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  • Would Angus MacLean or Robert Stanfield vote for Harper? April 29, 2011
    by Teresa Doyle on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 1:57pm I grew up in a fiercely loyal conservative household. These two men were held in the highest regard. They were Progressive Conservatives we could all be proud of. Angus MacLean realized how dangerous nuclear power could be. Harper fired the head of Atomic Energy Canada for doing her job. She insisted that […]
  • IPTypewriters: Last manufacturing plant shuts down production April 26, 2011
      The final typewriter manufacturer shuts down in Mumbai BY: Brett Register CATEGORY: Trending Now An old manual typewriter is seen in Finca de Vigia, the villa where author Ernest Hemingway lived outside Havana, Cuba (Credit: GETTY) (CBS / What's Trending) Today in Mumbai the doors to the final typewriter manufacturing company Godrej and Boyce closed i […]
  • Five Years of Harper – Broken Promises April 21, 2011
    Technorati Tags: Five years of Harper,Election 2011 2006 Conservative Platform: 1. Require ministers and senior government officials to record their contacts with lobbyists. Government Action: Broken 2. Prohibit nominated candidates or MPs seeking re-election from accepting large personal gifts. Government Action: Broken. 3. Ban the use of trust funds to fin […]
  • What to do if you are being bullied April 19, 2011
    Cyberbullying sometimes escalates to serious situations, especially if the victim is lacking information when it comes to dealing with cyberbullies. Below are some things you can do to resolve or at the very least limit the damage of cyberbullying: * Refrain from Responding: Defending yourself from a cyberbully attack may seem like a natural response, but th […]
  • Dr. Harper’s New and Improved Medicare « Murray Dobbin's Blog April 17, 2011
    Medicare is turning out to be the sleeper issues in this election as Canadians continue to say that public health care – universal, comprehensive, publicly administered care, transferable across provincial lines – is their most important election issue, even more important than the economy. And is the economy that Harper has based his whole campaign on – aft […]
  • Best divorce letter & answer November 17, 2010
      Dear wife:        I'm writing you this letter to tell you that I'm leaving you forever. I've been a good man to you for 7 years & I have nothing to show for it. These last 2 weeks have been terrible. Your boss called to tell me that you quit your job today & that was the last straw.         Last week, you came home & didn't […]
  • Seal Caucus–Rick Mercer Rant!!! October 15, 2010
    It seems to me that the media is a little too obsessed with how controlling Stephen Harper is.  I don't really get this debate.  I mean, can we blame the Conservatives for wanting this in a leader?  A man who is firmly in control?  Because Stephen Harper is all that and a bag of chips.  And his idea to scrap the long form census is a perfect example of […]
  • NEW BOUTIQUE DISC JOCKEY COMPANY LAUNCHES IN OTTAWA October 14, 2010
    by Pulse Entertainment on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:26pm Pulse Entertainment promises a new standard of quality, style and sophistication for the “take no chances” customer (Ottawa) October 12, 2010 – MELDAN Entertainment Inc. is proud to announce the official launch of Pulse Entertainment. Pulse Entertainment is an Ottawa-based boutique business pro […]
  • Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 October 30, 2009
    Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 The following advice, given by Dr. Oz, makes a lot of sense and is important for all to know: The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions. Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem […]
  • RED SKELTON'S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE September 10, 2009
    1. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays.2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in California and mine is in Texas.3. I take my wife everywhere..... but she keeps finding her way back.4. I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary. "Some […]

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  • Bevboy’s Blog: Post 3131 – Saturday December 6, 2015
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  • Photos: Nova Scotia’s wild islands December 4, 2015
    More images from photographer Nick Hawkins’ visit to the island Source: Photos: Nova Scotia’s wild islandsFiled under: Uncategorized
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  • Fewer cars key to economic growth, U.S. city planner says | The Chronicle Herald January 25, 2013
    Fewer cars downtown and in other urban areas will help grow the Halifax region’s economy, a San Francisco transit planner says. (INGRID BULMER / Staff) More economic vitality downtown and in other urban areas will come with fewer cars, a Halifax city hall meeting heard Thursday. And car use should be thought of as a […]
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  • 2013 Ha!ifax ComedyFest – Comedians January 25, 2013
        The 18th annual Ha!ifax ComedyFest announces superb line up for event, April 24-27 in Halifax (Halifax, NS) – Celebrating its 18th year, the 2013 Ha!ifax ComedyFest presents 28 top Canadian and international comedians from Wednesday, April 24 to Saturday, April 27 in Halifax. The lineup includes hot comic headliners, Scott Thompson (Kids in […]
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  • Why the 99 per cent still matter in Canadian politics December 31, 2012
    LOLA LANDEKIC FOR THE TORONTO STARAs income inequality worsens, Canadians have become increasingly polarized. Hugh Mackenzie A year after the Occupy movement focused public attention on the income, wealth and opportunity gap between the top 1 per cent and the 99 per cent, the issue is attracting the attention of conservatives in Canada. Quite simply, […]
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  • Canada’s government should be “Idle-No-More” – Ralph Goodale December 31, 2012
    POSTED ON DECEMBER 30, 2012 Over the past few weeks, a remarkable movement has taken shape among indigenous peoples in Canada.  It’s called “Idle-No-More”. Beginning with four women from Saskatchewan, the movement is driven largely by women and youth using social media like Twitter and Facebook.  With the advice of elders, it’s committed to peaceful […] […]
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  • Constancy Constantly | December 30, 2012
    There is something so comforting, beautiful really, about those things that are constant. And no, I’m not talking about the constancy of change. I mean truly consistent – like the patterns of the ocean’s tide, the enduring ebb and flow. I can go to any shoreline in Nova Scotia and be assured that the waves […]
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  • Sense and Sensitivity December 4, 2012
    Warning: This blog may cause feelings of sadness. Reader discretion is advised. I know that my musings are meant to be positive, uplifting, glass half-full messages filled with hope and optimism. I cannot deliver on that today. And for that I apologize. But you have to know that not every single day can be an […]
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  • People Say the Darndest Things | November 13, 2012
    Have you ever taken the time to stop and truly listen to what it is that people are trying to tell you?  I don’t mean people with whom you are in relationships.  Relationships are best left for another blog, but I do so love sharing my perspectives on relationships.  Wow…major digression there.  I’m going to […]
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  • The Downtown Scoop…. Dawn Slone November 9, 2012
    Fate. Some people think that everything in life happens for a “reason”.  Perhaps it does. I’m not discounting any theories these days.  I just know that a few weeks ago I gave the graduating class at Eastern College (approx. 1500 people in attendance) an inspirational speech on the premise you never know what your future has in […]
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  • Content Marketing Metrics: How to Measure Your ROI May 2, 2016
    In recent weeks, we’ve looked at what content marketing is, how to create a content marketing plan, and how to start a company blog.But one of the problems people often face is knowing whether it’s working. You or your team have put in the hard hours writing blog posts, creating email campaigns and engaging with people on social media, but how do you know wh […]
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  • 15 Best Pitch Deck Templates: For Business Plan PowerPoint Presentations April 28, 2016
    Do you need to raise money for your business idea? Is an investor meeting fast approaching? If so, is your pitch deck in order?It’s challenging to craft a compelling investor pitch deck. You need a narrative that resonates quickly with slides designs that engage and don’t overwhelm.Your deck must: showcase your team, the problem and your innovative solution, […]
    Sean Hodge
  • WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: What's the Difference Between Them? April 28, 2016
    WordPress.com or WordPress.org? If you're a business owner looking to start your own website, you've probably met with this dilemma once or twice. It's often a source of confusion for many people and the answer requires an in-depth explanation.In this article, we will take a look at the differences between the two and cover the pros and cons o […]
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  • How to Increase Engagement on YouTube Videos With Cards April 27, 2016
    Have you ever fallen down the YouTube rabbit hole? You visit to watch a tutorial or a music video but half an hour later you wind up watching something completely different, with no real memory of how you got there.YouTube is set up to keep people engaged and watching, and audiences are profoundly active: they’re searching, clicking, liking and commenting at […]
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  • How to Start a Business With Little to No Money April 27, 2016
    Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and wants out of the daily grind of answering to their boss. It represents freedom, leadership, ingenuity and determination. In short, it’s something that’s a very worthwhile goal.There’s a misconception out there […]
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  • The Ultimate Design Guide to Standard Business Card Sizes April 26, 2016
    What You'll Be CreatingLooking to update your business stationery, and impress new clients at your next networking event? Are you unsure what is a standard business card size or what business card dimensions you should use? This guide will take you through the standard sizing for business cards by country, and also take a look at a couple of ways you ca […]
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  • How to Prepare the Best Answers to Any Interview Questions April 26, 2016
    Rehearsing answers to potential interview questions is an important step in any job application. You need to have an elevator pitch ready, as well as a few memorable stories about your career.Here's a collection of common, behavioral, and tricky questions that might come up in an interview. I also asked a handful of recruiters and career experts for ins […]
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  • Brand Voice: How the Right Tone of Voice Can Boost Your Business April 25, 2016
    An accuser wags a finger in your face and says, “Don’t take that tone of voice with me!”Ever heard that plea from someone you've upset? Unless you’re some kind of communication super-specialist, you probably have—just like the rest of us.And although you may never have connected that phrase with anything relating to your business (because hopefully you […]
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  • 25 Creative Resume Templates: To Land a New Job in Style April 22, 2016
    Are you eyeing a new position? If so, is your resume design current? And will it represent you creatively—allowing you to stand out distinctively in a crowded pool of applicants?If you’ve recently seen a compelling job ad, or you worked your contacts to find an irresistible open position, now is the moment to act. You can’t let a career opportunity pass you […]
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  • 5 Key Questions to Ask Before You Record a Business Video April 21, 2016
    Think all you need to make a good business video is a camera and microphone? Think again! First and foremost, you need a plan. That means spending some quality time in what’s known as pre-production.Video production flat line illustration by Bloomua/PhotodunePre-production is the least sexy stage of video production, but it’s also the most important. Hammeri […]
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