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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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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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Our New Batman, Ben Affleck, Fights To Save Real-Life Bats

Posted October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

Bats are a crucial component of healthy ecosystems. They eats massive amounts of insect pests and, like bees, are important pollinators. White-nose syndrome, plus wind farms and habitat degradation, mean they’re in trouble. Batman (and Lois Lane) have…

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If You Really Want to See the Future of City Life, Watch This Video

Posted October 30, 2014 by Annalee Newitz

Assuming we don’t destroy ourselves in a mountain of toxic garbage, humans are going to start building more sustainable, environmentally-friendly cities . And that means a lot more animals will be sharing our cities with us. Here’s a glimpse of what t…

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Pets Playing With Pumpkins Promise Pants Peeing. Proof:

Posted October 30, 2014 by Jessica F

Guys. Animals love pumpkins. They are like toys that the animals can eat. And in case you didn’t know, there are a lot of videos on the internet of animals with pumpkins. It is the time of year for us all to celebrate the orange gourds, so we gathered up the best videos of animals […]

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Cats

Fight The Stigma! Our Favourite Amazing and Cool Cat Ladies

Posted October 29, 2014 by Jessica F

Taylor searching for more cats Today is National Cat Day! As a cat lover this makes me very excited but am I the only one that feels like it was just Cat Day? It seems like there is a Cat Day every day. Maybe that was Community Cat Day or Workplace Cat Day or Known […]

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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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Why Your Cat Thinks You’re a Huge, Unpredictable Ape

Posted October 27, 2014 by Nick Stockton
Why Your Cat Thinks You’re a Huge, Unpredictable Ape

Tony Buffington is a cat expert who wants to help you harmonize your relationship with your favorite feline.

The post Why Your Cat Thinks You’re a Huge, Unpredictable Ape appeared first on WIRED.



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

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED 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 […]

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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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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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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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Missing in Action

Posted December 15, 2013 by Marguerite

Hello folks, it has been a long dry spell in blogland but I swear I haven’t forgotten about you.  This post is for all of you who have emailed, called and generally wondered what the heck is up with me.  I am still in school and that is conti…

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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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Dogs

Three times dogs took over Global News!

Posted October 19, 2014 by mike

We all know animals are the only reasons videos exist.  Whether it’s capturing a crazy dog or a silly cat, I can honestly say that most of my time on YouTube is spent looking at animal videos. This week, I …
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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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