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Seances, drinking, and a heart attack: 5 unusual stories about Canada's prime ministers

In the middle of the hard-fought 1925 federal election, William Lyon Mackenzie King and his Liberals were in trouble.

King’s campaign on a stay-the-course budget was failing to resonate with voters and his majority Liberal government was in danger of being reduced to a minority. 1,193 more words

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American Planning Association Blog Post on 2020 Census

Inadequate Funding Imperils a Fair and Accurate 2020 Census

By Jason Jordan, director of policy, American Planning Association, and Trevor Grady, government affairs associate, American Planning Association… 532 more words

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LTE: The Bad News

This article is fraught with bad news. Really, REALLY bad news. On May 11, 2017 the Director of the Census, John Thompson, abruptly resigned from office. 1,173 more words

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LTE: The Bad News

This article is fraught with bad news. Really, REALLY bad news. On May 11, 2017 the Director of the Census, John Thompson, abruptly resigned from office. 1,174 more words

Policy

Census Director Resigns, Trouble Ahead

By Phil Sparks

You would not have thought that the same week Washington-based media was focused on the firing of FBI Director Comey, the abrupt resignation of Census Bureau Director John Thompson would have garnered much press attention – but it did! 105 more words

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Tall Task ahead for Hoyas Giant...

PREVIOUSLY APPEARING ON WTOP.COM–

Past met present at Georgetown…with an eye towards the future.  The school introduced Hoyas great Patrick Ewing as its head men’s basketball coach in front of a room packed with media, boosters, fans, students, alumni and a pep band that did not know “Vehicle” by the Ides of March.   878 more words

Kim Trainor's Crepuscular Camp for Distressed Poets

If you’re a stressed out poet in the Vancouver area Kim Trainor may feed you and let her play with her guitar. She may also give you a tutorial on ghazals. 41 more words

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