Kim Johnson

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Agassiz woman’s body in morgue a month before family learns of her death - Surrey Now-Leader

Wendy Kitt was gregarious, outgoing and opinionated. She was spirited, passionate and independent. She had moved to Agassiz to work as a senior’s …

Langley condo builders sold same units multiple times: report

Langley’s long-delayed Murrayville House condo project saw 91 units sold 149 times, according to a report by the project’s trustee.<p>Of the 44 units …

Real Estate

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Books

Mexican, American bishops offer moral guidelines for NAFTA talks

A woman holds a banner against a free trade agreement during a demonstration in late August to protest the start of the North American Free Trade …

Mavis Staples back on the freedom highway: 'It's like we have to start all over again'

“I have a mind to bury them whole,” Mavis Staples sings on her forthcoming album, “If All I Was Was Black” (Anti). It is not a very Mavis-like thing to hear the perpetually upbeat gospel legend sing. But after a lifetime devoted to fighting injustice through her music, such is the singer’s recent …

Civil Rights

Jenifer Lewis Is the Mother of Black Hollywood—and Has the Stories to Prove It

In her new memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood, the actress recalls her wild path to stardom and her deeply personal mental-health journey.<p><b>Jenifer Lewis</b> speaks like someone who was raised on Broadway. Everyone is “darling!” and “honey!” She’s as easily given to singing as she is to speaking. She …

Why You Should Never Order Egg Sandwiches At Fast Food Restaurants

Sometimes, your mornings can be so hectic that there's no time for breakfast and you need to get inventive -- or hit up the drive-thru of your local …

Google’s new punishment for poorly-made apps in the Play Store

While Google has tried for the longest time to encourage developers to create high quality apps, its effort hasn’t always been successful. Well, the search giant has a new plan: for those apps that perform poorly in terms of stability and power efficiency, Google may reduce their visibility in the …

Mass

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Engineering Essentials: Tips for Maximizing Cylinder Performance

Fluid power is routinely used in industrial applications, most often with cylinders providing linear motion. Among their advantages, hydraulic and …

Engineering

Linear-position sensor for extreme environments

The LA-25-A LVDT linear-position sensor handles hostile environments. It features a 1-in.-diameter heavy-wall housing of aluminum or stainless steel; …

Stainless Steel

Assess Health of a Hydraulic System Using a Handheld Heat Detection Instrument

In many large or complex hydraulic circuits, especially in steel mills, one hydraulic power unit (HPU) generally drives multiple functions. In many …

Tire Lineup

Fuel Efficiency

All-season tires vs. winter tires

Snow tires / winter tires<p>As you can imagine, we hear a lot of questions about winter tires. And the most popular one is, "Do I even need winter …

11 Easy Post-Workout Foods and the Science of Why They Work

Post-exercise recovery can be simplified into '3 Rs' Rehydrate, Refuel and Rebuild. Rehydrating replaces lost fluids and electrolytes from sweat, …

Nutrition

3-Ingredient, 5-Minute Gluten-Free Paleo Pancakes

Would you believe me if I told you there is a magical recipe for gluten-free paleo pancakes that require only 3 ingredients? The ease of making them …

Breakfast

Gmail

Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk

6 hours ago<p>By Doris Maria Bregolisse Anchor/Reporter<p>“The CBSA conducts enforcement actions where necessary for Customs Act or Immigration and Refugee …

Steelworkers union secures 98% strike mandate at AltaSteel - PLANT

EDMONTON – Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 5220 have voted overwhelming in favor of strike action against their employer, AltaSteel …

Mining

Conservatives going ahead with new supply ships, delaying planned icebreakers - PurchasingB2B

October 16, 2013<br>by PurchasingB2B<p>OTTAWA—The Canadian navy will retire its aging supply ships and will have to wait at least 18 months before new ones …

Military

Canada's currency is overvalued by 10 per cent, say economists

October 16, 2013<br>by Julian Beltrame THE CANADIAN PRESS<p>OTTAWA—Canada’s loonie may have slid well below parity during the past few months, but it has …

Canada

The Horror! Craft brewers stymied by Fed shutdown

October 9, 2013<br>by Carrie Antlfinger And Todd Richmond THE ASSOCIATED PRESS<p>MILWAUKEE—The federal government shutdown could leave craft brewers with a …

Feds award another $3.3B NSPS contract for 10 non-combat ships

October 7, 2013<br>by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff<p>VANCOUVER—Another contract for as many as 10 Canadian Coast Guard vessels worth an estimated …

Coast Guard

Bill Gates Facing Shareholder Calls for His Retirement: 10 Reasons Why

1 of 11<p>by Don Reisinger<p>2 of 11<p>The Old Guard Is On the Way Out<p>When Microsoft lost Ray Ozzie and after Ballmer announced he'd be moving on, something …

How Labyrinth Seals Control Contaminant Ingression

Simple modifications to breathers and sight glasses can be beneficial, but shaft seals are just as important in this process. Labyrinth-type seals …

Home Improvement

Using Oil Analysis and Daily Inspections to Improve Lubrication

In large industrial plants where a great number of machines are installed, it is necessary to implement an effective lubrication-management system. …

10 Lubrication Best Practices for Improved Equipment Reliability

Lubrication has a direct effect on equipment reliability. If you have a good lubrication strategy, you will improve your plant and equipment …

Audio Mixing

Controlling Oil Contamination in a Mine

<i>"I work in a mine, and our big problem here is controlling oil contamination. Can you offer some advice on how to control it?"</i><p>Controlling oil …

Suit against Quebec fracking ban show perils of free trade deals, say critics - PLANT

OTTAWA – Free trade critics say a $250-million damage suit being pursued as a result of Quebec’s moratorium on fracking is proof Canada needs to be …

Canada