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Mar 26

Who Would You Name as Canada’s Greatest Animal?

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Calgary, AB – Since 1975, the beaver has held the title of Canada’s national animal. For Canada’s 150th birthday, the Calgary Zoo wants to know; does the beaver’s industrious nature and great teeth really qualify it to be the national animal for the next 150 years? “We are reopening the debate and are calling on […]

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Mar 26

Older Workers: a Solution to the Labour Shortage?

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Due to population aging, expansion of the labour pool has been flagging in recent years, and that growth will slow even more by 2020, according to demographic projections from Statistics Canada (Chart 1). Consequently, recruiting qualified personnel, which many businesses are already finding difficult, could become a serious challenge. Hiring older workers, or retaining those […]

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Mar 26

Valuing Motherhood Advances Women’s Rights

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The plight of the North American woman is that she can be all she wants to be, just don’t bring motherhood into the picture By Andrea Mrozek, Family program director Cardus OTTAWA, Ont. /Troy Media/ – “I haven’t been discriminated against because I’m a woman,” said Véronique Bergeron. “I’ve been discriminated against because I’m a mother.” […]

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Mar 25

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians Applaud Increased Federal Government Support for Athlete Assistance Program in Budget 2017

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OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians are pleased with and grateful for the investment in sport announced in the 2017 federal budget, in particular the 18 per cent increase to the Athlete Assistance Program of $25 million over five years, ongoing. The Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) seeks to relieve some of the […]

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Mar 25

Horse Boarding and Lessons at DJ Ranch

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  DJ Ranch is located 8 miles west of Okotoks and 3 miles east of Black Diamond at the corner of Highway #7 and 112th Street West. They offer pasture and paddock boarding on 130 acres. Indoor riding area included. Lessons are $40/hour including the use of a lesson horse. Ages 7 and up are welcome. […]

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Mar 25

What Medicines Do We Really Need in Canada?

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As well as providing patients with critical medications when they need them, an essential medicines list helps patients get the right medicine By Nav Persaud, Expert Adviser EvidenceNetwork.ca TORONTO, Ont. /Troy Media/ – Canadians often express pride in our universal health system, which provides publicly-funded doctor and hospital services. We don’t have to worry about filing […]

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