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KESQ Palm Springs
Why we need more women leaderseducation and bring women into the formal labor force." Having spent my career
Why we need more women leaders
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
education and bring women into the formal labor force." Having spent my career in humanitarian relief and international development I can attest that placing women in leadership positions on development programming assures that resources are... Read more
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Canberra Times
Melbourne musicians share the back stories about their treasured instrumentsWhen I first came to Australia from Canada in 2007, I was lucky enough to have
Melbourne musicians share the back stories about their treasured instruments
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
When I first came to Australia from Canada in 2007, I was lucky enough to have in my possession my Dad's, [Wayne McNeil] 1968 Gibson Hummingbird. With a natural finish, this beautiful square-shouldered dreadnought was the guitar my father said would... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Ten make the cut for Summer GamesKings, the second largest girls field lacrosse program in the province. "The O
Ten make the cut for Summer Games
Barrie Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
Kings, the second largest girls field lacrosse program in the province. "The Ontario Summer Games provide athletes with development and competitive opportunities that will prepare them for national and international sports competitions," Reda... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dressed to kilt! Prince Charles gets into the Scottish spiritwith the factory tour, Charles stepped out into the open air to watch the harve
Dressed to kilt! Prince Charles gets into the Scottish spirit
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
with the factory tour, Charles stepped out into the open air to watch the harvesting process. RELATED ARTICLES Back to Canada! Kate and William announce they will be...'We look like turnips': Charles and Camilla are left... Harry's heroic... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Joel Villanuevafrom rags to riches. For example si Eric Binlot from Cebu used to be a tambay,
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Joel Villanueva
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 hours ago
from rags to riches. For example si Eric Binlot from Cebu used to be a tambay, and then took up welding course, now he’s in Canada and he’s making about 200,000 pesos a month. Kristine Sabillo: Do you invite them to talk at your campaign rallies,... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Meet the family: figuring out which Porsche 911 is bestoption list provides. To illustrate the breadth of the 911 offering, Porsche i
Meet the family: figuring out which Porsche 911 is best
Wheels.ca / Posted 21 hours ago
option list provides. To illustrate the breadth of the 911 offering, Porsche invited a gang of journalists to the Driver Development Track (DDT) at Mosport to have a go. It was part of what Porsche calls the “Grand Tour” — a series of track... Read more
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BC Local News
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coachhe was 18 years old, he was drafted as a coach, and by the time he was 21 he wa
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coach
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
he was 18 years old, he was drafted as a coach, and by the time he was 21 he was one of the youngest national coaches in Canada. “We had a big map in the gym where kids would put pins up on all the different countries they had been in and the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workNRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested s
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
NRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested seven women. Although the Supreme Court of Canada struck down anti-prostitution laws in 2013, amended legislation makes it illegal to offer sexual services in a public... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workNRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested s
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
NRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested seven women. Although the Supreme Court of Canada struck down anti-prostitution laws in 2013, amended legislation makes it illegal to offer sexual services in a public... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workNRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested s
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
NRP crack down on prostitution in the Queenston Street area. Police arrested seven women. Although the Supreme Court of Canada struck down anti-prostitution laws in 2013, amended legislation makes it illegal to offer sexual services in a public... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bottling executive Robert Paul III: 1934-2016and distributors in the Southeast. He was chairman and CEO of Southeast-Atlant
Bottling executive Robert Paul III: 1934-2016
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
and distributors in the Southeast. He was chairman and CEO of Southeast-Atlantic Beverage Corporation, originally known as Canada Dry Bottling Company of Florida, from 1982 to 2007. Its signature was a giant water tank in the shape of a soda can... Read more
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The Hindu
Controversy wrestles attention away from grapplersYadav testing positive for the same substance and the WFI believing in the ‘con
Controversy wrestles attention away from grapplers
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Yadav testing positive for the same substance and the WFI believing in the ‘conspiracy’ theory made the issue murkier. The development made Narsingh, who was provisionally suspended, ineligible for the Olympics and turned out to be a huge setback... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Brandon set to host workforce support program roundtablehelp Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart design the shape the future of
Brandon set to host workforce support program roundtable
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
help Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart design the shape the future of workforce support programs in Manitoba and Canada-wide. Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador and the federal government took the lead on planning and designing the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa, Queen’s Park to fund $98-million for U of T campus labslabs at the University of Toronto, the first step in the federal Liberals’ pled
Ottawa, Queen’s Park to fund $98-million for U of T campus labs
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
labs at the University of Toronto, the first step in the federal Liberals’ pledge to modernize research facilities across Canada. The federal government will contribute $83.7-million and the province will pledge $14.3-million. U of T will add... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Concord Hospitality Positions for Future Growthto Concord's growth strategy. "We measure and report forecast accuracy so that
Concord Hospitality Positions for Future Growth
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
to Concord's growth strategy. "We measure and report forecast accuracy so that GMs can fine-tune their forecasting skills," Cornell said. "We distribute a 'Forecast Dashboard Report' to managers that shows how well they are at forecasting... Read more
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The Northern View
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coachhe was 18 years old, he was drafted as a coach, and by the time he was 21 he wa
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coach
The Northern View / Posted 2 days ago
he was 18 years old, he was drafted as a coach, and by the time he was 21 he was one of the youngest national coaches in Canada. “We had a big map in the gym where kids would put pins up on all the different countries they had been in and the... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSthe above facts the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his cap
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
the above facts the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment, to prepare a concessionary taxation method for leasing state lands, was approved by the Cabinet... Read more
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BC Local News
EVENTS GUIDE for July 28 and beyond (Surrey, North Deltaroof a community centre for an orphanage in the DRC, Africa. This building will
EVENTS GUIDE for July 28 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
roof a community centre for an orphanage in the DRC, Africa. This building will provide a health education site, an adult skills development area, a place of worship and a social gathering place for the orphanage residents and local community.”... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
SFR's Best in Show: 2016 Best of Santa Fegraduates of the Berklee College of Music do with themselves in lieu of having
SFR's Best in Show: 2016 Best of Santa Fe
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
graduates of the Berklee College of Music do with themselves in lieu of having actual, tangible, marketable money-making skills. By spending between $30-$50, you too can play like the masters thanks to Hamlin’s ultra-affordable classes in guitar... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
SWIFT receives $180 million in provincial and federal funding through Small Communities FundLONDON - Ultra-high speed Internet connectivity is critical to rural economic d
SWIFT receives $180 million in provincial and federal funding through Small Communities Fund
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON - Ultra-high speed Internet connectivity is critical to rural economic development and Southwestern Ontario is another step closer to seeing the development of a project that will have a major impact on the region’s current and future... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Sharing aboriginal traditions: philosophy and business model of the Great Spirit Circle Trailthe lodge’s earthy interior drinking ice water on a very hot day and talking ab
Sharing aboriginal traditions: philosophy and business model of the Great Spirit Circle Trail
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
the lodge’s earthy interior drinking ice water on a very hot day and talking about current issues of tourism and economic development seems to embody the motto, ‘Experience the past, enjoy the present.’ “In 1997, First Nations’ elders and... Read more
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CTV News
Chemical, biological and nuclear threats focus of NATO exercise in Albertaof a terrorist attack using biological or chemical weapons makes the focus of a
Chemical, biological and nuclear threats focus of NATO exercise in Alberta
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
of a terrorist attack using biological or chemical weapons makes the focus of a 15-day NATO training exercise at Canada's largest training base even more important, says a counterterrorism expert. Even though the majority of recent... Read more
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The New Yorker
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the Worldhe talked about light bulbs—their history, their physical properties, their con
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the World
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
he talked about light bulbs—their history, their physical properties, their contribution to greenhouse gases, the latest developments in bulb technology. He talked about alternative fuels, ethanol research, the politics of ethanol, the value of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Federal government pays $33 million to remain in F-35 consortiumCanada has so far forked over more than $311 million to develop the F-35 — with
Federal government pays $33 million to remain in F-35 consortium
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Canada has so far forked over more than $311 million to develop the F-35 — without any guarantee it will actually buy the multibillion-dollar stealth fighter. The most recent instalment was made June 24, when the Liberal government quietly paid... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Canada’s tech sector is much larger than you think [infographic]Technology plays a much larger role in Canada’s economy than is commonly believ
Canada’s tech sector is much larger than you think [infographic]
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Technology plays a much larger role in Canada’s economy than is commonly believed, according to a new report by the Ryerson University-affiliated Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As Canada’s fifth-largest sector, it accounts... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Food 53: Ten industry heavyweights who have a direct say in what’s for dinnerand military explosives, followed by 10 years as a regulator of the mining prof
The Food 53: Ten industry heavyweights who have a direct say in what’s for dinner
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
and military explosives, followed by 10 years as a regulator of the mining profession. But that’s where she honed the skills she uses today. “The principles of regulation are pretty much the same whether you are regulating people or wine,”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cap, Mastercard Announce New Phase of U.S.$10.5 Million Youth Employability Program in Kenyafive-year, US$10.5 million partnership to provide economically disadvantaged yo
Cap, Mastercard Announce New Phase of U.S.$10.5 Million Youth Employability Program in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
five-year, US$10.5 million partnership to provide economically disadvantaged young people with technical and employability skills and support to access job opportunities or start small businesses. Building on the success of CAP YEI's Basic... Read more
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Business Wire
Chief Strategy Officers Say Digital Disruption is Inevitable, But Few Are Prepared, Finds Accenture Reportyears rely on collaborative partnerships and that they actively use this strate
Chief Strategy Officers Say Digital Disruption is Inevitable, But Few Are Prepared, Finds Accenture Report
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
years rely on collaborative partnerships and that they actively use this strategy to support innovation and research and development, as compared to only half of those who admit they are less prepared. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Ten make cut for Summer GamesKings, the second largest girls' field lacrosse program in the province. "The
Ten make cut for Summer Games
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
Kings, the second largest girls' field lacrosse program in the province. "The Ontario Summer Games provide athletes with development and competitive opportunities that will prepare them for national and international sports competitions," said... Read more
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BC Local News
Nanaimo bike park to be named after world champion mountain bike racerwith the Gyro Club of Nanaimo to work on a concept for a new bike park at Beban
Nanaimo bike park to be named after world champion mountain bike racer
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
with the Gyro Club of Nanaimo to work on a concept for a new bike park at Beban Park that’s set to feature a pump track, skills trail and dirt jump park. The jump park, the largest part of the project and estimated to cost $320,000, would be... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo bike park to be named after world champion mountain bike racerwith the Gyro Club of Nanaimo to work on a concept for a new bike park at Beban
Nanaimo bike park to be named after world champion mountain bike racer
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
with the Gyro Club of Nanaimo to work on a concept for a new bike park at Beban Park that’s set to feature a pump track, skills trail and dirt jump park. The jump park, the largest part of the project and estimated to cost $320,000, would be... Read more
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Medical News Today
Personality, behavioral changes may signal Alzheimer'sarising before memory problems. This is the conclusion of a new report by resea
Personality, behavioral changes may signal Alzheimer's
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
arising before memory problems. This is the conclusion of a new report by researchers from the University of Calgary in Canada. Researchers say changes in personality and behavior may be an early indicator of Alzheimer's. Based on their... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Creating livelihoods: The birth of a new Naledi Village on Rustlers Valley farminsulation. The result is a beautifully built crèche of Basotho construction on
Creating livelihoods: The birth of a new Naledi Village on Rustlers Valley farm
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
insulation. The result is a beautifully built crèche of Basotho construction on the outside and insulation expertise from Canada on the inside. The crèche, built in only three months, is also is a world-class eco-friendly centre being launched on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Integral to Canada’s economy, immigrants deserve more supportSix Degrees: Experiments in Pluralism is an essay series devoted to exploring C
Integral to Canada’s economy, immigrants deserve more support
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Six Degrees: Experiments in Pluralism is an essay series devoted to exploring Canada’s emerging identity as an experimental society. The inaugural 6 Degrees “citizen space,” presented by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, will take place in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Bairdtold Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualifie
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Baird
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
told Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualified to lead the UN. "I'm a conservative from Canada, so I was quite surprised at how much I came to admire Kevin as a colleague," Mr Baird said. He said Mr Rudd was... Read more
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Manning River Times
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Bairdtold Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualifie
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Baird
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
told Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualified to lead the UN. "I'm a conservative from Canada, so I was quite surprised at how much I came to admire Kevin as a colleague," Mr Baird said. He said Mr Rudd was... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Bairdtold Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualifie
Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Baird
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
told Fairfax Media from Toronto he thought Mr Rudd was the person best qualified to lead the UN. "I'm a conservative from Canada, so I was quite surprised at how much I came to admire Kevin as a colleague," Mr Baird said. He said Mr Rudd was... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
S.A.Y. Detroit Play wins $50,000 grant for robotics programInspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) gave a total of 10 grant
S.A.Y. Detroit Play wins $50,000 grant for robotics program
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) gave a total of 10 grants to organizations in the United States and Canada. The grants ranged from $5,000 to $50,000 with an average of $35,000, according to a press release. "As the demand... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How managers can improve honesty at workThis is part of a series looking at micro skills – changes that employees can m
How managers can improve honesty at work
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
This is part of a series looking at micro skills – changes that employees can make to help improve their health and life at work and at home, and employers can make to improve the workplace. The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the... Read more
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MLive.com
Think you have what it takes to be a DNR wildland firefighter? Yeah, maybe notof Natural Resources has a pool of wildland firefighting talent to draw from he
Think you have what it takes to be a DNR wildland firefighter? Yeah, maybe not
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
of Natural Resources has a pool of wildland firefighting talent to draw from here at home, and to send to other states and Canada when help is needed. In this article, the DNR explains how fighting different kinds of fires keeps their teams fresh,... Read more
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Business Wire
FIRST® Announces 2016 STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant Winnersmore successful futures by providing opportunities for 4,200 students in nine s
FIRST® Announces 2016 STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant Winners
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
more successful futures by providing opportunities for 4,200 students in nine states and one Canadian province to gain new skills and real-world experiences. For their communities, this opportunity offers practical workforce development and equity... Read more
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Business Wire
Newron Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of the STARS Study in the United StatesN.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. (“Newron”) (SIX: NWRN), a
Newron Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of the STARS Study in the United States
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. (“Newron”) (SIX: NWRN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) and pain, today announced the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Acacia Mining's Honeymoon With the Gold Price Be Short-Lived?and methods of intimidation, together with his Chairman, Mr. Kelvin Dushnisky,
Will Acacia Mining's Honeymoon With the Gold Price Be Short-Lived?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and methods of intimidation, together with his Chairman, Mr. Kelvin Dushnisky, who, we already established, sits in his Canada office causing havoc, disaster, fraud, corruption, tax evasion, pain and misery all around the world. So, Mr. Spora,... Read more
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Fortune
How a Pair of Beauty Queens Helped Launch an Ultra-Secure Digital Safenothing cooler than watching my father give life to machines.” His daughter, h
How a Pair of Beauty Queens Helped Launch an Ultra-Secure Digital Safe
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
nothing cooler than watching my father give life to machines.” His daughter, however, never wanted to learn the hardware skills that fascinated her dad, and also shunned the software programming her mother practiced as an IT specialist at a local... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Jayce Hawryluk hopes to bring agitating, hitting and scoring to Pantherswhat Florida Panthers prospect Jayce Hawryluk did last year for the Brandon Whe
Jayce Hawryluk hopes to bring agitating, hitting and scoring to Panthers
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
what Florida Panthers prospect Jayce Hawryluk did last year for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League in Canada. So it's no secret that Hawryluk, a 5-foot-10, 190-pound center, has repeatedly said that the pesky 5-9 Boston Bruins... Read more
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FOX News
Parents of preemies often depressed after birthfood. These early arrivals can also encounter longer-term challenges such as im
Parents of preemies often depressed after birth
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
food. These early arrivals can also encounter longer-term challenges such as impaired vision, hearing, and cognitive skills as well as social and behavioral problems. The study included 113 mothers and 101 fathers of preemies, as well as 117... Read more
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Business Wire
GHO Capital Announces Acquisition of Caprion Bioscienceslaboratory services company which provides testing services to pharmaceutical a
GHO Capital Announces Acquisition of Caprion Biosciences
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
laboratory services company which provides testing services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for research and development activities. The Company provides two types of services: 1. The immune monitoring (ImmuneCarta®) platform which... Read more
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CBC.ca
Michael Linklater ranked No. 1 3x3 basketball player in Canadaindividual rankings in the world, where he sits at 13th overall. He also holds
Michael Linklater ranked No. 1 3x3 basketball player in Canada
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
individual rankings in the world, where he sits at 13th overall. He also holds the ranking for the number one player in Canada for the second consecutive year. The Team Saskatoon member is humble about his achievements. "In terms of having... Read more
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Medical News Today
How fiction might improve empathya new review. In the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Keith Oatley, of th
How fiction might improve empathy
Medical News Today / Posted 10 days ago
a new review. In the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Keith Oatley, of the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Toronto, Canada, discusses how fiction may impact a person's social skills. As well as... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
A helping hand for military veteransmentoring to former military types making the transition to civilian life. Fut
A helping hand for military veterans
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 10 days ago
mentoring to former military types making the transition to civilian life. Futurpreneur is one of the Prince’s Charities Canada (PCC). Prince Charles supports several charitable organizations — with a special focus on disadvantaged youth and the... Read more
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