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    Canada's New Governor General Designate

    MARY SIMON https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/other/who-is-mary-simon-canada-e2-80-99s-first-indigenous-governor-general/ar-AALQvfY?ocid=uxbndlbing A very talented lady with a wealth of experience. I wish her all the very best in her new position.
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    2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

    So glad I am able to watch live curling events again. Enjoying every single moment.
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    2020 -2021 IIHF CHAMPIONSHIP

    Watched the Czechs play the Swiss today and surprise, surprise................the Czechs won! Congrats kids. Canada plays on boxing day. Germany vs Finland next then later today, the US play the Russians. GO CANADA GO!
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    Success not a factor in funding Canadian movies as focus put on gender and racial equality: producers

    OTTAWA — Some of Canada’s biggest film producers are warning against proposed changes to a key federal funding program, saying a new politically correct focus on gender and racial equality could hamper the commercial viability of Canadian cinema. Their concerns centre around a decision earlier...
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    Colin Kaepernick calls for release of former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of killing a Philadelphia cop

    Colin Kaepernick just added his name to a list of activists and academics who have been calling for the release of a former Black Panther from prison for decades. Kaepernick publicly expressed support of the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal at a virtual conference this week. Abu-Jamal was convicted...
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    Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You?

    There are now businesses that sell fake people. On the website Generated.Photos, you can buy a “unique, worry-free” fake person for $2.99, or 1,000 people for $1,000. If you just need a couple of fake people — for characters in a video game, or to make your company website appear more diverse —...
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    Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

    “When we have learned how to listen to trees, then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.” I woke up this morning to discover a tiny birch tree rising amidst my city quasi-garden, having overcome unthinkable odds to float its seed...
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    New Apple I-pad mini

    Clients of mine gave me this wonderful gadget. Never used one before so it is a bit of a learning curve. Just getting on the net was a challenge but with the help of an Apple user friend we finally worked out all the kinks and got connected. My friend suggested I get an external keyboard...
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    Microsoft Edge - Nothing but problems

    So.............my laptop was updating the other day and the next thing I knew Microsoft Edge was trying to install on it. I was lucky enough to delete it before it took over. Read too many articles about all the problems it is causing. Does anyone here run it? Are you experiencing problems...
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    Plant disease: UK restricts olive tree imports to halt infection

    Severe restrictions will be placed on imports of some very popular trees and plants in an effort to halt a deadly infection...
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    Mass shootings in Nova Scotia

    'Devastating day for Nova Scotia': 13 people, including RCMP officer, killed in shooting...
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    BC Relaxes Rules for Liquor

    Newly relaxed private liquor store hours are good news for those who roll out of bed at 7 a.m. needing a drink...
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    Shaw all screwed up........sheesh

    So my neighbor just called and asked me to check the time on the Shaw TV guide.........funny request but I did it anyway only to see that apparently we are now on Atlantic time for some reason. It is 12:25 here in BC yet my guide is telling me that it is 4:22PM. Of course phoning Shaw got me...
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    CFL 2020....................maybe

    I've been waiting to hear what the CFL will do about the upcoming season considering that training camps are due to open in May. It appears that we are still awaiting final word from the CFL Commish...
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    Vancouver police seize cache of weapons from Oppenheimer Park

    Among the weapons seized were a SKS rifle, a silver revolver, two 6mm orange handguns, two airsoft guns and a suspected replica Uzi...
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    Vancouver property owners have to pay for illegal dumping

    VANCOUVER -- On any given day, garbage is illegally dumped in the back alley of the Shon Yee Benevolent Association building on Vancouver’s Jackson Street. And the non-profit association that helps new immigrants is left to clean it up...
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    Happy Valentines Day: The Revenge :)

    You can name a cockroach or rat after your ex - and then watch it get eaten by reptiles...
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    Guest Column: New vision for CRTC is dangerously radical

    Concern is growing over proposed changes to the federal approach to governing broadcasting in Canada. After two...
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    Thank an oil and gas worker if you didnt' freeze today!

    As Newfoundland continues to dig out from one of the worst blizzards to hit the Rock in living memory, I wonder how many people would have died from this if it were not for oil and gas...
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    BC Mining Sector Ready for UNDRIP

    B.C.'s UNDRIP law a big step, but not necessarily a big change for mining The work B.C.'s...