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These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

Medical marijuana users get approval to vaporize anywhere in Ontario

Medical marijuana users in Ontario are now legally able to use vaporizers just about anywhere in the province.<p>The Liberal government quietly exempted them this week from a law that bans the use of e-cigarettes anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited.<p>It means medical marijuana users can vaporize …

This Journal Will Help You Remember + Create Hackproof Passwords

Coming up with strong passwords can be a challenge, but it is essential in a time when you must protect your online identity through banking, social media and more. Many of us are guilty of having at least one password using our name, phone number or pet’s name that we use for multiple sites. …

Social Media

10 simple productivity hacks for finance professionals

Finance teams need to deliver more with less, and "more" often means output that delivers strategic value.<p>After speaking with hundreds of finance professionals throughout my career, I have compiled 10 simple but effective productivity hacks that finance professionals can leverage to maximize the …

Liberal pledge to demand plain cigarette packaging draws cheers

The Canadian Cancer Society is celebrating a promise by the newly elected Liberal government in Ottawa to force tobacco companies to sell their cigarettes in plain packages devoid of brand designs and logos.<p>The commitment, which is spelled out in a single sentence on page 21 of the Liberal Party's …

Public Health

Samsung Electronics unveils $9.9 billion buyback

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) on Thursday unveiled a 11.3 trillion won ($9.9 billion) share buyback after reporting its first on-year profit growth in two years thanks to strong component sales, pushing its shares sharply higher.<p>A man walks at the Samsung …

Top 15 no-brainers for the new Trudeau government

Now that the Harper government is done, there is so much to undo.<p>Here are 15 easy moves — no-brainers, really — to start.<p>1. Repeal Bill C-51<p>There are …

Harper vs. Trudeaumania: What the foreign press is saying about Canada’s election

WASHINGTON — The late Pierre Elliott Trudeau was making international news on what would have been his birthday on Sunday as foreign media focused on …

Canada: The Cover-Up and Steal of Another Election. The Harper Corruption of Canada and Opposition Fear to Name It | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<b>The Memory Hole of Continuous Proven Fraud</b> <b>over Nine Years</b><p><i>Canadians are within a few days of stopping or allowing the Harper regime to continue to</i> …

Don’t worry, Canada: Here are the 111 most embarrassing Conservative candidates this election

Some have floated the idea Canada’s Conservatives would be better off without Harper.<p>But would they?<p>A lot of candidates have found themselves making …

Crack-Smoker's Brother Says Smoking Weed Makes A Politician Unfit

Doug Ford, brother of fallen crack-smoker/Toronto mayor Rob Ford, sure has a lot to say about drugs and politicians.<p>During an interview with Canada’s …

Harper government withholds millions budgeted for crime prevention

The Harper government has withheld millions of dollars for crime-prevention programs — the same programs it cited in pre-election events as proof of …

Notebook: Concerned Tories voice frustration with Harper

New Democrats wasted no time jumping on the controversy around Dan Gagnier, co-chair of the Liberal campaign, who resigned after advising oil executives how to lobby a new government, including a Liberal one.<p>As NDP Leader Tom Mulcair campaigned in Quebec on Thursday, slamming Justin Trudeau over …

Harper plays down Ford rally after explosive allegations revealed in new book

Stephen Harper is playing down a planned Saturday campaign rally's connection to Rob Ford after explosive allegations from a new book about the controversial ex-Toronto mayor were made public.<p>Rob Ford and his brother Doug are helping to organize a Toronto-area rally for the Harper campaign on …

Nanos tracking: Liberals hit election high

The latest nightly tracking conducted by Nanos Research for CTV News and The Globe and Mail shows the Liberals have hit an election-high level of …

Canada

Conservative MPs rack up highest travel costs for taxpayers

A <i>National Observer</i> review of public expenditure records between 2013 and 2015 shows that Conservative MPs spent more on travel than their opposition …

Travelers

Solid gold 2,400-year-old cannabis BONGS used by royal stoners dug up in Russia

The two bongs were used for smoking cannabis and opium, tests have confirmed, and were found with a number of other solid gold items weighing a …

Trudeau Looking Like Canada's Comeback Kid as Liberals Surge

On Canada’s Thanksgiving Monday, so many people crowded the main drag in Port Hope, Ontario for a political rally that police parked cruisers at the …

Toronto vows to improve winter bike-lane maintenance

The city of Toronto is ramping up snow clearing in downtown bicycle lanes, trying to make it easier to ride through the winter.<p>From a militant handful of winter riders a generation ago, cycling all year round has become increasingly mainstream. A steady flow of cyclists is seen on some routes in …

Canada's real barbarism? Stephen Harper’s dismembering of the country | Martin Lukacs

The Conservative government is wiping away everything vital about Canada’s society and environment. They must be voted out<p>The threat of barbarism is grave, insidious and far-reaching. Those responsible are a small group nurturing a foreign-inspired ideology on Canadian soil. They pore over rigid …

Canada

Health issue has potential to take down Harper | The Star

There is no election issue more deplorably ignored than health. At 11 per cent, health is a far larger slice of Canada’s economy than oil (just 3 per …

Observers arrive to monitor federal vote under changes to election law

An international observer mission has set down in Ottawa to monitor and report on the federal election — including whether controversial changes to …

Harper's attack on Liberal tax plan draws Price is Right comparisons online

In a rather unusual campaign stop at a fruit farm in Waterloo, Ont., Conservative Leader Stephen Harper used props and cash register sound effects to …

Justin Trudeau

Marijuana Sales Top $100M in August: How Long Will They Keep Climbing Higher?

Millions of them, in fact.<p>In March, recreational marijuana sales topped $42 million, with total cannabis sales exceeding $81 million when the medical …

Marijuana legalization urged for open debate

Legalizing and regulating marijuana would help – not hurt – young people who suffer from mental illness or use the drug to self-medicate, say psychiatrists and addiction experts, who argue that is the only way for the public to have an open dialogue on the harms associated with the illegal …

Governor-General could play key role if election ends with hung Parliament

Many Canadians see Governor-General David Johnston as a nice man who greets foreign dignitaries, reads a speech from the throne that others write for him and hands out awards. But a week from today, they may learn how important a role he plays in the life of the nation.<p>If the polls hold, Canadians …