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17th Assembly 5th Session Fourth Sitting – Day Two, October 17th, 2014

My Member Statement was on October 17th -the International Day to Eradicate Poverty

My Oral Questions were to the Minister of  Health and Social Services on the progress of the NWT  Anti – Poverty Plan. 45 more words


Every day's a rainy day

*nb* This is a repost from Sarah’s site writehanded.org.

This week, my best friend – otherwise known as a slightly rotund adopted moggy called Carina – decided that she would enjoy no less than three visits to the vet, with a total cost of $700. 1,391 more words


Let's Bring $15 a day Day Care across Canada

It’s time all of Canada has affordable health care like Europe & Quebec
Watch the video and click on the link below to bring affordable Day Care to all of Canada



Newshour: a controversial dessert

this afternoon (sunday 19th), 1.18-1.23pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“A popular chocolate dessert, “Milky”, which turns out to be rather cheaper in Germany than in Israel, has started a controversy.”

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Thoughts on the subject of Simple Living:

As mentioned in an old post (Growing up with the Goods), I have lived much of my life with the concept of self-sufficiency. Various members of my extended family have practised this lifestyle in different forms, and with vastly differing results. 1,026 more words


The cost of it

In less than a month we leave Albania for two months in New Zealand. This is SUPER EXCITING for many many reasons… but it also means that we’re coming close to the end of our year of blissful constant holiday! 344 more words


We are: the Spoiled Brats of Rich Second Generations

Is this, a C-O-F-E-S-S-I-O-N???  Uh, I dunno!!!  Translated…

I had taught in the Complete Middle School of the Seventh District of Taichung, and all the cars that picked up the students looked like they came out of a car show.   825 more words