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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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  • How to Write a Great Tagline For Your Business (+Workable Examples) May 31, 2016
    Just Do It. Got Milk? Open Happiness. Because You’re Worth It. Think Different.No, really. Think different. And don’t just do any of the above.Unless you want your small business to flop…As you’ve gathered by now we're talking about business taglines. More specifically, this tutorial covers what is a tagline (it's function and role in your business […]
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  • 22 Email Cover Letter Tips: With Easy to Follow Samples May 31, 2016
    Job interviews are a lot like blind dates.You go there in your best suit, ready to put your best put forward. You barely know the person you’re going to meet. But you’re hoping to make a good first impression and survive the ordeal without too much trouble. If all goes well, you hit it off and you’re either invited for a second interview or job offer.If some […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • 15 Creative Business Card Templates—With Unique Designs May 30, 2016
    Are you considering getting a new business card? If you’ve recently launched a new business, then a professional, visually-engaging business card is a must have.Maybe you have a critical event coming up? A pivotal client meeting that is fast-approaching? Or, another all-too-important event that you need brand new business cards for.And how do your current bu […]
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  • How to Start an Online Business: Driven by Your Customers' Needs May 30, 2016
    It happens so fast.An initial idea that germinates and grows. Or a sudden epiphany that strikes like a bolt of lightning. Your new product or service idea begins to have legs, showing future promise after some basic research and counseling.The problem is, there’s no clear path to getting over the startup hump. How do you take your online business concept fro […]
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  • 10 Business Letterhead Design Tips (With Killer Brand Identity Examples) May 26, 2016
    Emails may be the standard means of written communication these days, but there are still occasions when only a printed letter will do. They feel particularly relevant now—in our digital-saturated age a delivered letter speaks volumes about the extra effort you’re willing to put in to impress new clients.Colorful Letterhead TemplateLetterheads come in a rang […]
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  • Is It Time to Start Your Own Business? 25 Revealing Questions May 25, 2016
    To start your own business, you need more than a dream. Sure, a dream is where it all begins, but having a clear understanding of what it really takes will help ensure your success as a new business owner.Statistically, many new businesses have a hard time getting off the ground. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), which pulls it’s data fro […]
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  • 10 Presentation Design Tips (For the Best Pitch Deck) May 25, 2016
    Designing a compelling and beautiful presentation can be daunting if you're not a designer. It's even more difficult to design a presentation for your startup, knowing you'll be going into an investor pitch, or standing in front of a room presenting for an important business meeting.When there's a potential deal on the line, the pressure […]
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  • 10 Ways To Share Your Business Video May 25, 2016
    You’ve created a compelling video about your business. You’ve invested time and money in the content and messaging, and are confident it sells. How do you get people to watch it when there’s so much competition for eyeballs online?Untitled by geralt/PixabayUploading your video to YouTube is a no-brainer. But don’t stop there! You need to share that video far […]
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  • WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal: CMS Comparison Guide May 24, 2016
    If you are on the verge of creating a website for your small business, knowing where to start might seem overwhelming. Most small business owners usually want a website where they can update the content without having to call a web developer every time, so a Content Management System (CMS) is a logical choice.When it comes to CMS's, there are three majo […]
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  • 20 Best InDesign Brochure Templates - For Creative Business Marketing May 19, 2016
    You might think that brochures are an afterthought these days due to the penetration of digital marketing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Brochures help you get more customers by boosting your credibility. They are still one of the most effective ways to market your business. Local clients that you meet with in person will expect you to hand th […]
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