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Big Bird, bayonets surge in social media after debates News

By Patricia Brotzel What do bayonets, Big Bird, and binders have in common? The 2012 U.S. presidential debates, of course. Social media was ripe with tweets and memes this month as U.S. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney went head-to-head in a series of three debates. Kalene Morgan, Humber Lakeshore’s public relations

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Canadian chefs, Suzuki Foundation protest limestone quarry News

The proposed limestone quarry in Melancthon, Ontario would be bigger than Niagara Falls is deep By Lisa Gillan A proposed limestone quarry that would affect over 2,000 acres of Ontario cropland has been raising the ire of chefs and environmentalists across the province. Drawing attention to the issue on Sunday were the Canadian Chefs’ Congress and the David

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Student debt woes top Ottawa meetings News

By Alex Fuller and Meagan Malloch Students from across Canada will meet with Members of Parliament and Senators this week to discuss improving the quality and accessibility of post secondary education — and reducing what the Canadian Federation of Students says are unreasonable levels of student debt. The CFS published a document called Public Education

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