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Feeding the product team using “pull”

Posted  September 4, 2015  by  Anonymous

As soon as somebody says you’re spending too much time on something, you’re on the right track.—Bob Lefsetz, American music industry author. There are two approaches to delivering stories to your product team: pull and push. Typically, product managers and executives “push” more and more requests to the developers. Even though the team already has […]

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Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia reach agreement to fund $450 million in water and wastewater upgrades

Posted  September 30, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is providing $225,067,721 for projects under the new Clean Water and Wastewater Fund to rehabilitate and improve community water and wastewater systems across the Province of British Columbia. Combined with provincial, municipa…

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How to Build the Green New Deal? Cities and States May Already Have Answers

Posted  May 7, 2019  by  guest

Read time: 8 mins

Rooftop solar array in Port of Los Angeles

By Tara Lohan, The Revelator. Originally posted on The Revelator.

Over the past several months, legislators in Washington have engaged in heated conversations about the Green New Deal, the potential plan to help the United States to cool the planet by quickly and equitably curbing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to cleaner energy sources.

The hotly debated idea has both vocal supporters and detractors. But even for those who champion the mission, there’s still a lot to figure out about how it would be developed and implemented.

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Library and Archives Canada announces the digitization of over 600 documents from the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples

Posted  November 3, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is proud to announce the release of documents related to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) on the 20th anniversary of the RCAP.

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Government of Canada Announces Infrastructure Investment to Support Social and Economic Development and Growth in Markstay-Warren

Posted  September 12, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an infrastructure investment of $100,000 in the Town of Markstay–Warren to help the community transform the Caisse Populaire Outdoor Rink into a year-round facility.

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The Sherpas’ super-power

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Genetic changes have made it possible for Sherpas to excel at living and climbing in high altitudes.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure in Kamloops Area

Posted  February 8, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale-Langley City, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsibl…

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada delivers more than $132.9 million to British Columbia for community infrastructure projects

Posted  September 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada delivered the first of two federal Gas Tax Fund installments for 2016-17 to all provinces and territories.

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Diplomatic appointment

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Alan W. Hamson becomes Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan. Mr. Hamson replaces Nicholas Coghlan.

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Better public transit for Prince George thanks to federal and provincial funding

Posted  July 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Safe, modern and efficient public infrastructure ensures the well-being of British Columbia communities. The governments of Canada and British Columbia are committed to supporting infrastructure that help get people to good paying jobs and back to their families after a hard day’s work.

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Media Advisory – Montreal, Quebec

Posted  July 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to an important milestone event for the New Champlain Bridge attended by the Infrastructure and Communities Minister, the Honorable Amarjeet Sohi, as well as other dignitaries and guests.

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What are the visible changes in the night sky in the last 3,000 years?

Posted  November 16, 2018  by  Anonymous

The position of the pole star has shifted as the Earth’s axis moved.

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Minister Chagger to Announce Support for Female Entrepreneurs

Posted  June 9, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: June 10, 2016-The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, along with Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic D…

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Fishcakes for the Fanjam

Posted  August 4, 2016  by  Polar Bear

I wondered what would be good for breakfast on the Sunday Morning after the big day before. I had some salt cod so made some Cod Fish cakes. I make the cakes and Theresa and does the cooking on the flat cooker we use for just such chores. It is a tradi…

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Canadian Armed Forces Marks 10 Years of Operation CARIBBE

Posted  December 9, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

This weekend, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is marking its 10th year of Operation CARIBBE. Since 2006, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force have been credited with supporting the seizure or disruption of more than 66 metric tonnes…

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Better public transit for Campbell River thanks to federal and provincial funding

Posted  July 29, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Safe, modern and efficient public infrastructure provides the residents of British Columbia communities with better access to cost-efficient and reliable transportation options, get them to work on time and safely back home so they can spend more time …

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Alexandra Bridge – lane closures

Posted  July 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists, pedestrians and cyclists of periodic lane closures on the Alexandra Bridge on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, between 9 am and 3 pm.

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Technical briefing on Phoenix pay system

Posted  August 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to an update on the steps taken to address issues with the Phoenix pay system.

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Government of Canada marks the 75<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong

Posted  December 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Veterans Affairs honours the immense courage of Canadians during the Second World War

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Empowering Canadians to Have Their Say About Our Democracy

Posted  December 5, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada wants to hear from as many Canadians as possible in a national conversation about electoral reform.

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MP FRASER TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE TOWN OF MIDDLETON

Posted  June 24, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event where Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic C…

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Minister Chagger to deliver opening remarks at Startup Canada’s live stream panel event

Posted  November 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, November 14, 2016-As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will deliver opening remarks at Startup Canada’s live stream panel event on building an entrepreneurial and creative nation.

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Minister Dion to welcome Secretary General of Organization of American States

Posted  December 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that he will meet with Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of the American States (OAS), on December 16, 2016, in Ottawa.

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‘My father moved us out of an area in Surrey, BC when I was a kid because…’

Posted  October 7, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Educational Training

Post-secondary education getting more affordable and accessible – students can plan on it

Posted  November 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth), on behalf of the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, spoke to students and student leaders at Carleton University today about Educ…

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Backgrounder – Projects in Cambodia and Vietnam

Posted  September 9, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Up to $450,000 will be invested through Canada’s Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program (CTCBP) to the International Organization for Migration for a border security project in Cambodia over the next year. This investment will enhance the counter-…

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Agriculture

Government of Canada helps Canadian Agricultural Industry Gain New Market Opportunities in China

Posted  November 9, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has concluded his second successful mission to China where he helped secure new export opportunities for Canadian agricultural producers and processors.

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Instant Pot Creamiest Steel-Cut Oatmeal (with stovetop version!)

Posted  November 24, 2018  by  Angela (Oh She Glows)

Hellooooo! I’m alive, I’m alive! Did you think after my 10-year blogiversary post that I decided to take a 10-year break? lol. It’s been a busy month with a lot of fun events going down. I just returned from WXN’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women celebrations, and I’m still riding the high of winning an award […]

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Backgrounder – Infrastructure Projects in Pikogan 2016–17

Posted  January 12, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada announced an investment of $1.2 million in infrastructure projects in Pikogan under Budget 2016.

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Statement by the Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Posted  August 30, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

I am pleased that Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have successfully reached new tentative agreements. This means that Canadian families and businesses can continue to rely on the postal service to be there for them when they…

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Supporting Canada-India cooperation at the 8th Global Gujarat Summit

Posted  January 13, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The message that smart competition regulation promotes innovative markets and supports economic development was delivered by Commissioner of Competition, John Pecman, during the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in India this week.

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Canada Reaches Health Funding Agreement with Saskatchewan

Posted  January 17, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s public healthcare system is a source of pride. The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan are committed to ensuring it is there to meet the needs of Canadian families.

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Minister Carr to Make Infrastructure Announcement in Varennes, Quebec

Posted  July 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will make an infrastructure announcement during a visit to CanmetENERGY Research Centre on July 11, 2016.

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Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund Announcement at the University of Toronto

Posted  July 29, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Thank you, Meric [Meric S. Gertler, President, University of Toronto].

And thank you to the University of Toronto for being such great hosts today.

I’m delighted to be here with my friend and colleague Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science.

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Backgrounder: Governments of Canada and British Columbia unveil details of BC Transit projects

Posted  July 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Kelowna will soon benefit from public transit improvements included in a list of BC Transit projects recently approved under a new British Columbia-Canada bilateral agreement. In total, the 11 approved projects are receiving almost $160 million in combined federal and provincial funding. The funding was made available through the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund, one of the funding programs introduced under Phase 1 of Investing in Canada, the Government of Canada’s historic $120-billion plan to support infrastructure across the country over the next 10 years.

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MP Serré to Announce FedNor Infrastructure Investment to Benefit Coniston and Surrounding Areas

Posted  January 18, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will visit the Town of Coniston on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

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An Easter Miracle

Posted  April 19, 2019  by  Balbulican

Miraculously recovered from the ashes of Notre Dame Cathedral: an actual, physical excerpt from King Henry’s Response to Cardinal Mueller’s Investigation of the murder of Thomas Becket….

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Government of Canada Invests in Infrastructure Projects in Pikogan

Posted  January 12, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada, in collaboration with First Nations, is committed to supporting infrastructure development in communities to improve the quality of life of the people who live in them.

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Minister Garneau to address the 39<sup>th</sup> Session of the ICAO Assembly

Posted  September 26, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Montreal, Quebec – The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will address delegates at the opening ceremony of the 39th Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly.

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Joint statement by ministers Dion and Bibeau on World Day to Combat Desertification

Posted  June 17, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement on World Day to Combat Desertification

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