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December beverages and chickens

A brief moment of reflection on holiday beverages while I am warming up my intestines with a large cup of eggnog latte after a hike by -25°C. 306 more words

Canada

Belle, our 16-inch tall guard dog

We got a dog. When we bought our little log house, I had not the slightest idea that owning a property in a rural area came with the moral obligation of dog ownership. 1,038 more words

Canada

Home severely damaged by fire

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FIREFIGHTERS have contained a large house fire that broke out in Adelaide\u2019s south this morning. 1,788 more words

Australia

PETRONAS Dams in BC

As reported in an article arising from research undertaken as part of the Corporate Mapping Project (CMP), and in the context of what has been called a free-for-all in the energy industry, 17 organizations including the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) have… 384 more words

PETRONAS in the Wild West

There are reported to be at least 51 unregulated and unapproved dams in Northern BC built by oil and gas companies for their fracking operations. The two largest  facilities, Lily Dam and the Energy Town Dam, both over 15 meters tall, are operated by PETRONAS subsidiary, Progress Energy Canada Ltd.  258 more words

Remote Places

According to current standards of most civilized people, I live in a remote place. It comes with fantastic advantages like lower property taxes, the absence of traffic jams, a vast wilderness to explore and the possibility to buy a house with enough trees to hide your neighbours. 1,000 more words

Canada

Flood warning issued as roads pool with water in Kitimat and Terrace area

The River Forecast Centre of B.C. issued a flood warning early for the northern coast of B.C. early Wednesday.

Kitimat, Terrace and Williams Creek were among the areas mentioned in the warning, while 50 people were evacuated from New Remo, southwest of Terrace, at around 2 a.m. 89 more words

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