Guest Writer

Dear Ontario Governmental /Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities;

This “College”- to which I didn’t apply, but am MANDATORILY a member- is a giant joke and money grab. It was a joy to open my mailbox and find that I suddenly was overdue for fees for a College I’ve never attended, but have no choice but to join, and to realise that if I didn’t pay, you’d either fine me or suspend my right to practice the career I’ve paid, trained, and worked for.

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Pictures from the Relay for Life

Even the smallest teams contributed! Rya’s Runners – Sean, Erin and Rya (5). Rya is a cancer survivor, and a huge inspiration to anyone that knows her!     A huge thank you to Alicia Derrough for sharing these pictures.

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Is that kitten under your porch an orphan? How to make a smart decision, and ensure the survival of "orphan" kittens

When you find some kittens underneath your deck or in the back of your garage, you might want to rescue them, but if the mom is still around, you might do more harm than good for the kittens. Kittens should not be separated from their mom until they are weaned …

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Is that kitten under your porch an orphan? How to make a smart decision, and ensure the survival of “orphan” kittens

When you find some kittens underneath your deck or in the back of your garage, you might want to rescue them, but if the mom is still around, you might do more harm than good for the kittens. Kittens should not be separated from their mom until they are weaned …

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Is that kitten under your porch an orphan? How to make a smart decision, and ensure the survival of “orphan” kittens

When you find some kittens underneath your deck or in the back of your garage, you might want to rescue them, but if the mom is still around, you might do more harm than good for the kittens. Kittens should not be separated from their mom until they are weaned …

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Got ADD or think you might?

Got ADD or think you might? Find out more and attend the free monthly support meetings for adults! For those who live in St. Thomas and area (Middlesex, Elgin, Oxford, Perth, Huron, Grey, and Bruce, London). See www.ldaLondon.ca for more info. About AD/HD AD/HD and LD are two discrete disorders …

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Are you interested in creating a more active community?

Are you interested in creating a more active community? Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is starting a new committee for people that are interested in promoting running, walking and cycling within Elgin St. Thomas. A group of interested citizens met recently and decided to hold monthly meetings to work towards …

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St. Thomas company attains unique certification

St. Thomas company attains unique certification – only such company in Canada to have it! St. Thomas, Ontario – Genuine Stitches is proud to announce that Suzanne Edwards and Ginette Minor recently earned the Window Coverings Association of America’s (WCAA) Certified Workroom Professional (CWP) designation – and are the ONLY …

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Run for your life

My name is Terri Biloski and I’m going to run 161 kilometres (100 miles) on November 10th, 2012 to raise funds and awareness for Huntington’s disease. I have decided to set up this fundraising event as my late Grandmother and Mother had / have Huntington’s disease. I may also have …

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Stopping Cruelty to Animals – Please Help

Just imagine you have a child 4-weeks-old taken from you and thrown in a smelly old dumpster to die. Hoping I have your attention now, I want the public to be aware of a totally cruel and offensive act which happened on Thursday, August 23rd which I am sure will …

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Experience the thrill of a lifetime

Experience the thrill of a lifetime – Take a ride on the OTTAWA TRANSPO BUSLINE I am convinced that the drivers of the Ottawa Transpo buses are all repressed race car drivers. Much like the subways in Toronto, you have between 1-30 seconds to board the bus; from the time …

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The Coffee Run Arrest

It was a dark November evening and at first glance they looked normal. Just two people, with their faces hidden by flowing scarves and their heads shrunk back into their coats. Although their identities might have been hidden, their crime was not. I was on my way home from a …

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The Day the Seats Stopped

Its been 17yrs now, going to the same place Monday to Friday every week, its called Lear. As the final weeks of production fell upon us, we look back on the days gone by. April 25, 1994 my first day of work at Lear. Walked into what was then the …

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