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This Sudbury man punched a 300 pound black bear in the face

A Sudbury man is walking away with only scratches after fighting a 300 pound black bear. Sixty-one year old Rick Nelson was walking his dog in the Panache area on Sunday afternoon when he stumbled across the bear’s cub. 53 more words

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'Not in my wildest dreams': Gay Syrian refugee snags spot next to Justin Trudeau for Pride parade

After a difficult three-year journey from war-torn Syria to Toronto, Bassel Mcleash was really looking forward to his first Pride parade. “The excitement … It’s overwhelming.” And that was before he knew he’d be marching the entire route side by side with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 35 more words

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Providing much-needed comfort

Our most favourite furry comforter!

Those of you that read my republication of Deborah’s article yesterday, Six ways dogs help us heal, would undoubtedly have picked up that one of those six ways was… 691 more words

People

Basics of Starting Your Own Business

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

It’s that idea that keeps buzzing around in your head, incessantly returning – asking you to take some time to look at it a little more carefully. 357 more words

Public Libraries

Super Hornet (2)

It’s only been two days since I commented on the report that the Trudeau government is considering buying the Super Hornet jet fighter for Canada as an “interim” solution. 435 more words

Defence Policy

Street Person or Homelessness?

Photo of police officer sitting on sidewalk with street person gets big response

The link above was posted today (May 27th, 2016) by CBC News. It talks about a Police Officer who takes time to talk and communicate with a ‘street person.’ All in all, it’s a great article which informs society about the people we see living on the streets and how they’re not mindless addicts and invisible baggers. 305 more words

Society

Twenty One Pilots Caused An Earthquake

Kind of!

Twenty One Pilots shows are crazy, no doubt, but the duo’s show in Ottawa on April 1 actually almost brought down the house.” – Alternative Press… 111 more words

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