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Jan 1st, 2013 by Bremusa
What's Your New-year's Resolution?
I am so old that I've just about run out of really good resolutions. For instance, I gave up smoking decades ago! I no longer sling rocks at power-pole insulators. I don't steal crab apples. I've almost reached the bottom of the resolution barrel. Perhaps...
Gymkhana Coming To Calgary
DC SHOES: KEN BLOCK'S GYMKHANA FIVE: ULTIMATE URBAN PLAYGROUND; SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube A friend of mine who is a Snr Traffic Eng Tech for the City of Calgary was assigned the task of route planning for a Gymkhana motorsports event. It should be...
Dec 31st, 2012 by gopher
Why Don't Canadians Embrace Winter?
In many parts of Canada, winter lingers the greater part of the year. Yet, many of us do our best to avoid it- by staying indoors or by travel. I just watched "Life Below Zero" on CBC's Doc Zone. Other winter peoples, in Scandinavia and Russia, have...
The Obama Cliff
Talks still going on at the White House and still no resolution... Wall Street extends losses, Dow slides 1 percent | Reuters Should the USA go over the cliff and raise taxes to pay the debt?? Or... not sure what other choice their is.. ??
Girlfriend just lost her Mother
Been dating for almost 11 months, we are very close, very in love and have plans together. On Christmas Day she lost her mother after 20 days with problems due to surgery. I'm not one who's had experience losing a family member and I'm not...
Contesting a Photo Radar Ticket
Well here is my first photo radar ticket in my life.. actually first speeding ticket in 10 years.. I dunno, guess I was speeding.. however, I question the validity of the ticket. I am always careful to not speed as I know of the traffic camera's -...
Dec 25th, 2012 by JLM
Brutality & Violence from Union Protestors
SSRabbK-vQ0 Right-to-work legislation gives workers more freedom and more rights. Despite this victory, it took place amid union brutality and violence. Union protestors' disregarded safety and freedom of speech, tearing down an AFP tent and...
Christmas Safety Tip
Mark's Christmas Safety Tip #129876,0000,88888,000 Well my hard drive calved and I did what any paranoid person would have after that happened. Instead of tossing it into the garbage, for fear that the FBI or the Paparazzi's or someone after my...
Dec 23rd, 2012 by Spade
2012 Person of the Year :-/
Time Magazine (American) voted President Obama as the 2012 Person of the Year - you already knew that - but Canada also has a person of the year - Newsmaker of the Year - voted on by journalists and editors from across the land of maple syrup. The 2012...
What gives with the Weather Network these days? It seems that they are off to lunch or something. The weather is usually the opposite of what they forecast. Has it always been like this?They had foecast rain for today, however we have so far not seen a...
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The effects of war on people.
I am doing a final project in my grade twelve english class. My subject is what effects war has on a person. Please post any stories, or thoughts on this topic, thanks.
Dec 21st, 2012 by SLM
Seven Reasons The World Will End In 2012 – Proven Scientifically
Dont know whether its true or not, but just thout of sharing it to you. 7 reasons the world will end in 2012 Scientific experts from around the world are genuinely predicting that five years from now, all life on Earth could well finish. Some are ...
Dec 18th, 2012 by CDNBear
There's Absolutely Nothing Wrong With Our Justice System
The forgotten 'nip-tipping' victim shocked at appeal attempt TORONTO - Charles Hogan is the forgotten victim. He was one of two passengers ejected from a car as Trevor Middleton used his pickup truck to run a group of Asian-Canadian anglers and...
Merry whatever too all
I'm heading back home the day after tomorrow, been gone two and a half months. Too all CC members, regardless of your faith politics or you know..... I hope that this season finds you in the company of the people you love. All the best... Mark
Dec 17th, 2012 by SLM
Confirmed: World will end october 21, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. The Apocalypse didnt happen in 2011 but Harold Camping has confirmed that it will happen October 21, 2012. May 21st, 2012 has come and gone. The Rapture...
Dec 16th, 2012 by tay
Should Canada return to Imperial Measurements.
In the 1970/80's Canada went Metric. (Trudeau era) :roll: Our largest trading partner, the United States still uses Imperial Measurements. MPH, Pounds, Feet, Inches. Should Canada return to Imperial Measurements, to ease and harmonize trade with...
Dec 14th, 2012 by SLM
Parents fight sex offender's return to school
Parents fight sex offender's return to school A Nova Scotia community is in an uproar because an elementary school teacher and convicted sex offender could soon be back in the classroom. Peter Speight was fired from his job at New Germany...
Dec 13th, 2012 by SLM
What does yield mean?
What does yield mean? Seems some drivers have forgotten their road signs... Speed up and if the other person who has the right of way, and cut him off.. it's all a game ......
Dec 11th, 2012 by petros
How cosmetic fillers can destroy your looks
They can turn skin blue and lumpy, leave you blind, and experts warn they could be a bigger scandal than faulty breast implants Like most brides-to-be, Mary Catchpole, 41, wanted to look perfect in her wedding photos. The mother-of-two had...
Green vs Green
How many people thing Carbon Credits are a good thing or maybe think it's more of a scam?? I mean, personally I think if your going to call your business "green" you need to have solar, wind, geothermal or some green energy source directly running it.....
Knocking Others Down to Build Yourself Up
Have you done it? For example, statements like this are some we see and hear often: "Real" women aren't skinny (about how being larger or curvier is more real) Women with fake breasts are fake (about trying to accept one's own natural breasts)...
Dec 9th, 2012 by robertr
searching for the melling family
hi,i am looking for brothers kevin and bradley melling,whom i last seen about 22 years ago when i visited canada as a twelve year old.they are distant relatives and i would like to hear from them again as we lost touch.we appeared in the local newspaper...
Man fighting government over ticket he tried to pay
A Gretna, MB., man says his wages were withheld and he was hounded by a collection agency over a speeding ticket he actually tried to pay three times. Bill Turner's troubles started with a $354 speeding ticket on Nov. 8, 2011. Turner said when he...
Dec 3rd, 2012 by Machjo
B.C. woman continues fight to learn identity of biological father
B.C. woman continues fight to learn identity of biological father The Rockwellian vision of a family of four gathered 'round the Christmas tree singing carols and sipping cocoa holds almost no similarity to the current makeup of the average Canadian...
Dec 3rd, 2012 by petros
A Generation Free of AIDS?
A Generation Free of AIDS? We may be witnessing the beginning of the end for AIDS. A recent report from UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, reveals a more than 50 percent decline in new HIV infections in 25 low- and middle-income...
Dec 1st, 2012 by petros
Company boasts so-called 'world's first' bacon shaving cream
The self-styled "bacontrepreneurs" at J&D claim to have invented "the world's first bacon-scented shaving cream," but a Wisconsin-based shop has had something similar on the market for years. "Yes, the world's first bacon-scented shaving cream....
Nov 29th, 2012 by petros
Enbridge looks east: N.B. pipeline now a Gateway alternative
Al Monaco puts a brave face on the prospects of Enbridges Northern Gateway pipeline becoming a reality. Were in the middle of the regulatory process, so I dont want to presume anything. But were optimistic and committed to it, the companys...
Going green after death
Going green after death Saskatchewan has adopted a new, greener burial method. Will the ick factor keep it from catching on? ...
Tim Hortons policy restricts lane to licenced vehicles
Scooter driver hot after losing drive-thru privileges | The Chronicle Herald Bernard Barrett has sworn off Tim Hortons. Wednesday morning the Spryfield resident, who requires a large, four-wheeled, electric-powered scooter to get about, was told he...