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Lasqueti punches above its weight in TransMountain pipeline hearing

The National Energy Board’s "public" process for Trans-Mountain pipeline is deeply flawed, and only allowed a select few  - just 1250 “Commentors” were allowed to address the board.   But amazingly, SEVEN Lasquetians were selected and wrote letters of comments - our contributions represent over 0.5% of all Commentors, though we only account for less th

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Freezing Weather and Water Jackets!

If you heat water with your woodstove, you need to be aware of the potentially explosive force of steam - if water heated in the jacket has nowhere to go, it can explode with the force of dynamite!  Here's a compelling example from Gabriola:

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The Big Hoax

I don't have the source for this, but wanted to share.  Hoping the original author would see the value in spreading this meme....

What if climate change is just a big hoax and we create a better world for nothing?

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Goodbye Telus!

IF your home is covered by Rogers cell network, there is now a viable, affordable alternative to the Telus landline,

It's called the Rogers Wireless Home Phone.  NOT trying to sell anyone on this - just wanted to share our experience using it for a month now.

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Harper tries to control the CBC

The new Harper budget bill is going to do something crazy -- take hold of our public media and turn the CBC into a place where Harper's cronies could control the newsroom.

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