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  1. hermite

    In honor of the many

    YouTube - Remembrance day song Soldiers Cry Soldiers Cry
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    Propane users, be advised

    Ontario regulation 440/08 will come into effect January 1, 2011. It will require every propane distributor in the province to obtain the services of a professional engineer to develop a risk and safety management plan. This will in effect close down most small distributors who can't...
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    "Watch out, government"

    The Union of Ontario Indians officially opened its new multi-use facility Thursday. The 7,500-square-foot hub connecting four previously detached buildings will improve the delivery of services and increase capacity for postsecondary education. The hub signifies a sense of unity among the...
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    Get a clue!

    I've been reading the posts here at CC and I just have to say that I have never seen a more inarticulate, narrow-minded bunch of idiots. You are always so right and so self-righteous yet you people could not debate your way out of a wet paper bag. Since you are blathering on your computers all...
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    Watching your B.C. neighbors

    Underwater, that is. Visit the Neptune Canada underwater observatory. NEPTUNE Canada: Home "Videos from the sea-floor: underwater life, technology, exploration and research in the northeast Pacific Ocean near Canada's Vancouver Island. ABOUT US Were building the worlds first...
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    Questionable Employees

    Can you imagine working for a company that has a little more than 300 Employees and has the following statistics? 30 have been accused of spousal abuse. 9 have been arrested for fraud 14 have been accused of writing bad cheques. 95 have directly or indirectly bankrupted at least 2 businesses. 4...
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    Beets. Anyone?

    Say, Juan, and all my other epicurean friends here. Anyone care to share a good recipe for beets, pickled, spiced or otherwise? They'll be in the markets soon, cheap and they're so good for you. But they can be real hard to choke down without some special prep. I've had good ones a couple of...
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    "Smile" ladies

    Edmonton-Calder Conservative MLA Doug Elniski posted the text of a speech that he said he gives to junior high school students at Grade 9 graduation ceremonies. Part of the posting included advice to girls saying, "Ladies, always smile when you walk into a room, there is nothing a man wants...
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    OPP vs RCMP

    I overheard a conversation where a guy said, "Last time I was involved with our cops, OPP, I refused to talk with them unless they provided me with a lawyer. I was in lock up for 4 hours and despite having over 500 bucks in cash, and a fast-food place across the road, and numerous requests and...
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    our home and native land

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: What Obama needs next: a brief guide to our home and native land Dear President Obama: I know you're not really my president - but a guy can dream, can't he? Watching your inauguration was an inspiring experience - and not just because...
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    Any Frank Zappa fans here?

    CBC radio program, Inside The Music, is doing a 3-part series on his music. I see the first part was already on last night on Radio 2, but starts tonight on Radio 1. Check your local listings. And don't eat the yellow snow. ;-)
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    Do not consume frozen Leatherjacket fish

    OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Frobisher International Enterprise Ltd. are warning the public not to consume the School of Fish brand frozen Leatherjacket described below because the product may be contaminated with ciguatera toxin. The affected product, School of Fish...
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    Hi all

    Just checking in to let you know I'm okay. Having to clean up the horrible mess of glass as well as figure out how to secure my front door, I got behind in my other chores so I haven't been online much. I am truly grateful for your concern. Just so you know, I have a couple of friends here who...
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    Stilton Cheese may be contaminated

    (Might want to remember this when you're at that Christmas buffet) The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Cropwell Bishop Creamery Finest Blue Stilton Cheese described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. All...
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    Biggest full moon of the year

    Tonight's full Moon is the biggest of the year, as much as 14% wider and 30% brighter than lesser Moons earlier in 2008. An astronomer would say this is a "perigee Moon" because it occurs at perigee, the side of the Moon's elliptical...
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    Harper has a plan

    or an idea or something. He's going to be speechifying tonight on CBC TV, 7pm, Eastern time. It will also be broadcast on CBC Radio One. Wonder if he'll actually have "something" to say. Or if he's just gonna whine.
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    Happy Thanksgiving, pass the Bordeaux

    TO commemorate the arrival of the first pilgrims to America’s shores, a June date would be far more appropriate, accompanied perhaps by coq au vin and a nice Bordeaux. After all, the first European arrivals seeking religious freedom in the “New World” were French. And they beat their English...
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    Liberals launch new website:

    OTTAWA - Today the Liberal campaign launched Scandalpedia, an online encyclopedia to assist Canadians in keeping track of all the facts surrounding the growing number of ethical scandals engulfing the Conservatives. In just two and half years, we have seen a dizzying array of scandals...
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    Any Saskatooneers here?

    Have you been to the Crooked Forest? This sounds like a very interesting place...
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    Don't Eat the Meat!

    I'm sure everyone has heard about this by now, but just in case... Health officials confirmed Wednesday that one person has died and at least 16 others got sick from listeriosis. As of Wednesday, some 23 products, including a variety of turkey, smoked meat and roast beef products, were subject...