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Are tiny houses illegal in Canada?

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Blue whale rescue

Blue whale rescue update: San Diego looks for 80-foot entangled whale According to a June 28 Dana Point Times report, the blue whale was first spotted about four miles off the Dana Point coast around 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Captain Tom Southern, a boat captain for Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari, reported [...]

Canadian government expects another Snowden-level leak

Canadian government expects another Snowden-level leak, documents say OTTAWA–It’s not a matter of if there will be another Edward Snowden, it’s a matter of when, according to internal government documents obtained by the Star. Global Affairs officials warned minister Stéphane Dion in November an event on the scale of Snowden’s disclosures about Internet surveillance is [...]

By |July 10th, 2016|NEWS, World news|0 Comments

Canada’s moral compass

CANADIANS’ MORAL COMPASS SET DIFFERENTLY FROM THAT OF OUR NEIGHBOURS TO THE SOUTH   Recently, the Gallup organization in the US updated a series of questions they have asked over the years about what behaviours or choices Americans consider to be moral or immoral. We decided to mirror the questions in our most recent survey [...]

The Bahamas’ new U.S. advisory: Use ‘extreme caution’ of cop’s

Over 90 percent of residents in the Bahamas are black, and Monday is a national holiday, when some travel north from the archipelago to vacation in the United States. But following deadly police shootings this week of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota — and an ambush of white officers in Texas — the island [...]

12 year old girl hit by bus captured on my dash cam.

Intersection of Meadowvale Town Centre Circle and Aquitaine Avenue in Mississauga. Always wear a helmet!!!

By |July 9th, 2016|Mississauga, Peel|0 Comments

Oakville unaware of on fire until firefighters arrived at their door

he Oakville Fire Department says residents of a townhouse on Ellen Davidson Drive were unaware a fire was burning on their balcony until firefighters arrived at their door Friday. Deputy Fire Chief Andy Glynn said firefighters were called to the residence at around 6 p.m., after a passerby noticed smoke coming from the rear balcony [...]

By |July 9th, 2016|Oakville, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Port Credit and it’s History

Port Credit is neighbourhood in the city of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, located at the mouth of the Credit River on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Until 1974, Port Credit was an incorporated town within the County of Peel. Port Credit's boundaries are the Queen Elizabeth Way to the north, Seneca Avenue and the western [...]

By |July 2nd, 2016|Mississauga|0 Comments

A Fond Farewell to an American Craftsman

After nearly half a century of making pacifiers and sippy cups, Dick Gates is stepping away this year. At NUK headquarters in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, Dick Gates has been an integral part of designing and manufacturing baby products since 1970, when he started as a stock handler, and in just a few years, became the youngest [...]

By |June 26th, 2016|Home cleaning, NEWS|0 Comments

Check out this Kelowna man’s giant pickle

KELOWNA–A Kelowna man who received a lot of attention last summer for growing a three-and-a-half foot cucumber has found a way to preserve his 15 minutes of fame. Daniel Tomlin was interviewed by news organizations worldwide about his big cuke, which he named Big Larry. “It was funny,” says Tomlin. “Even in Australia, people recognized [...]