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Issues from Civics - Oct. 7th

During our lesson today we sought to introduce our students to the concept of issues and encouraging reflection on what matters to them (I discuss the lesson at greater length here:  107 more words


On this day in history - the first patent for carbon paper was secured

In 1806, Englishman Ralph Wedgwood secured the first patent
for carbon paper, which he described as an “apparatus for producing duplicates
of writings.” In his process, thin paper was saturated with printer’s ink, then… 196 more words

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Homewatch Alert: Burglary and Door handles being tried at night

From GMP:

We have had a burglary overnight at Woodstock Drive, Swinton. Offenders have gained entry through the side gate, and used an unknown implement to smash a patio door. 81 more words

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2015 AGM: Sunday 17th October, Barefield NS, 8pm

The 2015 Doora Barefield Community Games AGM will take place Sunday the 17th of October, in Barefield NS, at 8pm.

The committee needs more members to keep going!

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A little reminder that today is Buy British Day and of course that includes all that beautiful British yarn!

‘If there’s one thing Britain has lots of, it’s rolling green countryside. 193 more words


Beekeepers' Gathering on Sunday, Oct 4, 2015

Our monthly series of beekeepers’ gatherings resumes this Sunday, October 4th from 1:00 to 3:00 at Flying Leap Farm, 987 Bridgeview Road, Castlegar.  This is free and open to everyone from total newbies to those with decades of experience.  24 more words

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A metronome is an important practice tool that every musician should have. When it comes to choosing a metronome there are many, many options. If you have never been in the market for a metronome before it can be hard to decide which features are most important. 131 more words

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