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  1. I have made my share of criticism of NDP, but I...

    I have made my share of criticism of NDP, but I think our official opposition could have make a better use of this visit than mocking Ontario. For example doing the hard work of actually devising an...
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    If going for lunch, don't forget food...

    If going for lunch, don't forget food trucks....good variety of options around town, a good compromise of price and quality...
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    I did link to the study on top of my post...

    I did link to the study on top of my post introducing NTP.

    The study itself is peer reviewed, so experts have already had a chance to provide feedback. It has been several years in the planning so...
  4. ^ enjoying the beautiful BC by staying connected...

    ^ enjoying the beautiful BC by staying connected 2 Edmonton, 24/7
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    Sorry for necroing this thread, but this is...

    Sorry for necroing this thread, but this is relevant.

    A first part of an extensive study by US National Toxicology Program (NTP) on cell phone related cancer is out.

    Commentary from Wall Street...
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    According to Bloomberg data around -12 USD a...

    According to Bloomberg data around -12 USD a barrel to WTI, currently. Since its most recent dip, in August 2015 at -20 USD, the discount has narrowed steadily. At the end of April, just before Fort...
  7. Financial Times, 25-May-2016 Cargill juggles...

    Financial Times, 25-May-2016
    Cargill juggles customerís GMO food preferences
  8. Apologies for derailing this thread towards what...

    Apologies for derailing this thread towards what millennials want, but really the advantage of what Edmonton offers, particularly for young adults, can be viewed much better in this context.

    Here...
  9. Don't you love a But in a sentence of nothing was...

    Don't you love a But in a sentence of nothing was wrong...

    Reuters, 24-May-2016
    Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism
  10. This research is not Canadian, but given our...

    This research is not Canadian, but given our broader discussion on home ownership of millennials, I thought the stats can be informative:

    Wall Street Journal, 22-May-2016
    Homeownership Elusive...
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    I thought it was clear that was joking...getting...

    I thought it was clear that was joking...getting lucky by paying 888 fine....next time I use emoji, I guess.
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    Mrs. FamilyMan was there with a few coworkers and...

    Mrs. FamilyMan was there with a few coworkers and enjoyed it a lot. Apparently recessionary beer at $9.25 a can, 60 bucks t-shirts and 180 dollar jackets were flying off the shelves too...
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    The choice of $888 for the second offence might...

    The choice of $888 for the second offence might backfire though as it is lucky number for Chinese and some might be tempted to quickly commit a second offense after getting their first ticket to get...
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    Poll: Well, not sure about who will pay for emission...

    Well, not sure about who will pay for emission part, but I know who is going to pay for the loss in insurance company profits.
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    Joel Kotkin, “The Human City: Urbanism for the...

    Joel Kotkin, “The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us,”

    I haven't read the book yet, but the following review, by Sholomo Angel, professor of city planning at the Marron Institute and head of...
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    For your long weekend entertainment....how can...

    For your long weekend entertainment....how can you not enjoy a bunch of kids talk about US election :-)

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  17. It is easy to tell others what they should do, or...

    It is easy to tell others what they should do, or make blanket statements like millennials don't "want" home ownership. Reality, as always, is not black or white.



    Completely disagree. Housing,...
  18. Thanks Thomas for sharing your personal story and...

    Thanks Thomas for sharing your personal story and thanks envaneo for the above article. I learned a few new things today.
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    ^ the problem is taxpayers don't have any tool to...

    ^ the problem is taxpayers don't have any tool to exact their right. Like I said, banks seems to be drawing a lesson from too-big-too-fail fiasco in US and giving low down payment mortgages. I posted...
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    Related to the above post, documents obtained by...

    Related to the above post, documents obtained by Globe & Mail show government is not taking a proactive role in safeguarding taxpayers. The so-called "high-ratio mortgages" have ballooned in...
  21. Back to topic: here a horror story from the other...

    Back to topic: here a horror story from the other hot market, Toronto. It is not that all millennials don't like owning home. It is that they can't put their feet on the first step of the ladder,...
  22. The problem of Internet in Canada is lack of...

    The problem of Internet in Canada is lack of competition, not a need to nationalize the infrastructure. Also technology to be able flexibility in using wireless spectrum is under way. In my previous...
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    Poll: I don't know much about what approaches they have...

    Some "developing" places are doing this of their own accord. See: cities in Colombia, Brazil. So well that they are pioneering transportation strategies that the rest of the world adopts based on...
  24. Some food for thought...does "forcing"...

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    Overall though, Canada seems to have a better approach to integrate Muslims in our community. Here is a comparison of two recent polls by the Economist:
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  25. Not directly related to the OP report, but a...

    Not directly related to the OP report, but a flurry of consolidations is underway in "crop science businesses". Today, Germany's Bayer is confirmed to be talking to Monsanto:

    Wall Street Journal,...
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