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Yay! On to Season 11 for Alberta-shot "Heartland"

The Alberta-shot CBC series has been renewed for an 11th season. The long-running family drama shoots in southern Alberta and Calgary. The series, which is about the life and loves of the Bartlett-Fleming family on a horse ranch in Alberta.

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CBC News is upping its user-generated content game with video comments

It looks like CBC News is upping the ante when it comes to comments and user-generated content with a new platform called GoodTalk.

From what I can gather, it’s an online tool that allows readers to record and submit video comments on news stories (currently only on stories from the Manitoba site). 219 more words

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To self-publish or to perish

One more dissection of the growing ‘a la mode’ factor of self-publishing, by the CBC:

‘It’s no longer about the vanity press’: self-publishing gains respect…

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'Slow slip' earthquake season raises risk of 'The Big One


B.C. is headed back into another one of its riskier seismic seasons, raising the risk of “The Big One,” earthquake experts say.

Every 14 months, the Cascadian subduction zone — which runs from northern Vancouver Island down to northern California — experiences what seismologists call a “slow slip.” 15 more words


Pre-clearance bill would give U.S. border agents power to search and detain Canadians on Canadian soil

U.S. border guards would get new powers to question, search and even detain Canadian citizens on Canadian soil under a bill proposed by the Liberal government. 74 more words

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Nothing lasts forever.

I have pernicious anemia and I have been bad about taking my B12 vitamin which I have to inject into my thigh. I don’t have any problems doing that and don’t ask me why I didn’t carry on with my injections, but I stopped doing them at least a year ago. 1,087 more words