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High River tries to save historic Wallace Residence from demolition

CALGARY – High River residents are speaking out to save a historic property, the Wallace Residence, badly damaged in the 2013 floods.

“It always struck me as one of the more attractive homes in High River,” said resident Bill Holmes, who once lived in the historic home. 294 more words


Calgary’s Adora Nwofor uses comedy to explore diversity

CALGARY – Calgary’s Adora Nwofor says being a black, 6’1 comedian can be a challenge, but the opportunity to make people laugh and educate her audience is worth it. 235 more words


Boko Haram: Canadian soldiers pull out of Niger

From the NEWS, Feb 27 2015

Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday.The troops had been posted to the town of Diffa, where the government of Niger declared a state of emergency on February 11 following attacks in the region that borders Boko Haram’s stronghold in northeast Nigeria. 41 more words

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Advertising and the lawyer is “LinkedIn” for trouble

Testimonials and endorsements are tools for the deceitful, and LinkedIn is their utility belt.[1] For the legal profession, these ratings produce a tension between business interests and professional ethics. 1,793 more words


Aly's Favourite Things: Toronto Interior Design Show

Last month marked the 17th annual Interior Design Show in Toronto — one of the best events of the year for designers, decorators and design enthusiasts. 693 more words

Quebec woman says she felt 'like an animal' when judge lectured her about wearing hijab

MONTREAL – Rania El-Alloul’s collection of hijabs is a source of pride, and she takes care to match her headscarf to her outfit. On Tuesday, she chose a plain beige one with gold trim, fitting, she thought, for the serious occasion of appearing before a judge. 912 more words