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Dec.20.2010
    N.S. lobster exporters eye Europe weatherCBC News Exporters are hoping lobster from Nova Scotia will get to Europe this week. (CBC) The winter weather in Europe is rattling the nerves of lobster exporters in Nova Scotia, who are preparing for the annual Christmas rush. The tarmac outside...
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Dec.17.2010
  Canadian Heritage Government of Canada Announces Results of Investment Canada Act Review of Apple's iBookstore Canada OTTAWA, December 14, 2010 - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced that Apple Canada has been granted approval under the...
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Dec.13.2010
  About 100 employees of the Doubleday Canada Book Club lost their jobs late last week when the company declared that the Canadian operation was bankrupt. DB Media Distribution, which was a part of U.S. parent company Direct Brands Inc., had operated in Canada for more than 70 years and was...
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Dec.08.2010
Our Great Canadian Shakespeare by Judith FitzgeraldGlobe and Mail Update A month or so ago, I received an email from author, editor and founder of the Al Purdy A-frame Trust Jean Baird who could barely tappy-tip straight she was so excited. (I kid you not.) Reading between the lines between the...
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Dec.07.2010
Canadian Publishers Debate Foreign Ownership Regulations by Leigh Anne Williams “I’m one of two people who own a [Canadian] publishing company… and as we approach retirement it would be nice to be able to sell to absolutely anybody for a fabulous sum of money,” said Marc Côté, publisher and owner...
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Nov.16.2010
    Dianne Warren wins Governor General’s Literary Award   for Fiction   by Mark Medley Dianne Warren’s novel Cool Water, which traces the lives of the residents of a small Saskatchewan town, has won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction. While winners were announced on Tuesday...
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Nov.10.2010
"By all outward appearances, Russell Williams looked and played the part of a shining hero who could do no wrong; a rising star soaring high on the national stage before going down in flames as perhaps the most ruthless sociopath in Canadian history..." You can read the rest of my opinion...
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Nov.05.2010
The copyright symbol. (Image courtesy of MIT OCW.)   This updated copyright bill guts Canadian culture Bill C-32 has a clause that will allow the free use of copyrighted material for ‘educational’ purposes. Aye, there’s the rub by Nino Ricci If you’re a parent, take note. Ottawa is about to...
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Oct.19.2010
  By Scott MacDonald  Mark Medley named new books editor at National Post In the wake of Sarah Murdoch’s departure earlier this month, the National Post has named reporter Mark Medley as its new books editor. According to Post features editor Benjamin Errett, Medley is well equipped for the...
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Oct.14.2010
Several years ago I was fortunate to land in the West End of downtown Vancouver BC. My apartment is fairly spacious and I have a small view of the ocean which is heavenly - but it lacks a balcony on which to grow plants. This living in a big city is a new thing for me - I’ve always been a small-...