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NEWS RELEASE STORIES IN THE NORTH ************************* Author Waub Rice coming to Thessalon Stories in the North is at it again. Their fall author event, featuring workshops and readings, takes place Saturday, September 27. Guest author is CBC video journalist and author Waubgeshig Rice .
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The top thrift stores in Toronto are those that keep on giving, whether that's through wicked-low prices, a sweet variety of vintage garb, or right back into the local community. They know that second-hand clothing shopping can sometimes be a little daunting, and so they've place the utmost importance on store cleanliness, organization, and a diverse amount of stock.
A few minutes before entering the pond at Hawrelak Park on the morning of Aug. 29, Ben Brown and Ramon Rivera held hands and said a quiet prayer. Friends and training partners from Puerto Rico, they travelled 5,600 kilometres to compete at the World Triathlon Championships in Edmonton.
One of Lutz Beranek's favourite stories about his father, a German prisoner of war from 1944 to 1946, was his first encounter with a skunk. Richard Beranek, a new arrival at the PoW logging camp at Mafeking, just north of Swan River, had never seen the endearing critter before.
While Canada's discovery of one of the ships from the Franklin expedition may have appeared to many as an important but innocuous archaeological find, it may, in fact, have significant political implications for both Canada and the U.S. During his announcement of the find, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated that the find "is truly a historic moment for Canada." He went on: "Franklin's ships are an important part of Canadian history given that his expeditions, which took place nearly 200 years ago, laid the foundations of Canada's Arctic sovereignty."
I have been a writer, publicist and world explorer for over 30 years. I am highly experienced in exotic travel and adventures and have been lucky to work and travel with some of the biggest celebrities and corporate executives.
The major American city that is closest to both Manitoba and Saskatchewan is Minneaoplis, and I have enjoyed visiting there a number of times over the years. In the early 1970s, we could drive down to shop or enjoy some Twins' baseball, with not much more than a wave at the Canada-U.S. Border.
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The city's previous experience building much-criticized bike lanes has led it to take a different approach to further expansion. EDMONTON - The future 102nd Avenue LRT route should become a bicycle boulevard where drivers and cyclists share the road, Coun.
Architect Gregory Henriquez says he will 'bring something of a left-leaning social activist component as well as a design component,' to the Honest Ed's project. Architect Gregory Henriquez says he will 'bring something of a left-leaning social activist component as well as a design component,' to the Honest Ed's project.
Tacofino, a popular taqueria in the East Village, sees multiple demographics through the night. "At 5:30 , we see young families and seniors," says managing partner Gino Di Domenico.
For concierges at luxury hotels around the world, no request is too far-fetched. For concierges at luxury hotels around the world, no request is too far-fetched.
It remains unclear what caused a stubborn fire inside Stanley Park's famous hollow tree on Thursday night, but firefighters say it appears suspicious. The tree, which has a been a popular Vancouver tourist attraction for about 100 years, first caught fire around 10:45 p.m. PT Thursday.
Before each baseball season begins, I look through the Cubs schedule to see what might be a fun, or interesting, or baseball-meaningful road trip. This year, the visit to Toronto, Canada stood out as the trip to do.
Canadian politicians who almost saw their country torn apart by an independence referendum in 1995 say pro-union British leaders have been slow to learn lessons from that campaign but can still take steps to win the vote Scotland will hold on Sept. 18. In a campaign with striking similarities to the Scottish vote, the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec came within a whisker of deciding to split up Canada in the 1995 referendum, which saw support for separatism spike in the final week.
Stargazers and nostalgic Torontonians alike still lament the loss of one of the city's educational icons, calling for a new space where people can explore and enjoy the night sky. The University of Toronto announced Tuesday plans to demolish the old McLaughlin Planetarium building and replace it with a cultural centre.
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