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Norman, Speak

Posted May 30, 2014 by Perogyo

Norman, SpeakWritten by: Caroline AddersonIllustrated by: Qin LengPublished by:  Groundwood BooksPublished on: May 13 2014Ages: 4+When you welcome someone into your life, and communication doesn’t go as planned, what do you do? Do you just stop th…

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Julia, Child

Posted July 8, 2014 by Perogyo

Julia, ChildWords by: Kyo MaclearPictures by: Julie MorstadPublished by: Tundra BooksPublished on: July 9, 2014Ages: 4+What do you make when you add a love of cooking to a bowl full of friendship and bake with the talent of two of Canada’s most loved c…

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Let’s get to The Source!

Posted July 23, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A couple of notes about the left and right wing media here in Canada this morning. (By right wing, I mean, of course, Sun News and Sun TV, while left wing is just about everybody else!) Although I don’t hear cries of “hidden agenda” lately, left wing coverage of the Conservatives, and especially Harper, continues […]

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Animals

Julia, Child

Posted July 8, 2014 by Perogyo

Julia, ChildWords by: Kyo MaclearPictures by: Julie MorstadPublished by: Tundra BooksPublished on: July 9, 2014Ages: 4+What do you make when you add a love of cooking to a bowl full of friendship and bake with the talent of two of Canada’s most loved c…

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Animals

Norman, Speak

Posted May 30, 2014 by Perogyo

Norman, SpeakWritten by: Caroline AddersonIllustrated by: Qin LengPublished by:  Groundwood BooksPublished on: May 13 2014Ages: 4+When you welcome someone into your life, and communication doesn’t go as planned, what do you do? Do you just stop th…

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Enter To Win A Pet Friendly Prize Pack & Support The OSPCA

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

On September 20th and 21st, the Ontario SPCA is celebrating its third annual Friends for Life!™ Walk, presented by Nutrience. Everyone is encouraged to go online to www.friendsforlifewalk.ca to register for a walk in their community, gather sponsors and walk in support of […]

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This is not Yogi Bear!

Posted August 11, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A quick-thinking walker in Canada survived a black bear attack last week by grabbing hold of its tongue and not letting go. Gilles Cyr said: “His mouth was wide open right in front of my face so the last thing I remember I had his tongue in my hand and I didn’t want to let […]

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The New “Werewolf Cat” Highlights The Complicated Ethics of Breeding

Posted September 15, 2014 by Anonymous

The New "Werewolf Cat" Highlights The Complicated Ethics of Breeding

Usually, people prefer cats with full, robust fur, shunning those mangier specimens with thin, scraggly hairs. But that might be changing. The “werewolf cat” just might be the next big thing.

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Duck!

Posted August 12, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

I am sitting here trying to decide whether this story is about a bunch of ducks and geese, or about the old guy that has appointed himself their guardian. (I guess I better start at the beginning and set the scene for you!) I live in a suburb of London called Byron, which is at […]

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Man stunned, but doesn’t go down!

Posted June 16, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Nova Scotia Report: A 48-year-old Halifax man will appear in court to face charges today after police first used a stun gun on the suspect …, and then tackled him during an arrest. Staff Sgt. Reid McCoombs says Halifax police responded to a call on Sunday evening alleging the suspect was threatening to shoot another […]

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#HyundaiDriveSquad: That one time I RODE AN ELEPHANT at African Lion Safari

Posted July 22, 2014 by Lauren

    Hay kids, hay! Remember that one time I RODE ON A FREAKING ELEPHANT? No? That’s okay. I haven’t even told you about it yet, bwahaha. I’m about to though, so buckle on innnnn (like I did, that one time I rode on an elephant!)     Yeah, that’s an ele-selfie. Okay, so a […]

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Garden Surprises

Posted August 29, 2014 by Marguerite

I was wandering around the flower garden the other day.  Plotting my next move.  I’ve been working hard, one section at a time.  Clearing weeds, amending the soil, adding new plants and finally mulching.  Then I move on to the next …

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Ya, but is she really nuts? Or just faking it?

Posted June 19, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well, just a few days after Hillary Clinton was in Toronto for a book signing tour, the Republican National Committee has deployed a giant squirrel to follow Hillary Clinton around the country on the book tour for hew new memoir, Hard Choices, mocking her potential 2016 presidential run with the message that, quote, “another Clinton […]

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Watch Scientists Dissect a Colossal Squid Right Now

Posted September 15, 2014 by Anonymous

Squid biologists from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Auckland University of Technology are dissecting a colossal squid. It’s happening live, right now, on YouTube. Watch!Read more…

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Shark!

Posted July 17, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A video of a what appeared to be a bull shark swimming off of Wolfe Island in Lake Ontario has been revealed to be a marketing ploy for Discovery’s Channel’s Shark Week and its sponsor Nissan Rogue. The whole thing sounded a bit “fishy” to begin with folks, since sharks are salt water fish and […]

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Diver Becomes Friends With the Cuddliest Eel

Posted September 16, 2014 by Katharine Trendacosta

Australian diver and shark expert Valerie Taylor details her growing friendship with a large spotted moray eel. My cats have never been this happy to see me.Read more…

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Justin Trudeau is now a Mooslim!

Posted August 6, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well, the kid put his foot in it this time! Last Friday Trudeau went to prayers at a Montreal Mosque, and did the same thing I do when I go to Sunday Mass with my wife………………, ya sit down with everybody, ya stand up with everybody, bow with everybody, turn left and then right with […]

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