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Millions facing famine in Ethiopia as rains fail

August 31, 2009

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Estimates of the number of people who need emergency food aid have risen steadily this year from 4.9 million in January to 5.3 million in May and 6.2 million in June. Another 7.5 million are getting aid in return for work on community projects, as part of the National Productive Safety Net Program for people […]

Canada Economy Shrank at 3.4% Pace in Second Quarter (Update1) – Bloomberg.com

August 31, 2009

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Canada’s economy shrank faster than expected in the second quarter and the country’s first recession since 1991 is proving deeper than thought, even as growth in June indicates the contraction is nearing an end. Gross domestic product shrank at a 3.4 percent annualized rate in the April-through-June period, Statistics Canada said today in Ottawa, compared […]

Ferry closer to reality – Tillsonburg News – Ontario, CA

August 31, 2009

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RED funding will provide $115,000, or 50 per cent, of the $230,000 cost of a feasibility study. Bayham Mayor Lynn Acre was hopeful an application to the federal Community Adjustment Fund would provide 40 per cent. Bayham and other local municipalities would be responsible for the remaining 10 per cent, or $23,000. Acre already has […]

Csinos lawyer disputes Estherville – Tillsonburg News – Ontario, CA

August 31, 2009

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Although there have been a couple of setbacks in the battle over Estherville Cemetery, Wanda Hoshal doesn’t plan on giving up. via Csinos lawyer disputes Estherville – Tillsonburg News – Ontario, CA.

London Free Press – Business Monday – Business Buzz

August 31, 2009

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ENERGY, FARM SHOWS UNITE The 2009 Canadian Energy Expo (CEE) is joining forces with Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show this year, resulting in some serious growth for both events. Originally held in June, the expo merged with the farm show’s energy exhibit to create an outdoor showcase of green energy technologies and demonstrations. Sponsored by Toyota […]

Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

August 31, 2009

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“On a calm day, you can see 20 or more `seeps’ out across this lake,” said Canadian researcher Rob Bowen, sidling his small rubber boat up beside one of them. A tossed match would have set it ablaze. “It’s essentially pure methane.”Pure methane, gas bubbling up from underwater vents, escaping into northern skies, adds to […]

Covered on Vimeo

August 29, 2009

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