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Comment parler aux gens fous + Plus en vente maintenant

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Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater with Paint

La peinture CIL® offre des conseils faciles et économiques pour embellir les espaces de vie en plein air   Utilisez des alternatives de coloration. Si vous avez un pont en bois surélevé, où l’air est facilement ventilé, envisagez de lui donner un aspect terre cuite en choisissant une combinaison de teintes de peinture terreuses. “Rag” les peintures pour mélanger les couleurs ensemble, puis éclabousser au hasard la peinture noire sur […]

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Façons naturelles d’arrêter la transpiration excessive – Mais rappelez-vous … La transpiration est très bon pour vous !!!

Des moyens naturels pour arrêter la transpiration excessive Tout le monde sue dans les aisselles parce que nos corps ont juste été faits pour fonctionner de cette façon. Cependant, la transpiration peut aussi s’accompagner d’une horrible odeur qui peut causer beaucoup de problèmes. Non seulement l’odeur crée des problèmes, mais les taches sur vos vêtements ne sont probablement pas vos trucs préférés dans le monde non plus. Voici ce que […]

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L’enquête du CRTC incite Rogers à cesser de ralentir le trafic Internet (publié initialement le 10 août 2012)

Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a fermé son enquête sur Internet de Rogers Communications pratiques de gestion du trafic. Le CRTC est convaincu que Rogers a répondu à ses préoccupations concernant la pratique de l’entreprise de ralentir certains types de trafic Internet. Le CRTC a examiné une plainte de la Canadian Gamers Organization. Une fois que une mesure d’exécution a été lancée, Rogers a […]

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Les factures de câblodistribution grand public seront ajustées avec l’élimination progressive du fonds

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 18 juillet 2012 -Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes Le Conseil des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé que la programmation locale Fonds d’amélioration sera éliminé d’ici le 31 août 2014. La contribution Le Fonds sera progressivement réduit jusqu’à sa suppression. Comme un résultat, la charge de nombreuses entreprises de câble et de satellite ont traversé à leurs clients seront retirés de leurs factures. “Le Fonds […]

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Un appareil unique en son genre fabriqué au Canada

Se rend aux Jeux olympiques avec les triathlètes du Canada Nouvel appareil portatif Venowave lancé récemment pour traiter les problèmes circulatoires tels que la thrombose veineuse profonde, les plaies diabétiques et le gonflement chronique tout en améliorant la santé globale Stouffville, Ontario – 24 juillet 2012 – Les membres de l’équipe de triathlon du Canada, dirigée par le porte-drapeau Simon Whitfield, viennent d’arriver à Londres pour les Jeux olympiques de […]

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CanUgan — An Evening of Celebration‏

CanUganNewsSummer2012 Dear friends, I am delighted to inform you that we will be holding an evening of celebration on Friday, October 12, 2012.  The event will be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Uganda’s independence and it will give you an opportunity to learn about the progress of the CanUgan Project in making a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities in Uganda. The evening will […]

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Guelph Federal Liberal Association in violation of Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (Originally published August 24, 2012)

L’Association paie une pénalité de 4 900 $ et entreprend une conformité complète programme OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 24 août 2012 – Aujourd’hui, la radio-télévision canadienne Conseil des télécommunications et des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé qu’un avis de Une infraction a été émise à l’Association libérale fédérale de Guelph («la Association “) au nom de Frank Valeriote. L’avis de violation Robocalls effectuées le 30 avril 2011, qui ne respectaient pas le Règles […]

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The evil alternatives to Site 52: Part five of a five-part series

By Zema Luncher North Comise County politicians are disgusted with recent suggestions for the storage and use of garbage at Site 52. Protestors say a landfill is not the best option for the site and there are other methods that would be better for people and the environment. “We could use one of those new-fangled methane things,” said protestor Shawn Ottens. “Yuh know, like they use over in Europe.”

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Stories in Red and Yellow to be Published This Week

I am currently working on a collection of stories that have been dug up from past work called Stories in Red and Yellow. It should be published this week. Look out for it! It’s going to be as fantastic as red and yellow. Look for the stories for free viewing on this website.  For my books, CD and audio stories, you can purchase them at:  http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged. For the month of […]

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A Good Home

By Rachel Muenz I don’t like cleaning because it’s not something where you use your head and when I don’t use my head, it wanders into things I’d rather forget. But I don’t like living in filth either. I’ve had enough dirt in my life as it is. So that’s why I’ve got my fingers down the bathtub drain and the smell of Vim burning the inside of my nose. […]

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Varda

As she bops and moves looks real pretty and talks a fast game on Canada’s French music station, Musique Plus, Varda Etienne, 27 and a VJ, works on two shows: Bouge (the highest rated show on Musique Plus) and Groove. She does not like music that lacks movement, but, she has other things on her mind. “What bothers me is how corrupted the world is today,” she says.

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The Inkwell

Set in 1976, this movie features the staple afros, braids and other various styles of black hair at that time. The interesting thing of note is that the family of Drew Tate, the main character in the movie, is depicted as working class and activist. The father wears a Black Panther beret and his sister-in-law calls him “Black Panther”.

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Abandon

By Rachel Muenz Uneven rows of umbrellas bobbed towards her. Their metal frames frightened her to the edge of the sidewalk and then back into the alley against the cold dumpster. The thin spokes reminded her too much of wing bones. Her fingers dug at the air around her knees. She looked down and jumped, shocked to find nothing there.

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Not to Be Boxed In Always Wanting to Try Something New

Hyacinth Harewood is a civil servant with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) working from home, former college professor, former businessperson, former volunteer and mother of five living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a sessional lecturer with Carleton University in Ottawa, as a professor with Algonquin College in Ottawa for 16 years, has been working with CRA since the late 1980s, and once had her own sole-proprietorship business focusing on […]

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Continually Learning Aiming to Make a Better World

Gini Dickie is a teacher-librarian, as well as a political activist in her own right living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a teacher in northern Nigeria with CUSO-VSO, she worked at Expo ‘ 67 and she has been active working with Chilean refugees. She has worked in the inner-city Regent Park area of Toronto, as well as with York University. She also owned her own typesetting business for a […]

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Forging a Career in Journalism A Pioneer Voice in Radio (Originally Published with Impowerage.com)

Robert Payne has enjoyed a life in  the limelight – Photo Courtesy of Robert Payne Robert Payne has been a journalist for 40 years. He has worked in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, London, ON and gained notoriety in Toronto, Canada where he now lives. In the early days of his career, he coupled his work at radio stations with being employed at Dominion stores while in the province […]

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Reading Malcolm Gladwell

I find I have been enjoying everything that Malcolm Gladwell writes. So far, I have read The Outliers, recommended to me by a former boss of mine. I have also read Blink and as I write this I’m listening to an audio ebook of The Tipping Point. The information I have gained from Gladwell’s books has been phenomenal. His message of practice leads to perfect success in The Outliers is […]

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Two New Books Published

The first book is My Mind Book which features an example of creating a book that will be inspiring and bring the things you want into your life. It is based on the law of attraction, as well as inspired by Mind Movies that were sent to me. The second book is called Stories in Red and Yellow: Digging Up Work Done in Yesteryear. This is a literary collection of […]

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Executions

By Rachel Muenz The most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen was the blood, spraying from the brick like fireworks. Glorious red. White shards fell among the pinecones, bits of his teeth. His square-jawed face erased. And the shriek had such power, it seemed to vibrate the stripe of sky, the only bit you could see through those God-awful trees. All of it painted by my nine-year-old hand.

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PAINT FOR A CAUSE

By Gail Bergman and Indira Tarachandra Sico to Donate a Portion of Ceiling Paint Sales to Breast Cancer Research Longueuil, Quebec – August 31, 2009 – Think pink. That’s the message Sico is sending to Canadians this fall with the announcement that it will donate a portion of sales of its disappearing-pink Flat for Ceilings paint to support lifesaving breast cancer research.

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Because ALL One Needs is Music – Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There

By Brikena Ribaj I don’t think one chooses music. I truly believe it chooses one. I was asked recently why I’m such a fan of indie music. I remember saying something like, ‘well, I suppose I was born that way. Or something. It’s one of those truths, you know? You just know it. Sort of like knowing your name, you just do, you know?’ The awkward-sounding answer made full sense […]

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Pet Shop Boys and Nietsche?!?!

By Brikena Ribaj I often refer to the music-loving Socrates as Nietzsche portrays him in his work Birth of Tragedy. Music is the best form of language, per Socrates. And I concur fully not just because it is Socrates’ attitude per Nietzsche but because I happen to share the same attitude experientially. So, those who get mad over not getting showered with attention when music is playing an active part […]

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