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Feminist disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.<p>Therese Casgrain, a feminist icon and Quebec heroine who died in 1981, has been quietly removed from a national honour, to …

Ottawa élimine un projet de protection marine

Sans offrir la moindre explication, le gouvernement Harper vient de tuer un important projet de zone de protection marine que le fédéral étudiait …

Uncle Sam is shaking me down

The other day, my accountant called me with bad news. I have to write a cheque for $593.12 to the U.S. government.<p>I was floored. I'm Canadian. I have a Canadian passport. I haven't lived in the United States since I was 14. I pay a pile of taxes here. Why should I pay money to a foreign power?<p>"It's …

A Heart Surgeon's Viral Confession

Behind the beloved idea that processed food is "slowly poisoning everyone"<p>Around 237,000 people now have Dr. Dwight Lundell's confession on their Facebook walls. His essay, headlined "Heart Surgeon Declares On [sic] What Really Causes Heart Illness," was published on a website called Tuned Body in …

'Life Keeps Changing': Why Stories, Not Science, Explain the World

Author and journalist Jennifer Percy was a committed physics major until a Lawrence Sargent Hall story showed her a more satisfying way to approach life's complexities.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan</b> …

10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

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Pourquoi Harper met le Québec et les provinces à genoux

Pour compenser la décision fédérale de réduire les transferts pour la santé, les provinces devront trouver 44 milliards de dollars par année.<p>Plein …

7 steps to a headache-free website makeover

There comes a time when every business' website needs a fresh start – whether launching a new product or service, changing up the team, developing a new brand identity or noticing that your website still says "© 2008″ in the footer.<p>Unfortunately, many businesses believe that a website relaunch is …

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Web Design Business — SitePoint

Freelancing on the side to earn extra income is all well and good. But if you want to start a business that generates a full-time income, here are …

30 essential skills for travel writers

Active observation is consciously looking for connections between what’s visible in someone (their expressions, clothes, what they’re doing) and …

Creative Writing

De la beauté

<b>Dieu est mort, vous dites ? Il semble pourtant bien vivant, ces derniers jours. Dans ce jugement en faveur du maire de Saguenay qui l’épingle</b> …

How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Your Apple ID – MacStories

Today, as originally reported by 9to5Mac, Apple has rolled out two-step verification for Apple IDs. Two-step verification makes it more difficult for someone to compromise your Apple ID by adding an additional layer of security. In this case, it’s an iOS device you own such as your iPhone (iPads …

How to Add Numeric Pagination in Your WordPress Theme

One of our readers recently asked us how do we add numeric pagination on the WPBeginner blog page. Default WordPress themes and many other themes …

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Briefs Review: A Great Prototyping Tool For iOS Apps – MacStories

Briefs has a complicated history.<p>In September 2009, independent developer Rob Rhyne showed a demo of an iPhone prototyping tool called “Briefs” at the C4[3] conference in Chicago. The day after the presentation, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber called Briefs “impressive” in the way it hit “the sweet …

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The PC inside your phone: A guide to the system-on-a-chip

Can't tell a Snapdragon apart from an Exynos? We're here to help.<p>A desktop PC used to need a lot of different chips to make it work. You had the big …

Ottawa impose le bâillon aux archivistes

Après ses scientifiques, le gouvernement fédéral semble vouloir bâillonner ses archivistes et ses bibliothécaires. En tout cas, un nouveau Code …

Nouveau guide de citoyenneté - Plus de monarchie, moins d’histoire

Ottawa — Le gouvernement canadien s’est doté d’un nouveau guide de citoyenneté, qui se veut un carnet de conseils pratiques pour les nouveaux …

Le Canada abandonne la lutte à la désertification

<b>Alors que la désertification ne cesse de prendre de l’ampleur à l’échelle de la planète, le gouvernement Harper a décidé de se retirer de Convention</b> …

How I became a password cracker

Cracking passwords is officially a "script kiddie" activity now.<p>At the beginning of a sunny Monday morning earlier this month, I had never cracked a …