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The Gargoyle: Public health agency to get new president

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has tapped the second-in-command at the Public Health Agency of Canada to take over as the agency’s first president.

In a statement, the government announced its intention to promote Krista Outhwaite, the agency’s executive vice-president and chief operating officer, to the job when the position is formally created through legislative changes proposed in the budget implementation act that was tabled this week. 154 more words


{South Sound Spooky Spots}

Pumpkins, Mazes and Cider – Oh My! In case you are a little behind the ball with the Halloween/fall decorating like yours truly, here are some great places to visit to get you stocked up on the necessary pumpkins, corn stalks and seasonal cheer. 173 more words


Review sites like Yelp can now legally manipulate reviews for cash. But should they?


In a statement to VentureBeat, Yelp denies filtering reviews to allow a more positive or negative slant depending on whether or not a business is a customer of Yelp. 880 more words


Timberland chief walks over to Aldo

Lindsey Rupp

Patrik Frisk, who headed VF Corp.’s Timberland business, is leaving the company to become chief executive officer of the shoe retailer Aldo Group Inc. 477 more words

Local Business

Steve Silver: Compo Acres Is Open For Business!

There’s never a good time for a commercial property owner to do a major renovation.

But there is a worst time: the holiday shopping season. 443 more words


Couillard hoping to find Plan Nord investors in China

Premier Philippe Couillard hopes to forge profitable trade links between Quebec and China on an economic junket to Shanghai, Jinan and Beijing from Oct. 26 to 31. 75 more words

Government And Politics

Lean Vibes Best Practices Report

As a Murfreesboro local business, Lean Vibes must look at other comparable entities and establish a standard against which it may compare its own actions. Because Lean Vibes is a company “dedicated to living and promoting a healthy lifestyle.” Therefore, a search was made to look for other health and wellness companies in Murfreesboro. 1,080 more words