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Heat wave bakes Vankleek Hill but Champlain Township says “no” to ‘cooling stations’ despite request from EO Health Unit

People living in Champlain Township and Hawkesbury are being left to find ways to beat the extreme heat on their own. Due to an ongoing heat wave the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has requested local municipalities make “cooling stations” available … Continue reading

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Twisted but not shaken, Vankleek Hill feels effects of another 5.0 magnitude earthquake

. An earthquake centred near Val-des-Bois, Quebec, rolled sixty miles down the road and straight through Vankleek Hill on Wednesday afternoon, leaving buildings in our small village shaking and twisting. The 5.0* magnitude (Richter scale) quake was felt as far … Continue reading

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There Is A Connection Between 59 Percent Voter Turnout And Four 36 Day Elections In A Row

Voter turnout has been taking a nosedive over the past fifteen years because 1. the Canada Elections Act put a 36-day minimum on campaigning, and 2. the federal parties figured out that if you have $50 million dollars to spend … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving An Election And Health Care

It’s Thanksgiving in Canada today, and tomorrow we vote for a new federal government. Election dates in Canada are selected by our Prime Minister whenever he’s ready to give’r so the timing is a coincidence, but taking a day off … Continue reading

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In Canada It’s Not Called Summer It’s Called The Off Season Unfortunately The Off Season Started Far Too Early This Year

Opening faceoff against the Buffalo Sabres; March 27, 2008 — Photo by Me. Ottawa Senators take the ice, 03.27.08; Video by Me Let me know if the YouTube isn’t available. . And it started so well. So promising… after losing … Continue reading

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Nineteen Years Later And I’m Still Walking Like My Knee Was Busted

Vulgaires Machins: Canadien “Puits sans fond”; ‘Compter les corps’ (2006) . Weird juice with fruit chunks on a French magazine… — Photo by Me, Feb. 08, 2008 . . . I was grocery shopping recently for the first time since… … Continue reading

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