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ACORN calls for federal government to raise their own minimum wage to $15 an hour

The lowest wages in Ontario will see a small increase this year, but members of Ottawa and Gatineau ACORN are saying the federal government should be raising its own minimum wage. 325 more words


Green Roofs

Since some years ago, it is a new trend on architecture to have green roofs. Now, it has been demonstrated this green roofs are not only an aesthetic question. 121 more words


Jackie Robinson Day

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made his Major League Baseball debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier in the Major Leagues since its segregation in 1889. 243 more words

Are We Getting More Heatwaves?

As it is now two weeks (nine business days) since I questioned Dr Vertessy on his claims in his ABC Radio interview, it appears an answer is still to be given, so I shall post what I have found so far. 803 more words


Call me crazy...

…but does anyone else think Grave Girl looks kind of familiar?

Big Sky

"A Republic, Madam, If You Can Keep It"

“A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” That was Benjamin Franklin’s answer to a question posed to him by a Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia when she asked “Well, Doctor, what have we got?” 531 more words


Antique Acorn Finial

Great vintage find by VintageMementos (22.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1I0uC8Y