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5 min ago | Live Science

What the Deep Sea Sounds Like

The songs of killer whales and the sounds of passing freighters are just part of the underwater symphony to be heard in the deep sea.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Resource Investing News

Highbank Resources Hires Foresight Innovations for Swamp Point Construction

Highbank Resources Ltd. announced that it has finalized a contract with Foresight Innovations Ltd., located in Victoria B.C..

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The Oregonian

'Pacific Northwest Garden Tour' guides plant lovers to see 60 best ornamental gardens...

As a writer of hiking trails and campgrounds, even I love gardens. I have visited enough recently, of the gardens featured in the book, to put together the accompanying photo gallery.

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Related Topix: Canada, Travel

The Hill Times

MPs meet behind closed doors to discuss 'chill' on charities from CRA audits

Revenue Canada auditors are scrutinizing the books of Canadian foreign aid and human rights charities to ensure they're complying with tough new rules the government introduced in 2012 to monitor charities' political activities and ensure donations from abroad are not used for political purposes, Conservative MP Gerald Keddy said on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marketing

Epicure wants to get Canadians cooking

Direct sales company Epicure has launched the "Good Food. Real Fast" campaign. The idea is to create a "movement" that inspires people to cook and eat real food, know where their food comes from and what's in it, and limit processed foods.

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Townhall

Down Here on a Visit

It was one of those faux Ye Old English Tea Shoppes serving tidbits as inauthentic as its spelling and typography, neither of which would have passed muster in Shakespeare's first folio.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Switched

Hitchhiking Robot Crosses Canada Aided Only By Goodwill Of Strangers

He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow.

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Red Deer Advocate

An economic case for gimme gimme

I don't generally like debates in print between individuals. I say readers ought to have the last word.

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Canada.com

Photos: Military motorcycle relay ride

About 40 riders revved up at the Cartier Square Drill Hall Tuesday morning, the starting point of the Canadian Military Police National Motorcycle Relay Ride .

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PR-inside.com

GoldON Confirms Historical High-Grade Gold and Silver Values at Slate ...

GoldON Confirms Historical High-Grade Gold and Silver Values at Slate Falls Property with Assays up to 220 g/t Au and >2 FSCwire / Press Release The following press release was disseminated by FSCwire for GoldON Resources Ltd. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vancouver Sun

$40-a-day child-care subsidy won't be paid out until after strike is over: ministry

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada

Daily-Jeff.com

Hello, Jeffland

While on a cruise to Alaska and Canada, Bill and Renee Roe enjoyed visits to Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Meet HitchBOT, the Robot Hitchhiking Across Canada

Canadians who are used to seeing mountains, lakes and other beautiful scenery across their country have had a surprise addition to the landscape this summer: A hitchhiking robot with a "yard sale aesthetic."

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Gawker

Adorable Robot Made of Junk Hitchhikes Around Canada

A robot made of the kinds of things one finds in the back of their garden shed is hitchhiking across Canada.

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CBS News

Young comedian shares Robin Williams' struggle, reflects on actors' death

Kevin Breel is a young stand-up comedian who lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, Depression, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Turnto10.com

Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow.

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Saanich News

The perpetual headache of illegal dumping in Saanich

Ugly green padding protrudes from a worn pleather couch in an empty lot at the corner of Shelbourne Street and Cedar Road.

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CBC News

Sea otter caught frolicking on camera

Cheryl Alexander almost couldn't believe her eyes when she spotted a sea otter frolicking and feeding in a cove off Ten Mile Point in Victoria, B.C. , Thursday morning.

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Daily Kos

Indians 101: Squamish Dancers

For more than 10,000 years, the Squamish people have lived in what is now the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The London Free Press

B.C. court allows pot cookies and oils for those with permits

The Cannabis Buyers Club of Canada in Victoria, B.C., is all cheers after winning a court appeal decision that found a ban on marijuana edibles is "of no force and effect" if someone has a permit to possess pot.

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