovery to explore the essential interconnectedness of the performing arts, the spoken word and the visual arts. Highlights include an interactive multi-media installation which allows visitors to translate the rhythms and patterns of music into visual art compositions, a pop-up “musical petting zoo” with a collection of Arab ouds on display, and a Mongolian yurt providing a warm communal gathering space for experiencing pop-up performances, hearing stories of music-making and sharing a cup of tea. http://bit.ly/2E6djez

Pennies & Purses

This exhibit explores currency, general stores and shopping habits in 19th century rural Ontario, providing new context for the lives of the Gibson family and the development of communities like Willowdale. http://bit.ly/2yomVO4

Rumours by Fleetwood Mac: A Coal Mine Concert

Best. Album. Ever. Released in 1977, Fleetwood Macs Rumours is the seventh best-selling album of all time, moving 800,000 copies per week at its height. Its success made Fleetwood Mac a cultural phenomenon and set a template for pop music with a gleaming surface that also has something complicated, desperate, and dark resonating underneath. A hand-picked cast of Toronto’s best singers and musicians will perform Rumours in its entirety, as A COAL MINE CONCERT. http://bit.ly/2BP8B3S

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Tasting

Make this Valentine’s Day an unforgettable one with a one-of-a-kind chocolate tasting! In this intimate experience, you’ll learn how to taste chocolate like the connoisseurs. Put your new skills to the test with tasting samples of artisan chocolates, curated with your input. Along the way, you’ll discover how chocolate is made, try the raw cacao bean, and leave with a deeper understanding of your own chocolate preferences. You will never see chocolate the same way again! http://bit.ly/2H76A2E

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Accounts Payable

Job # 2018-108

Employment Type: Contract

Duration: 6 months

Job Industry: Biotech

Job Location: Downtown Toronto

Our client, is a researcher and developer of new age medicine. Reporting to the Director Finance,

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:

  • Match payable invoices with Purchase Orders
  • Process vendor invoices
  • Process daily, weekly and monthly payments
  • Investigate any discrepancies that may be apparent
  • Reconcile vendor accounts
  • Liase with external suppliers and internal departments as required
  • Back up for staff absence (payroll, receivables, administration)
  • Other duties as assigned by the A/P manager 

YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • Solid accounts payable experience
  • Solid knowledge of MS #Dynamics Great Plains
  • Accounts Receivables and payroll experience an asset
  • Basic Excel
  • Solid communication skills
  • Strong attention to deal and organizational skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Flexible, driven, enthusiastic and hands on

 Join the team and make a difference!

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Assistant Controller

Job # 2018-106

Employment Type: Contract

Duration: 7.5 months to September 30.2018 (May go full-time)

Job Industry: #Manufacturing

Job Location: Brampton, Ontario

Our client, provides integrated energy and environmental solutions to a wide group of customers in the building renewal market space. They are currently servicing the North American market and are forecasting to grow substantially on a global scale.  Reporting to the Corporate Controller,

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:

  • Assist the Controller with all the required daily and monthly reports
  • Assist the Controller with the Year-end Audit
  • Conduct GL/sub ledger reconciliations, accruals, amortization, journal entries
  • Maintain all require schedules
  • Prepare monthly financial/management reporting package
  • Prepare full reporting package for quarterly business review meetings
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis for all departments
  • Assist with the budget development
  • Gross margin and product line analysis
  • Responsibility for daily functions such as payables, receivables and administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • CPA designation (CA, CGA, CMA)
  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Experience working with Manufacturing
  • Exposure to US reporting is a strong asset
  • Experience with foreign currencies
  • Solid working experience with ERP systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You are highly detail-oriented
  • You are a team player with excellent time management and organization skills
  • You can prioritize and deal effectively with changing priorities
  • You have the proven ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate good judgment
  • You can work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

                        Join the current team and make a difference!
E-mail your resume today in WORD FORMAT or Apply on line http://www.controllersoncall.ca/submit-inforesume.html

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Controller – Full time opportunity

JOB #2018-105

Employment Type: Permanent / Full time

Job Industry: Distribution

Job Location: Brampton

Our client, a distributor of specialty high-quality tools for home owners that enjoy relaxing, and having fun working in their backyard, are currently seeking a hands on, “jack of all trades” independent Controller with the ability to provide financial data and get involved in other aspects of the operations. Do you enjoy a small, friendly environment where you can get involved in all aspects of the business? Reporting and working with the the General Manager,

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting package
  • Daily and monthly cash flow
  • Human Resources matters
  • Support all departments
  • Involved with all aspects of operations
  • Work closely with the General Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • CMA, CGA, or CA, or CPA designation
  • 5+ years of relevant finance experience
  • Experience working with Dynamics SL is an asset
  • Experience working with Distribution an asset
  • Hands-on, independent work style
  • Solid MS Office and Excel skills
  • Attention to detail with sound fundamental accounting skills
  • Strong ability to work well with internal and external stake holders
  • Great communication skills and ability to interact with all departments

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39 Exciting Festivals and events in the City of Toronto – Sunday, February 4.2018

The City of Toronto is hosting 39 exciting and unique events on Sunday, February 4, 2018 – some of these events are indoors, some are free, some are for a fee. Like most Sundays, these numerous exciting and unique events offer a variety of activities such as music, food, art, and others. AccuWeather is forecasting a cloudy day with very slight snow flurries and with the wind chill -11c….so dress warmly! Sunday is your day to recharge for the upcoming week with your family, your partner or just by yourself. So, choose an event which you believe will make you happy, relaxed and have fun!

Ice Breakers 2018

Discover, explore and engage as five interactive public art installations break through Queens Quay West this winter at the second annual Ice Breakers event. Ice Breakers, the temporary Waterfront art exhibit presented by the Waterfront BIA and produced by Winter Stations, asked artists and designers to look to the stars for inspiration for 2018, with the theme “constellation”. Developed in partnership with PortsToronto, all five Ice Breakers installations will be dispersed throughout the Waterfront between York Street and Spadina Avenue beginning January 19. The exhibition will run over five weeks. http://bit.ly/2DWcz8r

Listening to Art, Seeing Music

Listening to Art, Seeing Music is a truly unique, multi-sensory experience that will take visitors on a journey of discovery to explore the essential interconnectedness of the performing arts, the spoken word and the visual arts. Highlights include an interactive multi-media installation which allows visitors to translate the rhythms and patterns of music into visual art compositions, a pop-up “musical petting zoo” with a collection of Arab ouds on display, and a Mongolian yurt providing a warm communal gathering space for experiencing pop-up performances, hearing stories of music-making and sharing a cup of tea. http://bit.ly/2E6djez

Toronto Light Festival

The Toronto Light Festival is a new visual journey and an imaginative cerebral adventure. During the cold, dark days of winter, City residents will be drawn out of their traditional indoor habitats to experience Toronto in a way they never have before. The Festival exhibits the creativity of local and international artists and is a winter experience designed to entertain & inspire. http://bit.ly/2DWXrri

Winterlicious 2018

Toronto’s Premier Prix Fixe Food Event.
Experience Toronto’s diverse cuisine through one-of-a-kind culinary events and delicious three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at more than 200 top restaurants.
Book your prix fixe restaurant reservations now! A limited number of Culinary Event tickets are still available. Be sure to tag your photos and tweets with #LiciousTO when you share your meal highlights. http://bit.ly/2FE4J3B

Bang Bang by Kat Sandler

From the creator of the smash-hit comedies Mustard and Late Night

A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, Bang Bang traces the impact of what it means to be inspired by true events. http://bit.ly/2nwYMyZ

Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood

Presented in partnership with Heritage Toronto
Beginning with the Town of York’s early modest footprint, Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood explores urban development and the civic engagement of its population. Discover how our city’s first planned neighbourhood served as the building blocks for Toronto’s commercial, cultural, social, and political history. The exhibit will also include art works from the City of Toronto Art Collection that feature architectural landmarks and neighbourhood character. http://bit.ly/2C0srG8

Flashback Film Fest

Flashback Film Fest, Canada’s only coast to coast film festival, is bringing action, sci-fi, and comedy favourites back to the big screen. This year’s line-up includes such classics as Back to the Future, The Big Lebowski, A View to a Kill, Gremlins, and more! Visit the website for the full festival line-up and ticketing info. http://bit.ly/2nyqNpF

Mackenzie House Celebrates Black History Month

Toronto has a rich legacy in the literature and the newspapers of the early Black community in Ontario. Visit Mackenzie House on weekends in February, and learn more about some of the Black Victorians of Toronto, featuring those who published newspapers during the era. Visitors can take a piece of this important history home when they print a souvenir copy of Mary Ann Shadd Cary’s newspaper, The Provincial Freeman, in the re-created 1850’s printshop. http://bit.ly/2EbXRxq

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling scores with dance-offs, and taking life advice from a giant banana. The Second City Mainstage cast will help audiences spin, sing and laugh their troubles away. http://bit.ly/2h4slnF

Toronto Raptors vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Cheer on the Toronto Raptors on home soil this season! http://on.nba.com/2zeycis

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