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September 14/18 - Kingston to Ottawa - Part 1 - CFS Carp (The Diefenbunker) - Cold (War) Storage

This post first appeared on October 10/18, but now includes a lot more photos and explanation. With this post, all my trip back posts are now complete. 587 more words

Photography

Canada's Diane Lebouthillier Just "Wrote Off" $133,416,922.33

National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier just said, “Nah, we don’t want our $133,416,922.33 you owe us in taxes.”

They just wouldn’t say WHO they let off the hook. 6 more words

Awareness

New commemorative loonie marking '50 years of progress' for LGBTQ2 people to be unveiled

TORONTO – The Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling a new commemorative loonie Tuesday meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people in the country. 298 more words

Canada

FOI In The News (April 23, 2019)

CBC News: Overburdened public bodies seek fees, restrictions on freedom of information requests

Ian Froese, April 11, 2019

In Manitoba, there is currently no charge to apply for access to records, and requestors are allotted two free hours for search and preparation time.  153 more words

EXCLUSIVE: RCMP's new strategy for tackling terrorism, organized crime — accountants, computer whizzes and data geeks

The RCMP is embarking on a new recruitment strategy that will substantially alter the complexion of the national police force, replacing scores of traditional criminal investigators with civilians who have specialized skills to help pursue terrorists, cyber criminals, money launderers, drug traffickers and fraudsters, the National Post has learned. 1,270 more words

News

Buntzen Lake Powerhouses: the set of Stephen King’s IT Miniseries~

The area around Indian Arm, British Columbia, is a very beautiful place to go for a hike: there are many trails accessible by foot, by mountain bike, or by horse. 519 more words

News

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 earthquake hits Samar in the Philippines.

6.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. 24 more words

Earthquakes